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Not really.
Did you mean the Legion d'honneur?
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It really beggars belief, the guy actually worked against what he was being paid to do.
What is needed is a meritocracy, where achievement is rewarded with promotion & failure leads to demotion.
Maybe D.Cummings will sort it out.
Not overly surprised. Gongs as at least as much for who you know as they are for any genuine service to the country beyond the call of duty. He tried to help a remainer PM achieve a non-Brexit and despite failing, by and large, is being rewarded for his efforts to the remainer cause, and for disservices to the nation.
//Did you mean the Legion d'honneur?//

No...... the Iron Cross. (⊙_⊙;)
This MP - // “I would have thought a Legion d’honneur would have been more appropriate for his services to the European Union,” a Conservative MP said in September when it was announced the career bureaucrat would be honoured with a knighthood. //

Since the honour is primarily for military personnel who fought to uphold the values of France, it would be singularly inappropriate for a Whitehall suit simply doing his job to receive it.

My late father-in-law was a recipient, he gained his for risking his life in war-torn France, not for shuffling papers behind a desk ad trying to thwart the will of the British people by doing his job badly.

This honour does not reflect well on the honours system, which increasingly seems to offer 'reward' either for failure, or simply doing a job for handsome remuneration.
Didn't the editor of the FT get a Legion d'honneur for spreading pro-EU propaganda?
I don't know what else he's done but if it's specifically for his part in Brexit negotiations then no, he shouldn't have been honoured. He didn't achieve anything.
// My late father-in-law was a recipient, he gained his for risking his life in war-torn France, not for shuffling papers behind a desk ad trying to thwart the will of the British people by doing his job badly.//

de Gaulle went around liberated France and said to any [Brit] resistant he met - "I warned you to geev your word as a man of honour to return to Perfidious ALbion within 48 h".
My Fransh teacher Henry Thackthwaite was one.
Fifity y later another said - "we couldnt believe our ears - here was a man who had spent five years lolling in a leather armchair in London telling us to ged ouddov it"
and they went and how the French cheered
// he shouldn't have been honoured. He didn't achieve anything.//

oh dear so young and son innocent
honours for failure has been around a long time

look at Speaker Martin and his seat in the House of lords
and nice to see new speaker doo dah back in gold embroidered drag !
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PP //de Gaulle went around liberated France and said to any [Brit] resistant he met - "I warned you to geev your word as a man of honour to return to Perfidious ALbion within 48 h".//

The present narrative which is now pushed at French children & believed by Macron's generation is that the French removed the Nazis from the occupation of their country unaided by anyone else.

I don't think the French ever visit the American, Canadian & British war cemeteries.

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