Honours: Order of the British Empire, Civil - OBE

 

* Remi Adefarasin. BSC, Cinematographer. For services to Television and Film. (London, W13)

* Zahoor Ahmed. Chairman, Gifts International. For services to International Trade. (Birmingham, West Midlands)

* Ms Pamela Elizabeth Alexander. Formerly chief executive, South East England Development Agency. For services to Regeneration. (Godalming, Surrey)

* David James Allen. Registrar and Deputy chief executive, University of Exeter. For services to Higher Education. (Newton Abbot, Devon)

* Mrs Durdana Ansari. For services to Muslim Women in the UK. (South Ruislip, Middlesex)

* David James Ashman. For voluntary service to SSAFA Forces Help. (Sandwich, Kent)

* Mrs Janet Ann Digby-Baker. Chief executive, Time for Children Fostering Agency. For services to Children and Families. (London, E14)

* Dr Richard William Barker. Former director general, Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry. For services to the Pharmaceutical Industry. (London, SW20)

* William Bauer. Hotelier. For services to the Hospitality Industry. (London)

* Dr Andrew Baxter. Grade B2, Ministry of Defence. (Salisbury, Wiltshire)

* Dr Thomas James Beattie. For services to Children's Healthcare in Scotland. (Glasgow)

* Stephen Bell. Chief executive, Cyrenians. For services to Homeless People. (Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear)

* Professor Dianne Claire Berry. Professor of Psychology, University of Reading. For services to Scientific Research. (Reading, Berkshire)

* David William Best. Director of Finance and Support Services, Police Service of Northern Ireland. For services to Policing. (Belfast)

* Paul Bidwell. Archaeologist. For services to Heritage. (North Shields, Tyne and Wear)

* Lady Rachel Mary Billington. Author and vice-president, English PEN. For services to Literature. (Sherborne, Dorset)

* Harold Dennis Bird, MBE. For services to Cricket and to Charity. (Barnsley, South Yorkshire)

* Dr Ian Birnbaum. Formerly Strategic director, Children, Young People and Learning Services, London Borough of Sutton. For services to Local Government. (Skelmersdale, Lancashire)

* Charles Blundell. Strategic Government and International Affairs Adviser, Rolls-Royce plc. For services to Industry. (Dorset)

* Andrew Patrick Keith Boyle. Chairman, Road Haulage Association. For services to the Transport Industry. (Ledbury, Herefordshire)

* Professor Celia Brackenridge. For services to Equality and Child Protection in Sport. (Tring, Hertfordshire)

* Vincent Brady. Formerly Deputy director, Department for Communities and Local Government. (Haywards Heath, West Sussex)

* Jonathan Browning. Stabilisation Adviser, Helmand Province. For public service. (Ledbury, Herefordshire)

* Neil Alexander Bruce. Executive director and chief Operating Officer, AMEC plc. For services to Engineering. (Oxfordshire)

* Richard Brunwin. Formerly chief executive Officer, Sir Oswald Stoll Foundation. For services to ex-Service Men and Women. (London, SW6)

* Mrs Melanie Bryan. Founder, WhyNotChange. For services to Social Enterprise and Women's Enterprise in North West England. (Wigan, Greater Manchester)

* Professor Peter Jennings Buckley. Professor of International Business, University of Leeds. For services to Higher Education, International Business and Research. (Halifax, West Yorkshire)

* Peter Bucks. Non-Executive director and Chair of Audit Committee, Ofwat. For services to Regulation. (Near Ilminster, Somerset)

* Dr Arthur Terrence David Butland. Deputy vice-Chancellor, Middlesex University. For services to Higher Education. (Poole, Dorset)

* Mrs Sheena Catherine Byrom. Consultant Midwife, East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust. For services to Midwifery. (Clitheroe, Lancashire)

* Mrs Mary Antoinette Campbell. Formerly Principal, Michaelston Community College. For services to Education. (Newport)

* Dr Rachel Carr. Chief executive Officer and Co-Founder, IntoUniversity. For services to Education. (London, W10)

