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Mr Stephen Gomersall, to be ambassador to Japan.

Mr Roger Bone, to be ambassador to Brazil.

Mr Kenneth Grant, to be a Metropolitan Stipendiary Magistrate.

Mr Tom Longbotham, to be a circuit judge, on the Western Circuit.

Mr Charles William Byers, to be circuit judge, on the South Eastern Circuit.

Sir Anthony Kenny, Justice David Malcolm AC and Sir Robin Ibbs, to be Honorary Benchers of Lincoln's Inn.