Honours List: Order of the British Empire, OBE (names A-K)

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William Abbott. National Security Adviser, Secure Mental Health Services, Department of Health. For services to Healthcare. (Liverpool, Merseyside)

Victor Akers. Formerly manager, Arsenal Ladies' Football Team. For services to Sport. (Boreham Wood, Hertfordshire)

Professor Alan Alexander. Emeritus Professor of Local and Public Management, University of Strathclyde. For services to Social Science. (Edinburgh)

Alexander Beveridge Anderson, DL. Chairman of Governors, University of Teesside. For services to the community in the North East. (Darlington, Durham)

Mrs Deirdre Anne Kinloch Anderson. Director, Kinloch Anderson. For services to the Textile Industry. (Longniddry, East Lothian)

John Huxley Fordyce Anderson. For services to St. Martin-in-the-Fields, London and to the Construction Industry. (Godalming, Surrey)

Craig Armstrong. For services to Music. (Glasgow)

Anthony John William Attard. Chief executive, Panaz Ltd. For services to the Textile Industry and to International Trade. (Preston, Lancashire)

Sir Nicholas Hickman Ponsonby Bacon, Bt, DL. For services to the community in Norfolk. (Norwich, Norfolk)

Mrs Linda Margaret Costelloe Baker. For public service. (Kenilworth, Warwickshire)

Stuart Kemp Baker. Deputy director, National Projects, Rail and National Networks, Department for Transport. (York, North Yorkshire)

Dr Michael Thomas Barlow. For services to Intellectual Property Law. (Woking, Surrey)

Professor Ann Barrett. Professor of Oncology and lately Deputy head of School, University of East Anglia. For services to Healthcare. (Diss, Norfolk)

Ms Hillary Anna Bauer. Head, International and Cultural Property Unit, Department for Culture, Media and Sport. (London, NW1)

Ms Margaret Baxter. For services to the Voluntary Sector. (London, NW6)

Miss Ailsa Elizabeth Beaton. Director of Information, Metropolitan Police Service. For services to the Police. (London, SW11)

Alan Kenneth Bowers Beavis. For services to the Scouts. (Reading, Berkshire)

Dr John William Beer. Formerly Executive director of Social Services, Southampton City Council. For services to Local Government. (Farnham, Surrey)

Ms Anthea Bell. For services to Literature and to Literary Translations. (Histon, Cambridgeshire)

Mrs Arlene Bell. Headteacher, Beechdale Nursery School, Durham. For services to local and national Early Years Education. (Washington, Tyne and Wear)

Thomas Bell. For services to the Wooden Spoon Children's Charity. (Bedworth, Warwickshire)

Madeleine Bessborough. Countess of. For services to the Visual Arts. (Salisbury, Wiltshire)

Dr Anthony Bernard Best. For services to the Education of Deafblind Children. (Newcastle, Tyne and Wear)

Mrs Kay Bews. Chief executive, Home-Start UK. For services to Children and Families. (Reading, Berkshire)

Professor Alison Blenkinsopp. Professor of the Practice of Pharmacy, Keele University. For services to Healthcare. (Leeds, West Yorkshire)

Ronald John Bowers. Grade B2, Ministry of Defence. (Dartford, Kent)

Paul Vincent Boyle. Formerly chief executive, Financial Reporting Council. For services to the Financial Services Industry and Accountancy. (Kings Langley, Hertfordshire)

Ms Anne Elizabeth Brannagan. Complex Trauma manager, Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre, Headley Court, Surrey, Ministry of Defence. (Leatherhead, Surrey)

Ross Brawn. Team Principal, Brawn GP. For services to Motorsport. (Brackley, Northamptonshire)

Dr Michael Peter Briggs. Formerly Pro-vice-Chancellor, Roehampton University. For services to Higher Education. (Pinner, Middlesex)

Dr Alison Fiona Campbell. Managing director, King's College London Business Ltd. For services to Knowledge Transfer. (Middlesex)

Peter Carne. Formerly National Champion, Learning Outside the Classroom and Programme manager, Growing Schools Programme. For services to Education. (London, SE18)

David Brian Cassells. For services to the Inland Waterways Association of Ireland. (Craigavon, Armagh)

Mrs Eileen (Mrs Schatunowski) Cavalier. Founder, London College of Beauty Therapy. For services to Further Education. (London W8)

Mrs Pamela Challis. Leader, Castle Point Borough Council. For services to Local Government in South East Essex. (Benfleet, Essex)

Mrs Mavis Lurline Champagnie. Councillor, London Borough of Harrow. For services to Local Government and to Diversity. (Pinner, Middlesex)

Capt Kandiah Chandran, MBE. Chief executive, Preset Charitable Trust. For services to Young People in London. (London, W4)

Mrs Gillian Coffey. Headteacher, Lynch Hill Foundation Primary School, Slough. For services to Education. (Marlow, Buckinghamshire)

Mrs Yvonne Coghill. National Lead, Breaking Through Programme, NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement. For services to Healthcare. (Northwood, Middlesex)