* Alan Caton. Detective Superintendent, Suffolk Constabulary. For services to the Police. (Ipswich, Suffolk)

* Neil Caves. Prison Capacity Programme manager, Ministry of Justice. (Bedfordshire)

* Mrs Barbara Evelyn Challinger. Headteacher, Haslingden High School, Lancashire. For services to Education. (Preston, Lancashire)

* Richard Wedlake Chambers. Formerly Principal, Lambeth College. For services to Further Education. (London, CR0)

* Professor Ruth Margaret Chambers. General Practitioner, Tunstall, Stoke on Trent. For services to Primary Care. (Newcastle Under Lyme, Staffordshire)

* Councillor Michael Chater. Formerly chairman, National Association of Local Councils. For services to Local Government. (Chichester, West Sussex)

* Clive Christian. Designer. For services to the Luxury Goods Industry. (Nantwich, Cheshire)

* Darren Christopher Clarke. For services to Golf. (Rostherne, Cheshire)

* Mrs Margaret Alexandra Clarke. Chair, September 11 UK Families Support Group. For services to Bereaved Families. (London, SW14)

* Dr Carl Iwan Clowes. For services to the community in Anglesey. (Anglesey)

* Peter Gerald Collinge. Chairman, Andrew Collinge Hairdressing. For services to the Hairdressing Industry. (Neston, Cheshire)

* Andrew Edward Colver. Head of Democractic Services, Rushmoor Borough Council. For services to Local Government. (Fleet, Hampshire)

* Mrs Josephine Lilian Connell, DL. Vice president, Age UK. For services to Older People. (Hertfordshire)

* Ms Joyce Cook. Chair, Level Playing Field (National Association of Disabled Supporters). For services to Disability Sports. (Carmel, Flintshire)

* Dr Alan John Cooper. Higher Technologist, Audio Visual Evidential Analysis, Metropolitan Police Service. For services to the Police. (Aylesford, Kent)

* Professor Rachel Cooper. Director, Lancaster Institute of Contemporary Arts and Professor of Design Management, University of Lancaster. For services to Education. (Poynton, Cheshire)

* The Reverend Ronald Geoffrey Corp. Founder and Artistic director of the New London Orchestra. For services to Music. (Braintree, Essex)

* David Cotterill. Grade B2, Ministry of Defence. (Sevenoaks, Kent)

* Mrs Trudy Anne Couchman. Grade B1, Ministry of Defence. (Chatteris, Cambridgeshire)

* Ms Alex Christine Crawford. Special Correspondent, Sky News. For services to Broadcast Journalism. (Windsor, Berkshire)

* Martyn Cribb. City Challenge Adviser for the Black Country. For services to Education. (Pontesbury, Shropshire)

* David Robert Croll. Principal and chief executive, Derby College. For services to Further Education. (Ashbourne, Derbyshire)

* Roy Crouch. Formerly Whitehall Streetscape Project manager, Cabinet Office. (Kent)

* Mrs Nina Curley. Team Leader, Private Office Correspondence Team, Department for Education. (Fleet, Hampshire)

* Mrs Samantha Louise Darby. Policy Adviser, Domestic Violence, Home Office. (Eynsford, Kent)

* Marcus Davey. Chief executive and Artistic director, The Roundhouse. For services to Drama. (London, N22)

* Lt Col Anthony James Davies, MBE. Formerly chief executive, Union Jack Club and Chair, South Atlantic Medal Association. For services to the Armed Forces. (Tonbridge, Kent)

* Hugh Davies. Legal Adviser, Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre. For services to Children and Young People. (London, WC1R)

* Gavin Davis. Formerly Political Officer, Helmand Provincial Reconstruction Team, Department for International Development. (Chigwell, Essex)

* Geoffrey Mackenzie Davison. President, BREAK. For services to Children. (Bishop Auckland, Durham)

* William Wilson Dennison. Chief executive Officer, Dennison Commercials Ltd. For services to Economic Development and to the, community in Northern Ireland. (Antrim)

