Town stalwart given Queen’s Birthday honour

Dudley Bryant
Dudley Bryant

A Boston born and bred Conservative stalwart has been named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for his more than 30 years of political service.

Boston and Skegness Conservative Association president Dudley Bryant is to be made a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE).

Mr Bryant began his journey with the Conservative Association in the 1980s and has since given more than 30 years of his life to the work.

A former chartered surveyor, Mr Bryant was born in Main Ridge, Boston. Other notable roles have included being a member of the Round Table, the Boston Preservation Society and sitting on the Parliamentary Assessment Board - the latter a role which saw him oversee applications from several of today’s ministers and Cabinet members.

He has met a number of famous politicians including former Prime Ministers Margaret Thatcher and John Major.

Speaking to The Standard Mr Bryant described his time in politics as an ‘amazing journey’.

For more, see Wednesday’s Boston Standard.