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New Year Honours: Prime Minister's List - Peerage for Williams

Life Peer

Baroness

Williams, Shirley, founder member and former president of the Social Democrat Party.

Privy Councillors

Blatch, Baroness Emily May, Minister of State, Department for Education.

Cradock, Sir Percy, formerly foreign policy adviser to the Prime Minister.

Emery, Sir Peter, MP for Honiton.

Hordern, Sir Peter Maudslay, MP for Horsham.

Wheeler, Sir John Daniel, MP for Westminster North.

Companion of Honour

Pritchett, Sir Victor Sawdon, Writer.

Knights Bachelor

Arnold, Malcolm Henry, Composer.

Balchin, Robert George Alexander, Chairman, Grant Maintained Schools' Foundation.

Bland, Francis Christopher Buchan, Chairman, Hammersmith and Queen Charlotte's Hospitals Special Health Authority.

Chatfield, John Freeman, former chairman, Executive Council, Association of County Councils.

Clarke, Robert Cyril, Chairman, United Biscuits (Holdings), for services to the food industry.

Djanogly, Harri Ari Simon, for charitable services.

Frost, David, Broadcaster and Journalist.

Harris, Professor Henry, for contribution to medical research.

Hopkins, Anthony Philip, Actor.

Howells, Eric Waldo Benjamin, for political and public service.

Hull, Professor David, Professor of Child Health, University Hospital Nottingham.

Inkin, Geoffrey David, Chairman, Cardiff Bay Development Corporation, Chairman, Land Authority for Wales, for public services in Wales.

Johnstone, John Raymond, Chairman, Forestry Commission, for public service in Scotland.

Keswick, John Chippendale Lindley, Chairman, Hambros Bank Limited, for services to banking.

Latham, Michael Anthony, formerly MP for Rutland and Melton, for political services.

Lewinton, Christopher, Chairman and Chief Executive, TI Group, for services to the engineering industry.

Mackechnie, Alistair John, for political service.

Mansfield, Peter, Professor of Physics, Magnetic Resonance Centre, University of Nottingham.

Moate, Roger Denis, MP for Faversham, for political service.

Mulcahy, Geoffrey John, Chairman and Chief Executive, Kingfisher, for services to the retail industry.

Newman, Col Stuart Richard, for political service.

Newton, Charles Wilfrid, Chairman of London Transport and of London Underground Limited.

Nichol, Duncan Kirkbride, Chief Executive, National Health Service Management Executive.

Nicholson, Paul Douglas, for services to industry and to the public in North East England.

Peters, Professor David Keith, Regius Professor of Physic, University of Cambridge.

Smith, Professor John Cyril, for services to academic law.

Thomas, John Alan, Head of the Defence Export Services Organisation, Ministry of Defence.

Verney, Judge Lawrence John, The Recorder of London.

Whitfield, William, senior partner, Whitfield and Partners, for services to architecture.

Wiggin, Alfred William (Jerry), MP for Weston-super-Mare, for political service.

Order of the Bath

KCB

Legg, Thomas Stuart, Permanent Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department.

CB

Buckley, Trevor, MOD; Caines, Eric, Dept of Hlth; Davie, Stephen Rex, Cabinet Office; Daykin, Christopher David, Govt Actuary; Dunbar, Ian Malcolm, Home Off; Evans, Huw Prideaux, HM Treas; Eves, David Charles Thomas, Hlth and Sfty Exec, Dept of Empl; Holroyd, John Hepworth, First Civil Service Commr, Off of Pub Serv and Sci; Limon, Donald William, Clerk Assistant, House of Commons; Munrow, Roger Davis, former Ch Master, Chancery Div, Lord Chancellor's Dept; Semple, John Laughlin, Permanent Sec, Dept of Finance and Personnel, North Ire Civil Service; Sharp, Robin John Alfred, Dept of Env; Surr, Jeremy Bernard, Dept of Empl; Sutherland, Euan Ross, Parliamentary Counsel; Titchener, Alan Ronald, DTI; Weatherston, William Alastair Paterson, Scott Off; Yass, Irving, DoT.

Order of St Michael

and St George

KCMG

Onslow, Cranley, MP for Woking, for political service.

Order of the

British Empire

DBE

Cookson, Mrs Catherine, OBE, novelist, for charitable services.

Corsar, The Hon Mary Drummond, national chairman, WRVS.

Glen-Haig, Mrs Mary Alison, for services to sport.

McLaren, Miss Anne Laura, Research Fellow, King's College, Cambridge, for services to science.

Penhaligon, Miss Annette, for political and public service.

Price, Miss Margaret Berenice, opera singer.

KBE

Higgins, Rt Hon Terence Langley, MP for Worthing, for political service.

CBE

Allen, Miss IV (Mrs Barnes), Prof of Neuropathology, Queen's Univ, Belfast, consultant and dir, N Ireland Reg Neuropathology Serv; Armstrong, R, cndctr.

Barlow, F, mgg dir and ch operating offr, Pearson Gp; Barnes, JA, dir-gen, City and Guilds of London Inst; Beazley, PG, MEP for Beds South; Bellamy, K, Dept of Soc Secty; Beringer, JE, Prof of Molecular Genetics, Bristol Univ; Bloomfield, RRC, farmer, chm, MAFF Anglia Reg Panel; Borley, L, former dir, Nat Trust for Scotland; Bowring, P; Brabourne, Lord film and tv producer; Byford, CB; Coghlan, GAD, chm, W Birmingham HA.

Coldstream, PJA, dir, Ccl for Industry and Higher Educ; Copleston, Rev FC, Prof Emer, History of Philosophy, Heythrop Coll, London.

Corley, RD, mgg dir, Clerical, Medical and Gen Life Ass Soc; Corob, S, Crowther, L, pres, Lord's Taverners.

Daly, A, mgg dir, engineered and agritech products, GKN; Davies, DGE; Dean, PH, deputy chairman, Monopoly and Mergers Commission.