* George Derbyshire. Formerly chief executive, National Federation of Enterprise Agencies. For services to Enterprise. (Bedfordshire)

* Mrs Amanda Jane Derrick. Programme director, Connect Digitally Programme, Department for Education. For services to Children and Families. (St Albans, Hertfordshire)

* Dr Alan Diamond. Philanthropist. For voluntary and public service. (London, NW1)

* James Dobson. Managing director, Dunbia. For services to Business in Northern Ireland. (Dungannon, Tyrone)

* Dr Paul Charles Dominic Doherty. Headteacher, Trinity Catholic High School, Redbridge, London. For services to Education. (London, E11)

* Martin Richard Douglas. General manager, Cargill UK. For services to Industry in the North West. (Salford Quays, Greater Manchester)

* Nigel Antony Eastaway. Tax Partner, BDO. For services to Taxation Law. (Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire)

* Professor Mohamed El-Gomati. Professor of Electronics, University of York. For services to Science. (York, North Yorkshire)

* Helen Elizabeth Ellis. Publicist. For services to Publishing. (Witney, Oxfordshire)

* Councillor Hugh Hesketh Evans. Leader, Denbighshire County Council. For services to Local Government. (Ruthin, Denbighshire)

* Miss Julia Farron. Ballet Dancer and Teacher. For services to Ballet. (Gloucestershire)

* Lester Firkins. Chairman, James Lind Alliance, Strategy and Development. For services to Medical Research. (Nr Ipswich, Suffolk)

* Ms Bridget Mary Fisher. President, Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals. For services to Libraries. (Huddersfield, West Yorkshire)

* Mrs Tamara Flanagan. Director of European and Statutory Funding, Community Service Volunteers. For services to the Voluntary and Community Sector. (London, SW11)

* Gordon Ford. Formerly Depute chief executive, West Lothian Council. For services to Education. (Torphichen, West Lothian)

* James Stephen Foster. Head of Corporate Real Estate and Sourcing, EMEA, JP Morgan Chase. For services to the Financial Services Industry in Northern Ireland. (Loughton, Essex)

* Ms June Elizabeth Foster. Headteacher, Moorside Community Primary School and the Arthur's Hill Federation, Newcastle Upon Tyne. For services to Education. (Consett, Durham)

* Professor Thomas Howard Exton Foulkes. Formerly director general, Institution of Civil Engineers. For services to Engineering. (Fleet, Hampshire)

* Dr Martin John Francis Fowler. Grade B2, Ministry of Defence. (Winchester, Hampshire)

* Dr Eleanor Anne Freeman. Consultant in Geriatric Medicine, Royal Gwent Hospital. For services to Stroke Medicine and Medical Education in Wales. (Cardiff)

* Ms Lynn Garvie. Formerly head of Procurement, the Scottish Parliament. (Edinburgh)

* Dr Maggie Mary Gee. Author. For services to Literature. (London, NW10)

* David Alexander Gibson. Senior Lecturer, Enterprise Education, Queen's University Belfast. For services to Higher Education in Northern Ireland. (Lisburn, Antrim)

* Jon Gifford. President, National Coastwatch Institute. For services to Maritime Safety. (Totnes, Devon)

* Mrs Christine Mary Gillie. Head of the Social Policy Section, House of Commons. (London, N7)

* Peter Murray Charles Gimber. Road Safety manager, Devon County Council. For services to Local Government. (Cullompton, Devon)

* Ms Deborah Glass. Deputy Chair, Independent Police Complaints Commission. For services to Law and Order. (London, W11)

* Professor Jean Golding. Emeritus Professor of Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology, University of Bristol. For services to Medical Science. (Clevedon, Bristol)

* Paul Gould. Executive head Chef, NEC Group, Birmingham. For services to Hospitality. (Birmingham, West Midlands)

* Peter Russell Grace. Founder of Ascot Park Polo Club. For services to Polo. (Ascot, Berkshire)

* Dr Richard John Graham. Grade J2, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. (Cullompton, Devon)

