The Government wants to bring back titulature such as Sirs and Dames so it can "properly" reward its supporters for all the hardship they have had to endure under the previous Komintern Government.
Going back to the middle ages for that sits nicely with their medieval approach to crime and punishment, so I guess we might as well go the whole hog. Now all we need is stocks, racks and dunking stools.
And a legal requirement for all non-nobs to grow forelocks to tug when their betters pass them in the street.
On the other hand, Lord Waiheke has a nice ring to it. But we should get our Count back first.
The only Dame I recognise is Dame Edna Everage. (Queens are royalty, of course, not nobility)