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Order of the British Empire: A-J

Mrs Gwen Acton. Headteacher, The Valley Community School, Bolton. For services to Education. (Bolton, Greater Manchester)
Mrs Dorcas Olanike Akeju. Community Midwife. For services to Healthcare.
(Liverpool, Merseyside)
Charles Edmund Allen, BEM. For services to Motor Heritage. (Ibstock, Leicestershire)
Alexander Anderson. Divisional managing director, Bett Homes. For services to the Construction Industry in Scotland. (Stirling and Falkirk)
Mrs Margaret Mary Andrews. Headmistress, Victoria College, Belfast. For services to Education. (Belfast)
Jarvis Joseph Astaire. For services to Young People in London. (London, W1K)
Professor Eileen Baker. Lately Principal, Bishop Grosseteste College, Lincoln.
For services to Higher Education. (Nr Craven Arms, Shropshire)
Mrs Clarissa Mary Baldwin. Chief executive, Dogs Trust. For services to the Welfare of Dogs. (London, N1)
Mrs Eileen Margaret Bamford. For services to Children in Belarus. (Worthing, West Sussex)
John Baragwanath. Team Leader, Business Relations and Innovation Team, Government Office for Yorkshire and the Humber. (Thirsk, North Yorkshire)
Francis Baron. Chief executive, Rugby Football Union. For services to Rugby.
(Hassocks, West Sussex)
Mrs Jane Elizabeth Barrie. Chair, Dorset and Somerset Strategic Health Authority. For services to the NHS. (Taunton, Somerset)
John Arthur William Bateman. Chief executive, UK Youth and vice Chair of the National Council for Voluntary Youth Services. For services to Young People.
(Worcester, Worcestershire)
Colin Robert Beardwood. Board Member, Environment Agency. For services to the Environment. (Droitwich Spa, Worcestershire)
Charles Beare. Chairman, J. & A. Beare Ltd. For services to the Music Industry. (London, W1G)
James Beeston. Director and chairman, Invigour Ltd. For services to Urban Regeneration in Birmingham. (Solihull, West Midlands)
Mrs Linda Rhiannon Bevan. For services to the community in Wales. (Cardiff, South Glamorgan)
Donald James Biggar. Farmer. For services to the Livestock Industry. (Castle Douglas, Kirkcudbrightshire)
Michael Timothy Bolsover. Member, London Employers Coalition. For services to the New Deal. (Nr Liphook, Hampshire)
Dr Colin Michael Boyne, MBE. Technical manager, QinetiQ. For services to the Defence Industry. (London)
Robert Wesley Brown. BP Engineering Project manager and chairman, Scottish Forestry Alliance. For services to Woodlands in Scotland. (Aberdeen)
Martin Bruce. Operations director, Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service. For services to the Blood Transfusion Service. (East Calder, West Lothian)
Professor Denys Brunsden. Chairman, Dorset Coast Forum. For services to Geoconservation and to Geomorphology. (Chideock, Dorset)
John Joseph Burke, DL. For services to the community in Bristol. (Bishop Sutton, Bristol)
Professor Robin Alan Butlin. Lately Professor of Historical Geography, University of Leeds. For services to Geography. (York, North Yorkshire)
Martin John Callaghan. Director, London Underground Ltd. For services to Public Private Partnership. (London, E4)
Mrs Mary Theresa MacLeod Campbell. Board Member, Highlands and Islands Enterprise. For services to Economic Development in the Highlands and Islands.
Professor Michael Patrick Campbell. Director, Sector Skills Development Agency. For services to Economic Development. (Leeds, West Yorkshire)
William George Cann. Chairman, Dartmoor National Park Authority. For services to National Parks. (Okehampton, Devon)
Mrs Helen Margaret Carey, DL. For services to the National Federation of Women's Institutes and to the Environment. (Warrington, Cheshire)
John Graham Carrington. Conflict and Humanitarian Adviser, Department for International Development. (Nottingham, Nottinghamshire)
Professor Judith Mary Chessells. For services to Leukaemia Research. (London, N1)
Dr Marjorie McCallum Chibnall. Medieval Historian, Clare Hall, University of Cambridge. For services to History. (Cambridge, Cambridgeshire)
Miss Sarah Child. Chairman, Addaction. For services to Drug and Alcohol Treatment. (London, WC2A)
Mohammed Jehangir Choudhry. Chairman, Puretone plc. For services to the Hearing Aid Industry and to Businesses in Kent. (Tonbridge, Kent)
Richard Anthony Clark. Chief executive, Prime Focus. For services to Housing in the West Midlands. (Solihull, West Midlands)
Robert Lawrence Clark. Director, Cumbria Rural Enterprise Agency. For services to the Rural Community. (Wigton, Cumbria)
Robert Clarke. Lately Chair, Advisory Panel, Beacon Councils. For services to Local Government. (Goring-on-Thames, Berkshire)
Alan Malcolm Clarkson. For services to Swimming. (Haxby, North Yorkshire)
Roger Paul Claydon. Grade B1, Ministry of Defence. (Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire)
Malcolm John Clayton. Headteacher, Fred Nicholson School, Dereham, Norfolk. For services to Special Needs Education. (Dereham, Norfolk)
Mrs Catherine Mary Cole. Lately Principal, Hereward College of Further Education, Coventry. For services to Education for Disabled People. (Chorley, Lancashire)
Mrs Maureen Ada Cole. For services to the Women's Section, Royal British Legion. (Diss, Norfolk)
Robert James Coleman. Grade B2, Ministry of Defence. (London)
Paul Robert Colley. Lately Superintendent, Hampshire Constabulary. For services to the Police. (Southampton, Hampshire)
Ms Joyce Connon. Scottish secretary, Workers' Educational Association. For services to Adult Education. (Edinburgh)
Janet Clouston Bewley (Poppy) Lady Cooksey, DL. For services to Fencing.