* James Grazebrook. Entrepreneur. For services to the UK Marine Industry. (Cranborne, Dorset)

* Mrs Anita Mary Eileen Green. Vice Chair, Board of Trustees, National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. For services to Children. (Scotland)

* Martyn Greenaway. For public service. (Somerset)

* Winston James Griffiths. Chair, Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board. For services to the NHS in Wales. (Bridgend)

* William Alexander Murray Grigor. Film-Maker. For services to Architecture and to the Film Industry. (Inverkeithing, Fife)

* Mrs June Guiness. Head of Policy, Forensic Science Regulation Unit, Home Office. (Birmingham, West Midlands)

* Mohammad Habeebullah. For services to the community in Greater Manchester. (Greater Manchester)

* Mrs Christine Haddock. Headteacher, Larkspur Community Primary School, Gateshead. For services to Education. (Durham)

* Christopher Sandford Hall, TD, DL. Chairman, World Horse Welfare. For services to Equine Welfare. (Tunbridge Wells, Kent)

* James Stuart Hall. Sports Broadcaster. For services to Broadcasting and Charity. (Wilmslow, Cheshire)

* Jonathan Lewis Hall. Formerly Senior Representative, Helmand Province, Department for International Development. (London, E3)

* Mrs Susan Harding. Formerly Programme manager, Change Programme, Department for Work and Pensions. (West Bridgford, Nottinghamshire)

* Ms Anne Shirley Harrison. Head of Specialist Operational Support, National Policing Improvement Agency. For services to Public Protection. (Amersham, Buckinghamshire)

* Professor Stuart Haszeldine, FRSE. Professor of Geology, University of Edinburgh. For services to Climate Change Technologies. (Edinburgh)

* Raymond Lazare Hazan. President, St. Dunstan's. For services to Blind Ex-Service Men and Women. (East Sussex)

* Mrs Leanne Hedden. Formerly Executive director for Supporting Delivery, Training and Development Agency for Schools, Department for Education. (Shenfield, Essex)

* Dr Lesley Hewson. Formerly vice-Chair, National Advisory Council for Children's Mental Health and Psychological Wellbeing. For services to Children. (Ilkley, West Yorkshire)

* Ms Irma Verslyn Heyliger. Chair, Leeds Black Achievers Wings Award. For services to Black and Minority Ethnic people in Leeds, West Yorkshire. (Leeds, West Yorkshire)

* Mrs Felicity Mary Hilder. Founder, Lymphoma Association. For charitable services. (Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire)

* Robin Mackenzie Hodge. Publisher, The List. For services to Arts and Culture. (Edinburgh)

* Dr Christopher John Howard. Headteacher, Lewis School, Pengam, Caerphilly. For services to Education. (Cowbridge, Vale of Glamorgan)

* Mrs Elizabeth Howell. Chief executive, Compaid Trust. For services to the Voluntary Sector in South East England. (Brighton, East Sussex)

* Dr Deirdre Hughes. Lead consultant, Quality Assurance and Evidence Base at European Lifelong Guidance Policy Network. For services to Career Guidance. (Smalley, Derbyshire)

* Ms Barbara Hulanicki. Founder, Biba. For services to the Fashion Industry. (London, W10)

* Mrs Catherine Diana Hurst. Principal, Wigan and Leigh College. For services to Further Education. (Bury, Lancashire)

* Christopher Inman. Honorary Treasurer, British Fashion Council. For services to the Fashion Industry. (Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire)

* Grenville Jackson. Formerly Deputy director, Skills, Higher Education and Lifelong Learning, Welsh Assembly Government. (Shropshire)

* Mrs Fiona Jeffery. Chair, World Travel Market. For services to the Tourism Industry. (London, SW20)

* Gareth Jones. For public service. (Merseyside)

* Professor Robert Owen Jones. Monitor, Welsh Language Project in Patagonia. For services to safeguarding the Welsh language in Argentina. (Pontarddulais, Swansea)