Edmonds, JCP, mbr, BR Board; Everard, FM, pres, Chamber of Shipping, chm, F T Everard and Sons Ltd; Eyre, BL, ch exec and dep chm, UKAE Auth.

Ferguson, A, Bd of Cust and Ex; Foden, EP, chm and ch exec, ERF (Holdings); Ford, CJ, hd, Nat Museum of Photog, Film and Tv, Bradford.

Garrett, AD, dep mast and comptr, R Mint; Goodsman, JM; Graham, DJ, ch const, Cheshire Constab; Greenwood, Prof DJ, hd, dept of Soils and Crop Nutrition, Hortic Res Internat, Wellesbourne; Greenwood, PB; Gunson, HH, nat dir, Blood Transfusion Service.

Hall, Raymond Walter, exec director of operations, Nuclear Electric; Cole-Hamilton, AR, former ch exec, Clydesdale Bank; Hart, M, Prof of Physics, Manchester Univ; Heigham, DAC, economist, Dept of Env; Henshaw, FC, former gen mgr, Milton Keynes Dev Corp; Howie, JMac, Reg Prof of Math, St Andrews Univ; Humphreys, EC, main bd dir, Dalgety.

Ingman, DC, chm, Brit Waterways Bd.

Jackson, JD, chm and ch exec, Centaur Clothes Gp Ltd; James, Prof WPT, dir, Rowett Research Inst, Aberdeen; Jarvis, JF, owner, Jarvis Hotels; Jonas, PJ, gen dir, ENO; Jones, AE, pres, Internat Badminton Fedn.

Keir, JO, dir supply, Rolls- Royce; Lawson, Prof DH; Lewis, RJ, dir of Soc Serv, Stockport; Long, Viscount RG, Lord in Waiting (Govt Whip); Lusk, RG, Bd of In Rev.

Manser, MJ, prin, Manser Assoc; Mason, CR, former pres, Inst of Purchasing and Supply; Mather, J, chm and ch exec, Clydeport Ltd; McCarthy, CMA, dep chm, McCain Foods GB Ltd; McCullin, D, freelance photojourn; Melia, TP, former ch insp, HMI; Mitchell, AP, chm, Van Heyningen Bros Ltd; Moores, J, chm of govnrs, John Moores Univ, Liverpool; Morrison, AF, chm and mgg dir, Morrison Constn Gp Ltd; Morrison, WCC, dep sen ptnr, KPMG Peat Marwick; Morrow, WR, chm, MMB for N Ireland; Mullett, AA, dir-gen, Nat Crim Intelligence Serv; Northrop, DJ, MoD.

Pearson, JR, Cnty Ch Fire Offr, Hants Fire and Rescue Serv; Power, PA, MAFF.

Razzall, ET; Richmond, Prof J; Robertson, JDM, chm, Highland Hlth Bd; Rutherford, Prof A, former warden, Goldsmiths' Coll.

Sage, TW, Ass Comptroller, Patent Off; Sanders, PB, ch exec, Comm for Racial Equality; Schild, GC, dir, Nat Inst for Biological Stds and Control; Scotford, JE, cnty treas, Hants CC; Sharp, (J)C, mgg dir, North Rock Bldg Soc, chm, Ccl of Bldg Socs Assocn 91-92; Shaw, CD, dir, Broadcasting Stds Ccl; Silver, CV, dep chm and mgg dir, M and S; Sinclair, DB, former chm, Potato Marketing Bd; Buchanan-Smith, Mrs JD; Smith, Mrs PV; Soards, MJ, FCO; Sparks, WL, Home Off; Speechley, WJ, chm, Educ Cttee, Lincs CC; Spence, Prof AA, pres, R Coll of Anaesthetists; Statham, Miss DF, dir, Nat Inst for Social Work.

Tayler, AB, dir, Centre for Industrial and Applied Maths, Oxford Univ; Taylor, MG, vice-cmn, Hanson; Thaw, J, actor; Thomson, NED, Sheriff of Lothian and Borders, Edinburgh Sheriff Court; True, NE, spec advr to Prime Minister.

Walbank, FW, Rathbone Prof Emer of Ancient Hist and Class Archlgy, Liverpool Univ; Warbrick, C, ldr, Trafford Metro Bor Ccl; Weekes, PG, chm, Grdn Fest Wales 92; Weinstock, Mrs A, ch exec, Rathbone Soc, dir, Trng and Enterprise Ccl, Manchester; Wheatley, JD, bd mbr and former ch exec, Nat Rivers Auth; White, AE, chm, Biwater Ltd; Wigglesworth, DC, former chm, CBI's Econ Situation Cttee; Wills, EW, Off Solicitor, Church Commrs; Wood, Prof HCS, chm, gov bdy, Glasgow Poly.

Yorke, DHR, former sen ptnr, Weatherall Green and Smith; Young, J, broadcaster.

OBE

Aagaard, R, chm, Cathedral Camps, serv to conservation; Adie, K, corresp, BBC TV News; Allonby, the Rev DL, chm, Central Ccl of Probation Cttee; Antliff, WH, Ppty Serv Agency Servs, Dept of the Environ; Armstrong, Lt Col the Rev GLW, serv to the commty on the Isle of Wight; Baillie, DH, MOD; Balmford, Prof DEH, Ch Scientist, Westland Helicopters, serv to helicop devel; Barrett, PM, chm, Tropical Africa Advry Group, serv to expt.

Bartlett, the Rev KVJ, fmr asst ch exec, Housing Corp; Bash, JJ, dir, Commn for Local Admin in Eng, serv to loc govt; Baugh, TW, mgg dir, Asia Pacific Reg, Vickers Marine Engrng, H Kong, serv to the engrng indust; Belton, GF, chm and mgg dir, MI Technologies Ltd, serv to indust trg; Beynon, CJ, farmer, serv to agric in Wales; Bickerton, RA, sen advr, E D and F Man (Coffee) Ltd, serv to the coffee indust; Black, Prof W, serv to econ devel in N Ireland; Blakey, JP, ch horticultural mkting insp, Min of Agric, Fisheries and Food.

