Honours: Order of the British Empire, Civil - OBE

Order of the British Empire

(Officer) OBE



Mrs Gurdev Kaur Abrol. For voluntary service to Sikh and Asian Women in the West Midlands. (Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands)



Professor David Llewellyn Adamson. For services to regeneration in Wales. (Pontyclun, Rhondda Cynon Taff)



David Allan. For services to mountain rescue in England and Wales. (Ulverston, Cumbria)



Mrs Philippa Allan. For services to business in the East Midlands and to international trade. (Sheffield, South Yorkshire)



James Allan Anderson, MBE. For services to swimming. (Broxburn, West Lothian)



Mrs Margaret Anderson. Headteacher, Sele First School, Hexham, Northumberland. For services to education. (Hexham, Northumberland)



Michael Gordon Ankers. Chief executive, Construction Products Association. For services to the construction industry. (Fleet, Hampshire)



Paul Stephen Aplin. For public service and for services to the accountancy profession. (Taunton, Somerset)



Mrs Jennette Arnold. For services to local government and to the community in London. (London, SE1)



John Christopher Aston. For services to business. (Cambridge, Cambridgeshire)



Reshard Sheik Mahmad Auladin. Formerly deputy chairman, Metropolitan Police Authority. For services to the police and to the administration of justice. (London, N13)



Richard Austin. Headteacher, Higher Bebington Junior School, Wirral. For services to education. (Wirral, Merseyside)



Herbert Howard Baggaley. Chairman, Baggaley Group Ltd. For services to training and to business. (Mansfield, Nottinghamshire)



Mrs Jennifer Ann Barraclough. Television producer. For services to documentary film making and to charity. (London, E14)



Lawrence Neil Barry. For services to humanitarian aid. (Kent)



Andrew John Beale. For services to intellectual property and to business in Wales. (Swansea)



Ian Agar Bell. Director, ARC Addington Fund. For services to farming families. (Oakham, Rutland)



Professor Mark Anderson Bellis. Director, Centre for Public Health, John Moores University. For services to healthcare. (Wirrall, Merseyside)



Ms Amanda Sonia Berry. Chief executive, British Academy of Film and Television Arts. For services to the film industry. (London, SE11)



Michael Gerald Alexander Black. Formerly director, Northern Ireland Science Park Foundation Ltd. For services to business. (Londonderry)



Adam Krysztof Bogusz. Deputy head of banking, London, HM Revenue and Customs. (Potters Bar, Hertfordshire)



Mrs Margaret Glynis Miles-Bramwell. Founder and chairman, Slimming World. For services to healthcare and to charity. (Nottinghamshire)



Professor David John Breeze. Formerly chief inspector of ancient monuments, Historic Scotland, Scottish Executive. (Edinburgh)



Lady Elizabeth Brighouse. Leader of Labour Group, Oxfordshire County Council. For services to local government. (Oxford, Oxfordshire)



Nigel Brook. Assistant chief Officer and director of Finance, West Yorkshire Police. For services to the Police. (Wakefield, West Yorkshire)



Professor Peter Brophy. Formerly Professor of Information Management, Manchester Metropolitan University. For services to visually impaired people. (Lancaster, Lancashire)



Derek Brown. Managing director, FTX Logistics. For services to the defence industry. (Salisbury, Wiltshire)



Mrs Mary Elizabeth Brown. For voluntary service to the Association of Wrens. (East Sussex)



Ms Penny Melville-Brown. For services to disabled and disadvantaged people. (Fareham, Hampshire)



Richard Broyd. For services to heritage and conservation. (London, W8)



Lindsey Alexander Bucknor. Head, Workforce Expansion, Jobcentre Plus, Department for Work and Pensions. (Wolverhampton, West Midlands)



Professor Robert Burch. Formerly McClay Professor of Physical Chemistry and head of the School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Queen's University Belfast. For services to chemistry. (Larne, Antrim)



Professor Frank Burchill. For services to the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service. (Lichfield, Staffordshire)



Arthur James Burden. For charitable services. (Manchester, Greater Manchester)