(Banbury, Oxfordshire)
Diana Elissa Lady Copisarow. For Public Service. (London, W8)
Michael James Counsell. Principal Youth Officer for Gloucestershire. For services to Young People. (Cheltenham, Gloucestershire)
Christopher Thomas Crook. Chair, Sussex Probation Board. For services to the National Probation Service. (Hurstpierpoint, West Sussex)
Michael John Crosta. Lately Crown Prosecutor, Crown Prosecution Service.
(Barry, South Glamorgan)
Professor Christopher John Stokes Damerell. For services to Particle Physics Research, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Oxfordshire. (Abingdon, Oxfordshire)
Michael Davey. Leader, Northumberland County Council. For services to Local Government. (Ashington, Northumberland)
Hywel Gethin Davies. Lately chairman, Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod. For services to Music and to International Relations. (Llangollen, Denbighshire)
John Thomas Ronald Davies. Photographer. For services to Photography.
(Aberaeron, Ceredigion)
Mrs Elspeth Freda Davis. Divisonal manager, South West Early Years, Office for Standards in Education. (Easton-in-Gordano, Somerset)
Paul Bernard Dermody. Lately chief executive Officer, De Vere Group plc. For services to the Hospitality Industry. (Worsley, Greater Manchester)
Professor Charles Walter Desforges. Emeritus Professor of Education, University of Exeter. For services to Education. (Sidmouth, Devon)
Philip Lloyd Dinham. For services to Youth and Community Justice. (Bardon Mill, Northumberland)
Raphael Djanogly, JP. For Charitable Services. (Bournemouth, Dorset)
David Christopher Curtis Duly. Director, Habinteg Housing Association (Ulster)
Limited. For services to Housing in Northern Ireland. (Holywood, Down)
Ron Egginton. Head, UKAEA Corporate Governance and Business Relations Team, Department of Trade and Industry. (Sutton Valence, Kent)
Geoffrey Leonard Essery. For services to Health and Safety in the Chemical Industry. (Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire)
Dr Meirion Rhys Evans. Clinical Senior Lecturer, University of Wales College of Medicine. For services to the WHO in China and to the Hong Kong Government during the SARS Outbreak. (Southerndown, Vale of Glamorgan)
Professor David Philip Farrington. Professor of Psychological Criminology, Institute of Criminology, Cambridge. For services to Criminology. (Cambridge, Cambridgeshire)
Ms Hazel Farrow. Headteacher, Loxford School of Science and Technology, Redbridge, London. For services to Education. (London, SE22)
John David Flack. Vice chairman, Federation of Independent Mines. For services to Health and Safety in the Mining Industry. (Huddersfield, West Yorkshire)
Raymond Norman Fletcher. Personnel director, Remploy. For services to Disabled People. (Bicester, Oxfordshire)
Paul Forbes. Director, Department of Training, Leeds City Council. For services to Training and Employment for Disadvantaged Groups. (Leeds, West Yorkshire)
Professor Janet Ford. Pro-vice Chancellor, York University. For services to Housing. (Ashbourne, Derbyshire)
Mrs Joan Ford. Chair, West Middlesbrough Neighbourhood Trust. For services to Social Inclusion. (Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire)
Mrs Margaret Susan Foster. Chief executive, Pontypridd and Rhondda NHS Trust. For services to the NHS in Wales and to Equal Opportunities. (Cardiff, South Glamorgan)
Miss Karen Foulds. District manager, Jobcentre Plus, Department for Work and Pensions. (Alvaston, Derbyshire)
Mrs Mary Dawn Foulkes. Director, Human Resources Customer Operations, Ford Europe. For services to Diversity. (London, SE16)
Maurice Frankel. Director, Campaign for Freedom of Information. For services to Open Government. (London, W2)
Simon Andrew Fraser. Chairman, North Areas Board, Scottish Natural Heritage. For services to the Environment and to the Highlands and Islands. (Isle of Lewis, Western Isles)
Professor Judith Wordsworth George. Deputy director, Open University Scotland. For services to Higher Education. (Edinburgh)
Richard Henry Gibbon. Lately head of Engineering Collections, National Railway Museum. For services to Museums. (York, North Yorkshire)
John Gilliland. Farmer. For services to the Environment. (Londonderry) Peter John Gilroy. Director, Social Services, Kent. For services to Social Care. (Cranbrook, Kent)
John Godfrey. For services to Consumer Food Interests. (London, NW5)
Miss Margaret Elizabeth Goose. Chief executive, The Stroke Association. For services to Healthcare. (Marston Moreteyne, Bedfordshire)
William Grady. Principal, Isle of Wight College. For services to Education.