Bond, HMG, chm, Dorset Police Authority; Booth, TC, Forestry Commn; Bowen, EM, MVO, fmr Principal Inform Offr, Welsh Office; Bradley, HW, dir, Univ of Camb Inst of Ed; Brannigan, CT, reg mgg dir, Reed Regional Newsp; Brewer, JHT, res consult, Defence Systems Division, Vickers, serv to the defence indust; Brewster, Mrs Y, Artistic Dir, Talawa Theatre Comp; Brown, G, ch exec, Dunfermline Distr Ccl, Fife; Bruce, D, govng bdy, St Mary's College, Twickenham; Bryan, ER, Res Prof of Civil Engrng Univ of Salford, serv to the engrng indust.

Buchanan, Prof RA, dir, Centre for the History of Technol, Sci and Soc, Univ of Bath; Bulman, JN, Overseas Devel Admin;Burslem, Mrs AV, dep vice-chancellor, Manchester Met Univ; Campbell, J, Baxi Prof of Casting Technol in the Schl of Metallgy and Materials, Univ of B'ham, serv to sci; Castle, R, entertainer, for charit serv; Caygill, Miss ML, Brit Museum; Chambers, DT, group mkting dir, DCE Group Ltd, serv to expt and to environ protect; Coleman, D, sports journ; BBC; Collinge, RAH, consult, Manchester Ship Canal Co; Collis, K, fmr chm, Manchester Central Hosp and Commty Care Nat Hlth Serv Trust; Comfort, Mrs AL, polit and public serv; Cox, JE, chm, Air Transp Users' Cttee, serv to air transp; Cox, TW, vice chm, Assoc of District Ccls, mbr, Woodspring Dist Ccl; Cromarty, JI, gen mgr, Ch Admin Medical Offr and Dir of Public Hlth, Orkney Hlth Board; Cruickshank, WR, convener, Banff and Buchan Dist Ccl, Aberdeenshire; Dainty, John, polit and public serv; Daley, D, sen consult physn, Morriston and Singleton Hosps, Swansea, serv to the Nat Hlth Serv.

Davies, P, corresp, ITN; Davis, DGM, mgg dir, Dowty Aerospace Propellers, serv to the aero indust; Davis, PRC, polit and public serv; Demetriadi, Col MA, cdr, St John Amb, Suffolk; Dixon, CH, prin, Norfolk Coll of Arts and Technol; Doggart, GHG, fmr treas, MCC; Current Presdt, English Schs' Cricket Assoc; Eakin, WRG, grp mgg dir and chm, Parkman Consult Engr , serv to the transport indust; Edwards, Mrs D, serv to the Church Lads and Church Girls Brig; Edwards, Prof MF, prin engineer, Unilever Research, serv to sci and engrng; Edwards, TT, asst dir, Engrng Services, Brit Nuclear Fuels; Evans, RL, gen sec, Iron and Steel Trades Confederation; Falla, RJ, pres, Advisory and Finance Cttee, Guernsey; Faull, DW, dioc legal sec and regr, Dioceses of London and Sthwark, Chapter Clerk, St Paul's Cathedral; Ferguson, Mrs A, hd of group advertising and sponshp, ICI plc, chm, Advisory Cttee on Advertising; Firth, Mrs MF, polit and public serv; Foulis, DJ, dir, personnel and employee rels, Cammell Laird Ships Ltd; Fox, DJ, polit and public serv; Fox, JG, town solr, Belfast City Ccl; Gibson, T, chm, Mgemt Board, Camb College of Hlth Studies.

Ginger, PJ, vice pres, Defence Marktng, Brit Aero, serv to the aircraft indust; Glennie, Miss EEA, musician; Goodland, BS, fmr dir, Safety and Environ Affairs, Texaco Ltd, serv to the oil indust; Gove, Mrs J, polit and public serv; Grainger, RJ, dir, product reg affrs, Chemical Industries Assoc Ltd, serv to the chem indust; Gray, GP, fmr dep chm, Rural Develop Commn; Greengross, Lady S, dir, Age Concern Eng; Greenwood, Miss J nursing offr, Midwifery Dept of Hlth; Spencer-Gregson, Mrs Maureen, for polit and public serv; Hackett, NF, pres, Rotary Internat in GB and Ireland;

Hadley, CE, mgg dir, Brit Alcan Wire and Conductor Ltd, serv to indust; Halley, JCG, chm, William Halley and Sons Ltd, Dundee, serv to indust in Scotland; Douglas-Hamilton, I, serv to the preserv of the African elephant; Hammond, Mrs LJF, dir and sec, Walbrook Hous Assoc, Derby; Hannon, WF, founding mbr and mbr of the ccl, Brit Inst of Innkeeping; Harding, F, tech dir, Milk Marketing Bd of Eng and Wales, serv to the dairy indust; Hargreaves, EA, dist nurs offr, Bradford HA; Harris, SMF, fmr dir and sen gen mgr, Guardian R Exchange, serv to the ins indust.

Harvey Wood, Miss EH, hd, lit dept, Br Ccl; Hearnshaw, GM, fmr insp, HM Inspate of Schs; Henshall, Miss AS, serv to archaelgy; Hinde, BJE, dir, Natural Environ Res Ccl Sci Serv, serv to sci; Holden, Mrs SD, HM Bd of In Rev; Hughes, PT, chm and mgg dir, Glencast Limited, serv to the steel indust; Hyslop, JM, mgg dir, AOC Internat Ltd, serv to the offshore oil and gas indust; John, HH, MOH, Port and City of London, for serv to the Corp of London; Johnston, JCO, busnss devel dir, Tilbury Douglas Constr Ltd, serv to the transp indust; Jones, DM, dir, Meningococcal Ref La, Public Hlth Lab Serv, Manchester; Jones, SW, Ch Admin Nursing Offr, Clwyd HA, mbr, Project 2000, serv to hlth care in Wales; Jordan, RT, dir, N Ireland Chamber of Comm and Indust;

Keynes, SJ, chm of the trustees, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London; Khan, ZU, for publ serv; Kilshaw, PA, dep sen fire safety insp, HM Fire Service Inspate; Krishnamurti, D, fmr consult psych, Ely Hosp, Cardiff; Langton, Mrs MST, fmr tech dir, Brit Standards Inst, serv to indust; Lee, PC, polit and public serv; Lewis, JBDC, Treasurer, Nat Exec, Assoc of Optometrists, for serv to optometry; Lindsey, J, fmr chm, Ind Board of Visitors, R Naval Detention Quarters, Ptsmouth.

