Honours List: Order of the British Empire, OBE (L-Z)

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Richard Edward Dominic Langford. For services to Sailing and to Windsurfing. (Edith Weston, Rutland)

Mrs Maureen Laycock. Formerly Headteacher, Firth Park Community Arts College, Sheffield. For services to Education. (Sheffield, South Yorkshire)

Mrs Geraldine Lejeune. Director, Berkshire East and South Buckinghamshire Women's Aid. For services to Vulnerable Families. (Maidenhead, Berkshire)

Ms Ann Lennox. For services to Oxfam. (London, W11)

Victor Leverett. Business Development director, Finmeccanica UK Ltd. For services to the Defence Industry. (Danbury, Essex)

Miss Tracey Locke. HR director, Benefits and Credits, London, HM Revenue and Customs. (Little Paxton, Cambridgeshire)

Stuart Alan Long. Grade B2, Ministry of Defence. (Bristol)

Richard Longthorp. Chairman, Agri-Skills Strategy Group. For services to the Farming Industry. (Goole, East Riding of Yorkshire)

Professor Christopher Robin Lowe. Professor of Biotechnology, University of Cambridge. For services to Science. (Saffron Waldon, Essex)

John Francis Lynch. Head of Heathrow Passenger Services, UK Border Agency, Home Office. (Reading, Berkshire)

John Stewart Lynch. Formerly head, BBC Science Unit. For services to Broadcasting. (London, SW15)

Alexander Wright MacCormick. Grade B1, Ministry of Defence. (Bury St Edmonds, Suffolk)

Douglas Maclean. For services to Music and to Charity in Scotland. (Dunkeld, Perth and Kinross)

Professor Donald James Renwick MacRae. For services to Enterprise and to Rural Development in Scotland. (Edinburgh)

James Nicol Manson. Chairman, Highlands and Loch Ness Marketing Group. For services to the Tourist Industry in Scotland. (Inverness-shire)

Professor David Clive Anthony Mant. Emeritus Professor of General Practice, University of Oxford. For services to Medicine. (Oxfordshire)

Dr Colin Matthews. Composer. For services to Music. (London, SW11)

Edward McArdle. Formerly Registrar, General Teaching Council for Northern Ireland. For services to Education. (Belfast)

Thomas McCall. Clerk and chief executive, Newry and Mourne District Council. For services to Local Government in Northern Ireland. (Newry, Down)

William Gerard McGuinness. Client manager Aerospace and Defence Team, Invest Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland Executive. (Antrim)

Comghall McNally. For services to Legal Education in Northern Ireland. (Belfast)

Ms Sheila Meadows. For services to Education in Wales. (Wrexham, )

Colin Douglas Livingstone Menzies. For services to the Church of England. (London, W1U)

Mrs Margaret Whyte Moffat. For charitable services in North Ayrshire. (West Kilbride, Ayrshire and Arran)

Councillor Paul Morris. For services to the community in Finsbury Park, London Borough of Islington. (Bushey Heath, Hertfordshire)

John Lowrie Morrison. For services to Art and to Charity in Scotland. (Argyll and Bute)

Mohammed Mossadaq. Equality Adviser, Hampshire County Council. For services to Local Government. (Hampshire)

Neville Anthony Nagler. For services to Inter-faith Relations and to Jewish People. (London, HA5)

Ms Sally Christine Neocosmos. Formerly Interim Registrar, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. For services to Higher Education. (Sheffield, South Yorkshire)

Mrs Margaret Nicol. Formerly Board Member, Scottish Qualifications Authority. For services to Education in Fife. (Dundee)

Gerald Ernest Oppenheim. Director of Policy and Partnerships, Big Lottery Fund. For services to the Voluntary Sector. (London, NW6)

Mrs Margaret Ann Owen. For services to Human Rights, particularly Widows Overseas. (London, W14)

Keith Bruce Panes. Formerly Academy Project Lead, Schools Directorate, Department for Education. (Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire)

Ms Vivienne Mary Hunt Parry. For services to the Public Understanding of Science. (London, N10)

Dr Brian George Patterson. General Medical Practitioner and lately chairman, British Medical Association, Northern Ireland. For services to Healthcare. (Ballymena, Antrim)

Ms Myra Pearson. Head, School of Education, University of Aberdeen. For services to Higher Education. (Airth, Stirling and Falkirk)

