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Friday, 31 December, 1999, 01:54 GMT
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Miss Shirley Bassey, CBE Singer. For services to Entertainment. (London, W1M)
Beulah Rosemary Bewley, For services to the Advancement of Women in Medicine. (London, SW1W)
Professor Jill MacLeod Clark, For services to Nursing Education. (London, SE1)
Mrs Lorna Elizabeth Fox, Muirhead, president of the Royal College of Midwives. For services to Midwifery. Liverpool, Merseyside
Miss Marlene Robottom, Headteacher, Mulberry School for Girls, Tower Hamlets, London. For services to Education. (Ilford, Essex)
The Honourable Miriam Louisa Rothschild, CBE, FRS For services to Nature Conservation and Biochemical Research. (Peterborough, Cambridgeshire)
Mrs. Stephanie Shirley, OBE For services to the Information Technology Industry. (Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire)
Miss Dorothy Tutin, CBE Actress. For services to Drama. (London, SW7)
Professor Patricia Morgan-Webb, Chief executive, New College, Nottingham. For services to Further Education. (Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands)

Richard Walter John, Earl Of Dalkeith, DL Millennium commissioner. For services to the Millennium Celebrations.

Victor Adebowale, For services to the New Deal Task Force and to Unemployed and Homeless People. (London, W1R)
Brian Alexander, For services to the Water Industry and to Regeneration in North West England. (Warrington, Cheshire)
Gordon Alexander Anderson, Lately chairman, TSB Bank Scotland. For services to the Financial Sector in Scotland. (Bearsden, Dunbartonshire)
Ms Sarah Anderson, Assessor. For services to Training and Enterprise. (London, SW1V)
Professor John Albert Andrews, Chief executive, Welsh Funding Councils. For services to Education. (Aberystwyth, Ceredigion)
Professor John Richard Ashton, Regional director of Public Health, NHS Executive, Department of Health. (Liverpool, Merseyside)
Professor David Tennent Baird, Research Professor in Reproductive Endocrinology. For services to Obstetrics and Gynaecology. (Edinburgh)
Mrs. Patricia Mary Barker, Author. For services to Literature. (London, SW10)
Professor Robert Francis Boucher, Principal and vice-Chancellor, UMIST. For services to Engineering Research, Industry and Education. (Sheffield, South Yorkshire)
Robin Alistair Bradley, For services to the Defence Industry. (Berkshire)
Miss Winifred Mary Brancker, OBE For services to Animal Health and Welfare to Women in the Veterinary Profession. (Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands)
Frank Gordon Burns, Chief executive, Wirral Hospitals NHS Trust. For services to Health Care. (Wirral, Merseyside)
Humphrey McGuire Burton, Writer and Broadcaster. For services to Music and Broadcasting. (London, W14)
Anthony John Peter Butler, QPM Chief Constable, Gloucestershire Constabulary. For services to the Police. (Huntley, Gloucestershire)
Ms Celia Mary Cameron, Joint Leader, Norfolk County Council. For services to Norfolk and to Local Government. (Norwich, Norfolk)
Professor Michael Gilbert Clarke, Deputy Chair, Local Government Commission for England. For services to Local Government. (Worcester, Worcestershire)
Kenneth Cook, Headteacher, Fir Vale School, Sheffield, South Yorkshire. For services to Education. (Sheffield, South Yorkshire)
John Newton Cooper, For services to the Motor Industry. (Rustington, West Sussex)
Matthew Martin Corcoran, Head, VAT Operations, HM Board of Customs and Excise. (Chester, Cheshire)
John Richard Cowan, Head, Beef and Sheep Division, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food. (Tunbridge Wells, Kent)
Professor Thomas Rodford Cox, Professor of Organisational Psychology, University of Nottingham. For services to Occupational Health. (Nottingham, Nottinghamshire)
Richard Whalley Anthony Curtis, MBE Writer. For services to Television and Film Comedy and to Comic Relief. (London, W11)
Paul Wilson Daniel, Music director, English National Opera. For services to Music. (London, WC2N)
Miss Laura Jane Davies, MBE For services to Women's Golf. (Chertsey, Surrey)