Linfoot, AD, fmr regr, Univ of Kent at Canterbury; Livingstone, IL, chm, Lanarkshire Develop Agency, public serv; Longley, P, serv to the Amberley Chalk Pits Museum and to the Commty in W Sussex; Loudon, Mrs NB, Vice Chairman, Hlth Educ Bd for Scotland; Lowton, LAG, fmr hdteach, Garforth Comp, Leeds; Macpherson, J, dep dir of educ and hd of further educ, Strathclyde Reg Ccl; Maddox, D, advr to the Mid-Glamorgan Educ Auth; Mair, Mrs CM, polit serv; Masterson, KW, Assistant Ch Const, R Ulster Const; Maybanks, EF, Ch Commdt, Met Special Const; McKeeman, D, fmr external logistics and motor transp mgr, Brit Telecommuns plc, N Ireland; McLean, D, Comml Dir, Cumbernauld Develop Corp, publ serv in Cumbernauld; McLean, Miss El, ch area nursing offr, Lothian Hlth Bd; McMyn, J, farmer, serv to agric in Scotland; McVittie, J, hdteach, St Ninian's High, Eastwood, Renfrewshire; Scott Miller, Maj JF, ltly nat chm, Royal Brit Legion, Scotland; Moore, CH, ltly dir, John Grooms Assoc for Disab People.

Morrison, DG, conv, Nat Farmers' Union of Scotland's Soft Fruit and Veg Cttee, serv to hortic; Morrocco, A, artist; Muirhead, Miss OG, MOD; Mullarky, D, Home Off; Newbould, Prof PJ, chm, Ccl for Nature Conserv and the Cntryside, N Ireland; Nicholson, the Rev Canon PC, gen sec, St Luke's Hosp for the Clergy; Noakes, JE, Gen Med Practnr, Harrow, Middlesex, vice chm, R College of Gen Practnrs 1990- 1992; O'Loughlin, W, Gov, Dep Dir of Prison Ops, N Ireland Prison Serv; Oldridge, B, fmr Dir of Transp, Cambshire Cnty Ccl; Pantry, Mrs S, hd of inform serv, Hlth and Safety Executive, Dept of Empl; Parkinson, Mrs MV, Civ Medical Practnr, R Air Force Strike Cmd, MOD; Patterson, S, serv to archery; Payne, LN, stn hd, Houghton Poultry Res Stn, Inst for Animal Hlth, Agric and Food Res Ccl, serv to sci; Payne, M, polit serv; Peet, T polit serv; Pinkerton, IW, serv to the St Andrew's Ambul Assoc; Reilly, MJ, pres and mgg dir, Calasonic Internat (Europe) Ltd, serv to the auto indust; Rich, Mrs JM, dir, 1959 Group of Charities, fmr vice-chm, Brit Diabetic Assoc, for charit serv; Richards, MG, mgg dir, the MVA Group, serv to transp.

Ridley, D, WHO expert, Adv Panel on Leprosy; Robinson, Mrs H, non-exec bd mbr, London Transp; Dillon-Robinson, JJT, fmr mbr of the ccl, Nat Farmers' Union; Rock, PRJ, polit serv; Rodrigues, Mrs SB, polit serv; Rogers, WE, ch exec, Alyn and Deeside Dist Ccl, Clywd; Royce, NA, consult archt, Royce Hurley and Stewart; Ruck, Mrs the Hon CD, polit and public serv; Samuel, DB, ops dir of S Wales Electr; Samuelson, Mrs PL, vice chm, Joint Cttee of the Order of St John and the Brit Red Cross Socy; Sanderson, AH, chm, Cavanagh and Gray Ltd, serv to the food indust; Sheerin, Mrs HB, bd mbr, Scottish Homes, serv to the Hous Assoc Mov; Shelley, ID, fmr dir, Royal Inst of Public Admin; Shutt, DT, polit serv; Simon, AH, chm, Evode Group, serv to expt and to indust; Sleight, A, busnss contr, E Hemisphere, Foseco Internat Ltd, serv to expt and to the chem indust; Smith, KD, fmr hdteach, Aylesbury Gmr S, Bucks; Snelling, Mrs IAI, hdteach, Stratford Grant Mtnd S; Sole, DMB, serv to Rugby Union Ftbl.

Stewart, MJ, fmr Eng cricket team mgr, serv to cricket; Storer, JH, consult to the banking indust; Stoutzker, I, chm, Live Music Now; Strachan, GD, serv to Assoc Ftbl; Straughan, DW, insp, Animals Inspate, Home Off; Styan, FD, dir, Educ Mgemt, N West; Sunley, JG, consult on the structural use of timber, serv to the forest and timber indus; Newman-Taylor, Prof AJ, chm, Res Wkng Group of the Indust Injuries Advry Ccl; Temple, PEL, serv to hortic; Thomas, PM, Court Admintr, Lord Chancellor's Dept; Thomson, N, cameraman, ITN; Todd, RAP, actor; Trowbridge, Prof CW, chm, Vector Fields Ltd, for serv to science; Vliet, Mrs MR Van, fmr chm, Notts Advis Cttee on Justices of the Peace; Wagerman, Mrs JM, hdteach, Jews' Free S, Camden; Walker, DM, Ch Insp of Hist Bdgs, Scott Off; Walker, NC, serv to the Abernethy Trust Ltd; Walker, PG, chm and ch exec, Watmoughs (Hdgs), serv to publishg; Ward, Mrs DEM, area organr, Home Counts North, Women's R Volunt Serv.