* David Kay. Chairman, International Fire and Rescue Association. For services to Fire Prevention and Rescue. (Dunfermline, Fife)

* Ms Lorraine Kelly. For services to Charity and the Armed Forces. (Broughty Ferry, Dundee)

* Dr Stephen Robert Kennett. Formerly Regional director, Government Office for the West Midlands, Department for Communities and Local Government. (Lichfield, Staffordshire)

* Dr Alan Kerbey. For services to Medical Research, Education and to Young People. (Radstock, Somerset)

* Mrs Sandra Kerr. National director, Race for Opportunity, Business in the Community. For services to Black and Minority Ethnic People. (London, CR7)

* Dr Andrew Kidd. Deputy head, Kabul Office, Department for International Development. (Maidstone, Kent)

* Dr James Patrick Kingsland. General Practitioner and president, National Association of Primary Care, Wirral, Merseyside. For services to General Practice. (Wirral, Merseyside)

* Professor Peter Charles Russell Latchford. For services to Business and to the community in the West Midlands. (Church Stretton, Shropshire)

* Peter Latham. Chairman, James Latham plc. For services to the Wood Industry. (Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire)

* John Albert Thomas Lee. For services to the Rural Economy. (Crediton, Devon)

* Orin Cadogan-Lewis. Co-Founder and chief executive, African Caribbean Leukaemia Trust. For services to Healthcare. (London, CR0)

* Mrs Margaret Liddy. Director of Events and Charities, British Phonographic Industry. For services to the Music Industry and Charity. (London, CR5)

* Mrs Diana Linskey. Formerly Deputy director, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. (London, SW9)

* Charles Richard Lister. Greyhound Trainer. For services to Greyhound Racing. (Newark, Nottinghamshire)

* Jack Livingstone. Philanthropist. For charitable servicesin Greater Manchester. (Altrincham, Cheshire)

* Charles Brooke Longbottom. For public and charitable services. (London, SW7)

* Professor Niall Lothian. Adjunct Professor, INSEAD. For services to Corporate and Civic Governance in Scotland. (Edinburgh)

* Ms Julie Anne Luther. Clinical director, HMPrison Frankland, Ministry of Justice. (Durham, Tyne and Wear)

* Ms Catrin Myfanwy Maby. Chief executive Officer, Severn Wye Energy Agency. For services to the Environment and to Social Equity. (Highnam, Gloucestershire)

* Fiona Jane MacGregor. Head of Affordable Housing, Homes and Communities Agency. For services to Housing. (London, SW4)

* Gordon Alexander MacKinlay. President of the British Association of Paediatric Surgeons. For services to Paediatric Surgery. (Balerno, Edinburgh)

* Mrs Sylvia Maharaj. Chair of Licensing Committee, Waltham Forest Magistrates' Court. For services to the Administration of Justice. (London, E18)

* Mrs Christine Margaret Manby. Senior Instructor and Deputy Organiser for South Yorkshire, Women's Royal Voluntary Service. For services to the Voluntary Sector. (Sheffield, South Yorkshire)

* Graham Manly. Business Development director, Gratte Brothers Ltd. For services to the Building Services Sector. (Ashtead, Surrey)

* William Edward Mann. Formerly Headteacher, St. Hilary School, St. Hilary, Penzance, Cornwall. For services to Education. (Penzance, Cornwall)

* Patrick Marsh. Head of Employee Relations, Diversity and Equality, UK Border Agency, Home Office. (Stoneleigh, Surrey)

* David Dunbar Mawhinney. Managing director, Equiniti-ICS. For services to the Information and Communications Technology Industry in Northern Ireland. (Ballyclare, Antrim)

* Amin Mohamed Mawji. For public and voluntary service. (London, SM2)

* Mrs Fionnuala McAndrew. Director of Children and Executive director for Social Work, Health and Social Care Board. For services to Healthcare in Northern Ireland. (Craigavon, Armagh)

* Ms Fiona McCoy. Ministerial private secretary, Northern Ireland Office. (Newry, Down)

