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

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Ram Parkash Lakha. For services to the Sikh community in Coventry, West Midlands. (Coventry, West Midlands)

Anthony Edward Langford. Non-Executive director, John Smedley. For services to the Knitwear Industry. (Newnham, Cambridgeshire)

Mrs Heather Lawrence. Chief executive, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. For services to Healthcare. (Woking, Surrey)

Jurat and Lt Bailiff Sally Carolyn Ann Le Brocq. For services to the Administration of Justice and to the community in Jersey. (Jersey, Channel Islands)

Andrew John Leigh. For public service. (South Croydon, Surrey)

Mrs Eva Loeffler. Vice-president, WheelPower. For services to Disability Sport. (Aldeburgh, Suffolk)

Mrs Helen Mackenzie. Headteacher, Shevington High School, Wigan. For services to Education. (St Helens, Merseyside)

John Graham Marks. For charitable services. (Old Harlow, Essex)

Victor Alan Marshall. Detective Superintendent, Sussex Police and Adviser to the Home Office. For services to the Police. (Worthing, West Sussex)

Ms Wendy Martinson. Consultant Dietitian, British Olympic Association. For services to Sport and to Nutrition. (London, W2)

Mrs June Colette Mason. Grade 7, Cohesion and Migration Directorate, Department for Communities and Local Government. (Purley, Surrey)

Samuel Abraham McCrea. Principal, Ballyclare Secondary School. For services to Education in Northern Ireland. (Ballyclare, Antrim)

Professor John Alexander McDermid. For services tothe Defence Industry. (York, North Yorkshire)

William John McGawley. Executive vice-chairman, TDR Group. For services to Business and to Skills Training in the North East. (Ponteland, Tyne and Wear)

Dr The Very Reverend Robert Samuel James Houston McKelvey, QVRM, TD. Dean, St. Anne's Cathedral, Belfast. For services to the community in Northern Ireland. (Belfast)

Ms Alison Mary McLean. For services to Rural Affairs in the West Midlands. (Hereford, Herefordshire)

Bishop Louis Richard McLeod. For services to Southwark Credit Union. (Northampton, Northamptonshire)

Ronald McNab. Formerly managing director, Caledonian Alloys Ltd. For services to the Recycling Industry. (Edinburgh)

Ms Loretta Minghella. Chief executive, Financial Services Compensation Scheme. For services to the Financial Services Industry. (London, SE21)

Mrs Michelle Mone. Founder and Owner, MJM International Group. For services to the Lingerie Industry. (Thornton Hall, Glasgow)

Kenneth Montgomery. Principal conductor, Ulster Orchestra. For services to Music in Northern Ireland. (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

Ms Debbie Moore. Founder and Chair, Pineapple Dance Studios. For services to Business. (London, SW1X)

Mrs Heidi Mottram. Managing director, Northern Rail. For services to the Rail Industry. (Holmfirth, West Yorkshire)

Ms Diane Mulligan. For services to Disabled People and to Equal Opportunities. (Seaford, East Sussex)

Braham Sydney Murray. Artistic director, Royal Exchange, Manchester. For services to Drama. (London, NW3)

Peter Murray. Co-Founder, Ormiston Trust. For services to Children and Families. (London, NW8)

Dr Sydney Donnelly Neill. Director, Agriculture Food and Environmental Sciences Division, Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute, Northern Ireland Executive. (Belfast)

David Nixon. Artistic director, Northern Ballet Theatre. For services to Dance. (Leeds, West Yorkshire)

Edward James O'Gorman. For charitable services to the Foundation for Children with Leukaemia. (St Albans, Hertfordshire)

Professor Timothy O'Riordan, DL. Emeritus Professor of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia. For services to Sustainable Development. (Norwich, Norfolk)

Gary Oldman. For public service. (Buckinghamshire)

Dr Jane Overbury. Principal, Christ the King Sixth Form College, Lewisham, London. For services to Education. (London, SE22)

Richard Parfitt. Co-Founder, Singer and Guitarist, Status Quo. For services to Music and to Charity. (Uxbridge, Middlesex)

Dr Louise Mary Perrotta. For public service. (Hove, East Sussex)

Peter Phillipson. Chairman, Merlin Entertainments Group. For services to the Leisure Industry. (Sunningdale, Berkshire)

Raymond Pollock. Principal, Banbridge Academy. For services to Education in Northern Ireland. (Craigavon, Armagh)

Mrs Diane Poole. General manager, Passengers Norfolkline Irish Sea Ferry Services. For services to the Tourist Industry. (Carrickfergus, Antrim)

