Leeds & West Yorkshire

Chief executive of Leeds charity becomes MBE

The chief executive of a Leeds-based charity which helps adults and children in the city has been appointed MBE in the Queen's New Year Honours list.

Mark Law, the chief executive of Barca-Leeds, has been recognised for services to disadvantaged people.

The charity offers services to improve the health, education and personal development of those in need.

Other people recognised include Professor John Fisher of the University of Leeds who has been made a CBE.

The professor of mechanical engineering, who is also the university's deputy vice-chancellor, has been honoured for services to biomedical engineering.

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