Watts, AS, for polit and public serv; Webber, MJ, National Training Manager, Biscuit, Cake, Chocolate and Confect Alliance, serv to the food indust; Whitbourn, PR, reg dir (sth), Conserv and Ch Archt, Eng Heritage; Whittlesea, GE, Dept of Empl; Wild, L, polit and public serv;

Williams, Prof DR, Radioactive Waste Mangmnt Advry Cttee; Windley, RO, ch exec, BIMEC Aero and Industrial Tech, serv to the engrng indust; Woodall, JM, mgg dir, Woodall Mechanical Servs, serv to the Construc Indus Advry Cttee; Woodward, Prof JF, fmr vice prin, the Univ of Paisley; Yarr, WHB, ch exec, R Ulster Agric Soc; Yeoman, Mrs AB, chm, Foster Yeoman, for serv to environ protect.

MBE

Alldritt, JB, div supt, St John Ambulance Brig, Wilnecote Div; Allen, Mrs IM, for serv to Trinity Hospice, Clapham; Allen, Mrs KB, chair, Mental After Care Assn; Anderson, T, supt II physiotherapist, Glasgow R Infirmary; Archer, Mrs BE, dist organiser, Women's R Voluntary Serv, Brighton; Atchison, Mrs EA, former librarian, John Innes Inst, Agricultural and Food Research Ccl.

Barber, RJ, asst dir of Nursing Serv (Security) Broadmoor, Berks; Barnes, PG, former Sen Professional and Tech Offr, MoD; Barr, J, div mgr, Contracts and Commercial Div, Yarrow Shipbuilders Ltd; Barratt, OW, former sec, Cockburn Assn, for serv to conservation in Scot; Bate, FN, regr, Arnold Scheme Register, for serv to ex-serv personnel; Beattie, RB, mgr, IBM Scot Community Investment Prog, for serv to employee volunteering; Beauchamp, Miss H, lect and teach in art, Holloway Prison; Bedlington, Miss MA, former Higher Exec Offr, Crown Prosecution Service; Behr, M, overseas consult to the Overseas Development Admin, for serv to disaster relief; Beutlich, T, weaver; Blanchard, JF, for serv to devel of agric, partic the pig indust; Blower, BS, ch exec, Caldmore Area Housing Assn, Walsall, for serv to the hous assn movement; Boardman, CM, for serv to cycling; Booth, WC, chm, Wythenshawe Catholic Handicapped Fellowship, for serv to disabled; Boundy, T, former ch veterinary offr, R Welsh Agric Soc; Bourhill, W, chm, E Motherwell Dist Housing Assn Ltd; Bowen, Miss CA, for serv to commty, and to Soroptimist Internat, in Bridgwater, Som; Boxall, JA, Cnty Road Safety Offr, Bucks Cnty Ccl; Bradley, A, chm, Wearside Business Educ Ccl; Brewis, Miss BA, for polit serv; Brewster, BS, Gen Med Practitioner, Settle, Yorks; Bridgeman, Mrs ZL, for polit and public serv; Bridges, RE, gen mgr, Westcombe Industries, for serv to employment of disabled; Brown, Mrs MA, mgr, Citizens' Advice Bureau, Sevenoaks; Brown, RIF, nat training adviser, Scot Ccl on Alcohol, and Sen Lect in Psychology, Univ of Glasgow; Bryceson, S, for polit serv; Burton, DR, env health mgr, Mendip District Ccl; Burton, LD, associate dir, Dennis Ruabon Ltd, for serv to indust; Butcher, Mrs VA, jt mgg dir and owner, Bluemay Ltd, for serv to indust; Buxton, Miss JMR, for serv to the commty in Westminster, London; Byrne, Mrs J, pers sec to ch exec, Brit Nuclear Fuels Ltd.

Carmichael, Mrs J, mgg dir, Maribo UK, for serv to agric res; Carroll, J, for serv to literature at Kenwood; Carter, AE, former professional and technol offr, MoD; Carter, BS, Higher Exec Offr, MoD; Cattermole, RJ, Sen Exec Offr, The Patent Office; Challis, Mrs EM, sen pers sec to chm, Science and Engineering Research Ccl; Clark, JMS, supt, S Yorks Pol; Cook, Mrs HM, typing mgr, Insolvency Service, DTI; Cook, WA, curator, Peakirk Wildfowl Trust Centre, for serv to conservation; Coope, JR, Gen Med Practitioner, for serv to commty in Bollington, Cheshire; Crackles, Miss FE, for serv to botany and nature conservation; Craggs, Mrs E, mbr, UK Central Ccl for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting; Craynor, J, for serv to the Guide Dogs for Blind Assn in Scot; Creer, KE, ch photographer, Met Pol Forensic Science Lab; Crick, Mrs AB, sen pers sec, Health and Safety Exec, Dept of Empl; Croft, Mrs M, exec offr, Dept of Empl; Cronshaw, P, exec engr, Systems Computing, Military Aircraft Div, Brit Aerospace Defence Ltd, for serv to defence indust; Crowther, Mrs CAB, Insp of Taxes, HM Bd of In Rev; Curtis, RA, for polit and public serv; Curtis, T, for serv to public and commty in Surrey.