Mrs Melloney Poole. Deputy director, Legal Services and Governance, Big Lottery Fund. For public service. (Godalming, Surrey)

Andrew Richard Pope, JP. National Business Crime Partnership manager, Co-operative Group. For public service. (Hartford, Cheshire)

Ms Rachel Portman. Film Composer. For services to Music. (London, W11)

Colin Preece. Formerly director, Social Services, Neath Port Talbot. For services to Local Government. (Bridgend)

Professor Michael Charles Prestwich. Emeritus Professor of History, Durham University. For services to Scholarship. (Durham)

Richard Edward Priest. Chief executive, Riverside Centre. For services to the community in the Isle of Wight. (Shanklin, Isle of Wight)

Walter Rader. Director, Big Lottery Fund. For services to the community in Northern Ireland. (Newtownards, Down)

Mrs Judith Ragan. Headteacher, Queensmill Special School for Autism, Hammersmith and Fulham, London. For services to Special Needs Education. (London, SW10)

Mrs Bernardine Rees. Formerly chief executive, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire Local Health Board. For services to the NHS in Wales. (Ceredigion)

Raymond Victor Refausse. Formerly director and chief executive, South West College. For services to Further and Higher Education in Northern Ireland. (Omagh, Tyrone)

Professor Margaret Reid. Professor of Women's Health, University of Glasgow. For services to Healthcare and to Higher Education. (Glasgow)

Ms Lyndy Reynolds. Formerly Deputy head, Government Legal Service Secretariat, Treasury Solicitor's Department. (Surbiton, Surrey)

Ms Menna Richards. Director, BBC Wales. For services to Broadcasting. (Llandaff, Cardiff)

Mrs Anne Roberts. Chief executive, Crossroads Association. For services to Carers. (Chepstow, Gwent)

Edmund Caerwyn Roberts, MBE. Chairman, Snowdonia National Park Authority. For services to the community in Gwynedd. (Harlech, Gwynedd)

Mrs Elizabeth Regina Oluyemika Atere-Roberts. Older People's Nurse Specialist. For services to Healthcare in London. (London, SE6)

Brian Keith Rockliffe. Director, Voluntary Service Overseas. For services to International Development. (Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey)

Francis Dominic Nicholas Michael Rossi. Co-Founder and Singer, Status Quo. For services to Music and to Charity. (Uxbridge, Middlesex)

John Kenneth Rostill. Chief executive, Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust. For services to Healthcare. (Halesowen, West Midlands)

Henry James Griffin Russell. Formerly chairman, National Association of General Commissioners. For public service. (Oxfordshire)

Professor Edward Sallis. Principal and chief executive, Highlands College, Jersey. For services to Education. (Jersey, Channel Islands)

Sujinder Singh Sangha. Principal, Stockton Riverside College, County Durham. For services to local and national Further Education. (Stockton on Tees, Durham)

Professor Danny Saunders. Professor and head of the Centre for Lifelong Learning, University of Glamorgan. For services to Higher Education in Wales. (Dinas Powys, Vale of Glamorgan)

Professor Joseph Maurice Savage. Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist, Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children. For services to Medicine. (Belfast)

Dr Caroline Ann Bodley-Scott. Civilian Medical Practitioner, British Forces Germany Health Service, Ministry of Defence. (Paderborn, Germany)

Gordon Scott. For services to Regeneration in South Yorkshire. (Richmond, North Yorkshire)

Mrs Jane Antoinette Scott. Leader, Wiltshire Council. For services to Local Government. (Chippenham, Wiltshire)

Ahmad Shahzad. For services to Black and Minority Ethnic People. (London, NW10)

Ghulam Rasul Shahzad. For services to Social Housing and to the community in Rochdale. (Rochdale, Lancashire)

Peter Sheldon. For services to the Jewish Community. (London, N3)

Miss Julie May Shenton. Departmental Strategic Business Continuity manager, Department for Work and Pensions. (Preston, Lancashire)

Dr David Sibbald, FRSE. Chairman, Sumerian Networks. For charitable services in Scotland and Overseas. (Glasgow)

Mrs Alice Sluckin. Chair, Selective Mutism Information and Research Association. For services to Children and Families. (Leicester, Leicestershire)

Ronald Gordon King-Smith. Author. For services to Children's Literature. (Keynsham, Bristol)

John Thomas Smith. Formerly Principal, Burnley College. For services to Further Education. (Rossendale, Lancashire)