* John McCrory. Member, Capital for Enterprise Advisory Board. For services to the Venture Capital Market. (Birmingham, West Midlands)

* Mrs Anne McFadden. Headteacher, St. Mirin's Primary School, Glasgow. For services to Education. (Cathcart, Glasgow)

* Donald McGougan. Formerly director of Finance, City of Edinburgh Council. For services to Local Government. (Edinburgh)

* Professor James Andrew McLaughlin. Professor, Advanced Functional Materials, University of Ulster. For services to Research and Economic Development in Northern Ireland. (Belfast)

* Dr Ian Gordon McPherson. Clinical Psychologist and director, National Institute for Mental Health. For services to Mental Health. (Birmingham, West Midlands)

* Mrs Kathleen McQuillan. Formerly vice Chair, Parole Board for Scotland. For services to Justice. (Milngavie, Glasgow)

* Mrs Mary Veronica Mead. Owner, Holt Farms Ltd and Co-Founder, Yeo Valley Organics. For services to Sustainable Dairy Farming. (Nr Bristol, Somerset)

* Keith Milburn. Head of Court Business Delivery, Crown Prosecution Service. (Fleet, Hampshire)

* Charles Miller. Proprietor, Charlie Miller Hairdressing Limited. For services to the Hairdressing Industry. (Edinburgh)

* Miss Susan Brenda Mills. International Relief and Development Worker, Tearfund. For services to International Development and Disaster Response. (Chertsey, Surrey)

* Ms Jacqueline Kathleen Mina. Goldsmith and Jeweller. For services to Art. (Teddington, Middlesex)

* Mrs Eileen Monks. Director, Isle of Wight Youth Trust. For services to Young People. (Sandown, Isle of Wight)

* Mrs Linda Moore. Group director and vice-Principal, Newcastle College. For services to Further Education. (Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear)

* Professor Frank Morgan. Vice-Chancellor, Bath Spa University. For services to Higher Education. (Wiltshire)

* Mrs (Mary Patricia) Maureen Morgan. Community Nurse, Nottingham. For services to Primary and Community Nursing. (Beeston)

* Mrs Shelagh Morris. Allied Health Professions Officer and Occupational Therapist, Department of Health. (Harrogate, North Yorkshire)

* Dr Anne Patricia Murdoch. Principal, Newbury College, Berkshire. For services to Further Education. (Reading, Berkshire)

* Adrian Newey. Chief Technical Officer, Red Bull. For services to Motorsport. (Sunninghill, Berkshire)

* Dr Frank Antony Newton. For services to Sailing. (Northamptonshire)

* Reverend Wilfred John Orr. Minister, Newtownbreda (St. John's) Presbyterian Church. For services to the community in Northern Ireland. (Belfast)

* Mrs Margaret Ann Paren. Chair, South Downs National Park Authority. For services to the Environment. (Liss, Hampshire)

* Ms Hayley Parsons. Founder and chief executive, GoCompare.com. For services to the Economy. (Newport)

* Robert Parsons. Founder and lately Executive chairman of Care for the Family. For services to Family Support. (Cardiff)

* Andrew Geoffrey Payne. For services to the UK Computer Game Industry. (Wiltshire)

* Nicholas Milne Payne. For services to the Arts and Heritage in the North West. (Macclesfield, Cheshire)

* Christopher Mark Pemberton. Director of National Collections, English Heritage. For services to Heritage. (London, NW2)

* Dr David Charles Pencheon. Director, National NHS Sustainability Unit, East of England SHA, Cambridgeshire. For services to Public Health and the NHS. (Near Cambridge, Cambridgeshire)

* Mrs Susan Joyce Pentecost. Head of Resources Division, UK Export Finance, Export Credits Guarantee Department. (London, RM2)

* Dr Laura Gay Pollard. Campaign manager, Risk and Intelligence Directorate, Shipley, HM Revenue and Customs. (Shipley, West Yorkshire)

* David Wilson Posnett. Chairman of the Trustees, Holburne Museum, Bath. For services to Museums. (Wincanton, Somerset)