Davidson, DWMcG, commty pharmacist, Blairgowrie, Tayside; Davidson, The Rev IMP, minister, Church of the Holy Rude, Stirling; Davies, AR, Insp of Taxes, HM Bd of In Rev; Davies, JT, mgr, Contract Safety Services, Sedgwick Consulting Grp, for serv to hlth and safety in indust; Davies, S, for serv to swimming; Davies, SGF, reg offr, R Soc for Protection of Birds, SW Eng Region, for serv to conservation; Deeming, TS, chm, Derbys, Leics and Staffs War Pensions Cttee; Defty, F, for serv to Woodard Corp of Church of Eng Schools; Denholm, Miss JA, Insp of Taxes, HM Bd of In Rev; Dibba, E, asst hd, E Sector, Surrey Adult Ed Serv; Dick, RJA, div offr, Central Region Fire Brigade, Scot; Dougherty, DP, for polit and public serv; Doust, GA, for polit serv; Dove, Miss CF, dir, Women's Tech Centre, Liverpool; Downes, Mrs AF, Dir of Appeals and Public Relations, Forces' Help Soc and Lord Roberts Workshops; Dursley, Mrs MA, for serv to Oxfam in Bristol; Duthie, HF, for serv to the commty in Fraserburgh, Grampian; Dyce, JW, for serv to Brit Pteridological Soc.

Eaglestone, DL, former hd of office machinery tech serv, HM Stationery Office; Edmunds, BJM, Sec, London Soc of Chartered Accnts; Eggleshaw, T, nat chm, Dry Stone Walling Assn; Elliot, MRL, Board of Trustees, R Botanic Garden, Edinburgh; Ellis, Mrs EM, Social Sec, Wembley Stadium; Enderby, Miss P, dist speech therapist, Frenchay HA, Bristol; Enever, JW, Sen Careers Offr, London Borough of Tower Hamlets; Evans, B, musical dir; Evans, Mrs JC, practice nurse, Cambs; Evans, JK, sen probation offr, Middx Area Resettlement Unit; Forcer Evans, Mrs M, for serv to public and commty on Anglesey.

Fairey, Mrs AE, Gen Med Practitioner, London; Fancote, Miss CD, mbr, Birmingham City Ccl; Feigen, H, gen sec, Licensed Taxi Drivers' Assn; Fidler, Prof PM, dean, Faculty of the Built Environment, Univ of the West of Eng, Bristol; Flux, Mrs CB, sen exec offr, Ordnance Survey; Fogg, DA, act ch exec, Allerdale District Ccl, Cumbria; Fordham, FM, port engr, Grimsby and Immingham, Assoc Brit Ports; Forshaw, ER, prin consult, CF Europe Ltd, for serv to computing.

Gall, Miss BE, force welf offr, Merseyside Pol; Gammons, Mrs JD, ch archivist to Post Office; Gardner, KW, personnel mgr, SCA Packaging Ltd, Hartlepool, for serv to indust rels; Garrett, MAA, for polit and public serv; Gibbons, D, chm, RSVP Advisory Group, Community Serv Volunteers; Gibbs, Mrs PM, admin offr, Dept of Empl; Gibson, AVB, for serv to conservation and loc history; Gilding, Mrs EL, dir, the R London Trust, for serv to the NHS; Gillingham, N, for serv to swimming; Ginn, GJ, Rathgael and Whiteabbey Schools Management Board, N Ireland; Glendinning, Mrs K, Sen Trustee and Administrator, Dunhill Med Trust, for charitable serv; Gower, MC, chm and tech dir, Exitech Ltd, for serv to indust laser devel; Graham, Miss J, for serv to music and to commty in Balloch, Scot; Graham, Mrs R, pers asst to dir, Nat House Building Ccl, N Ireland; Grey, Miss TCD, for serv to athletics for disabled; Morgan-Grey, Miss ME, co-founder, St David's Educ Unit, Dyfed, for serv to mentally hndcppd; Gunnell, Miss SJJ, for serv to athletics.

Hackett, Mrs P, for serv to commty in Milford Haven; Hall, HL, hd teach, Drummond Middle School, Bradford; Hall, IDU, reg gen mgr, N Region, Meat and Livestock Commn, for serv to the meat indust; Hall, Miss LDM, co-founder, St David's Educ Unit, Dyfed, for serv to mentally hndcppd; Hamilton, R, comml dir, Strathspey Railway, for serv to transport indust; Hamlyn, Mrs DG, hon sec, Soldiers' Sailors' and Airmen's Families Assn, Cricklade Div; Hammond, KG, former sen exec offr, Property Serv Agency Internat, Dept of Env; Hanmer, Mrs DJ, founding mbr, Downend Folk House Assn, Bristol; Haq, Mrs JM, chairperson, Scotswood Strategy and Scotswood Community Project, Newcastle upon Tyne, for serv to the commty in Scotswood; Hardy, Mrs MA, for polit serv; Harris, RC, for serv to hlth serv on Isle of Wight; Harris, R, for serv to South Wales Argus Group and Provincial Newspaper Industry; Hartley, Mrs RC, for polit and public serv; Hay, Miss MM, former prin youth and commty offr, London Borough of Redbridge; Haylock, J, for serv to Anglo-American rels in Mildenhall, Suffolk; Hearse, Mrs MJ, dist nursing professional adviser, for serv to NHS in Wales; Heaton, Mrs MJD, sen exec offr, DSS; Heddle, Mrs SE, for serv to disabled in Bromley, Kent; Hellman, LM, freelance archt cartoonist and writer, for serv to archture; Herbert, GGP, for serv to rowing; Hermanns, Mrs PM, exec offr, DSS; Herring, Mrs MA, chm, Godalming Blind Club, for serv to blind; Higgins, Mrs S, Admin Offr and Sec to Nat Dir, Boys' Clubs of Wales; Hoare, Sist A, mbr of bd, Lagan Coll, for serv to commty in N Ireland; Hole, Lt-Col HE (Rtd), for charitable serv to commty in Manchester; Hollings, Fr MR, chm Portobello Trust, for serv to commty in Notting Hill, London; Holman, RD, for serv to resdtial care for disabled; Holmes, C, for serv to swimming for disabled; How, MJR, commr for south, R School of Church Music, for serv to ch music; Howard, Mrs B, mgr, Michael Sobell House, Mount Vernon Hosp, Middx; Howell, D, patron and sec, Feltham Community Assn, for serv to the commty in Feltham; Hughes, Hari, former assist div offr, Clwyd Fire Brigade; Hunter, BT, mbr, Crofters' Commn; Hutchins, Mrs C, cnty vice- pres, Brit Red Cross Society, Derbys.