Mrs Maureen Cooke. Head of Capability and First Line Service Management, Customer Service Delivery, Corporate IT, Department for Work and Pensions. (Fleetwood, Lancashire)

Gordon Raymond Couch. For services to Disabled People. (London, W13)

David John Cowie. Formerly District manager, Jobcentre Plus, Forth Valley, Fife and Tayside, Department for Work and Pensions. (Clarkston, Glasgow)

John Andrew Craig. Chairman, British Record Industry Trust. For services to Music and to Charity. (London, NW8)

Mrs Mary Elizabeth Craig. Chief executive, Lloyds TSB Foundation for Scotland. For services to the Voluntary Sector. (Glasgow)

Bruce Millson Crook. Grade B1, Ministry of Defence. (Gosport, Hampshire)

Ms Frances Crook. Director, Howard League for Penal Reform. For services to Youth Justice. (London, N2)

Neil Philip Cunliffe. Group manager, Road Safety Group, Lancashire County Council. For services to Road Safety. (Preston, Lancashire)

Phillip Leyland Darnton. Chairman, Cycling England. For services to Transport. (London, SW10)

Frederick Geoffrey Davies. Formerly chairman, Gwent Magistrates Bench and Wales Bench Chairmen's Forum. For services to the Adminstration of Justice. (Crickhowell, Powys)

Derek John Davis. Formerly chairman, Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire Combined Fire Authority. For services to Local Government. (Hednesford, Staffordshire)

Mrs Amanda Deeks. Chief executive Officer, South Gloucestershire Council and Founder, West of England Partnership for Bristol. For services to Local Government. (Lydney, Gloucestershire)

Paul Deneen, JP, DL. For services to the community in Herefordshire and Worcestershire. (Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire)

John Henry Derbyshire. Sailing Coach and manager. For services to Sport. (Emsworth, Hampshire)

Professor Fiona Devine. Professor of Sociology, University of Manchester. For services to Social Science. (Hyde, Cheshire)

Ian Laidlaw-Dickson. Chairman, Hertfordshire Police Authority. For services to the Police. (Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire)

Michael Donnelly. Chief executive Officer, Habinteg Housing Association. For services to the Housing Sector. (London, W4)

Mrs Jacqueline Ann Dowell. Customer Operations Business Design manager, HM Revenue and Customs. (Billingshurst, West Sussex)

Professor Marcus Peter Francis Du Sautoy. Professor of Mathematics, University of Oxford. For services to Science. (London, N16)

Brig Hedley Dennis Cardew Duncan, MBE. Formerly Yeoman Usher of the Black Rod, House of Lords. (London, SW11)

Martin Donald Dunford. Chairman, Association of Learning Providers and chief executive, Skills Training UK. For services to Skills. (London, N12)

Antony Dunne. Grade B1, Ministry of Defence. (Middlesex)

Dr Linda Ebbatson. Leader, Chester-le-Street District Council. For services to Local Government. (Durham)

Ms Janette Morag Faherty. Chief executive,TNG/Avanta. For services to Unemployed People and to Entrepreneurship. (London, N21)

Ms Julia Fawcett. Chief executive, Lowry Centre, Salford Quays. For services to the Arts in the North West. (Gatley, Cheshire)

Derek Forest. Detective Superintendent, West Midlands Police. For services to the Police. (Tamworth, Staffordshire)

Mrs Diana Fulbrook. Chief Officer, Wiltshire Probation Area, Ministry of Justice. (Worcester, Worcestershire)

Mrs Elizabeth Laureen Fullerton. Formerly Chair, NHS Shetland. For services to Healthcare. (Shetland)

Ms Lucy Diana (Mrs Itkin) Gampell. Formerly director, Action for Prisoners' Families. For services to Disadvantaged People. (London, SW13)

Professor Mary Gibby. Director of Science, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. For services to Botany. (Edinburgh)

Capt Duncan Colin Glass. Formerly director of Navigation Requirements, Trinity House, Department for Transport. (Salisbury, Wiltshire)

Mrs Celia Jane Godsall. For services to Sport. (Hove, East Sussex)

Dr James Desmond Hall. General Medical Practitioner, Belfast. For services to Healthcare. (Belfast)

Ms Susan Elizabeth Hall. Chief Officer, West Yorkshire Probation Area, Ministry of Justice. (Knaresborough, North Yorkshire)

Ms Catherine Graham-Harrison. For services to Heritage. (London, NW5)

David James Harrison. For services to Golf. (Alresford, Hampshire)

Michael Clifford Hart. Director, Ffestinog Railway Company and chairman, Welsh Highland Railway Construction Ltd. For services to the Rail Industry. (Rotherham, South Yorkshire)

Maurice Adrian Sylvester Heaster. Deputy Leader, Wandsworth Council. For services to Local Government. (London, SW17)

Mrs Elizabeth Irene Henderson. Network Nurse director, Northern Ireland Cancer Network. For services to Healthcare. (Belfast)