* Christopher Preddie. For services to Young People in London. (London, N7)

* Desmond George Michael Prichard, QFSM. Chief Fire Officer, East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service. For services to Local Government. (Seaford, East Sussex)

* Roger Ernest Pugh. Team Leader, Stakeholder Team, Communications, Department for Work and Pensions. (Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire)

* Ms Alice Jane Kelly Purnell. For services to Transgender People. (Hove, East Sussex)

* Colin Clifford Pyrah. Special Projects director, Paragon Creative. For services to the UK Heritage Industry. (Whitby, North Yorkshire)

* Miss Shelagh Rosemary Rainey. Chair, Belfast Education and Library Board. For services to Education in Northern Ireland. (Belfast)

* Ms Susan Ratchford. Chair, Northwards Housing. For services to Local Government in North Manchester. (Greater Manchester)

* William Rathbone. Philanthropist. For charitable services. (London, SW11)

* Ian Reid. Chief executive, Scottish Sports Futures. For services to Young People in Scotland. (Glasgow)

* John Richardson. For public service. (London)

* Augustus Beverley Walter Risman. For services to Rugby League. (Cumbria)

* Professor Ella Ritchie. Deputy vice-Chancellor, Newcastle University. For services to Higher Education. (Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear)

* Mark Rodaway. Rescue Coordination Centre manager, HM Coastguard Portland, Maritime and Coastguard Agency, Department for Transport. (Bournemouth, Dorset)

* Arthur John Row. Deputy Pension Centre manager, International Pension Centre, Pension, Disability and Carers Service, Department for Work and Pensions. (Blyth, Northumberland)

* Dr Susan Sanderson. Chair, Executive Board of the British Dental Association, London. For services to Dentistry. (Oakham, Rutland)

* Jehangir Sarosh. President Emeritus, European Chapter, World Council on Religions for Peace. For Services to Inter-Faith Relations. (Watford, Hertfordshire)

* William Sadler Scott. Head of Unit, Blood and Transplant Division, Health and Social Care Directorate, Scottish Executive. (Edinburgh)

* Miss Amanda Sharp. Co-Founder, Frieze Art Fair. For services to the Visual Arts. (London, E2)

* Christopher Thomas Sharratt. Formerly chief executive, Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust. For services to Child Health. (Sheffield, South Yorkshire)

* Reverend William Alexander Shaw. Director, 174 Trust. For services to the community in North Belfast. (Newtownabbey, Antrim)

* Dr Shirley Angela Sherwood. Botanical Art Collector. For services to Botanical Art. (London, SW10)

* Mrs Lydia Emelda Simmons. For services to the community in Slough, Berkshire. (Slough, Berkshire)

* Professor Stephen James Singleton. Medical director and Regional director of Public Health, NHS North East, Newcastle Upon Tyne. For services to Public Health. (Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear)

* Mrs Lynn Slinger. Headteacher of Forest Way Special School, Coalville, Leicestershire. For services to Education. (Glen Parva, Leicestershire)

* Matthew Slotover. Co-Founder, Frieze Art Fair. For services to the Visual Arts. (London, E2)

* Mrs Ronwen Smith. Formerly Headteacher, Linden Bridge School, Surrey. For services to Special Needs Education. (Surrey)

* John Whitham Stafford. Chief executive, Merseyside Probation Trust. For services to Ex-Offenders. (Hollingworth, Cheshire)

* Dr John Frederick Stageman. Vice president, UK Science Affairs, Astra Zeneca. For services to the UK Biotechnology Industry. (Altrincham, Cheshire)

* Janette Steel. Headteacher of Chelsea Children's Hospital School. For services to Education. (London, W11)

* Dr Miranda Stevenson. Director, British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums. For services to Wildlife Conservation. (Hampshire)

* Dr Moira Connell Stewart. Consultant Paediatrician. For services to Healthcare in Northern Ireland. (Bangor, Down)

* Thomas Jonathan Stoddart, QPM. Chief Constable, Durham Constabulary. For services to the Police. (Whitley Bay, Tyne and Wear)

