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Friday, 31 December, 1999, 01:53 GMT
OBE civil (A - K)


Mrs. Sheila Ruth Abrahams, JP For services to the administration of justice in Inner London. (London, SW3)
Bernard Francis Ainsworth, For services to the Millennium Dome. (Huddersfield, West Yorkshire)
Alistair Grant Aitken, Team Leader, Qualifications for Work Team, Scottish Executive. (Currie, Midlothian)
Miss Christabel Jane Albery, Lately London Film commissioner. For services to the Film Industry. (London, W11)
John Allen, For services to Secondary Education. (Belfast)
William Ronald Allen, For services to Dentistry and to the British Dental Association. (Braintree, Essex)
Mrs. Doris Martyna Ansari, Leader, Cornwall County Council. For services to the community in Cornwall. (Truro, Cornwall)
Mrs. Hilary Margaret Anslow, Principal, King George V College, Southport. For services to Further Education. (Preston, Lancashire)
Gary Armstrong, For services to Rugby Union Football.
William James Armstrong, For services to Rural Development. (Limavady, Londonderry)
Mrs. Jennifer Rose Arwas, Headteacher, Lea Infant School, Slough, Berkshire. For services to Education. (Maidenhead, Berkshire)
Jacques Sylvian Astruc, Underwriting manager, Export Credit Guarantee Department, Department of Trade and Industry. (London, N12)
Mrs. Dawn Austwick, Project director. For services to the Tate Gallery of Modern Art. (London, N16)
Joan, Lady Bader, For services to Disabled People. (Newbury, Berkshire)
Kenneth John Bain, Lately Headmaster, Purcell School of Music, Hertfordshire. For services to Specialist Music Education. (Bridport, Dorset)
Professor Janet Mary Bainbridge, For services to the Promotion of Science and Technology. (Middlesborough, North Yorkshire)
Mrs. Helen Ball, Headteacher, St. John The Evangelist Primary School, Clevedon, Somerset. For services to Education. (Bristol, Somerset)
Mrs. Arlette Banister, Director, Ackergill Tower, Caithness. For services to Business and Tourism in the Highlands and Islands. (Wick, Caithness)
William Barber, Rector, Lossiemouth High School. For services to Secondary Education. (Forres, Moray)
Ms Liz Bargh, For services to Women in the Workforce. (Kings Lynn, Norfolk)
Professor Eileen Vartan Barker, For services to INFORM. (Wembley, Middlesex)
Peter Barker, Member, Disabled Persons' Transport Advisory Committee. For services to the Mobility of Disabled People. (Tunbridge Wells, Kent)
Ian Beales, Director, Bristol Evening Post and Press Ltd. For services to the Regional Newspaper Industry. (Stonehouse, Gloucestershire)
Professor Eric Kirkland Beatty, MBE For services to Economic Development. (Newtownabbey, Antrim)
Miss Susan Bell, Chief executive, National Forest Company. For services to Forestry. (Hay-on-Wye, Herefordshire)
Paul Bellringer, For services to GamCare. (Chichester, West Sussex)
Peter James Bennett, Lately managing director, Port of Felixstowe. For services to the Port Industry. (Woodbridge, Suffolk)
Professor Gordon Mitchell Benson, For services to Architecture. (London, NW5)
Stanley Ian Bernard, Managing director, Sco-Fro Foods Ltd. For services to the Food Industry. (Newton Mearns, Renfrewshire)
Raymond George Bisset, Convenor, Aberdeenshire Council. For services to Local Government. (Inverurie, Aberdeenshire)
Professor Geoffrey Stewart Boulton, Regius Professor of Geology and Mineralogy, University of Edinburgh. For services to Science and to Higher Education. (Edinburgh)
Mrs. Sarah Bowler, For services to Relate. (London, SW6)
Paul Alfred Bradstock, Chief executive, Oxford Trust. For services to Economic Development and Innovation in Oxfordshire. (Reading, Berkshire)
Capt Anthony David Braithwaite, R.D. For services to the King George's Fund for Sailors. (London, SE3)
Mrs. Jeanne Marion Breen, Executive director, European Transport Safety Council. For services to Road Safety. (London, SW13)
Mrs. Elizabeth Bridgeford, Director of Social Work, Perth and Kinross Council. For services to Social Work Services. (Perth, Perth and Kinross)