Irvine, Miss HI, former sen exec offr, MoD.

Jackson, HG, dir, NEI Reyrolle Ltd, for serv to engring indust; Johnson, Mrs M, exec sec, Brit-Irish Assn, for serv to Anglo/Irish rels; Johnson, VH, for serv to commty in Solihull, W Mids; Jones, Mrs S, contracts mgr, Northumberland Family Health Serv Auth; Jones, TW, for serv to commty in Melton Mowbray, Leics; Joshi, Mrs M, clinical nurse specist, Dudley HA; Judge, Mrs DM, for serv to public and commty in Kingston upon Thames.

Kammerling, AHCG, chm and ch exec, CEKA Works Ltd, for serv to indust in Wales; Kearns, LE, assn wks offr, Territorial, Aux and Vol Res Assn; Keoghane, D, chm, Falkland Families' Assn; Kerly, SR, for serv to hockey; Kirkman, WP, dir, Wolfson Coll Press Fellowship Prog, former sec, Univ Careers Serv Syndicate, for serv to newspaper indust; Knights, EA, regional recreational development mgr, Anglian Water; Kosarski, ZZJ, chm, Starkey's Technicast Ltd, for serv to expt and to iron indust.

Lambert, DMD, Gen Med Practitioner, med advr, Derbys Family Health Serv Auth; Lammas, NS, higher prof and technol offr, MoD; Lancaster, The Rev R, mgg dir, Kimbolton Firewks Ltd; Lang, CG, chm, C J Lang and Son Ltd, for serv to food indust; Langmack, AR, editor, Berwick Advertiser, for serv to newspaper indust; Law, Miss M, consult on fire engring, Ove Arup and Pnrs, for serv to fire safety; Lawrence, DA, property dir, provinces, BR Property Board; Lawrence, PW, for polit serv; Lawson, T, mgr, Silverwood Colliery, S Yorks Group, Brit Coal Corp; Lee, Mrs UT, former sen pers sec, Office of Public Serv and Science; Light, Capt OCS, chm, S W Scot War Pensions Cttee; Lock, JFG, former fleet engineer, Fina, for serv to oil indust; Love, Miss EW, former hd teach, St Matthew's Primary School, Wishaw, Scot.

Macallister, Mrs IT, administration offr, Islay airport; Mace, AS, mgg dir, Stadco Ltd, for serv to automotive indust; Macfarlane, Miss A, first vice-presdt, Kingston Assn of Disabled People, for serv to disabled; Mackenzie, D, exec sec, Scot sect, Fed of Civil Engineering Contractors; Mackenzie, Mrs LM, Higher Exec Offr, MoD; Manning, PC, farm mgr, Askham Bryan Coll, York, for serv to agric educ; Marshall, T, for serv to sport for disabled; Martin, GE, prin doorkeeper, House of Lords.

Massie, Mrs LC, sen scient offr, Scott Off; May, RW, for serv to scouting, partic for disbld; Mayne, J, sen exec offr, MoD; McCaughey, JD, div mgr, Radar Satellites, Dirate of Scnce and Earth Obsvtn, Matra Marconi Space UK Ltd, for serv to space indust; McCluskey, Miss M, dir, Thamesdown Dance Studio, Swindon; McCulloch, Mrs BC, for polit serv; McCurley, TAP, for polit serv; McDermott, Mrs M, former sen exec offr, DTI; McEwan, Mrs AR, for serv to theatre in Moray; McKinney, T, mgr, Dromona Foods, Tassagh Creamery, N Ireland, for serv to dairy indust; Merrick, GH, organist, HMP Bristol; Mitchell, RD, for serv to nature consvtion in Yorks; Moore, Mrs K, chm, Cttee for Emplmnt of People with Disabs; Moore, MR, Ch Supt, R Ulst Constab; Mordue, JM, insp of taxes, HM Bd of In Rev; Mortimer, LR, highr prof and tech offr, MoD; Moseley, Miss IH, for serv to commty in Stafford; Mullin, E, quality trg mgr, Vickers Def Systms, Vickers, for serv to def indust; Mussell, BHR, trnspt mgr, Dorset Fire Brigade; Myers, NCR, fmr sec, R Marines Assn, Bath; Nickalls, A, dir of mkting serv Rolls-Royce, for serv to expt and power indust; Norrie, AG, farmer, for serv to agric in Scotland; Oliver, Mrs MI, clincl specist (midwifery), Univ Hosp Wales, for serv to S Glamgn HA; Oxford, Mrs EP, sen pers sec, HM Bd of Cust & Exc; Pannett, Mrs J, painter; Parker, Mrs OL, chm, cent welf cttee, RAF Assn; Parr, Mrs TK, chm and mgg dir, Elizabeth King Ltd, for serv to food indust; Parry, GO, for polit and public serv; Paterson, DM, former dep gen sec (Scotland), Bnkg, Ins & Fin Union, for public serv in Scotland; Paterson, Miss IT, sen pers sec, Scott Off; Peatey, Mrs KM, mbr, Wycombe Dist Ccl, Bucks; Penn, WP, sen ch techn, Dept of Physlgy, Charing X and Wstmnstr Med Schl, Univ of London; Phillips, Mrs JW, chair, Chell Heath, Est Mgemt Bd, Stoke-on-Trent, for serv to hous est mgemt; Pike, Mrs PJ, for polit and public serv; Pinnick, Miss J, for serv to orthoptics, especly in Wales; Pinsent, M, for serv to rowing; Plumb, TW, dist insp of fisheries, MAFF; Pocock, KW, govr, Nat Dairymn's Bnvlnt Inst, for serv to dairy indust; Pollard, AC, mgg dir, Syndct Undwrtng Mgmnt Ltd, for serv to insur indust; Potts, Mrs K, chm of govrs, Avondale Comp Sch, Stockport; Price, Miss MA, hghr exec offr, Rgstry of Frndly Socs; Pritchard, JR, sfty and perfmnce mgr, BR, Crewe; Proctor, the Rev Canon N, chaplain, HMP Manchester.

