PA / GETTY
Tobias Ellwood has been appointed to the Privy Council
The MP fought bravely to save the life of PC Keith Palmer, who died preventing terrorist Khalid Masood from entering Parliament.
He was photographed smeared with blood after attempting to save the stricken officer during the atrocity on Wednesday.
Mr Ellwood has since been commended by Prime Minister Theresa May, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and police chiefs.
The MP for Bournemouth East has been appointed to the Privy Council along with security minister Ben Wallace, in recognition of their roles in responding to the London terror attack.
The council, composed largely of senior politicians, is responsible for formally advising the Sovereign on matters relating to Royal Prerogative.
READ MORE: Who is Tobias Ellwood?
London terror attack: Latest pictures Fri, March 24, 2017
4 dead and 40 injured in London terror attack
AFP/Getty Images 1 of 45
Armoured police personnel carriers are seen on a street leading to the Houses of Parliament in central London on March 24, 2017 two days after the March 22 terror attack on the British parliament and Westminster Bridge
Speaking just one day after the attack, Mrs May paid tribute to Mr Ellwood in the House of Commons.
She said: "Yesterday we saw the worst of humanity but we remember the best.
“We will remember the extraordinary efforts to save the life of PC Keith Palmer, including those by my Right Hon friend the member for Bournemouth East.
“And we will remember the exceptional bravery of our police, security and emergency service who once again ran towards the danger even as they encouraged others to run the other way."
Get Quotes on Home Insurance
Tobias Ellwood tried desperately to save PC Keith Palmer
Mr Ellwood described his role in the tragedy.
Hesaid: "I was on the scene and as soon as I realised what was going on I headed towards it. It is a huge tragedy, it really is.
"I tried to stem the flow of blood and give mouth to mouth while waiting for the medics to arrive but I think he had lost too much blood.
"He had multiple wounds, under the arm and in the back."
Four people were killed when Masood drove a car through crowds on Westminster Bridge before attempting to storm Parliament.
Police officer Keith Palmer died after being fatally stabbed, despite desperate attempts from Mr Ellwood and first responders to save him.
Mr Ellwood, who served in the army from 1992 before becoming an MP, lost his brother to a terror attack on Bali in 2002.
This is a developing story. More to follow…