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Birthday Honours 2001 Friday, 15 June, 2001, 23:23 GMT 00:23 UK
DBEs to CBEs


Professor Ingrid Victoria Allen, CBE, DL. For services to Medical Research. (Belfast)
Miss Eileen Atkins, CBE. Actress and writer. For services to drama.
Mrs Wendy Patricia Davies. Headteacher, Selly Park Technology College for Girls, Birmingham. For services to education.(Solihull, West Midlands)
Mrs Karlene Cecile Davis. General secretary, Royal College of Midwives. For services to midwifery and to the NHS. (Sanderstead, Surrey)
Professor Julia Stretton Higgins, CBE, FRS. Professor of Polymer Science, Imperial College London. For services to science. (Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey)
Miss Sheila Marshall McKechnie, OBE. Director, Consumers' Association. For services to consumers. (London, N2)
Professor Lesley Howard Rees. Director of Education, Royal College of Physicians. For services to medical education.(London, NW3)
Mrs Dela Smith. Headteacher, Beaumont Hill Special School, Darlington. For services to education for children with special educational needs. (Heighinton, Durham)
Professor Ann Marilyn Strathern. William Wyse Professor of Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge. For services to social anthropology. (Cambridge, Cambridgeshire)

Neville Abraham. Chairman, Groupe Chez Gerard. For services to the restaurant trade. (1050 - Brussels, Belgium)
David Acland, DL. Lately chairman, Royal National Lifeboat Institution. For services to maritime safety. (Cheltenham, Gloucestershire)
Mohammed Ajeeb. For services to Local Government in Bradford, West Yorkshire. (Bradford, West Yorkshire)
Miss Ingrid Carol Alexander. Chairman, Central Council for Education and Training in Social Work. For services to health and social care. (London, N17)
James Andrews. Chief executive, Glasgow City Council. For services to Local Government in Scotland.(Strathblane, Glasgow)
Professor Elizabeth Nneka Anionwu. Head, Mary Seacole Centre for Nursing Practice, Thames Valley University. For services to nursing. (London, W3)
David Bailey. Photographer and film maker. For services to art. (London, WC1N)
Professor Rajinder Singh Bhopal. Alexander Bruce and John Usher Professor of Public Health Medicine, University of Edinburgh. For services to Public Heath Medicine. (Teviot Place, Edinburgh)
David James Bills. Director general, Forestry Commission. (Edinburgh)
David Julian Bintley. Director, Birmingham Royal Ballet. For services to dance. (Birmingham, West Midlands)
Ms Joan Blaney. Board Member, Birmingham and Solihull TEC. For services to the Community Champions Fund. (Birmingham, West Midlands)
Mrs Joyce Alice Bridges. Divisional manager, Urban Policy Unit, Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions. (London)
Walter Kenneth Brown. Principal, Liverpool Community College. For services to further education. (Huyton with Roby, Merseyside)
Judge Neil McLaren Butter, QC. Senior Circuit Judge, Central London County Court. For services to the administration of justice. (London)
William John Charles. For services to Association Football. (Bradford, West Yorkshire)
David Johnson Cohen. Trustee, David Cohen Family Charitable Trust. For charitable services, especially to the arts. (London, NW1)
John Kevin Conway. Principal, Greenhead College, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. For services to further education. (Huddersfield, West Yorkshire)
Professor Cary Lynn Cooper. BUPA Professor of Organisational Psychology and Health, UMIST. For services to health and safety. (Poynton, Cheshire)
John Cornforth. Architectural Historian. For services to the Historic Built Environment.
(London, NW1)
Mrs Paula Carolyn Diggle. Head of Savings and Pensions Policy, HM Board of Inland Revenue. (London, SW19)
James Thomson Donaldson. Lately chief inspector, Further Education Funding Council. For services to education. (Kenilworth, Warwickshire)
Peter Brian Ellwood. Group chief executive, Lloyds TSB Group plc. For services to banking. (Catesby, Northamptonshire)
John Derek Evans. Chief Conciliator, ACAS, Department of Trade and Industry. (Wokingham, Berkshire)
Ms Margaret Exley. Director, Towers Perrin. For services to management in the public sector. (London, W8)
Eric Watt Ferguson. Head of Parliamentary and Constitutional Division, Scotland Office. (Surrey)
Professor Peter John Fleming. Professor of Infant Health and Development, University of Bristol. For services to the understanding of cot death. (Bristol)
John Stanton Flemming. Member, Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution. For services to Economics and to Environmental Protection. (Oxford, Oxfordshire)
Peter Freeman. For services to International Development. (Brighton, East Sussex)
David Gilroy. Deputy chief inspector, Social Services Inspectorate, Department of Health. (Harrogate, North Yorkshire)
Stan Godfrey. Area director, Pensions and Overseas Benefits Directorate, Department of Social Security. (Tyne and Wear)
Felicity Margaret Sue Goodey, DL. Chairman, Lowry Trust. For services to the regeneration of Salford Quays.(Altrincham, Cheshire)
Professor Julian Mary Goodfellow. Professor, Biomolecular Science, Birkbeck College, University of London. For services to biophysics.
