So it’s Sir Paul Collier now.
“For services to promoting research and policy change in Africa.”
That’ll nicely piss off Jeff Sachs.
Another interesting one:
Michael Anderson. Prime Minister’s Envoy on UN Development Goals, Department for International Development. For services to International Development. (Brighton, East Sussex)
Commander of the Bath there. And while it is indeed true that those UN development goals have been met, and in the case of poverty levels met early and surpassed, it’s been absolutely sod all to do with what any government aid has done. Still, baubles for those who can claim success, eh?
And look who gets an OBE?
Mrs Catherine Mary Court. Co-founder, Netmums.com. For services to Families. (Hertfordshire)