Birthday Honours: Major

Order of the Companions of Honour; Knights Bachelor; Order of the Bath; Order of St Michael and St George; Order of St Michael and St George; Royal Victorian Order; Royal Victorian Medal
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Order of the Companions of Honour


Dench, Dame Judith Olivia, DBE, Actress. For serv Drama.

Knights Bachelor

Arculus, Thomas David Guy, Chair, Better Regulation Task Force. For publ serv. Barber, Prof Michael Bayldon, Prime Minr's ch Adviser on Delivery and hd, Prime Minr's Delivery Unit. Clarke, Christopher James, OBE, Leader, L Democrat Group, Local Govt Association. For serv Local Govt. Cox, George Edwin, For serv Business. Craven, Philip Lee, MBE, Presdt, Internat Paralympic Committee. For serv Paralympic Sport. Eddington, Roderick Ian, Chief exec, BA plc. For serv Civil Aviation. Floud, Prof Roderick Castle, Presdt, London Metropolitan Univ. For serv Higher Educ. Gardner, Prof Richard Lavenham, R Society Prof of Zoology, Univ of Oxf. For serv Biological Sciences. Gillinson, Clive Daniel, CBE, mgg dir, London Symphony Orchestra. For serv Music. Goody, Prof John Rankine, Emeritus Prof of Social Anthropology, St. John's College, Univ of Camb. For serv Social Anthropology. Gordon, Donald, For serv the Arts and to Business. Gray, Dr John Armstrong Muir, CBE, NHS dir of Knowledge Management and Programmes dir, UK National Screening Committee. For serv the NHS. Hunter, Thomas Blane, Founding Partner, West Coast Capital. For serv Philanthropy and to Entrepreneurship in Scotland. Jason, David, OBE, Actor. For serv Drama. Knight, Prof Peter, Head of Dept of Physics, Imperial College, London. For serv Optical Physics. McCarthy, Callum, Chair, Financial Services Authority. For serv the Finance Sector. Orde, Hugh Stephen Roden, OBE, Ch Const, Police Service of Northern Ireland. For serv Northern Ireland. Pitt, Michael Edward, Chief exec, Kent Cnty Ccl. For serv Local Govt. Prosser, Gen David John, Group Ch exec and dir, Legal and Group plc. For serv the Insurance ind. Rae, William, QPM, Ch Const, Strathclyde Police. For serv the Police. Sacks, The Chief Rabbi Dr Jonathan, For serv the commty and to Inter-faith Relations. Sacranie, Iqbal Abdul Karim Mussa, OBE, For serv the Muslim commty, to Charities and to commty Relations. Singh, Pritpal, Headteach, Drayton Manor High School, Ealing, London. For serv Educ. Tomlinson, John Rowland, CBE, Opera Singer. For serv Music.

Order of the Bath


Manningham-Buller, The Hon Elizabeth, Dir gen, Security Service. Street, Mrs Susan Ruth, Permanent sec, Dept for Culture, Media and Sport.

Knight Commander (KCB)

O'Donnell, Augustine Thomas, CB, Permanent sec, HM Treas.

Companion (CB)

Armstrong, Dr Ernest McAlpine, Formerly ch Medical Offr, Scottish exec. Boys, Miss Penelope Ann, exec dir, Office of Fair Trading. Collis, Peter George, Chief Land Registrar and Ch exec, Land Registry. Gallagher, Prof James Daniel, Head, Justice Dept, Scottish exec. Hawker, Stephen, Sen Civil Servant, MOD. Keyse, Mrs Sheelagh Elizabeth, Field dir, Wales, Jobcentre Plus, Dept for Work and Pensions. Kinghan, Gen Neil Alden John, Dir, Local Govt and Fire Group, Office of the Dep Prime Minr. MacKinnon, Charles, Transformation dir, The Pension Service, Dept for Work and Pensions. MacNaughton, Ms Joan, Dir gen, Energy, Dept of Trade and Indust. Porter, Gen Stanley Leonard, Dir Commercial, MOD. Richardson, Michael John, Dir for Work, Welfare and Poverty, Dept for Work and Pensions. Sellers, John Marsland, Parliamentary Counsel, Parliamentary Counsel Office. Shiner, Ms Janice, Dir gen, Lifelong Learning, Dept for Educ and Skills. Whalley, Robert Michael, Dir, Counter Terrorism and Intelligence, Home Off. Wiles, Paul, Chief Scientific Advisor and dir of Research, Development and Statistics, Home Off. Wooler, Stephen John, Chief insp, HM Crown Prosecution Service Inspate.

