Birthday Honours: Civil Order Of The British Empire, OBE

Ms Susan Marie Adams. Director, Care & Repair England. For services to the Housing Sector for Older People. (Crediton, Devon)

Dr Husna Ahmad. Chief executive Officer, Faith Regeneration Foundation. For services to Disadvantaged People. (London, N11)

Maqsood Ahmad. Formerly head of Police Equality and Diversity Policy, Home Office. (Greater Manchester)

Mark Andrews. Formerly chief executive, NG Bailey. For services to Apprenticeships and Training in the Construction Industry. (Ilkley, West Yorkshire)

Ms Mary Archer. Chief Officer, Essex Probation Area, Ministry of Justice. (Waltham Abbey, Essex)

Ms Clara Anthonyammah Arokiasamy. Chair, Greater London Authority Heritage and Diversity Task Force. For services to Heritage. (London, SE23)

Mrs Jane Arrowsmith. Principal, Troup House School, Aberdeen. For services to Special Needs Education. (Aberdeen)

Professor Amanda Ashton. Director of Quality, NHS Leicester City. For services to Nursing. (Stoneygate, Leicestershire)

District Judge Gordon Rayment Ashton. For services to the Administration of Justice and to Disabled People. (Grange over Sands, Cumbria)

William Michael Allingham Ashton, MBE. Life president, National Youth Jazz Orchestra. For services to Music. (Harrow, Middlesex)

Dalwardin Babu. Chief Superintendent, Metropolitan Police Service. For services to the Police. (London, N10)

Mrs Linda Badman. Customer Services director, Jobcentre Plus, Wales, Department for Work and Pensions. (Torfaen, Gwent)

Ms Vivien Bailey. Formerly Her Majesty's Inspector, Ofsted. (St Albans, Hertfordshire)

Ms Diana Barnes. For services to Mental Healthcare. (Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear)

Dr Emma Barrett. Grade B1, Ministry of Defence. (Oxfordshire)

Mrs Elizabeth Barron. Formerly Chair, Firebuy Ltd. For services to the Fire and Rescue Service. (Totton, Hampshire)

Ms Jackie Bennett. Head of Policy, Council of Mortgage Lenders. For services to the Financial Services Industry. (Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire)

Robert Edward John Bernays, DL. For services to the community in the South West. (Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire)

Ms Sharon Berry. Chief executive, Storybook Dads. For services to Children and Families. (Saltash, Cornwall)

Anil Kumar Bhanot. For services to the Hindu community and to Inter-Faith Relations. (London, W13)

Mark Blundell. Chief executive, Salmon Youth Centre, Bermondsey, London. For services to Young People. (London, E6)

Mrs Jennifer Susan Boothman. Formerly Headteacher, Pennington Church of England Primary School, Cumbria. For services to Education. (Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria)

Ms Susan Bradbury. Formerly Editor-in-chief, Folio Society. For services to the Publishing Industry. (London, SW11)

Professor Peter Brandon. Formerly director of Strategic Programmes, University of Salford. For services to the Built Environment. (Lymm, Cheshire)

Mrs Kathryn Broadhurst. Headteacher, Green Lane Infants School, Leicester. For services to Education. (Leicester, Leicestershire)

Adam Vere Balfour Broke. For public service. (Alton, Hampshire)

Neil Henry Bromley. Formerly Principal, North East Worcestershire College. For services to Further Education. (Malvern Wells, Worcestershire)

David Brown. For services to the Voluntary Sector. (Derby, Derbyshire)

John Cale. For services to Music and to the Arts. (USA)

Padraig Canavan. Managing director, Singularity Ltd. For services to Business in Northern Ireland. (Londonderry)

Thomas Canning. Headteacher, Tollgate Primary School, Newham, London. For services to local and national Education. (London, E11)

John Adam Carr. For services to Children Protection on the Internet. (London, NW3)

James Rawson Carson. For services to Geography Education in Scotland. (Glasgow)

Ms Barbara Rose Castle. For services to Regeneration in Wales. (Taff, Mid Glamorgan)

Janti Champaneri. Formerly Senior manager, Adult and Communities Directorate, Birmingham City Council. For services to Local Government. (Birmingham, West Midlands)

Utheshtra Chetty. Formerly Senior consultant Surgeon, Edinburgh Breast Unit. For services to Medicine. (Edinburgh)

Miss Aileen Chilton. Senior manager A, Reducing Re-Offending Policy Group, National Offender Management Service, Ministry of Justice. (West Midlands)

Edward Chorlton. Formerly Deputy chief executive, Devon County Council. For services to Local Government. (Devon)

Peter Thomas Claiden. Formerly Principal Inspector of Air Accidents, Air Accidents Investigation Branch, Department for Transport. (Leominster, Herefordshire)

John Henry Cleary. Deputy director, Housing and Growth Programmes Team, Department for Communities and Local Government. (London, SE21)

