BROADCASTER Dan Snow is made MBE for services to history in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.

Dan, who lives near Exbury in the New Forest, is the son of TV journalist Peter Snow and a great-great-grandson of David Lloyd George, who was Britain's Prime Minister during the First World War.

Oxford educated Dan, 40, began his TV career in 2002, shortly after graduating from university.

Two years later he and his father presented an eight-part documentary series called Battlefield Britain, which won an award for its special effects.

His other TV credits include My Family At War, in which he explored the role of his grandfather, General Sir Thomas D'Oyly Snow, who took part in the Battle of the Somme in 1916.

This week he helped the BBC cover the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings.

Sarah Treseder, chief executive of the Hamble-based Royal Yachting Association, receives the OBE for services to sport.

Sara Glen, Hampshire's deputy chief constable is awarded the Queen's Police Medal and Jeremy Leonard, group manager at Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service receives the Queen's Fire Service Medal.

Carolyn Fairbairn, director general of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), is made a Dame for services to UK business.

Carolyn, who lives in Winchester, began her career as an economist at the World Bank, later becoming a business and financial journalist for wrote for The Economist magazine.

She worked at the Downing Street Policy Unit in the mid-1990s, when John Major was Prime Minister.

Between 2008 and 2011 she was a non-executive director of the Financial Services Authority. In 2015 it was announced that she would replace John Cridland as director general of the CBI.

CBI president John Allan said: "I would like to warmly congratulate Carolyn on this wonderful honour.

"It is well-deserved recognition for years of hard work across many spheres of public life. She is a great asset to the CBI and to British business.

“Carolyn - and all at the CBI - have been unstinting in providing the evidence-based business voice during one of the most turbulent periods in our country’s recent past."

Felicity Varah Harding, who also lives in Winchester, is special adviser to the chief executive of the Samaritans is a made an OBE for services to charity.

Felicity is the daughter of the Rev Chad Varah, a London clergyman who founded the movement in 1953 "to befriend the suicidal and despairing". Earlier in his career he had conducted the funeral of a 14-year-old girl who had taken her own life.

Felicity said: “Helping people overcome challenges and improving access to vital emotional support has been a lifelong passion.

"I am overwhelmed to receive such an honour and feel humbled to be in the company of so many people who have done remarkable things.”

Ruth Sutherland, chief executive of the Samaritans, added: “Felicity has been integral to the growth of Samaritans, and has made sure the charity’s vision to reach those in need of support is at the heart of everything we do.

"Her experience, wisdom and spirit have helped guide the journey of Samaritans and I am personally proud to see her recognised for all she has done.”

Hampshire-based Edward Donaldson, treasurer of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI), receives the OBE for voluntary service.

Julie Carlton. seafarer safety and health manager Maritime and Coastguard Agency in Southampton, is made an MBE for services to maritime safety.

Naturalist Dr Elizabeth Chatfield, of Alton, receives the OBE for services to conservation and natural history education.