Michael John Clement Burgess. Coroner for Surrey. For services to the administration of justice. (Hampton, Middlesex)



Roy Button. Senior vice-president and managing director, Warner Brothers Productions. For services to the film industry. (Hertfordshire)



Mrs Karen Evelyn Campbell. Grade 7, Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety, Northern Ireland Executive. (Belfast)



Ms Mary Lorrimer Beatrix Campbell. For services to equal opportunities. (London, NW1)



Patrick John Casement. Chairman, National Trust's Committee for Northern Ireland. For services to heritage. (Ballycastle, Antrim)



Dr Timothy Lachlan Chambers, JP. Consultant Physician and Nephrologist, Bristol Royal Hospital for Children. For services to medicine. (Bristol)



Lady Lucy Bertha Chandler. For services to the voluntary sector. (Dorking, Surrey)



Martin Cheeseman. Director of Housing and Community Care, London Borough of Brent. For services to local government. (Chesham, Buckinghamshire)



Ms Nasso Christou. Head of Archway Children's Centre, London Borough of Islington. For services to children and families. (London, N4)



Ms Ailsa Claire. Chief executive, Barnsley Primary Care Trust. For services to healthcare. (Newark, Nottinghamshire)



Dr Thomas Antony Coffey. General Medical Practitioner, South West London. For services to healthcare. (London, SW16)



Mrs Felicity Elaine Collier. For services to children and families. (Towcester, Northamptonshire)



Richard Collins. Formerly Executive director for Policy, Legal Services Commission. For services to the administration of justice. (Berkhamstead, Hertfordshire)



Ms Marilyn Comrie. Managing director, LeaderGen. For services to women's enterprise. (Greater Manchester)



Ms Carol Lesley Coombes. For services to leadership and to the Voluntary Sector in Birmingham. (Birmingham, West Midlands)



Philip Coppard. Chief executive, Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council. For services to local government. (Sheffield, South Yorkshire)



Mrs Alison Mary Egerton Corbett. For voluntary service to the Soldiers', Sailors' and Airmen's Families Association in Gwynedd. (Tywyn, Gwynedd)



John Barrie William Corless. Chairman and Trustee, PHAB. For voluntary service to disabled people. (Limpsfield, Surrey)



Ms Anita Cormac. Executive director, Focus on Food Campaign and Co-director, Design Dimension Educational Trust. For services to special education. (Sowerby Bridge, West Yorkshire)



Professor Frances Marie Corner. Head, London College of Fashion. For services to the fashion industry. (London, W1G)



Professor David Cox. Chairman, South Birmingham Primary Care Trust. For services to healthcare. (Birmingham, West Midlands)



Gary Crosby. Artistic director, Tomorrow's Warriors. For services to music. (Harrow, Middlesex)



Mrs Mary Gray Cuthbert. Head, Tobacco Control, Sexual Health and HIV, Health Directorate, Scottish Executive. For public and voluntary service. (Edinburgh)



Thomas Emment Meredydd David. Principal, Reaseheath College, Cheshire. For services to local and national further education. (Nantwich, Cheshire)



Mrs Elaine Debono. Head of Rural Payments, Welsh Assembly Government. (Vale of Glamorgan)



Ms Mary Dhonau. Chief executive, National Flood Forum. For services to the environment. (Worcestershire)



The Hon Peter Malcolm de Brissac Dickinson. Author and poet. For services to literature. (Alresford, Hampshire)



Dr Annette Doherty. Senior vice-president, Pfizer Global Research and Development, Sandwich Laboratories UK. For services to the pharmaceutical industry. (Canterbury, Kent)



Mrs Helen Donoghue. For services to charity taxation. (London, SW1P)



Ms Katharine Emma Dore. Co-founder, TreeHouse School, Muswell Hill, London. For services to special needs education. (London, SE1)



Mrs Carol Dover. Formerly Headteacher, Lees Brook Community Sports College, and Da Vinci Community College, Derby. For services to education. (Derby, Derbyshire)