Tom Henderson. For services to Humanitarian Aid. (Helston, Cornwall)

Dr Barbara Hendrie. Formerly Deputy director, Iraq, Department for International Development. (New York City, USA)

David Henry. Chairman, National Association for Mental Health. For services to Healthcare. (Sheffield, South Yorkshire)

Dr Andrew James Herbert. Managing director, Microsoft Research, Cambridge. For services to Computer Science. (Cambridge, Cambridgeshire)

Donald Peter Herbert. Barrister. For voluntary service to Equality, Diversity and Human Rights. (London, EC1R)

Ms Susan Ann Higham. Business Design manager, Modernising Pay As You Earn, Telford, HM Revenue and Customs. (Oswestry, Shropshire)

Ms Stephanie Hilborne. Chief executive, The Wildlife Trusts. For services to Nature Conservation. (Nottingham, Nottinghamshire)

Professor Anthony Edward Hill. Director, National Oceanography Centre, Southampton. For services to Environmental Science. (Chandlers Ford, Hampshire)

Professor William Stewart Hillis. Medical Adviser, Scottish Football Association. For services to Medicine and to Sport. (Glasgow)

Mrs Helen Jane Clegg-Hood. Headteacher, Shiremoor Primary School, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. For services to Education. (Newcastle, Tyne and Wear)

Ms Katharine Sarah Julian Horner. Formerly Specialist Counsellor and Senior Analyst, Assessments Staff, Cabinet Office. (Twickenham, Middlesex)

Peter John Hosker. For services to the community in Preston, Lancashire. (Preston, Lancashire)

Gareth Dale Hoskins. For services to Architecture. (Helensburgh, Lanarkshire)

Kevin Houston. Managing director, Anderson Manning Associates. For services to Business. (Holywood, Down)

Nicholas Howard. Parliamentary Clerk, Prime Minister's Office. (London, N16)

Mrs Susan Huggins. Head of Network Development. For services to the Post Office. (Crowborough, East Sussex)

Mrs Shirley Hughes. Chief executive Officer, Cerebal Palsy Sport. For services to Disability Sport. (Nottingham, Nottinghamshire)

Robert Alfred Hutchings. For services to the Voluntary Sector in Wales. (Vale of Glamorgan)

William Anthony Hynett. Group chief executive Officer, B-N Group Ltd. For services to the Defence Industry. (Lymington, Hampshire)

Paul Stafford Jackson. For services to the Computer Games Industry. (Gillingham, Kent)

Marc Jaffrey. For services to Music Education. (Hertfordshire)

Anthony Paul Jakimciw. Principal and chief executive Officer, Dumfries and Galloway College. For services to Further Education in Scotland. (Carlisle, Cumbria)

Professor Ian Miller Jamieson. Formerly Pro-vice-Chancellor (Learning and Teaching), University of Bath. For services to local and national Education. (Bath, Somerset)

Ms Marion Juliette Janner. For services to Mental Healthcare. (London, N10)

Ms Deborah Jeffery. Grade B2, Ministry of Defence. (Down)

Martin John Jenkins. Grade B1, Ministry of Defence. (Helensburgh, Argyll and Bute)

Mrs Jane Johnson. Headteacher, St. Stephen's Primary School, Newham, London. For services to Education. (Barking, Essex)

Mrs Glenys Johnston. Chair, Local Safeguarding Children Board, Leicestershire and Rutland. For services to Local Government. (Stamford, Lincolnshire)

Paul Lloyd Jones. Executive Headteacher, Blackpool and Chudleigh Knighton Lady Seaward's and Salcombe Primary Schools, Devon. For services to local and national Education. (Exmouth, Devon)

Stephen Jones. Milliner. For services to the Fashion Industry. (London, WCB)

Professor Vijay Vir Kakkar. Emeritus Professor, University of London. For services to Clinical Science. (London, SW3)

Ms Jeanne Kaniuk. Head of Adoption Services, Thomas Coram Foundation for Children. For services to Children. (London, SE12)

Professor Paul Keane. Dean, School of Health and Social Care, Teesside University. For services to Healthcare. (Newton Aycliffe, Durham)

Mrs Anna Kendall. Formerly Headteacher, Christ Church Church of England Primary School, Kensington and Chelsea, London. For services to Education. (Harrogate, North Yorkshire)

Nigel Kershaw. Chief executive, Big Issue Invest and chairman, The Big Issue. For services to Social Enterprise. (London, SE1)

Simon Henry King. For services to Wildlife Photography and to Conservation. (Frome, Somerset)

John Gordon Kingston. For services to the Voluntary Sector. (Ashtead, Surrey)

Ms Anne Kirkham. Grade 5, Decent Homes and Housing Finance Division, Department for Communities and Local Government. (Hertfordshire)

Richard Philip Kitson. Formerly chief executive, Aster Group. For services to the Housing Sector. (Warminster, Wiltshire)

Mrs Susan Knox. For services to Food Safety. (Kidlington, Oxfordshire)

Silas Krendel. For charitable services. (London, NW8)