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Miss Jenny Agutter, actress, 41; Mr Michael Beaumont, Seigneur of Sark, 66; Lord Brabazon, former government minister, 47; Mr Billy Bragg, rock singer and songwriter, 35; Mr Simon Channing, Chairman, London Philharmonic, 33; Sir George Coldstream QC, former Permanent Secretary to the Lord Chancellor, 86; Mr Malcolm Cooper, marksman, 46; Mr Peter Criss, rock drummer, 51; Mr Charles Denton, chairman, Action Time Ltd, 56; Miss Bo Derek, actress, 36; Mr Bo Diddley, singer and guitarist, 65; The Earl of Harrowby, chairman, Private Bank & Trust Company, 71; Lord Howe of Aberavon QC, former cabinet minister, 67; Mr Simon Hughes, cricketer, 34; Miss Lesley Judd, actress, 47; Mr James Leasor, author, 70; Mr Donald Tandy, actor, 75; Miss Rachel Trickett, former Principal, St Hugh's College, Oxford, 70; Mr John Whitney, chairman, The Really Useful Group, 63.