Ms Janet Dunn. Headteacher, I CAN Meath Non-Maintained Special School, Ottershaw, Surrey. For services to special needs education. (Woking, Surrey)



Joseph Dunne. For services to Victim Support in Northern Ireland. (Lisburn, Antrim)



Anthony John Durcan. President, Society of chief Librarians and head, Culture, Libraries and Lifelong Learning, Newcastle-upon-Tyne City Council. For services to local libraries. (Durham)



Peter Ronald Dymond. Project manager and lately chief Coastguard, Maritime and Coastguard Agency, Department for Transport. (New Milton, Hampshire)



Timothy East. Deputy director (Operations), Information Management Services, HM Revenue and Customs. (Carnforth, Cumbria)



Mrs Eurwen Holland Edwards, BEM. For voluntary service to the community in North Wales. (Rhyl, Denbighshire)



Mrs Suzy Maria Brain England. Chairman, Standards Committee, Department for Work and Pensions. For public service. (Bradford, West Yorks)



Dr Margaret Lindsay Faull. Director, National Coal Mining Museum for England. For services to industrial heritage. (Wakefield, West Yorkshire)



Nelson Fernandez. Formerly Deputy director, Visiting Arts. For services to the arts. (London, SW5)



James Ferris. Formerly chief executive, Percy Hedley Foundation, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. For services to local and national special needs education. (Bangor, Down)



Ms Rokhsana Fiaz. Director, Change Institute. For services to black and minority ethnic people. (London, E7)



John Allan Findlay. Chief executive, National Association of Local Councils. For services to local government. (Hertford, Hertfordshire)



John Fletcher. For services to the inland waterways. (Bolton, Greater Manchester)



Paul Foweather. Senior manager A, HM Prison Hull, Ministry of Justice. For public and voluntary service. (York, East Riding of Yorkshire)



Tim Foy. For public service. (Winchester, Hampshire)



Dr Derek John Fry. For public service. (Chester, Cheshire)



Keith Fryer. Formerly head of Centre, Harperley Hall, National Policing Improvement Agency. For services to forensic science. (Bishop Auckland, Durham)



Mrs Patricia Gamble. Court manager, Nottingham Crown Court, Ministry of Justice. (Zouch, Leicestershire)



Michael Gelling. Chairman, Tenants' and Residents' Organisations of England. For services to social housing. (Runcorn, Cheshire)



Mrs Annette Gibbons. For services to the food and farming industries in Cumbria. (Maryport, Cumbria)



Mrs Judith Kyle Gillespie. For public service. (Belfast, Antrim)



Professor Helen Gleeson. Head of School for Physics and Astronomy, University of Manchester. For services to science. (Derbyshire)



Mrs (PEACHES GOLDING) Lois Patricia Golding. For services to black and minority ethnic people in the South West. (Bristol)



Professor Mitchell Peter Grant. Regius Professor of Engineering and Electronics, University of Edinburgh. For services to science. (Edinburgh)



Richard Grant. For services to the energy industry. (Berkshire)



Malcolm David Graves. Press secretary, Communications, HM Treasury. For public and voluntary service. (West Sussex)



John Bullard Gray. Chairman, Coatbridge College Board of Management. For services to further and higher education. (Dunkeld, Perth and Kinross)



John Norman Gripper. For services to rhino conservation and to animal welfare. (Oxfordshire)



Terence Michael Grote. Formerly managing director, The Independent. For services to the publishing industry. (Royston, Hertfordshire)



David Leslie Grove. Chairman, West Midlands Industrial Board. For services to business. (Warwickshire)



Henry Grunwald, QC. For services to the Jewish community and to inter-faith relations. (London, NW2)



Thomas Hanna Haire. For public and voluntary service. (Belfast, Antrim)



Nigel Hancock. Senior manager A, Safer Custody Group, HM Prison Service, Ministry of Justice. (Aberystwyth, Ceredigion)



Dr Christopher Handy. Chief executive, Accord Housing Group and chairman, Walsall Housing Regeneration Agency. For services to the housing sector in the West Midlands. (Stourbridge, West Midlands)



