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Lord Hain: Unacceptable Hamilton doesn't have a knighthood

British Formula 1 superstar and overachiever Lewis Hamilton’s omission from the current list of sporting greats who have received a knighthood has been described as “unacceptable” by Lord Hain, the former Labour cabinet minister. Following Hamilton’s sixth F1 world championship triumph last year, Hain wrote to Prime Minister Boris Johnson making the case for the British driver to be granted an upgrade on the MBE he was awarded 12 years ago. But Hamilton’s achievements were overlooked in the subsequent New Year honours’ list. On Sunday, the 35-year-old from Stevenage, claimed the 92nd win of his career to stand alone as Formula 1’s most victorious driver of all-time. He is...
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