Raeburn, Mrs J, chldn's panel trng orgr; Randall, CW, local offr 1, Dept of Soc Sec; Redfern, Mrs EP, for serv to commty in Manchester; Reeves, DJ, West Mids Fire Service; Reeves, TER, chm, finance cttee, City of Rochester Almshouses, Kent, for serv to elderly; Roberts, Mrs SE, for serv to NHS in Gwent; Robertson, JR, Gen Med Prac, Edinburgh; Robinson, GW, mbr, Burton upon Stather Par Ccl, Humberside; Rogers, DTP, pres and sec, West Wales Hosp Lg of Frnds, Glangwili, for public serv in Wales; Roscoe, Miss BE, curtr, Holburne Musm and Crfts Stdy Cent, Bath; Rosewell, Mrs MB, former hdteach, Gorringe Park mid schl, Merton, Surrey; Rudge, DW, dist publ duty offr, St John Amb Brig, London Dist; Salmon, Miss MI, gen co-ordntr, Nurses' Christian Flwshp, for serv to nursing; Samson, Mrs MM, welf offr, Dept of Econ Dev, N Ireland Civ Serv; Sanchez, Mrs K, sales dir, Richardson Sheffield Ltd, for serv to expt and to cutlery indust; Savage, Mrs G, prop, Gwen Savage and Co, for serv to trg in N Ireland; Scott, Mrs GM, for polit and public serv; Searle, GMP, for serv to rowing; Searle, J, for serv to rowing; Shadbolt, FJR, chm, mgemt cttee, Sea Cadet Corps, Waltham Forest Unit; Sharpe, Mrs JF, for serv to commty in Bristol; Shaw, BE, mbr Nat Ccl for Vctm Suppt; Simpson, KCF, fmr asst gen mgr, retl bnkg, Yorks Bank, for serv to inner cities; Sloan, D, mgg dir, Downtown Radio, N Ireland, for serv to brdcstng; Smallwoods, TA, chm, N Ireland Home Accdnt Prev Ccl; Smith, Miss DJ, for serv to sport for disabled; Smith, E, dsabld customer liaison mgr, B Tlcom communs; McEwen-Smith, Mrs M, for polit and public serv; Speakman, JN, for polit serv; Spearing, CH, for serv to commty in Evercreech, Somerset; Spring, DAG, sen exec offr, Dept of Empl; Steele, THJ, vet surg, for serv to equine indust in N Ireland; Stone, RJ, former optical design mgr, Avimo Ltd, for serv to science; Stopforth, PL, govnr 4, HMP Norwich; Stott, D, former hghr exec offr, Dept of Hlth; Stuart, M, dir gen, Nat Caravan Ccl, for serv to tourism; Sutherland, AJ, prncpl teach, mod langs, Hunter High Schl, E Kilbride; Taggart, Miss DM, hghr exec offr, HM Bd of Cust and Exc; Tanner, ME, Insp Warwicks Constab; Thomas, GJ, hdteach Ravensbourne Spec Schl, Essex; Thomas, W, commty relations and educ supt, BP Chemcls, for serv to indust and educ; Thomson, Mrs GM, chr, Scott Dyslex Assn; Thornton, FS, fmr chm, Essex local flood def cttee, Nat Riv Auth, for serv to land drainage and flood def in E Anglia; Thurnell, BD, for polit serv; Todner, US, sec and ch exec, Covntry and E Mercia Co-op Soc, for serv to retail indust; Tokle, Mrs UMA, fmr hghr admin offr, R Soc; Townend, P, sen exec offr, Dept of Trnspt; Tremlett, Mrs SS, mgr, Cit Adv Bur, Maidenhead; Turner, Mrs AL, for polit and public serv; Tweedale, P, hdteach, Guns village jun schl, West Bromwich.

Waite, R, mgg dir, Bede Scient Instrmnts Ltd, Altec Eng Ltd, for serv to expt and to indust; Walker, Mrs JE, for serv to commty in West Wickham, Kent, partic to Brit Red Cross; Walker, RF, line revenue protection mgr, Victoria Line, London Undgrnd Ltd; Wallace, Mrs BD, for serv to commty in Bournemouth; Watkins, WLG, for polit serv; Watson, the Rev VJ, Minr, Walworth (Clubland) Methdst Ch, for serv to race rels and to commty in Walworth; Wells, D, airwrthnss investgtr of Tornado, Mil Aircrft Divn, BAe Def Ltd, for serv to def indust; Westley, Mrs R, deptl supt, R Holloway and Bedford New Coll, Univ of London; White, D, trnspt and plant mgr, Nat Riv Auth, for serv to water indust; White, Mrs EN, for polit and public serv; Whitehouse, Capt R, Keeper of Cent Crim Court; Wilkins, J, organiser, Lister Optical Laser Appeal, QE II Hosp, Welwyn Garden City, for charit serv; Wilson, Mrs B, for polit serv; Wilson, IV, mkting mgr Pilatus Britten- Norman Ltd, for serv to aircraft indust; Winterbotham, Miss D, cnty local studs librarn, Lancs Cnty Ccl; Wood, DG, chm, Operation Happy Child, BA, for charitable serv; Wood, Mrs JM, for serv to WRVS High Wycombe; Wood, JR, former sen inf offr, COI; Woolnough, Mrs L, tutor in scene painting, Cent Schl of Speech and Drama; Wyse, WH, dept mgr, prod spprt Rolls- Royce and Asciats Ltd, for serv to def indust; Young, Mrs JE, mbr, lcl rev cttee, HMP Dungavel; Younger, D, hghr exec offr, HM Bd of Cust and Exc;

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