Order of St Michael and St George

Commander (CMG)

Gilles, Prof Herbert Michael, For serv Tropical Medicine.

Royal Victorian Order


Griffiths, Mrs Elizabeth Anne, CVO, Librarian and Archivist to The Duke of Edinburgh. Trumpington, Jean Alys Barker, Baroness, Extra Baroness in Waiting to The Queen.

Knight Commander (KCVO)

Bunbury, Sir Michael William, Bt, DL, chm, Ccl of the Duchy of Lancaster. Bowes Lyon, Simon Alexander, Lord-Lt of Hertfordshire.

Commander (CVO)

Catto, Mrs Patricia Gay Warren, Head of Ceremonial Secretariat, Cabinet Office. Taylor, Ian William Venart, Treas Accountant, HM Treas.

Lieutenant (LVO)

Atmore, Kenneth, MVO, For serv Rty Protection. Dellow, Miss Audrey Jessie, MVO, Formerly Organist, R Chapel, Windsor Great Park. Gee, Mrs Sandra, Assistant private sec to The Princess R. Rankin-Hunt, Maj David, MVO, MBE, TD, Administrator and asst to the Surveyors (Military), R Collection. Whalley, Roger Hedley, Formerly Surveyor of Lands - Urban, Duchy of Lancaster.

Member (MVO)

Bentley, Insp Mark Raymond, Met Pol. For serv Rty Protection. Boyes, Chief Superintendent Ian Richard, Met Pol. For serv Rty Protection. Dodge, Miss Pauline Marie, RVM, Sen Telephone Operator, R Household. Donnithorne, Alan Richard, Head of Paper Conservation, R Library. Ebbage, Michael Alan, Accountant, Sandringham Estate. Fass, Mrs Iola May, Formerly asst to the Purse Bearer to the Lord High commr. Harrison, Stephen Thomas, MBE, Formerly asst private sec to The Duke of York. I'Anson, David, Assistant Health and Safety mgr, R Household. Thompson, Richard David, Furniture Conservator, R Collection. Whiting, Miss Hilary Jane, Formerly Sen sec, Princess Alexandra, the Honourable Lady Ogilvy's Household. Wilkinson, Peter Francis, Palace Rota Television Cameraman.


RVM Gold

Kemp, Andrew Littlejohn, RVM, Foreman Forester, Balmoral Estate.

Bar to RVM Silver

Pickard, Miss Elizabeth Ann, RVM, Chief Upholsteress, Buckingham Palace.

RVM Silver

Brown, Dennis Andrew, Gardener, Highgrove Estate. Coyle, Yeoman Warder Derrick, Ravenmast, HM Tower of London. Cummins, Graham Roy, Gamekeeper, Gatcombe Park. Fisher, David, Estate mgr, Nether Lypiatt Manor. Goodship, Alan William, Kennel Man, Sandringham Estate. Johnson, Keith, Specialist Machinery Operator, Crown Estate Office, Windsor. Johnstone, Colin, Forest Ranger, Windsor Estate. Juffs, Ian Francis, Unit mgr, R Farms, Windsor. Moores, Paul Adrian, Gardener, R Gardens, Windsor. Page, Christopher Stephen Leonard, Specialist Machinery Operator, The Crown Estate, Windsor. Stone, Barry Kenneth, Gardener, R Household. Strudwick, Leslie Walter, Gamekeeper, Home Park, Hampton Court Palace. Thompson, Div Sgt Maj David Melville, MBE, The Queen's Body Guard of the Yeomen of the Guard. Underhill, John William, Tractor Driver, Duchy Home Farm. Weigh, David, Chief Cabinet Maker, R Household. Whorton, Peter Barry, Dep Yeoman of the Plate Pantry, Windsor Castle.