Dr Robert Wallace Harland. For services to sports and exercise medicine in Northern Ireland. (Belfast)



Mrs Ann Whyte Harris. Deputy director, Investment Management, Department for Work and Pensions. (Sheffield, South Yorkshire)



Mrs Margaret Mary Haskell. Director of Human Resources, Avon Fire and Rescue Service. For services to local government. (Gloucestershire)



Ms Lynda Hassall. Head, Sure Start Children's Centre, Carlisle South. For services to children and families. (Fletchertown, Cumbria)



Professor Gerard Hastings. Director, Institute of Social Marketing, and Centre for Tobacco Control Research, Stirling and The Open University. For services to healthcare. (Stirling and Falkirk)



Geoffrey Heath. Formerly chief executive, NCsoft Europe. For services to the computer games industry. (Lindfield, West Sussex)



Professor Andrew Hurst Henderson. For services to cardiology in Wales. (Vale of Glamorgan)



Alan William Henry. Formerly Northern Ireland Civil Service commissioner and Human Rights commissioner. For public service. (Newtownards, Down)



Alan Eric Hepper. Grade B1, Ministry of Defence. (Devizes, Wiltshire)



Mrs Marilyn Holness. Deputy Principal, Southlands College, Roehampton University. For services to teacher education. (London, SW15)



Mrs Susan Hooton. Associate director, Clinical Governance and Effectiveness, 5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Trust. For services to nursing. (Wirrall, Merseyside)



Dr Mohammed Kamal Hossain. Director, Research and International Co-operation, National Physical Laboratory. For services to industry. (Hampton, London)



Andrew William Howarth. Director of Operations, Land Registry, Ministry of Justice. (Petworth, West Sussex)



Peter Howson. For services to the visual arts. (Ayrshire and Arran)



Bernard Clement John Hughes. Chairman, Regional Management Board, Fire and Rescue Service South West. For services to local government. (Exmouth, Devon)



Dr Robert William Gainer Hunt. For services to the field of colour science and to young people through crusaders. (Salisbury, Wiltshire)



Ms Sue Johnston. Actor. For services to drama and to charity. (London, N10)



Brian Keith Jones. Regional director, North West, Forestry Commission. (Penrith, Cumbria)



Glyn Hywel Jones. Principal, Pembrokeshire College. For services to education and to training in Wales. (Narberth, Pembrokeshire)



Louis Bernard Jones. Deputy chief Fire Officer, Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service. For services to local government. (Banbridge, Down)



Ms Rhoda Emlyn Jones. Principal Officer for Substance Misuse Services, Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan. For services to disadvantaged people. (Cardiff)

Mrs Imelda Ann Jordan. Principal, St Colm's High School, Twinbrook, Belfast. For services to education in Northern Ireland. (Lisburn, Antrim)



Mrs Mary Helen Karaolis. Headteacher, The Ravenscroft School and Technology College, Barnet, London. For services to education. (London, N3)



Sister Eileen Kelleher. Formerly Chair of Council and Pro-Chancellor, Liverpool Hope University. For voluntary service to education. (Widnes, Cheshire)



Andrew Kilpatrick. Formerly Headteacher, Northumberland Park Community School, Haringey, London. For services to education. (Whitchurch, Hampshire)



Professor Terence Robert James Lappin. Professor of Haematology, Queen's University Belfast. For services to medicine. (Hillsborough, Down)



Mrs Fiona Larden. Principal, Fircroft College, Birmingham. For services to adult education. (Birmingham, West Midlands)



Richard James Vincent Larn. For services to nautical archaeology and marine heritage. (Isles of Scilly, Cornwall)



James Victor Lawlor. Deputy director with Detection, London, UK Border Agency, HM Revenue and Customs. For public and voluntary service. (Watford, Hertfordshire)



Ms Anne Marie Ledger. For services to asylum seekers and refugees. (Dover, Kent)



Dr Aileen Lee. For services to veterinary medicine, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. (Carlisle, Cumbria)



Professor Gwyneth Helen Lewis. National Lead for Maternal Health and Maternity Services, Department of Health. (London, N7)



