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Friday, 31 December, 1999, 01:53 GMT
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Sally, Lady Greengross, OBE Director-General, Age Concern. (London, W2)

Sir John Birt, Director-General, BBC. (London, W2)
The Right Honourable Sir Leon Brittan, QC Lately vice-president, European Commission. (London, SW1P)
Joel Goodman Joffe, CBE Chairman, OXFAM. (Swindon, Wiltshire)
Adam Hafejee Patel, Vice president, Blackburn Community Relations Council and Counsellor, Muslim Council of Britain. (Langho, Lancashire)
Sir Charles David Powell, KCMG Director, Jardine Matheson Holdings. (London, EC34)


Professor Kurt George Matthew Mayer Alberti, For services to Diabetic Medicine. (London, NW1)
Professor John Evelyn Beringer, CBE Lately chairman, Advisory Committee on Releases to the Environment. For services to Environmental Safety. (Backwell, Bristol)
Winfried Franz Wilhelm Bischoff, Chairman, Schroders plc. For services to Banking. (London, SW1W)
Professor Malcolm Stanley Bradbury, CBE For services to Literature. (Norwich, Norfolk)
Richard Charles Nicholas Branson, For services to Entrepreneurship. (London, W8)
John Brown, For services to Ship Design in the 20th Century. (Glasgow)
Chung Kong Chow, Chief executive, GKN Ltd. For services to Industry. (London, SW1X)
Sean Thomas Connery, Actor. For services to Film Drama. (California, USA)
Henry Cooper, OBE For services to Boxing. (Hildenborough, Kent)
Josias Cunningham, DL For political and public service. (Templepatrick, Antrim)
Alan Seymour Davies, JP Headteacher, Copland Community School and Technology Centre, Brent, London. For services to Education. (London, NW7)
His Honour Judge Rhys Everson Davies, QC Recorder of Manchester. For services to the Criminal Justice System. (Manchester, Greater Manchester)
Jeremy Dixon, For services to Architecture. (London, N10)
John Stanley Evans, QPM Chief Constable, Devon and Cornwall Constabulary. For services to the Police. (Ottery St Mary, Devon)
Richard Anthony Foster, DL Director, National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside. For services to Museums. (Wirral, Merseyside)
Professor Royston Miles Goode, CBE, QC For services to Academic Law. (Oxford, Oxfordshire)
Sheriff Gerald Henry Gordon, CBE, QC Lately Sheriff of Glasgow and Strathkelvin. For services to Scottish Law. (Giffnock, Glasgow)
John Alistair Graham, For services to the Parades Commission for Northern Ireland. (Sowerby Bridge, West Yorkshire)
Professor Martin Best Harris, CBE, DL Vice-Chancellor, University of Manchester. For services to Higher Education. (Manchester, Greater Manchester)
Walter William Herbert, For services to Polar Exploration. (Laggan, Inverness)
Professor Charles Antony Richard Hoare, FRS For services to Education and to Computer Science. (Cambridge, Cambridgeshire)
Peter Nevile Wake Jennings, CVO Lately Serjeant at Arms, House of Commons. (London, SW1A)
Harry George Jones, CBE For services to Local Government. (Newport)
John Desmond Patrick Keegan, OBE Historian. For services to Military History. (Nr Warminster, Wiltshire)
Professor David Philip Lane, FRS, FRS E. For services to Medical Science, especially Cancer Research. (Fife)
Bruce Liddington, Headteacher. Northampton School for Boys. For services to Education. (Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire)
Michael Thomas Lyons, Chief executive, Birmingham City Council. For services to Local Government. (Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands)
Professor Michael Gideon Marmot, For services to Epidemiology and Understanding Health Inequalities. (London, NW3)
Kenneth Duncan Morrison, CBE For services to the Food Retail Industry. (Nr Boroughbridge, North Yorkshire)
Stirling Craufurd Moss, OBE For services to Motor Racing. (London, W1Y)
Nicholas Harold Lloyd Ridley, For pioneering services to Cataract Surgery. (Salisbury, Wiltshire)
Ian Robinson, Chief executive, Scottish Power plc. For services to the Electricity Industry. (Dunbartonshire)
Stephen Arthur Robson, CB Director, Finance, Regulation and Industry, HM Treasury. (London, W6)
Alan Walter Rudge, CBE, FRS For services to Engineering Research and to Industry. (Brockenhurst, Hampshire)
Professor Alec Wesley Skempton, For services to Engineering. (London, SW10)
Martin Stuart Sorrell, Group chief executive, WPP Group. For services to the Communications Industry. (London, W1X)
John Stevens, QPM Deputy commissioner, Metropolitan Police. For services to the Police. (Kirkwhelpington, Northumberland)
Alan Michael Sugar, For services to the Home Computer and Electronics Industry. (Chigwell, Essex)
Professor John Kenneth Tavener, Composer. For services to Music. (Hurstpierpoint, West Sussex)
Professor Maurice Vincent Wilkes, For services to Computing. (Cambridge, Cambridgeshire)
Michael Wilshaw, Headteacher, St. Bonaventure's School, Newham, London. For services to Education. (London, SE10)
Norman Wisdom, OBE For services to entertainment. (Kirk Andrews, Isle of Man)


Anthony Hilgrove Hammond, CB, QC H.M. Procurator General, Treasury Solicitor and Queen's Proctor. (London, SW1H)
David Bruce Omand, Permanent under-secretary, Home Office. (London, N19)
Richard John Packer, Permanent secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food. (London, SE1)