Mrs. Maureen Patricia Davies, Teacher, St. Sebastian's Primary School, Liverpool. For services to Education. (Liverpool, Merseyside)
Michael Jeremy Pugh Davies, Architect. For services to the Millennium Dome. (London)
Brian Elliot Davis, Chief executive, Nationwide Building Society. For services to the Building Society Industry. (Nr Hungerford, Berkshire)
Mrs. Susan Jean Davis, Deputy Chair, Advantage West Midlands. For services to the community in the West Midlands. (Telford, Shropshire)
Mrs. Joyce Blair Deans, MBE For services to the Construction Industry. (Bearsden, Glasgow)
Andrew Maule Dewar-Durie, DL Lately chairman, Allied Distillers Ltd. For services to the Drinks Industry. (Croftamie, Stirling and Falkirk)
Professor Charles Syrett Farrell Easmon, For services to Medical Education and Training. (Surbiton, Surrey)
Malcolm Eastwood, QFSM Chief Fire Officer. For services to the Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service. (Eastleigh, Hampshire)
Mrs. Anne Marie Fagan, Headteacher, John Ogilvie High School, Hamilton. For services to Education Standards in Scotland. (Hamilton, Lanarkshire)
Miss Kathleen Margaret Fairweather, H.M. chief inspector of Schools, Scottish Executive. (Pencaitland, East Lothian)
Joseph Charles Farman, OBE For services to Atmospheric Science. (Cambridge, Cambridgeshire)
Professor Robin Charles Fraser, For services to Medical Audit and Assessment. (Leicester, Leicestershire)
Mrs. Breidge Marie Gadd, For services to Probation. (Belfast)
Peter Oliver Gershon, Lately managing director, Marconi Electronic Systems. For services to Industry. (Amersham, Buckinghamshire)
John Ernest Gibbons, Chief Architect, Scottish Executive. (Pathhead, Midlothian)
George Gowans Gray, For services to SERCO and to the Outsourcing Industry. (Weybridge, Surrey)
Professor Susan Adele Greenfield, For services to the Public Understanding of Science. (Oxford, Oxfordshire)
John Gilbert Dickie Grieve, QPM Deputy assistant commissioner, Metropolitan Police. For services to the Police. (Bromley, Kent)
Philip Tom Hammersley, OBE For services to Health Care. (Near Lutterworth, Leicestershire)
Charles Brian Handy, For services to Personnel Management Education and Practice. (London, SW15)
Brian Hanna, For services to Local Government. (Lisburn, Antrim)
David Henry Arnold Harrison, For services to the Export Guarantees Advisory Council. (West Horsley, Surrey)
Dr. Agnes Hauck, Consultant Psychiatrist. For services to Children's Mental Health. (Leicester, Leicestershire)
Miss Iona Caroline Heath, General Medical Practitioner, London. For services to the Care of Elderly People. (London, N1)
Thomas Jeffrey Hemsley, Singer and Teacher. For services to Music. (London, N6)
Professor Neil Hood, Professor of Business Policy, University of Strathclyde. For services to Business and Economic Development. (Hamilton, Lanarkshire)
Miss Anne Jarvie, Chief Nursing Officer for Scotland. For services to Health Care. (Lenzie, Dunbartonshire)
Martin Jay, Managing director and chief executive, Vosper Thornycroft. For services to the Defence and Ship Building Industries. (Nr Alresford, Hampshire)
David John Jeffery, Lately chief executive, Port of London Authority. For services to the Ports Industry. (Frome, Somerset)
Mrs. Julie Hartley-Jones, For services to Renal Nursing. (Long Crendon, Buckinghamshire)
Mrs. Linda Mary Jones, Head, Women's Policy Group, Prison Service, Home Office. (Hallaton, Leicestershire)
Robert Brinley Jones, President, National Library of Wales. For services to Welsh Education and Culture. (Llanwrda, Carmarthenshire)
Miss Liz Kelly, For services to combating violence against women and children. (London, N16)
Malcolm William Kennedy, Chairman, BP Power Ltd. For services to Export to Developing Markets. (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear)
David Matthew Doyne Keogh, Chief Salvage and Mooring Officer, Ministry of Defence. (Yealmpton, Devon)
Mohammed Arif Khan, Legal director, Consumer Affairs, Office of Fair Trading, Department of Trade and Industry. (Richmond, Surrey)
Stephen Leigh Kingon, For services to Economic Development.
