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Dame Tessa Jowell MP, Labour’s Shadow Minister for London and the Olympics, commenting on reports of a dedicated honours list for Olympic and Paralympic heroes, said:

“I am delighted that the Government has responded to Labour’s call for a dedicated honours list for our Olympic and Paralympic heroes. The performance of both teams have exceeded all expectations. There should be no limit to the honour and recognition that is bestowed on those athletes whose heroic feats have inspired the whole nation.”

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