Henrietta Campbell, For Public Service. (Killinchy, Down)
Edward William Frizzell, Lately chief executive, Scottish Prison Service, Scottish Executive. (Edinburgh)
Norman Glass, Deputy director, Public Services Directorate, H.M. Treasury. (Croydon, Surrey)
David Holt, Director, Office for National Statistics. (Southampton, Hampshire)
Miss Catherine Elizabeth Johnston, Parliamentary Counsel, Office of the Parliamentary Counsel. (London, W4)
Peter Robert Joyce, Inspector General and chief executive, The Insolvency Service, Department of Trade and Industry. (Croydon, Surrey)
Leigh Warren Lewis, Chief executive, Employment Service, Department for Education and Employment. (Watford, Hertfordshire)
Richard Guy Moberly Manning, Director general, Department for International Development. (Esher, Surrey)
David John Normington, Director general for Schools, Department for Education and Employment. (Woldingham, Surrey)
Mrs. Diane Susan Phillips, Director, Roads and Traffic Directorate, Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions. (Weybridge, Surrey)
Simon Henry Martin Ricketts, Lately Grade 3, Ministry of Defence. (London)
Miss Marianne Teresa Neville-Rolfe, Lately Regional director, Government Office for the North West, Department of Trade and Industry. (Congleton, Cheshire)
Peter John Small, For public service. (Bangor, Down)
David Stanton, Divisional director, Department of Social Security. (Richmond, Surrey)
Frederick John Alford Warne, Director, Organised and International Crime Directorate, Home Office. (Bromley, Kent)


Anthony James Merifield, CB Ceremonial Officer, Cabinet Office.

Surgeon Rear Admiral Ian Lawrence Jenkins, Overseas Tour Doctor to The Prince of Wales.
The Hon Sir Lachlan Hector Charles MacLean, Bt Lately Adjutant, Royal Company of Archers.
The Hon Dame Roma Flinders Mitchell, DBE A.C., lately Governor of South Australia.
Ronald Michael Woodhouse, Trustee, The Prince's Trust.

Miss Deborah Jean Bull, Secretary to the UK Trustees, The Duke of Edinburgh's Commonwealth Study Conferences.
Simon Mark Corbett, Lately HSBC Investment Management.
Sheila Loraine, Lady De Bellaigue, MVO Registrar, Royal Archives, Windsor Castle.
Mrs. Emma Joy Kitchener-Fellowes, Lady in Waiting to Princess Michael of Kent.
Col Iain Alexander Ferguson, OBE Lately vice chairman and director, Royal Tournament.
David Alan Grapes, Farm consultant to Sandringham Estate and the Royal Farms, Windsor.
Superintendent Colin Leslie Haywood-Trimming, MVO Lately Royalty Protection Department, Metropolitan Police.
Graham Arthur James Walker, Lately Treasurer, The Royal Jubilee Trusts and The Prince's Trust.

Inspector Trevor Christopher Raymond Bettles, Royalty Protection Department, Metropolitan Police.
Mrs. Patricia Anne Copeman, Bookshop manager, St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle.
Terence Edwin Duggan, Pilot, The Queen's Helicopter Flight.
Robert Gray Hamilton, RVM Yeoman of the Royal Pantries, Royal Household.
Mark James Lane, Head Gardener, Buckingham Palace.
Cdr John Patrick Lavery, Royal Navy, lately Equerry to The Prince of Wales.
Mrs. Marilyn Jean Porter, Assistant Clerk to the Lieutenancy, Dorset.
Jeremy Patrick Bagwell Purefoy, Insignia Clerk, Central Chancery of the Orders of Knighthood.
Miss Charlette Helen Robinson, Administrator, Privy Purse Office.
Miss Clare Margaret Sillars, Information Officer, Press Office, Buckingham Palace.
Alan John Smith, Lately The Prince's Trust.
Mrs. Jacqueline Mary Stevens, Secretary to the Comptroller to Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother.
Inspector Andrew Wallace Thomlinson, Royalty Protection Department, Metropolitan Police.
Peter Ludlow Walford, Lately Royal Household Liaison Officer, Rover Cars.
Miss Rosemary Ward, Senior assistant chief Accountant, Royal Household.


Ronald John Lewis, RVM Travelling Yeoman, Household of The Prince of Wales.

Malcolm Joseph Bull, Craftsman Fitter, Crown Estate, Windsor.
Brian James D'Arcy, Chief Exhibitor, The Jewel House, HM Tower of London.
Leonard Byron Eldridge, Building Supervisor, Property Section, Buckingham Palace.
Nigel George Goldsmith, Deputy assistant to the Master of the Household, `C' Branch.
Mrs. Doris Gay Hamilton, Housekeeper, Frogmore House, Windsor.
Mrs. Dora Ann Holt, Daily Lady, Windsor Castle.
David Edward Key, Chauffeur to The Duke of Edinburgh.
Miss Hilary Sybil Moyses, Lately Senior Housemaid, Windsor Castle.
Brian Alan Ernest Stanley, Stud Groom, Royal Paddocks, Hampton Court.


Richard Hamilton, Artist. For services to Art. (London, SW1P)
Mrs. Doris Lessing, Writer. For services to Literature. (London, NW1)
The Reverend Prebendary Edward Chad Varah, CBE For services to The Samaritans. (London, EC4N)
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