Former prime minister Theresa May’s husband Philip is being knighted as part of the government’s latest honours list.

Several familiar politicians are also to be made peers – including former Tory chancellors Philip Hammond and Ken Clarke, as well as ex-Scottish Tories leader Ruth Davidson.

Ian Botham, the cricket commentator, and Evgeny Lebedev, owner of several newspapers, are also being elevated to the House of Lords.

And five ex-Labour MPs are making a return to parliament’s upper chamber – Frank Field, Kate Hoey, Ian Austin, Gisela Stuart and John Woodcock.

Boris Johnson’s brother, Joe, who quit as a minister last September, will also join them.

The list confirms that former House of Commons speaker John Bercow was not given a peerage – a break with the usual precedent but one that had been rumoured for some time given his run-ins with Downing Street.

Other notable names joining the Lords are the prime minister’s chief adviser Sir Edward Lister, head of the Institute of Ideas Claire Fox and Charles Moore, the Telegraph columnist.

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