Roger Brind, Headteacher, Trelai Primary School, Cardiff. For services to Education. (Llandaff, Cardiff)
Frederick Broughton, Constable, Metropolitan Police. For services to the Joint Central Committee of the Police Federation of England and Wales. (Romford, Essex)
Mrs. Eileen Elizabeth Brown, For services to Children in Romania. (Wallasey, Merseyside)
Mrs. Barbara Browse, Grade 6, Ministry of Defence. (London)
Robert John Bunting, For services to Home Start. (Hillsborough, Down)
Miss Barbara Burgess, For public service. (Belfast, Antrim)
Miss Gillian Burrington, For services to Librarianship and Information Provision, especially for Visually Impaired People. (Altrincham, Cheshire)
Professor Anthony Busuttil, For services to Forensic Pathology. (Edinburgh)
David Charles Butcher, Clerk and Superintendent, Billingsgate Market. For services to the Fish Industry. (Banstead, Surrey)
Mrs. Patricia Roberts-Cairns, Editor in chief, Good Housekeeping. For services to Journalism. (Brighton, Sussex)
Professor Dugald Cameron, Lately director, Glasgow School of Art. For services to Art and Design. (Skelmorlie, Ayrshire and Arran)
John Park Campbell, Chairman, Glenrath Farms Ltd. For services to the Poultry Industry. (West Linton, Peeblesshire)
Jack Cardiff, For services to Cinematography. (Saffron Walden, Essex)
Melvyn Carlowe, Chief executive, Jewish Care. For services to the Jewish Community. (London, N14)
Derek John Lockhart Carson, TD, DL For services to Pathology. (Newtownabbey, Antrim)
William James Caves, For services to Education. (Drumbeg, Belfast)
John Chambers, Area Administrator, Crown Prosecution Service. (Colyton, Devon)
Mrs. Jennifer Vere Chew, English Teacher, Strode's Sixth Form College, Egham, Surrey. For services to Literacy. (Egham, Surrey)
Alan Conrad Cheyney, For services to the National Autistic Society.
Levon Chilingirian, Violinist. For services to Music. (London, SE24)
Joseph Clarke, Chairman, Greater Manchester Passenger Transport Authority. For services to Public Transport and to the community. (Atherton, Manchester)
Richard Loris Clegg, MBE Manager, England International Team. For services to Angling. (Barnsley, South Yorkshire)
Miss Judy Clements, For services to Community Relations in the West Midlands. (London, SW1P)
Robert Owen Close, Director, Group Payments Strategy, Barclays Bank plc. For services to the Euro Preparations.
William David Clouston, For services to Regeneration in the North East of England. (Rothbury, Northumberland)
Dean James Coady, Detective Constable, Greater Manchester Police. For services to the Police. (Stretford, Manchester)
Jeffrey Reginald Cocks, Chair, Fforwm. For services to Further Education. (Cardiff)
Douglas Martyn Colwill, Lately chairman, Technical Committee of the World Road Association. For services to Highway Engineering. (Wokingham, Berkshire)
Mrs. Edith Conn, For services to the British Red Cross Society in Manchester. (Bolton, Lancashire)
Mrs. Margaret Pauline Coomber, Executive director, Nursing and Human Resources, Norfolk and Norwich Hospital. For services to Nursing. (Diss, Norfolk)
David Alan Cooper, Project director and Team Leader, Government Office for the South East, Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions. (Surbiton, Surrey)
Mrs. Mary Corbett, For services to Marriage Care. (St Albans, Hertfordshire)
Mrs. Esme Corner, Headteacher, Heacham Middle School, Norfolk. For services to Education and to the National Association of Headteachers. (Kings Lynn, Norfolk)
John Hobson Coulter, For services to Development Awareness. (Oxford, Oxfordshire)
Mrs. Angela Maria Courtney, For services to Housing and to Women's Issues. (Carryduff, Belfast)
Mrs. Penelope Jane Cousins, For services to the Millennium Forests for Scotland Project. (Glasgow)
Robert Craig, Director, Scottish Library Association. For services to Librarianship. (Hamilton, Lanarkshire)
John Raymond Craven, Presenter, Countryfile. For services to Rural and Children's Broadcasting. (Near Bicester, Oxfordshire)
