Thanks to the modern crop of politicians it is now a flawed system. About time to find another way of doing it. Lots of deserving people get nothing.
I think quite a lot of deserving people do get awards its just not newsworthy so we don't hear about it. Nearly 1,150 people have been named in the Queen's Birthday Honours list.
Recipients recognised for work in their communities make up 70% of the list
Rod Stewart said about his honour "he would wear it well"...lol
Ant and Dec got OBEs , alan shearer CBE, Brian Blessed OBE