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Dr Linda Fellows, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, to be a visiting Professor, King's College London.

Mr Simon Fuller, Counsellor in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, to be Head of the UK Delegation to the Conference on Security and Co-operation in Europe (CSCE) in Vienna, in succession to Mr Terence Wood.