Colin Liddell. Director, Liddell Thomson. For services to business and to charity in Scotland. (Linlithgow, West Lothian)



Brian Martin Lomax. Chairman, Supporters' Direct. For services to football. (Nr Rugby, Warwickshire)



Ms Jennifer Lomax. Director, Camden Arts Centre. For services to the visual arts. (London, SW2)



Ms Fiona MacCarthy. Biographer and cultural historian. For services to literature. (Sheffield, South Yorkshire)



Angus MacDonald. Director, Financial News and chairman, Specialist Waste Recycling. For services to the community in the Highlands. (Pitlochry, Perth and Kinross)



Hugh Millar MacDonald. Assistant director, Apprenticeship Unit, Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills. (Chesterfield, Derbyshire)



Ms Ann MacFarlane, MBE. For services to disabled people. (Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey)



John Learmonth MacLellan. Senior user, MOT Computerisation, Vehicle and Operator Services Agency, Department for Transport. (Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire)



Dr Linda Magee. For services to the biotechnology industry. (Altrincham, Cheshire)



Mrs Margaret Fay Mansell. Chairman, National Federation of Women's Institutes. For services to women. (Usk, Monmouthshire)



Richard Mawer. For services to Save the Children UK. (Cambridgeshire)



Morrison McAllister. Formerly director, Food Standards Agency, Northern Ireland. (Newtownards, Down)



Dennis Norman McAuley. Principal Scientific Officer, Forensic Science Northern Ireland. For public and voluntary service. (Antrim)



Miss Gracia Mary McGrath. Chief executive, Chance UK. For services to children with special needs. (London, N22)



Roger Andrew McKenzie. Formerly Regional secretary, Midlands Trades Union Congress. For services to diversity and to equal opportunities. (Oxford, Oxfordshire)



Ms Lynn Jacqueline McNair. Head of Centre, Cowgate under 5s Centre, Edinburgh. For services to early years education. (Edinburgh)



Ms Kay Mellor. Writer. For services to drama. (Leeds, West Yorkshire)



Peter Methven. For services to the marine industry. (Cheltenham, Gloucestershire)



Group Capt John Middleton. Grade B2, Ministry of Defence. For public and voluntary service. (York, North Yorkshire)



Alan Geoffrey Moore. For services to the energy industry. (Calne, Wiltshire)



Professor Pamela Mary Moores. Executive Dean, School of Languages and Social Sciences, Aston University. For services to modern languages. (Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands)



Dr Elaine Morgan. Author. For services to literature and to education. (Mountain Ash, Rhondda Cynon Taff)



James Ian Morris. President, Institute of Chartered Accountants for England and Wales. For services to the accountancy profession. (Chester, Cheshire)



Miss Pamela Anne Morton. For services to the voluntary sector. (York, North Yorkshire)



Fiyaz Mughal. Director, Faith Matters. For services to the voluntary sector. (London, N22)



Ms Annie Rosaleen Mullins. Member, Home secretary's Task Force on Child Protection on the Internet. For services to children and young people. (London, NW1)



Norris Geoffrey Myers. For services to business in the South West and to international trade. (Bristol)



Eric Stanley Nash. Formerly Postgraduate Dean, Dental School, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff. For services to healthcare. (Cardiff)



Thomas Arthur Nelson. For services to forensic science and to the community in North Berwick, East Lothian. (North Berwick, East Lothian)



Professor Diane Newell. Formerly Senior Scientific consultant, Veterinary Laboratories Agency. For services to science. (Andover, Hampshire)



Michael Andrew Newman. Managing director, Fujitsu Services Defence and Security Business Unit. For services to the Ministry of Defence. (Crowthorne, Berkshire)



Professor Catherine Ann Niven. For services to nursing and to the allied health professions. (Stirling and Falkirk)



Mrs Elaine Noad. For services to disabled people in Scotland. (Bridge of Earn, Perth and Kinross)



Peter Robert Norfolk, MBE. Quad Wheelchair Tennis Champion. For services to disabled sport. (Meadstead, Hampshire)