Mrs. Denise Patricia Kingsmill, Deputy chairman, Monopolies and Mergers Commission. For services to Competition and Employment Law. (London, W11)
Miss Susan Elizabeth Knibbs, For services to People with Disabilities. (London, SW19)
Michael Kron, Head, Drafting Services, Lord Chancellor's Department. (London, W4)
Mrs. Sally Kuenssberg, Chairman, Scottish Children's Reporter Administration. For services to Child Welfare and Justice. (Glasgow)
Roger Froome Laughton, For services to Regional Broadcasting. (Richmond, Surrey)
Timothy Robin Lawson, Chairman, Barnardo's. For services to Young People. (Canterbury, Kent)
Clive William Leach, Chairman, Leeds Training and Enterprise Council. For services to Training and Education. (Tadcaster, North Yorkshire)
Professor Christopher John Leaver, FRS, FRSE. For services to Plant Sciences. Oxford, Oxfordshire
William Ian Liddell, Chief Design Engineer. For services to the Millennium Dome. (Bath, Somerset)
Professor Malcolm Sim Longair, For services to Astronomy and Cosmology. (Cambridge, Cambridgeshire)
Colin Mackenzie Low, For services to the Royal National Institute for the Blind and to Disabled People's Rights. (London, E8)
Bashir Ahmed Maan, DL For services to Race Relations and to the community in Scotland. (Glasgow)
Julian Markham, Chairman, Court of Governors, London Institute. For services to Higher Education. (Stanmore, Middlesex)
Herbert William Massie, OBE For services to The National Disability Council and the Royal Association for Disability and Rehabilitation. (London, N17)
Ralph Anthony Jeffrey Mayer, Chief executive, Housing Corporation. For services to Social Housing. (Twickenham, Middlesex)
Robert Lewis Maynard, Senior Medical Officer, Department of Health. (Nr Salisbury, Wiltshire)
John Charles Mayo, Finance director, Marconi plc. For services to Industry. (Northwood, Middlesex)
Ian Russell McEwan, Author. For services to literature. (London)
Edward Forrester McIntyre, Principal, Birmingham College of Food, Tourism and Creative Studies. For services to Further and Higher Education. (Solihull, West Midlands)
The Rev Professor John McManners, For services to Ecclesiastical History.
Mrs Elizabeth Jane Meek, Head, Greater London Authority Division, Government Office for London, Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions. (London, SW6)
William Minto, OBE, DL Leader, Cumbria County Council. For services to the community in Cumbria and North West England. (Workington, Cumbria)
Donald Charles Peter Mitchell, Chairman, Britten Estate Ltd and Trustee, Britten-Pears Foundation. For services to Music Scholarship. (London, WC1E)
Miss Stephanie Gladys Monk,(Mrs Schwetz) Group Human Resources director, Granada Group plc. For services to Industry.
Peter Alan George Morphew, QFSM H.M. Senior Inspector of Fire Services, Home Office. (Eastbourne, East Sussex)
Rama Warren Nand-Lal, Lately chairman of Governors, Swindon College, Wiltshire. For services to Further Education and Training. (Tavistock, Devon)
Mrs. Barbara Patricia Newman, Chief Commoner. For services to the City of London. (London, EC2Y)
Declan Gerard O'Farrell, Chief executive, Metroline. For services to Business in London. (Kings Langley, Hertfordshire)
Samuel Roy Oldham, Leader of Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council. For services to Local Government. (Mottram, Lancashire)
Dennis James O'Neill, Tenor. For services to Opera. (Cardiff)
Mrs. Ava Marilyn Sturridge-Packer, Headteacher, St. Mary's Primary School, Birmingham. For services to Education. (Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands)
Michael Edward Palin, Writer and Actor. For services to Television Drama and Travel Documentaries. (London, NW5)
Romano Roland Paoletti, Head of Architecture and Station Design, Jubilee Line Extension. For services to Architecture. (London, E1)
Mrs. Frances Catherine Partridge, Writer. For services to Literature. (London, SW1X)
Kenneth Martin Pascoe, Grade 5, Employment Service, Department for Education and Employment. (Bristol)
David Petch, Lately Deputy chief, Assessments Staff, Cabinet Office. (London)
Martin Charles Pipe, Trainer. For services to Horse Racing. (Wellington, Somerset)
The Hon Sir Jonathon Espie Porritt, Bt For services to Environmental Protection. (Cheltenham, Gloucestershire)
John Richard Prosser, For services to Export. (Nr Billingshurst, West Sussex)
Stewart Peter Purvis, Chief executive, Independent Television News Ltd. For services to Broadcast Journalism. (London, WC1X)
Miss Heather Victoria Rabbatts, Chief executive, London Borough of Lambeth. For services to Local Government. (London, N5)
Miss Rosemary Anne Radcliffe, Chief Economist, PricewaterhouseCoopers. For services to Business Competitiveness. (London, SW6)
Kathleen Jessie Raine, For services to Literature. (London, SW3)
Peter Robert Read, For services to the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry. (Wargrave, Berkshire)
Ms Gail Ruth Rebuck, Chairman and chief executive, The Random House Group Ltd. For services to Publishing.