Ms Laraine Smith. Principal, Uxbridge College. For services to Further Education. (London, W3)

Peter Arthur Smith. For services to the Optometric Profession. (Holmfirth, West Yorkshire)

Gerard Smyth. For services to the Police in the North East. (Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire)

Mrs Margaret Snowdon. Chair, Pensions Advisory Service. For services to Pensioners. (Daventry, Northamptonshire)

The Honourable Rupert Christopher Soames. Chief executive Officer, Aggreko plc. For services to the Power Industry. (Glasgow)

Mrs Pauline Joan Spencer. Formerly head, Victim and Witness Care Delivery Unit, Crown Prosecution Service. (Northumberland)

Eric Spicer. For services to the Telecommunications Industry. (Woodbridge, Suffolk)

The Right Reverend James Theophilus Stapleton. For services to Inter-Faith and Community Relations in Nottingham. (Nottingham, Nottinghamshire)

Dr Miriam Stoppard. For services to Healthcare and to Charity. (London, W1K)

Professor David Storey. Formerly director, Centre for Small and Medium Enterprise, Warwick Business School. For services to Business. (Kennilworth, Warwickshire)

Stephen Szemerenyi. Pay and Conditions Specialist, Association of School and College Leaders. For services to Education. (London, NW7)

Alexander Tait. Formerly Governing Governor, HM Young Offenders' Institution Castington, Northumberland,HM Prison Service, Ministry of Justice. (Morpeth, Northumberland)

Jeremy James Taylor. For services to Young People and to Musical Theatre. (London, SW20)

David Ralph Thompson. Governor HM Prison Frankland, Durham, HM Prison Service, Ministry of Justice. (Durham)

Ms Gillian Jane Thompson. Formerly chief executive, Accountant in Bankruptcy, Scottish Executive. (Midlothian)

Cyrus Todiwala, MBE. Proprietor and Executive Chef, Cafe Spice Namaste Restaurant Group. For services to the Hospitality Industry. (London, E9)

Iqbal Wahhab. Chairman, Department for Work and Pensions, Ethnic Minority Advisory Group. For public service and for services to the Hospitality Industry. (London, SE1)

Ms Amanda Jane Wakeley. Designer. For services to the Fashion Industry. (London, SW3)

Professor Janet Anne Walker. Deputy Chair, Social Security Advisory Committee. For public service. (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, )

James Arneil Wardrop. For services to the community in Renfrewshire. (Paisley, Renfrewshire)

Mrs Caroline Waters. Director, People and Policy for BT Group. For services to Diversity and to Equal Opportunities. (Bedfordshire)

Mrs Norma Anne Watson. For services to Education in Scotland. (Broxburn, West Lothian)

Dr John Alexander Watt. Director of Strengthening Communities, Highlands and Islands Enterprise. For services to Community Development. (Inverness)

Professor Maureen Wayman. Formerly Pro-vice-Chancellor and Dean, Art and Design, Manchester Metropolitan University. For services to local and national Higher Education. (Bretton, Flintshire)

John Wilkinson. Chief Exectuive, Ecuomed. For services to the Healthcare Industry. (Harpenden, Hertfordshire)

Mark Roger Wilkinson. For services to the Furniture Industry and to Charity. (Chippenham, Wiltshire)

Mrs Susan Jean Willan. Formerly Inspector, Her Majesty's Inspectorate for Education and Training in Wales. For services to Education. (Chester, Cheshire)

Professor Richard James Willson Williams, TD. Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Aneurin Bevan Health Board. For services to Medicine. (Bristol)

Mrs Jessie Wojciechowski. Headteacher, Borestone Primary School, Stirling. For services to Education. (Falkirk, Stirling and Falkirk)

Professor Charles Roland Wolf. Director, Biomedical Research Centre, University of Dundee. For services to Science. (Perth, Perth and Kinross)

David Mark Wood. Chief executive, ATTEND. For services to the Voluntary Sector. (Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex)

Dr Eric Wood, DL. For services to Education and to the community in Warwickshire. (Rugby, Warwickshire)

Thomas Greenaway Woods. For public service.

Ms Louise Wright. Fraud and Error consultant, Department for Work and Pensions. (London, SW18)

Stephen Frederick Wright. Head, Business, Improvement and Support Team, London, Valuation Office Agency, HM Revenue and Customs. (Winchester, Hampshire)

Woon Wing Yip. Chairman, Wing Yip plc. For services to the Oriental Food Industry. (Birmingham, West Midlands)