Mr Anthony Stuart Wharton, Mr Roger Duncan Meech Hoarne, Mr Richard Ronald Matthews and Mr James Robert Alan Howard, to be joint district judges.

Mr Justice Tuckey, to be Co- Chairman of the Civil and Family Committee and a member of the Main Board of the Judicial Studies Board.

Mr Richard Winston Atterton Bray, Mr Barry Spencer Green QC and Mr Anthony William Poole King, to be circuit judges.

Mr Charles Stewart Forbes Black, to be a Metropolitan Stipendary Magistrate.

The Hon Mr Justice Holland, to be a presiding Judge of the North Eastern Circuit.

Mr RD Gordon, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Yemen.