OBE for former Chief Minister

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FORMER Chief Minister Frank Walker has been made an OBE for 'public service' in the New Year's Honours List.

Mr Walker, who stepped down from the States after 18 years in 2008, says that he is delighted at the news, and with the citation marking his years of work as a Deputy, Senator and as Chief Minister.

He said: 'I am absolutely thrilled, and of course, greatly honoured.

'I have always thought that the greatest possible honour for me was to be elected Jersey's first Chief Minister, but to be recognised in this way is also a tremendous honour.'

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