Mrs Pauline Marion Pendlebury. Consultant Headteacher, Bradford, West Yorkshire. For services to Education. (Coleraine, Londonderry)

Dr Paul Lasseter Phillips. Principal and chief executive, Weston College, Weston-super-Mare. For services to Further Education and to the Voluntary Sector. (Chepstow, Monmouthshire)

Dr Jeune Guishard-Pine. Educational Psychologist and Counsellor. For services to Families. (London, HA1)

William Pollard. Deputy director, Business.gov Programme, London, HM Revenue and Customs. (Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire)

Ms Sandy Powell. Costume Designer. For services to the Film Industry. (London, SW2)

Patrick Ralph Print. Formerly chairman, British Horse Society. For services to Equestrianism. (Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire)

Gary Pugh. Director of Forensic Science, Metropolitan Police Service. For services to the Police. (Reading, Berkshire)

Miss Alison Quant. President, ADEPT (Association of Directors of Environment, Economy, Planning and Transport). For services to Local Government. (Andover, Hampshire)

John Barrington Quin. Formerly chief executive, Royal British Legion Industries. For services to ex-Servicemen and Women. (Kingsdown, Kent)

Mrs Victoria Ranson. Grade 6, head of Intelligence Assessment, London, HM Revenue and Customs. (Epsom, Surrey)

Maj Ralston Ashley Rawlins, TD, DL. For services to the community in West Yorkshire. (Tingley, West Yorkshire)

Nicholas Philip Reeves. President, Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management. For services to the Environment. (Slough, Berkshire)

Matthew Gilbert Rhodes. For services to Pro Bono Legal Advice. (London, EC4Y)

Nirpal Singh Riat. For services to Charity and to Punjabi People. (Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire)

Ellis Rich. For services to the Music Publishing Industry. (Chigwell, Essex)

Mrs Rehana Richens. Consultant Midwife and Honorary Lecturer, City University, Warwickshire. For services to Nursing and Midwifery.

Councillor Colin Rigby. Formerly Member, Blackburn with Darwen Council. For services to Local Government. (Bolton, Greater Manchester)

Mrs Sonia Rolt, FRS. For services to Industrial Archaeology and to Heritage. (Winchcombe, Gloucestershire)

Ms Shelia Kathleen Rosenberg. For services to ESOL Teaching. (London, SW11)

Mrs Barbara Ross. For services to Gender Dysphoria. (Norwich, Norfolk)

James Hood Ross. Formerly chairman, Leadership Foundation for Higher Education. For voluntary service to Higher Education. (London, SW7)

David Colin Roy. For services to the community in the West Midlands. (Birmingham, West Midlands)

Mrs Margaret Ryall. Formerly Headteacher, Our Lady of Victories Primary School, Borough of Wandsworth. For services to Education. (London, TW11)

Professor Jennifer Ann Saint. Formerly Dean of School, Nottingham Trent University. For services to Further and Higher Education. (Nottinghamshire)

Mrs Tina Sampson. Head, Direct Communications Unit, Prime Minister's Office. (Dartford, Kent)

Jonathan Sands. Chairman, Elmwood Design Ltd. For services to the Creative Industries. (Leeds, West Yorkshire)

Ms Tanya Sarne. Designer. For services to the Fashion Industry. (London, W10)

Ms Gillian Saunders. Secretariat Team Leader, Social Security Advisory Committee, Department for Work and Pensions. (London, N4)

Mrs Theonitsa Sergides. Headteacher, Grafton Primary School, London Borough of Islington. For services to Education. (London, N21)

Mrs Helen Sexton. Formerly Principal and chief executive, National Star College, Cheltenham. For services to local and national Special Needs Education. (Plymouth, Devon)

Mrs Kay Sheldon. Commissioner, Care Quality Commission. For services to Healthcare. (Norwich, Norfolk)

Emeritus Professor Patricia Shenton. Director of Avis Academies and Trust School Development, Liverpool John Moores University. For services to Education and Training. (Hale, Greater Manchester)

Colin Deverell Smith. For services to Assured Food Standards. (Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire)

Edward Smith. Formerly head of Customer Standards, Department for Work and Pensions. (Bracknell, Berkshire)

Dr Elizabeth Ogilvy Statham. Formerly head of Ethnic Minority Achievement Service, Hampshire County Council. For services to Education. (Southampton, Hampshire)