Miss Jane Barbara Reed, For services to Publishing and to the Broadcasting Industry. (London, E1)
David Nicholas Reilly, Corporate vice president, General Motors Corporation. For services to the Automotive Industry. (Woburn, Buckinghamshire)
Professor John David Rhodes, OBE For services to Engineering Research and to Industry. (Ilkley, West Yorkshire)
Ian Carl Ritchie, For services to Architecture. (London, E14)
Michael John Rouse, Chief Drinking Water Inspector, Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions. (Oxford, Oxfordshire)
Mrs. Angela Sarkis, Chief executive, Church Urban Fund. For services to the Alleviation of Poverty. (Harrow, Middlesex)
Miss Rosalind Joy Savill, Director, Wallace Collection. For services to the Study of Ceramics. (London, NW1)
Professor Crispian Scully, For services to Dental Patient Care, especially those with Special Needs. (Chorley Wood, Hertfordshire)
Richard Alan Shepherd, Chef and Restauranteur. For services to the Catering Industry. (London, W5)
Norman Alan Simmons, For services to the Promotion of Food Safety. (Potters Bar, Hertfordshire)
Karamjit S'ukhminder Singh, For services to the Administration of Justice. (Coventry, West Midlands)
Richard Sydney William Smith, Editor, British Medical Journal. For services to Medical Journalism. (London, SW4)
David Stathers, Head, Policy Development, Boots The Chemist Ltd. For services to retail property and planning. (Nottingham, Nottinghamshire)
Ms Barbara Mary Stocking, Regional director, NHS Executive, Department of Health. (Oxford, Oxfordshire)
Gordon Caleb Summerfield, Chief executive, Unigate European Food. For services to the Food and Dairy Processing Industry. (Reading, Berkshire)
Professor Barry Emanuel Supple, Director, Leverhulme Trust. For services to Economic History. (Cambridgeshire)
David Malcolm Thomas, For services to the Catering and Leisure Industries. (Oxshott, Surrey)
Francis Daley Thompson, MBE For services to Athletics. (London, SW6)
Richard William Thornhill, Assistant Solicitor, H.M. Board of Inland Revenue. (Hampton, Middlesex)
Alan Turner, Programme director, Combat Support Systems, Ministry of Defence. (Great Brickhill, Buckinghamshire)
Professor Robert Kerry Turner, For services to Sustainable Development. (Norwich, Norfolk)
Ms Harriet Mary Walter, Actress. For services to Drama. (London, SW1Y)
George Edward Watkins, Chairman and managing director, Conoco Ltd. For services to the Oil and Gas Industry. (Aberdeen)
Douglas Weston, Director of Projects. For services to the Millennium Commission. (Chalfont St. Giles, Buckinghamshire)
Benjamin Charles George Whitaker, For services to Human Rights and to the Voluntary Sector. (London, NW3)
Mrs. Anna Maria White, Headteacher, The Ridings School, Halifax, West Yorkshire. For services to Education. (Bury, Lancashire)
Michael Richard Whitlam, For services to the Voluntary Sector. (Uxbridge, Middlesex)
Mrs. Josephine Williams, For services to Social Services in Cheshire. (Nantwich, Cheshire)
Brian Anthony Wilson, Head of Establishments, House of Commons. (St Leonards on Sea, East Sussex)
Miss Anne Wood, For services to Children's Broadcasting. (Nr Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire)
John Yard, Director, Business and Management Services Division, H.M. Board of Inland Revenue. (Purley, Surrey)
The Rt Rev David Nigel de Lorentz Young, Lately Bishop of Ripon. For services to the Church of England and to Education. (Lancaster, Lancashire)
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