Brian Clemens. Screenwriter. For services to Broadcasting and to Drama. (Ampthill, Bedfordshire)

Alexander Jamieson Cluness. For services to the community in the Shetland Isles. (Lerwick, Shetland)

Ms Patricia Mary Coleman. For services to Local Government and to the community in the East Midlands. (Youlgrave, Derbyshire)

Alec Coles. Formerly director, Tyne and Wear Archives and Museums. For services to Museums. (Perth, Australia)

Mrs Laura Coletti. Manager, Violet Melchett Sure Start Children's Centre, Kensington, London. For services to Children and Families. (London, E4)

Professor Ian Colligan. Formerly chairman, Board of Management, Dundee College. For services to Further Education. (Dundee)

Paul Damian Conway. Senior vice-president, Cargill Inc. For services to the Agricultural Industry. (West Chiltington, West Sussex)

Ms Wendy Cope. Poet. For services to Literature. (Winchester, Hampshire)

James Romaine Hendry Coussey. Senior Prosecutor, Crown Prosecution Service. (Bromley, Kent)

Professor Brian Edward Cox. Professor of Particle Physics and Royal Society University Research Fellow, University of Manchester. For services to Science. (Oldham, Lancashire)

Christopher James Cox. Assistant director Local Compliance, Individuals and Public Bodies, Cardiff, HM Revenue and Customs.

Mrs Catherine Lynne Crawford. Chief executive, Metropolitan Police Authority. For services to the Police. (Cambridgeshire)

Mrs Jill Crawford. For services to Midwifery and Nursing. (Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire)

Ms Fiona Cruickshank. Director, SCM Pharma Ltd. For services to Business in the North East. (Hexham, Northumberland)

Barry Cunningham. Chief Publisher and managing director, Chicken House Books. For services to the Publishing Industry. (Blackford, Somerset)

Mrs Suzanne Cunningham. Consultant Midwife, Southampton University Hospital Trust and Bournemouth University. For services to Midwifery. (Dorset)

Dr Judith Mary Darmady. For services to Children's Well-Being Overseas. (Basingstoke, Hampshire)

Mrs Angela Darnell. Headteacher, Egglescliffe School, Stockton-on-Tees. For services to Education. (Durham)

Professor Timothy Darvill. For services to Archaeology. (Bournemouth, Dorset)

Ms Elizabeth Davidson. For services to Conservation and Architectural Heritage in Scotland. (Glasgow)

David Arthur Stephen Davies. Formerly president, National Farmers' Union, Cymru. For services to the Agricultural Industry in Wales. (Carmarthenshire, Dyfed)

Mrs Beverley Jane Davies. Chief executive, Manchester Science Parks. For services to Innovation. (Macclesfield, Cheshire)

Mrs Susan Elizabeth Davies. Policy and Technical Specialist, Business Tax, London, HM Revenue and Customs. (Ely, Cambridgeshire)

Colin Dawson. Chief executive, British Association of Leisure Parks, Piers and Attractions Ltd. For services to the Tourist Industry. (Canterbury, Kent)

Mrs Jeanette Elizabeth Dawson. Principal, Bishop Burton College, Beverley. For services to Land-based Further and Higher Education. (Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire)

Stephen John Rodgers Dawson. For services to the Voluntary Sector. (Somerset)

John Dew. Principal Construction Project manager, Welsh Assembly Government. (Caerphilly, Gwent)

Miles Dibsdall. Principal, New College Stamford, Lincolnshire. For services to Further and Higher Education. (Lincolnshire)

Professor Anthony George Dore. Vice-president for Global Exploration, Statoil. For services to Geology. (Houston, USA)

John Dunningham. For voluntary service to Tennis. (Berkshire)

William Robert Dunster. For services to Sustainable Housing Design. (Surrey)

Barry George Albin-Dyer. Chairman, Kenyons Repatriation Services Ltd. For services to the Armed Forces. (London, SE16)

Ms Joanna Elson. Chief executive, Money Advice Trust. For services to People in Debt. (London, N8)

Barry Raymond England, DL. For voluntary service to St. John Ambulance. (Abbots Leigh, Bristol)

Mrs Margaret Macdonald Eva. Headteacher, Bourne Community College, West Sussex. For services to Education. (Chichester, West Sussex)

Stephen Nicholas Evans. For services to the Samaritans in the U.K. (Norfolk)

Robin Anthony Eve. For services to the City of London Corporation. (Caterham, Surrey)

Michael Geoffrey Shaun Farrell. For services to the Church of England. (Kent)

Barry Forrester. Formerly Principal Recruitment Policy Adviser, Civil Service Commissioners, Cabinet Office. (Ludlow, Shropshire)

Steven Hamilton Freed. Grade B1, Ministry of Defence. (Bolnhurst, Bedfordshire)