Miss Phyllis Godby Croft, Honorary Veterinary Adviser, Phyllis Croft Foundation for Canine Epilepsy. For services to Animal and Human Welfare. (Tadley, Hampshire)
Malcolm David Crowder, Project Organiser and secretary, Heritage of London Trust. For services to the Preservation of the Built Heritage. (Norwich, Norfolk)
Keith William Darwin, JP Chairman, Lincolnshire Training and Enterprise Council. For services to Training, Business and the community. (Lincoln, Lincolnshire)
John Daugman, Inventor. For services to Design and Innovation. (Fenstanton, Cambridgeshire)
Edwin Davies, For services to Industry on the Isle of Man. (Ballasalla, Isle of Man)
Ms Kathleen Mary Davies, For services to Women's Issues. (Edinburgh)
Steve Davis, MBE For services to Snooker. (Romford, Essex)
Graham John Davison, Grade 6, Defence Evaluation and Research Agency, Ministry of Defence. (Fleet, Hampshire)
Bernard Victor Day, For services to the Insurance Industry. (Painswick, Gloucestershire)
Mrs. Camille De San Lazaro, For services to the Care of Sexually Abused Children. (Stocksfield, Northumberland)
Mrs. Erica De'Ath, Chief executive, National Council of Voluntary Child Care Organisations. For services to Child Care. (London, N1)
Christopher Colin Dean, MBE For services to Ice Skating. (USA)
Gerald Dennis, Vice chairman, English Sports Council. For services to Sport. (London, NW3)
Paul Gerard Dick, JP Headmaster, Kennet School, Berkshire. For services to Education. (Curridge, Berkshire)
Miss Barbara Gladys Dicks, Chief executive, Mildmay UK. For services to Palliative Care in London. (London, SW17)
Mrs. Mavis Don, For services to the community in Scarborough, North Yorkshire. (Scarborough, North Yorkshire)
Hugh Robertson Donald, For services to Family Mediation, Scotland. (Edinburgh)
Donald Frederick Dovaston, QPM Deputy chief Constable, Derbyshire Constabulary. For services to the Police. (Underwood, Derbyshire)
Ms Mary Jane Drabble, Lately director of Education, BBC. For services to Broadcasting and to Education. (London, W4)
Miss Jeannie Drake, Deputy General secretary, Communication Workers' Union. For services to Employment Relations. (Richmond, Surrey)
Philip Drakeford, Manager and Company secretary, Dyfed Education Business Partnership. For services to Industry and to Education in Wales. (Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire)
Gerald John Draper, Director, Childhood Cancer Research Group, University of Oxford. For services to Childhood Cancer Research. (Oxford, Oxfordshire)
Mrs. Sheila Drury, Chair, North Wales Training and Enterprise Council. For services to Industry Education and Training in Wales. (South Wirral, Merseyside)
David William Duguid, For services to the Soldiers', Sailors' and Airmen's Families Association in Glasgow. (Cairndow, Argyll and Bute)
Mrs. Frances Duncan, JP Provost, Angus Council. For services to Local Government. (By Forfar, Angus)
William Joseph Duncan, Grade 7, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food. (Reading, Berkshire)
Miss Ratna Dutt, Director, Race Equality Unit. For services to Community Relations. (London, N16)
Michael William Frederick Dyer, Chairman of Trustees, Usk House Day Hospice, Powys. For services to the NHS. (Crickhowell, Powys)
Michael Laurence Eastman, For services to the Frontier Youth Trust and to Disadvantaged Young People. (Romford, Essex)
Frank Ellis, For services to the Development of Radiotherapy. (Oxford, Oxfordshire)
David George Erwin, For services to the Marine Environment. (Downpatrick, Down)
Anthony Evans, Designer, Millennium Product. For services to the Shoe Industry. (Coleford, Gloucestershire)
Mrs. Pamela Mary Everton, Lately director of Nursing and Quality, Essex and Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust. For services to Nursing. (London, E4)
Raymond John Evison, For services to Horticulture on Guernsey. (Guernsey, Channel Islands)
Mrs. Patricia Fairclough, For services to Basketball. (London, W12)
David Alan Faulkner, For services to the community in Newcastle upon Tyne.