David Charles Green. Executive vice-president, Freight Transport Association. For services to transport. (Wadhurst, East Sussex)
Raymond Jonathan Gubbay. Managing director, Raymond Gubbay Ltd. For services to music. (New Barnet, Hertfordshire)
Dennis George Gunn, QPM. Chief Constable, Cambridgeshire Constabulary. For services to the police. (Cambridgeshire)
Professor Mark Peregrine Haggard. Director, MRC Institute of Hearing Research. For services to hearing research. (Beeston, Nottinghamshire)
John Keith Harding. Lately chief Probation Officer, Inner London Probation Service. For services to the Probation Service.(Winchester, Hampshire)
The Rt Rev Robert Maynard Hardy. Bishop of Lincoln. For services to the Church of England, and to prisoners. (Lincoln, Lincolnshire)
Ms Nicola Harwin. For services to the Women's Aid Federation of England. (Bristol)
Ian James Henderson. Chief executive, Land Securities plc. For services to the property industry. (Edenbridge, Kent)
Keith Ronald Hirst. Lately Chair, Sandwell TEC. For services to Education, Training and Enterprise in the Black Country. (Bromsgrove, Worcestershire)
Paul Richard Hodgkinson. Chief executive, Simons. For services to business. (London, W14)
Mrs Patricia Alayne Hughes. Lately chief executive, London Borough of Sutton. For services to Local Government. (London, SE21)
James Hunter. Chairman, Highlands and Islands Enterprise. For services to the Highlands and Islands. (Kiltarlity, Inverness)
Mrs Margaret Iles. Headteacher, St Mary's and St Peter's Primary School, Teddington, Surrey. For services to education. (Hampton, Middlesex)
Christopher Richard Ivory. Lately Chair, North Yorkshire TEC and Yorkshire and Humber TECs Ltd. For services to training. (Bedale, North Yorkshire)
Jeffrey Louis Jay. Consultant Ophthalmologist, Tennent Institute of Ophthalmology, Gartnavel General Hospital, Glasgow. For services to Ophthalmology. (Glasgow)
Miss Susan Linda Jennings. Director, National Patients Access Team. For services to the NHS.
(Hornchurch, Essex)
William Ian Ridley Johnston, QPM. Lately assistant commissioner, Metropolitan Police Service. For services to the police. (Kent)
David Harold Jones. Lately chief executive, National Grid. For services to the electricity supply industry. (Fordingbridge, Hampshire)
Professor Roger Mark Jowell. For services to the National Centre for Social Research. (London, NW5)
George Bernard Kessler. Lately deputy chair, LETEC and chairman, London TEC Council. For services to skills and business development. (London, NW3)
Kenneth John Knight, QFSM. Chief Fire Officer, West Midlands Fire Service. For services to the Fire Service. (Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands)
Kevin Adrian Lasbury. Divisional director, Highways Agency, Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions. (Leeds, West Yorkshire)
Christopher Frank Carandini Lee. Actor. For services to drama. (London, SW1X)
Christopher Gray Lewis. Head, Offenders and Corrections Unit, Research, Development and Statistics Directorate, Home Office. (West Sussex)
Ms Shuna Taylor Lindsay. Leader, Airlift and Future Tanker Integrated Project Team, Ministry of Defence. (Bristol)
Alastair David Lyons. For services to the Department of Social Security. (East Sussex)
Alasdair Uist Macdonald. Headteacher, Morpeth School, Tower Hamlets, London. For services to education. (London, SE3)
Douglas Marr. Headteacher, Banchory Academy. For services to secondary education in Scotland. (Alford, Aberdeenshire)
Michael Craig-Martin. Artist. For services to art. (London, NW5)
Mrs Judith McLaggan. Assistant director, HM Board of Inland Revenue. (Kent)
David Rogerson Mellor, OBE. Designer. For services to design and manufacturing. (Sheffield, South Yorkshire)
Anthony Minghella. Writer and film director. For services to film drama. (London, NW3)
Professor Roger Michael Needham, FRS. Director, Cambridge Microsoft Research Laboratory. For services to computing. (Cambridge, Cambridgeshire)
Christopher John Nicholls. Headteacher, Moulsham High School, Chelmsford, Essex. For services to education. (Witham, Essex)