Dr Margaret Rose Oates. Consultant Perinatal Psychiatrist, Nottinghamshire Healthcare Trust. For services to mental healthcare. (Nottingham, Nottinghamshire)



John Owen. Managing director, Creative Management Development. For services to the bus industry. (Swindon, Wiltshire)



Michael Barry Owen. Chairman, Mason Owen Partnership. For services to business and to charity in Liverpool. (Chester, Cheshire)



Mrs Lorraine Petersen. Chief executive Officer, National Association for Special Educational Needs. For services to education. (Bromsgrove, Worcestershire)



James William Rodney Peyton, TD. Consultant Surgeon, South Tyrone and Craigavon Hospitals. For services to medicine in Northern Ireland. (Dungannon, Tyrone)



Steven Pickering. Grade B2, Ministry of Defence. (London)



Dr Mary Piper. Senior Public Health Adviser, Offender Health, Department of Health. (London, NW3)



Mrs Jane Pitman. Lead Member for Children's Services, Hertfordshire County Council. For services to local government. (Ware, Hertfordshire)



Mrs Marion Grace Plant. Principal and chief executive, North Warwickshire and Hinckley College. For services to further education. (Nuneaton, Warwickshire)



Timothy George Alexander Prince. Director, Royal International Air Tattoo. For services to the RAF Charitable Trust. (Stroud, Gloucestershire)



Col Piers Atherley David Storie-Pugh, MBE, TD, DL. Head of Remembrance Travel. For services to the Royal British Legion. (London, SW19)



Dr Helen Raine. For services to the agri-food industry. (Oxfordshire)



Dr Richard Ellison Raistrick. Grade B2, Ministry of Defence. (Gosport, Hampshire)



Professor Ian Ralston. For services to archaeology in Scotland. (Edinburgh)



Dr Guduru Gopal Rao. Consultant Microbiologist, Northwick Park Hospital. For services to medicine. (London, W5)



Dr Malcolm Graham Charles Read. Executive secretary, Joint Information Systems Committee. For services to higher and further education. (Malmesbury, Wiltshire)



Harry Reeves. Deputy director of Culture, Department for Culture, Media and Sport. For public and voluntary service. (Sevenoaks, Kent)



Neil John Remsbery. Team Leader, Pupil Well-being Health and Safety Unit, Department for Children, Schools and Families. (London, W13)



Mrs Kim Richardson. Chairman, Naval Families Federation. For services to the Royal Navy. (Fareham, Hampshire)



Peter Anthony Lloyd Roberts. Nursing Officer, Ministry of Defence. (East Cowton, North Yorkshire)



Peter Fowler Robinson. For services to business and to the community in Lancashire. (Clitheroe, Lancashire)



Trevor Robinson. Creative director, Quiet Storm. For services to the advertising industry. (London, W1W)



Professor Sheila Anne Rodwell. Director, Medical Research Council Centre for Nutrition, University of Cambridge. For services to healthcare. (Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk)



Warwick James Rodwell. For services to ecclesiastical archaeology. (Somerset)



Mrs Wendy Elizabeth Rose. Vice-chairman, Homestart UK. For services to children and families. (Burford, Oxfordshire)



Councillor Keith John Ross. Leader, West Somerset District Council and Deputy chairman, Local Government Association. For services to local government (Dulverton, Somerset)



Professor Christopher James Rowe. Professor of Greek, University of Durham. For services to scholarship. (Durham)



Mrs Barbara Patricia Russell. Service manager, Action for Children Fostering, Wessex Community Project. For services to children and families. (Southsea, Hampshire)



Professor Marian Scott. Head of Department and Professor of Environmental Statistics, University of Glasgow. For services to social science. (Glasgow)



Steven Sharratt. Group chief executive, Bio Group Ltd. For services to business. (Fressingfield, Suffolk)



The Rev Professor Douglas William David Shaw. For charitable services in Scotland. (Edinburgh)



Trevor Halliday Shears. For charitable services in the North East. (Newcastle, Tyne and Wear)



