Mr Neil Hook, to be Ambassador (resident) to Turkmenistan.
Mr N.M. McCarthy, to be Ambassador (non-resident) to the Gabonese Republic.
Mr John Kenneth Burke QC, to be a circuit judge, assigned to the Northern Circuit.
Mr Rodney Arandall Grant, to be a circuit judge, assigned to the North Eastern Circuit.
Sir William Francis and Mr Stuart Mustow, to be members of the Engineering Council.
Mrs Carolyn Steen, to be Chairman of the Thomas Coram Foundation for Children.