Dr Simon Gage. Director, Edinburgh International Science Festival. For services to Science Communication. (Edinburgh)

Ronald Francis Gainsford. Chief executive, Trading Standards Institute. For services to Consumers and to Business. (West Wickham, Kent)

Ms Eileen Gallagher. Chief executive, Shed Productions. For services to Broadcasting. (London, WC1X)

Professor Harold Samuel Gamble. Professor of Engineering, Queen's University Belfast. For services to Science. (Dromore, Down)

Ms Olivia Giles. For charitable services particularly to Disabled People. (Edinburgh)

Ms Margaret Gilmour. Grade B2, Ministry of Defence. (Frome, Somerset)

John Ellis Glennie. Formerly chief executive, NHS Borders. For services to Healthcare. (Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland)

Trevor Graves. Oculoplastic Specialist Nurse, Leicester Royal Infirmary, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust. For services to Healthcare. (Leicestershire)

Ms Harriet Green. Chief executive Officer, Premier Farnell plc. For services to the Electronics Industry. (Oxfordshire)

Ms Bonnie Greer. Playwright, Author and Critic. For services to the Arts. (London, W1T)

Dr Ruth Mary Evelyn Griffin. Lead Scientist, Forensic Science Agency of Northern Ireland. (Lisburn, Belfast)

Professor Dorothy Seymour Griffiths. Professor of HR Management and Deputy Principal, Imperial College Business School, London. For services to Higher Education. (London, NW10)

Peter Lloyd Griffiths. Group chief executive, Principality Building Society. For services to the Financial Services Industry. (Penarth, Vale of Glamorgan)

Lady Catherine The Guthrie. For voluntary service to SSAFA Forces Help. (London, SW1)

John Gale Hambly. Deputy Technical director, QinetiQ. For services to the Defence Industry. (Frimley, Surrey)

Garry John Handley. Team Leader, Road Safety Unit, Gloucestershire County Council. For services to Local Government. (Gloucestershire)

Ms Nicola Jane Hanna. Director, Epilepsy Bereaved. For services to Families. (Wantage, Oxfordshire)

Councillor Malcolm Charles Hanney. For services to the community in the South West. (Chew Magna, Bristol)

Jeremy Andrew Harris. Assistant chief Constable, Police Service of Northern Ireland. For services to the Police. (Belfast, Antrim)

Martin Harris. Deputy director, Assessments Staff, Cabinet Office. (Guildford, Surrey)

Mrs Gillian Anne Heaton. Executive director of Patient Services and chief Nurse, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. For services to Healthcare. (Rossendale, Lancashire)

David George Henderson. Managing director, Tobermore Concrete Products Ltd. For services to the Construction Industry in Northern Ireland. (Londonderry)

James Herbert. Author. For services to Literature. (West Sussex)

Dr Robin Walter Hiley. Grade B1, Ministry of Defence. (Sevenoaks, Kent)

Robert Seamus Hill. Managing director, Chemring Marine. For services to the Marine Industry. (Fareham, Hampshire)

The Reverend Jean Margaret Hoggard. For services to the community in Halifax West Yorkshire. (Halifax, West Yorkshire)

Mrs Vivien Hopkins. Chief Operating Officer, Pension, Disability and Carers' Service, Department for Work and Pensions. (Preston, Lancashire)

Nigel Arthur Hoskin. For services to Dartmoor National Park. (Yelverton, Devon)

Professor Dominic Houlihan. Vice-Principal, University of Aberdeen. For services to Science Communication. (Angus)

Professor Kenneth Howard. Artist. For services to Art. (London, SW5)

Dr Elizabeth Howells. Head of Primary Care Psychology and Health Psychology. For services to Mental Healthcare in Wiltshire. (Swindon, Wiltshire)

John Hudson. Senior Forestry Adviser, Department for International Development. (Chinnor, Oxfordshire)

Anthony John Hunter. Chief executive, North East Lincolnshire Council. For services to Social Care. (Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire)

Stephen Hunter, QFSM. Chief Officer, Tayside Fire and Rescue. For services to Local Government. (Dundee)

Mick Hurley. Formerly Serious Youth Violence Adviser. For services to Young People. (Greater Manchester)

Mashuq Hussain. For services to Young People and to Community Relations in Burnley and Pendle Lancashire. (Nelson, Lancashire)

Ian Crosbie Tennant Hutcheson. Director of Security, BAA Airports Ltd. For services to the Aviation Industry. (Stanmore, Middlesex)

Arthur Graeme Hyslop. Principal, Langside College, Glasgow. For services to Further Education. (Glasgow)

Taha Mohammad Idris. Chief executive, Swansea Bay Race Equality Council. For services to Community Relations. (Swansea, West Glamorgan)

John Jackson, JP, DL. For services to the community in Staffordshire. (Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire)