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Air Chief Marshal Sir John Aiken, 73; Lady Archer of Weston-super-Mare, scientist, 50; Sir Douglas Brown, High Court judge, 63; Dr Alan Bush, composer, conductor and pianist, 94; Mr Robin Corbett MP, 61; Viscount Davidson, former government whip, 66; Mr Noel Edmonds, television presenter, 46; Mr Maurice Gibb, of the Bee Gees, 45; Mr Robin Gibb, of the Bee Gees, 45; Miss Patricia Hayes, actress, 85; Mrs Karin Jonzen, sculptor, 80; Dr Judith McClure, Headmistress, St George's School, Edinburgh, 49

; Mr Trefor Morris, HM Chief Inspector of Constabulary, 60; Mr Chris Old, former England cricketer, 46; The Rev Lord Sandford, former government minister, 74; Lord Stott, former Senator of the College of Justice in Scotland, 85; The Duke of Westminster, Chancellor, Manchester Metropolitan University, 43; Mr Ken Whitmore, playwright, 55; Sir Peregrine Worsthorne, journalist, 71.