Professor Fiona Steele. Professor of Social Statistics, University of Bristol. For services to Social Science. (Bristol)

Andrew Robert Colin Stephens. Head of International Engagement and Board secretary, British Library. For services to Scholarship. (Borehamwood, Hertfordshire)

Dr Allison Streetly. National director, NHS Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Screening Programme. For services to Healthcare. (London, SE12)

James Edward Sugden. Managing director, Johnstons of Elgin. For services to the Textile Industry in Scotland. (Melrose, Borders)

Ms Lynne Sullivan. For services to Architecture. (London, TW1)

Ms Moira Swann. Formerly Corporate director, Children's Services, Cumbria County Council. For services to Families. (Lechlade, Gloucestershire)

Chu Ting Tang. For services to Chinese People in Chinatown, Westminster, London. (London, HA8)

Mrs Purnima Tanuku. Chief executive, National Day Nurseries Association. For services to Families. (Blackburn, Lancashire)

Dr John Crawshaw Taylor. Inventor. For services to Business and to Horology. (Isle of Man)

Philip John Taylor. Senior Governor, HM Prison Wormwood Scrubs, HM Prison Service, Ministry of Justice. (Bicester, Oxfordshire)

Dr Peter Brian Terry. Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary and chairman of the British Medical Association Scottish Council. For services to Medicine. (Aberdeenshire)

Richard Thompson. Folk Musician and Songwriter. For services to Music. (London, NW3)

Margaret Viscountess Thurso. For services to the community in Caithness.

Mrs Nichola Tinkler. Formerly head of Business Development, Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre. For public service. (Shaftesbury, Dorset)

Leslie Tippin. Grade B2, Ministry of Defence. (London, BR6)

Professor Geoffrey Railton Tomlinson. Professor of Engineering Dynamics, University of Sheffield. For services to Technology. (Sheffield, South Yorkshire)

Dr Carol Turley. Research Scientist, Plymouth Marine Laboratory. For services to Science. (Plymouth, Devon)

Ms Janet Lesley Veitch. For services to Women's Rights and to Gender Equality. (London, CR5)

David Waddington. Formerly Principal, Hartlepool College of Further Education. For services to Education and Training. (Yarm, North Yorkshire)

Ms Yasmin Waljee. For services to Disadvantaged Young Muslims. (London, N21)

Frank Harrison Walker. Formerly chief Minister of Jersey. For public service. (Jersey, Channel Islands)

George Donald Walker. For charitable services. (Inverurie, Aberdeenshire)

Mrs Barbara Anne Ward. Principal, Cross and Passion College, Ballycastle, County Antrim. For services to Education in Northern Ireland. (Randalstown, Antrim)

Mike Watson. Area manager, Central London Tribunals Service, Ministry of Justice. (Haslemere, Surrey)

Ronald Watt. For services to Karate. (Aberdeenshire)

Andrew Mark Weston. Grade B2, Ministry of Defence. (Portishead, Bristol)

Nicholas John Wheeler. Formerly chief executive, Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority. For services to the Environment. (Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire)

Roger White. Formerly chief executive, ASDAN (Award Scheme Development and Accreditation Network). For services to Young People. (Cliftonwood, Bristol)

David Whitehead. Director, British Ports Association. For services to the Ports Industry. (London, SE12)

Kenneth Wild. For services to Financial Reporting. (London, HA6)

Peter Wilkinson. Formerly Technical Specialist, Environment Agency Wales. For public service. (Cardiff)

Paul Michael Williams. Chairman, Deeside College Corporation, Flintshire. For services to Further Education in Wales. (Chester, Cheshire)

Mrs Jean Sue Wilson. Principal and chief executive, South Thames College. For services to local and national Further Education. (London, SW16)

Mrs Margaret Wilson. For services to the Administration of Justice in London. (Oxshott, Surrey)

Robert William Gordon Wilson. Formerly Deputy head of the Committee Office, House of Commons. (London, SW11)

The Reverend Canon Andrew Wingate. For Inter-faith Relations and to the community in Leicester. (Leicestershire)

Mrs Pamela Wright. Executive Headteacher, Wade Deacon High School, Halton, Cheshire. For services to local and national Education. (Newton-le-Willows, Merseyside)

Stephen Wyler. Director, Development Trusts Association. For services to the Voluntary Sector. (St Albans, Hertfordshire)