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Sir Derek Andrews, former senior civil servant, 61; Mr Yasser Arafat, Chairman, Palestine Liberation Organisation, 65; Mr Alan Bates, actor, 60; Mr Jim Brown, actor, 59; Mr Tom Clausen, former chairman and chief executive, Bank America Corporation, 71; Miss Angela Eagle MP, 33; The Earl of Elgin and Kincardine, 37th Chief of the Name of Bruce, 70; Lord Foot, solicitor, 85; Miss Prunella Gee, actress, 44; Mr Bernie Grant MP, 50; Mr Douglas Hoyle MP, 64; Mr Barry Humphries, entertainer, 60; Sir Gordon Jones, chairman, Yorkshire Water, 67; Mr Richard Kennedy, Headmaster, Highgate School, 45; Mr Andrew Leigh, General Manager, the Old Vic, 53; Miss Julia McKenzie, actress and singer, 53; General Sir John Mogg, former Deputy Supreme Allied Commander, Europe, 81; Sir Orby Mootham, former judge, 93; Professor Dr Claire Palley, former Principal, St Anne's College, Oxford, 63; Mr Gene Pitney, country and western singer and composer, 53; Sir Reginald Pullen, former Chapter Clerk, Westminster Abbey, 72; Mrs Ruth Rendell, crime novelist, 64; Miss Patricia Routledge, actress, 65; Mr Michael Shersby MP, 61; Lord Slynn of Hadley, a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary, 64; Commandant Mary Talbot, former director, WRNS, 72; Mr Elleston Trevor, author, 74; Sir Anthony Wilson, former head of the Government Accountancy Service, 66.

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