John Anthony Sherlock. Sculptor. For services to the visual arts in Northern Ireland. (Newtownabbey, Antrim)



Ms Jean Mary Sherriff, MBE. For services to the Citizens' Advice Bureau, Denbighshire. (Rhyl, Denbighshire)



Dr John Richard Shortland. Commander, South and West Yorkshire. For voluntary service to the St John Ambulance Brigade. (Sheffield, South Yorkshire)



Brian Paul Shrubsall. Grade B2, Ministry of Defence. (Whitchurch, Hampshire)



Dr Caroline Mary Shuldham. Director of Nursing, Clinical Governance and Informatics, Royal Brompton Hospital and Harefield NHS Trust. For services to healthcare. (Effingham, Surrey)



Colin Brian Simkins. Lead consultant Headteacher, Specialist Schools and Academies Trust and lately Headteacher, Hodgson School, Lancashire. For services to local and national education. (Carnforth, Lancashire)



Councillor John Hyde Smith. For voluntary service to the community in Evesham, Worcestershire. (Evesham, Worcestershire)



Michael Lynas Smith. For services to people with disabilities. (Newbury, Berkshire)



Ronald Smith. General-secretary, Educational Institute of Scotland. For services to education. (Mid Calder, West Lothian)



Stuart Graham Smith. Formerly president, Lawn Tennis Association. For services to sport. (Kent)



Mrs Sylvia Mary Smith. President, National Association of Swimming Clubs for people with disabilities. (Ickenham, London)



Douglas Squires. Choreographer and director. For services to the performing arts. (Nr Preston, Lancashire)



Allan Stewart. Principal, Selby College, North Yorkshire. For services to local and national further education. (Northallerton, North Yorkshire)



David George Hovenden Stewart. Chairman, North East Rural Affairs Forum. For services to the environment. (Allendale, Northumberland)



Roger Stone. Leader, Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council. For services to local government. (Rotherham, South Yorkshire)



David Lewis Summers, JP. For public and charitable service. (Kent)



Peter Swingler. Benefit Delivery Centre manager, Jobcentre Plus, Department for Work and Pensions. For public and voluntary service in the North West. (Wrexham)



Professor Katharine Ellen Sykes. Professor of Sciences and Society, University of Bristol. For services to science and technology. (Bristol)



Peter William Syme. Director, The Open University in Scotland. For services to higher education. (Edinburgh)



Mrs Ilana Antoinette Tahan. Head of Hebrew Collections, The British Library. For services to scholarship. (London, W13)



Ms Virginia Tandy. Director of Culture, Manchester City Council. For services to the arts. (Derbyshire)



Peter Rowland Taylor. For services to the tyre industry. (London, W9)



Peter Thackwray. For services to small businesses in London and to international trade. (London, EC1A)



George David Thompson. Business Development director, BVT Surface Fleet Ltd. For services to the shipbuilding industry. (Sunderland, Tyne and Wear)



Professor Tamar Thompson. Independent health service adviser. For services to healthcare. (Malvern, Worcestershire)



Robert Torrens. For services to cricket and football in Northern Ireland. (Portrush, Antrim)



Ms Jane Elizabeth Tozer, MBE. For public and voluntary service. (Chorleywood, Hertfordshire)



Leonard Tyler. Chief executive Officer, EADS Defence and Security Systems Ltd. For services to the defence industry. (Chelmsford, Essex)



Professor Denis Wesley Vernon. Head of Podiatry Services and Research Lead, Sheffield Primary Care Trust. For services to healthcare. (High Peak, Derbyshire)



Geoffrey Harold Walker. Matron, Medical Wards and Departments, Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. For services to healthcare. (Bearwood, Dorset)



David Ogilvie Maclogan Wedderburn. Chairman, Building Standards Advisory Committee. For services to the construction industry. (Edinburgh)



William James Wilkinson. Chief executive and Treasurer, South Yorkshire Police Authority. For public service. (Barnsley, South Yorkshire)



Billy Williams. Cinematographer. For services to the film industry. (Surrey)