Miss Joyce Cameron Ferguson, Headteacher, Abercromby Primary School, Tullibody. For services to Primary Education. (Alloa, Clackmannan)
Professor Ruth Hilary Finnegan, Lately Professor in Comparative Social Institutions, Open University. For services to Social Sciences. (Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire)
The Rev Canon Colin William Fletcher, Co-chairman, Lambeth Group. For services to the Millennium Celebrations. (London, SE1)
Richard William Freer, Grade 7, Ministry of Defence. (Oxford, Oxfordshire)
Professor Herbert Alan French, For services to Military Research. (Emsworth, Hampshire)
Mrs. Anne Rosemary Fuller, JP Lately chairman, Magistrates' Association. For services to the Administration of Justice. (Claygate Esher, Surrey)
Barrington John Albert Furr, Chief Scientist, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals. For services to Cancer Drug Research. (Macclesfield, Cheshire)
Raymond Percy Galton, Writer. For services to Television Comedy Drama. (Surrey)
Mrs. Barbara Jean Garland, For services to the Women Caring Trust. (London, SW1W)
Peter Garratt, Chairman, British Consultants' Bureau. For services to Export. (Nr. Tonbridge, Kent)
Michael Garrity, Head, Department of Nursing, University of Salford. For services to Nursing Education. (Radcliffe, Manchester)
Thomas Henry Geddis, For public service. (London)
Professor Richard John Gilbert, Lately director, PHLS Food Hygiene Laboratory. For services to Food Safety. (Harpenden, Hertfordshire)
Miss Muriel Elizabeth Gilliland, For public service. (Newtownabbey, Antrim)
Jonathan Henry William Gipps, Director, London Zoo. For services to the Web of Life Project. (London, SW15)
Colin Godber, For services to Elderly Mentally Ill People. (Southampton, Hampshire)
Stephen Grand, Designer, Millennium Product. For services to the Computer Games Industry. (Shipham, Somerset)
Albert Winfield Grant, For services to Community Relations in Ipswich, Suffolk. (Ipswich, Suffolk)
Miss Sandra Mary Grant, For services to the Scottish Health Advisory Service. (Glasgow)
Mrs. Rosemary Anne Jennifer Gray, Member, Government Panel on Sustainable Development Education. For services to Sustainable Development. (Birmingham, West Midlands)
The Rev Alan Greenbat, For services to Interfaith Dialogue and to Young People. (London, N11)
Professor Andrew Robert Grieve, For services to Dentistry. (Dundee)
Miss Sian Meryl Griffiths, For services to Public Health. (Oxford, Oxfordshire)
Mrs. Gillian Ann Hackman, Grade 7, Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions. (Beckenham, Kent)
Mrs. Aileen Oonagh Hall, Inspector of Taxes, H.M. Board of Inland Revenue. (Hinckley, Leicestershire)
Michael Halliday, Modernisation Programme Training manager, HM Board of Inland Revenue. (Sudbrooke, Lincolnshire)
John Hector Hamilton, For services to Sail Training for Young People. (London, E14)
Advocate Francis Charles Hamon, Deputy bailiff of Jersey. For services to the community. (Trinity, Jersey)
John Reder Foy Hansell, Senior Natural Resources Adviser, Department for International Development. (London, SW1A)
Mrs. Penelope Hardwick, JP, DL For services to Youth Organisations in West Sussex. (Chicester, West Sussex)
Miss Caroline Anne Harper, For services to the Gas Industry. (London, W11)
Daniel Edward Harvey, For services to Banking. (Malone, Belfast)
The Ven John Derek Risdon Hayward, For services to St. Luke's Hospital for the Clergy. (Bath, Somerset)
Malcolm Suthon Hewitt, JP Lately National director, National Educational Assessment Centre. For services to Education. (Birmingham, West Midlands)
John Finlay Hibbert, Lately Her Majesty's Coroner for Cheshire. For services to the Coroners' Service. (Congleton, Cheshire)
Mrs. Wendy Elizabeth Hickling, JP, DL For services to the Administration of Justice and to the Fosse Community Health Services NHS Trust in Leicestershire. (Leicester, Leicestershire)
Alastair Malcolm Hill, QC For services to the Law and the Disability Law Service. (London, SW19)
Sir James Frederick Hill, Bt, DL For services to the community in Bradford, West Yorkshire. (Ilkey, West Yorkshire)