* Roderick Guy Stone. Deputy Co-ordinator, Specialist Investigations, Missing Trader Intra-Community, London, HM Revenue and Customs. (Reigate, Surrey)

* Ms Joanne Stuart. Director, Attrus Ltd and former chairman, Institute of Directors, Northern Ireland Division. For services to Business in the community. (Newtownards, Down)

* Ian Richard Sumnall. Chief executive, Arun District Council. For services to Local Government. (Chichester, West Sussex)

* Miss June Taylor. Chairman, Independent Schools Inspectorate. For services to Education. (London, W14)

* Mrs Amanda Thompson. Managing director, Blackpool Pleasure Beach. For services to the Leisure Park Industry. (Preston, Lancashire)

* Ms Victoria Thornton. Founder Open-City. For services to Architecture. (London, N6)

* Ms Anne Lesley Tipple. National Skills Development Executive, British Chambers of Commerce. For services to Business Skills Development. (Chesterfield, Derbyshire)

* Gideon Samuel Ben-Tovim. Chair, Liverpool NHS Primary Care Trust. For services to Health. (Liverpool, Merseyside)

* Steven Gregory Tuft. Formerly Headteacher, The Pines School, Birmingham. For services to Education. (Barton Under Needwood, Staffordshire)

* Ms Linda Hamilton Urquhart. Chairman, Morton Fraser LLP. For services to Business in Scotland. (Edinburgh)

* Kefin Lloyd Wakefield. Head of Economic Development, Pembrokeshire County Council. For services to Local Government. (Pembrokeshire)

* Timothy Roy Wakeman. Chair and chief executive, Perfomance Timber Products Group. For services to the Joinery Manufacturing Industry. (Lincolnshire)

* Gregory Alec Walker. Chief executive, CREATE. For services to Unemployed People. (Prenton, Merseyside)

* Douglas Norman Walters. Head, Government Legal Service Secretariat, Treasury Solicitor's Department. (London, DA15)

* Raymond William Warburton. Head of Programme Management, NHS Change Programmes, Department of Health. (London, SE13)

* Grant Stephen Watson. Formerly Chair of Newport Unlimited. For services to Regeneration in Newport, South Wales. (Abbots Leigh, Bristol)

* Dr Michael Leonard Watson. Director of Medicine, NHS Education Scotland. For services to Postgraduate Medical Education. (Edinburgh)

* Philip Arthur George Watts. Head of Corporate Office, Ordnance Survey, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. (Eastleigh, Hampshire)

* Ms Sarah Jane St Weir. Clair. For services to the Arts. (London, N1)

* Paul Anthony Whitbourn. Head of ALB Transition Programme, EU/International Cross Border Health and Competition Policy, Department of Health. (Guildford, Surrey)

* Gerald Barry Macintosh Williams. Chairman, Friends of Bedgebury Pinetum. For services to the Environment. (Tonbridge, Kent)

* Andrew Godfrey Williamson. Chief Operating Officer, The Football League. For services to Football. (St Anne's, Lancashire)

* Councillor Mark Burns-Williamson. Member, Wakefield Metropolitan District Council and West Yorkshire Police Authority. For services to the community. (Castleford, West Yorkshire)

* Professor Diana Woodhouse. Formerly Pro vice-Chancellor Research, Oxford Brookes University. For services to Legal Scholarship and Higher Education. (Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire)

* James Ian Elder-Woodward. Convener, Independent Living in Scotland Steering Group. For services to Equality and Human Rights for Disabled People. (Alexandria, Dunbartonshire)

New Year Honours List 2012:
* Knights Bachelor
* Order of the Bath
* Royal Victorian Order, Royal Victorian Medal, and Colonial Police and Fire Service Medal
* Order of the British Empire, Civil - GBE, DBE, CBE
* Order of the British Empire, Civil - OBE
* Order of the British Empire, Civil - MBE
* Diplomatic Services and Overseas List
* Commonwealth
* Military Division
* Sundries

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