Professor Clyde Williams. Professor of Sports Science, Loughborough University. For services to sports science. (Loughborough, Leicestershire)



Frederick George Wilson. For services to entrepreneurship and to engineering. (Lisburn, Antrim)



Malcolm Irving Wilson. Managing director, M-Sport and Team director, Ford World Rally Team. For services to the motorsport industry. (Cockermouth, Cumbria)



Simon Winters. Charity consultant. For services to the voluntary sector. (Borehamwood, Hertfordshire)



Andrew William Lewis Wolstenholme. Director, Capital Projects, British Airports Authority. For services to the construction industry. (Lewes, East Sussex)



Miss Zena Jane Wooldridge. Director of Sport, University of Birmingham and Chairman, England Squash. For services to sport. (Stourbridge, West Midlands)



Robert Andrew Woolley. Manager, Debt Relief Order Unit, Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform. For public and voluntary service. (Plymouth, Devon)



John Yelland. For voluntary service to the community in Worcester. (Pershore, Worcestershire)



Anthony Yorke. National manager, Paralympic Cycling Team. For services to Sport. (West Sussex)

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The evolution of Andy Serkis

First Gollum, then King Kong - now the actor is swinging through the trees in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
You thought 'Benefits Street' was controversial: Follow-up documentary 'Immigrant Street' has got locals worried

You thought 'Benefits Street' was controversial...

Follow-up documentary 'Immigrant Street' has got locals worried
Refugee children from Central America let down by Washington's high ideals

Refugee children let down by Washington's high ideals

Democrats and Republicans refuse to set aside their differences to cope with the influx of desperate Central Americas, says Rupert Cornwell
Children's books are too white, says Laureate

Children's books are too white, says Laureate

Malorie Blackman appeals for a better ethnic mix of authors and characters and the illustrator Quentin Blake comes to the rescue
Blackest is the new black: Scientists have developed a material so dark that you can't see it...

Blackest is the new black

Scientists have developed a material so dark that you can't see it...
Matthew Barzun: America's diplomatic dude

Matthew Barzun: America's diplomatic dude

The US Ambassador to London holds 'jeans and beer' gigs at his official residence – it's all part of the job, he tells Chris Green
Meet the Quantified Selfers: From heart rates to happiness, there is little this fast-growing, self-tracking community won't monitor

Meet the 'Quantified Selfers'

From heart rates to happiness, there is little this fast-growing, self-tracking community won't monitor
Madani Younis: Five-star reviews are just the opening act for British theatre's first non-white artistic director

Five-star reviews are just the opening act for British theatre's first non-white artistic director

Madani Younis wants the neighbourhood to follow his work as closely as his audiences do
Mrs Brown and her boys: are they having a laugh?

Mrs Brown and her boys: are they having a laugh?

When it comes to national stereotyping, the Irish – among others – know it can pay to play up to outsiders' expectations, says DJ Taylor
Gavin Maxwell's bitter legacy: Was the otter man the wildlife champion he appeared to be?

Otter man Gavin Maxwell's bitter legacy

The aristocrat's eccentric devotion to his pets inspired a generation. But our greatest living nature writer believes his legacy has been quite toxic
Joanna Rowsell: The World Champion cyclist on breaking her collarbone, shattering her teeth - and dealing with alopecia

Joanna Rowsell: 'I wear my wig to look normal'

The World Champion cyclist on breaking her collarbone, shattering her teeth - and dealing with alopecia
Bill Granger recipes: Our chef gives raw ingredients a lift with his quick marinades

Bill Granger's quick and delicious marinades

Our chef's marinades are great for weekend barbecuing, but are also a delicious way of injecting flavour into, and breaking the monotony of, weekday meals
Germany vs Argentina World Cup 2014 preview: Why Brazilians don't love their neighbours Argentina any more

Anyone but Argentina – why Brazilians don’t love their neighbours any more

The hosts will be supporting Germany in today's World Cup final, reports Alex Bellos
The Open 2014: Time again to ask that major question - can Lee Westwood win at last?

The Open 2014

Time again to ask that major question - can Lee Westwood win at last?