David Holloway, For services to the Tower Hamlets Summer University. (London, SE4)
Christopher John Holmes, For services to St. Helena's Hospice in Colchester, Essex. (Colchester, Essex)
Professor Stephen Campbell Holt, Lately Rector and chief executive, Roehampton Institute, London. For services to Higher Education. (Steyning, West Sussex)
Christopher Bruce Holtby, Grade 7, Ministry of Defence. (Battersea, London)
Professor Frank Robert Albert Hopgood, For services to Computer Science. (Wantage, Oxfordshire)
John Michael Howell, For services to Export in Central and Eastern Europe. (Warborough, Oxfordshire)
Michael Gilbert James William Howse, Designer, Millennium Product. For services to the Aerospace Industry. (Uttoxeter, Staffordshire)
Professor Philip Edwin Howse, Designer, Millennium Product. For services to the Insect Control Industry. (Gosport, Hampshire)
Professor John Hughes, For services to Prosthetics and Orthotics Education and Training. (Renfrewshire)
Colin Moffat Hunter, Chairman, Scottish Council, Royal College of General Practitioners. For services to Primary Health Care. (Westhill, Aberdeenshire)
John Andrew Adam Hunter, For services to Rehabilitation Medicine for People with Disabilities. (By Linlithgow, West Lothian)
Roy Edward Hurst, Lately Grade 7, Defence School of Languages, Ministry of Defence. (Langley, Berkshire)
Charles McLachlan Husband, New Deal Co-ordinator, Scotland Employment Service, Department for Education and Employment. (Balerno, Midlothian)
William Eric Husselby, DL For services to the community in the West Midlands. (Nr. Kenilworth, Warwickshire)
Thomas David Inch, For services to Chemistry and to the Royal Society of Chemistry. (Salisbury, Wiltshire)
Michael John Ive, H.M. Inspector Specialist Adviser for Design and Technology, OFSTED. (Taunton, Somerset)
Colin Ray Jackson, MBE For services to Athletics. (Cardiff)
Frank Stuart Jackson, Director of Resources and Deputy chief executive, the King's Fund. For services to the NHS. (London, SE1)
Steven Melvin Edward Jacobs, Chief executive, Stratford Development Partnership. For services to Regeneration in East London. (London, E4)
Mrs. Pip Jaffa, For services to the community. (Belfast)
Mrs. Paulette James, Pay Span 8, Court Service Agency, Lord Chancellor's Department. (London, NW9)
Martin Jarvis, Actor. For services to Drama. (London, SW1W)
Robert Jennings, JP Community Links Co-ordinator, St. George Community School, Bristol. For services to Education. (Redland, Bristol)
Clifford Layton Jones, Director, Tower Colliery. For services to Coal Mining in Wales. (Glais, Swansea)
Peris Pritchard Jones, Lately chairman, Rail Users' Consultative Committee for the Midlands. For services to Public Transport Users. (Stourport on Severn, Worcestershire)
Avtar Singh Jouhl, For services to Community Relations and to Trade Unionism. (Solihull, West Midlands)
Professor Michael Joy, Honorary Visiting consultant Cardiologist, UK CAA. For services to the Aviation Industry. (Longcross, Surrey)
Dennis Joynson, Group director, BNFL. For services to the Nuclear Generating Industry. (Cheltenham, Gloucestershire)
Michael Rudolf Katz, For charitable services to the community in Dorset. (Canford Cliffs, Dorset)
Khalilur Rahman Kazi, For services to Community Relations. (London, E12)
Ms Colette Kelleher, Director, Daycare Trust. For services to Child Care. (London, N15)
Anthony Kelly, Lately Compliance Team Leader, H.M. Board of Inland Revenue. (Whitefield, Manchester)
Peter Maxwell Kemp, For services to the Social Services in County Durham.
Alan Grainger Kerr, For services to Otolaryngology. (Belfast)
Ian Henry Kerr, Chief Fire Officer. For services to the Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service. (Shrewsbury, Shropshire)
Mrs. Diana Mary King, For services to Sport. (Solihull, West Midlands)
Michael David Kirk, Chairman, S.P.S. Technologies Ltd. For services to the Engineering Industry. (Knighton, Leicestershire)
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