Former Director of Adult Social Care to be honoured with Knighthood
We’re delighted to hear that Nottinghamshire County Council’s former Director of Adult Social Care from 2006-2019 has been named in the New Year Honours list 2021 and will be awarded with a knighthood. Congratulations to Sir David! He joins a host of many other Nottinghamshire recipients of awards in this year's list published by the government today.
The Leader of the County Council, Councillor Kay Cutts MBE, said:
“I am delighted that David Pearson’s contribution and achievements have been acknowledged with the award of a Knighthood. For many years, David has been a leading light in the integration of social care and health, in Nottinghamshire and on the national stage. His contributions have made a huge difference to people’s lives by helping to improve the journey between healthcare and social care and help people to become more independent.
"In addition, David served as the President of the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS), and as such has influenced national policy for social care. Recently, I know that David has been supporting the Government in the fight against the Covid 19 pandemic, and I am sure his many years of experience have been invaluable.
"There is no doubt that David has made a lasting impact on the integration of health and social care, and I want to offer David my sincere congratulations, on behalf of the County Council.”
This year, 1,239 people have received an award including a host of Nottinghamshire recipients all contributing so much to their respective communities. Congratulations to them all!
The full New Year’s Honours list 2021 can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/the-new-year-honours-2021