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Vice-Admiral Sir James Jungius, to be Vice-Lord Lieutenant for Cornwall.

Mr Douglas Scrafton, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Yemen, in succession to Mr R.D. Gordon, who will be retiring.

Mr Martin Bowley QC, to be a Master of the Bench of Inner Temple.

Mr Brian Vincent McGrath, to be joint District judge for the districts of the Bolton and Bury County Courts and joint District judge in the District Registry of the High Court at Bolton and Bury.