Hugh Peden. Collector, HM Board of Customs and Excise. (West Yorkshire)
Roland John Phillips. Deputy head, Litigation Division, Treasury Solicitor's Department. (London, N19)
Professor Michael Isaac Podro. Emeritus Professor of Art History and Theory, University of Essex. For services to art history. (London, NW3)
Nicholas Martin Prest. Chairman and chief executive, Alvis plc. For services to the defence industry. (London, W11)
Anthony Francis Pryor. Chairman, Devonport Management Ltd. For services to the defence industry. (Winchester, Hampshire)
Professor William Graham Richards. Chairman of Chemistry, University of Oxford. For services to chemistry. (Oxford, Oxfordshire)
Jonathan Rickford. Lately project director, Company Law Review. For services to business. (Chichester, West Sussex)
John Richard Rivers. Chair, Southern Derbyshire Employer Coalition. For services to the New Deal. (Wirksworth, Derbyshire)
Peter Rogers. Lately chief executive, ITC. For services to broadcasting. (Grange Over Sands, Cumbria)
Michael David Ross. Chief executive, Scottish Widows. For services to the financial sector in Scotland. (Edinburgh)
Philip Charles Ruffles, FRS. Director, Engineering and Technology, Rolls-Royce plc. For services to the aerospace and defence industries. (Derby, Derbyshire)
Mrs Philippa Margaret Russell, OBE. Director, Council for Disabled Children. For services to disabled children and adults. (London, N6)
Mrs Lucianne Sawyer. President, UK Home Care Association. For services to health care. (London, SW19)
Richard Gilbert Saxon. Chairman, Building Design Partnership. For services to construction procurement. (London, SW11)
Professor Peter John Selby. Director of Clinical Research, Imperial Cancer Research Fund. For services to cancer research and cancer care. (Leeds, West Yorkshire)
Philip Edward Sellers. For services to accountancy and audit. (Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire)
Professor Robert William Ernest Shannon. For services to economic development. (Reigate, Surrey)
Samuel James Shields. For services to health care. (Hillsborough, Down)
Judge Ramesh Singh. Commissioner for Racial Equality, Wales. For services to race equality. (Cilfrew, Neath Port Talbot)
Joseph Brian Smith. For public service. (Bangor, Down)
Professor Peter George Smith. London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. For services to the Spongiform Encephalopathy Advisory Committee and to tropical disease research. (London, SW20)
Professor Peter Ian Stanley. Lately chief executive, Central Science Laboratory, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food. (Nr Malton, North Yorkshire)
Professor Elan Closs Stephens. Professor of Communications and Creative Industries, University of Aberystwyth. For services to the Welsh language. (Aberystwyth, Ceredigion)
Graham Spencer Stirling. Lately chairman, Prosper. For services to education and training in Devon and Cornwall. (Plymouth, Devon)
Professor Nigel Clement Halley Stott. For services to primary care and general practice medicine. (Gower, Swansea)
Professor Joan Kathleen Stringer. Principal and vice-patron, Queen Margaret University College. For services to higher education. (Edinburgh)
William Taylor, QPM. HM Chief Inspector of Constabulary, Scotland. For services to the police. (Worcestershire)
Professor Charles Tomlinson. Poet. For services to literature. (Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire)
Ivor Ward. Lately head, Personnel Management Group, HM Prison Service, Home Office. (New Barnet, Hertfordshire)
Alan Watson. Deputy Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration. (Frimley, Surrey)
Professor Hubert Frank Woods. For services to the Committee on Toxicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment. (Hope Valley, Derbyshire)
James Robertson Graeme Wright, DL. Lately Vice-Chancellor, University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne. For services to higher education.(Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear)

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