Mr S.N.P. Hemans, to be British High Commissioner to the Republic of Kenya.

Mr Stuart John Williams, to be a full-time Chairman of Industrial Tribunals, assigned to the Manchester Region.

Mrs Lynne Ravenscroft JP, to be a member of the Magisterial Committee of the Judicial Studies Board.

Mr Roger Keith House, to be a Metropolitan Stipendiary Magistrate.

Judge Frank Brian Smedley QC, and Mr Anthony Hooper QC, to be Justices of the High Court, assigned to the Queen's Bench Division.

Mr Justice Chadwick, to be Chancery Supervising Judge for Bristol, Cardiff and Birmingham.

Mr John Flanagan, to be joint district judge for the districts of Oldham, Rochdale and Tameside County Courts and in the District Registry of the High Court at Oldham and Rochdale.

Mr Christopher Richard Darnton, to be a Provincial Stipendiary Magistrate for the Greater Manchester Commission Area, based at Salford Magistrates' Court.

Mr Glanville Pugh QC, to be a Bencher of Lincoln's Inn.

Mr Nicholas Young, to be Chief Executive, Cancer Relief Macmillan Fund.

Professor Alan Maynard, to be Secretary, Nuffield Provincial Hospitals Trust.