(Wilmslow, Cheshire)
Ian Graham. Principal, John Wheatley College, Glasgow. For services to Further Education and to Community Development. (Erskine, Renfrewshire)
Mrs Evelyn Esther Greer, MBE, JP. For services to the 2003 Special Olympic World Games and to Sport. (Belfast)
Mrs Vivien Margaret Griffiths. Vice Chair, Reading Agency. For services to Libraries and Lifelong Learning in Birmingham. (Birmingham, West Midlands)
Brian Malcolm Gunn. Crown Prosecutor, Crown Prosecution Service. (Nottingham, Nottinghamshire)
Maurice Stephen Hall. Senior Principal, Department for Work and Pensions. (Blyth, Northumberland)
Mrs Valerie Weddell-Hall. Headteacher, Franche Community First School, Kidderminster, Worcestershire. For services to Education. (Martley, Worcestershire)
Ms Nancy Hallett. Chief executive, Homerton Hospital, Hackney, London. For services to the NHS. (London, N16)
Simon Nicholas Hargreaves. Deputy chief Test Pilot, BAE Systems. For services to Aviation. (Lytham, Lancashire)
Samuel Harper. Chair, Glasgow Housing Association. For services to Housing.
(Anderston, Glasgow)
Professor Roy Michael Harrison. The Queen Elizabeth II Birmingham Centenary Professor of Environmental Health, University of Birmingham. For services to Environmental Science. (Stourport on Severn, Worcestershire)
Mrs Eunice Heaney. Pensions Policy Adviser, Staffordshire County Council. For services to the Fire Service. (Lower Leigh, Staffordshire)
Roger Alan Heard. Sales and Marketing director, Transbus Dennis. For services to Transport. (Godalming, Surrey)
Tim Henman. For services to Lawn Tennis. (London, SW13)
Professor Mary Henry. Nursing consultant. For services to Nursing in Scotland.
Mrs Susan Hewett, JP. For services to the Administration of Justice. (Southsea, Hampshire)
Miss Sue Higginson. Lately head, the Studio, Royal National Theatre. For services to Drama. (London, SW15)
Ronald William Hiles. For Medical Services to the community in Bangladesh.
(Moorend, Bristol)
Profesor William George Hill, FRS, FRSE. Emeritus Professor of Animal Genetics, University of Edinburgh. For services to Science and the Livestock Industry. (Edinburgh)
Michael Hirst. Chairman, Business Tourism Partnership. For services to the Tourist Industry. (Bushey Heath, Hertfordshire)
Mrs Patricia Hodgson. Assistant director, Inland Revenue. (Stocksfield, Northumberland)
James Douglas Hogg. Lately chief Architect, Cadw, National Assembly for Wales. For services to Historic Architecture in Wales. (Cardiff, South Glamorgan)
Michael George Holmes. For services to Horticulture. (Doncaster, South Yorkshire)
Kenneth Home. Chairman and chief executive Officer, K Home Engineering Ltd. For services to Business in Tees Valley. (Great Ayton, North Yorkshire)
David Richard Hopkins. Chairman, British Air Transport Association. For services to the Civil Aviation Industry. (Nr St Mawgan, Cornwall)
Benjamin Finley Hoppe. Chairman, Rowecord Group. For services to the Steel Construction Industry. (Newport, Gwent)
Miss Jean Horsburgh. Assistant chief executive, Connexions. For services to Young People in Tyne and Wear. (Sunderland, Tyne and Wear)
Professor Celia Hoyles. Professor of Mathematics Education, Institute of Education, University of London. For services to Education. (London, NW1)
Roy Hudd. Actor, Comedian and Playwright. For services to Entertainment.
(London, SW4)
Dr Owain Arwel Hughes. Conductor. For services to Music and Charity. (Harrow, Middlesex)
John Humphreys. Acting director of Employment Relations, Royal College of Nursing. For services to the NHS. (Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire)
Colin Howard Johnson. Director, Techniquest. For services to Science. (Cardiff, South Glamorgan)
Paul Andrew Johnston. For public service. (London, SW1A)
Thomas Johnston. Lately chairman, Abbeyfield Northern Ireland Regional Council. For services to the community in Northern Ireland. (Donaghadee, Down)
Professor Richard McLaren Johnstone. Director, Scottish Centre for Information on Language Teaching and Research. For services to Modern Languages Education.
(Auchterarder, Perth and Kinross)
John Grant Jones. Chairman, Association of Justices' chief Executives. For services to the Magistrates' Courts Service. (Bangor, Gwynedd)
Mark Ralph Cornwall-Jones. Lately chairman, Ecclesiastical Insurance Group. For services to the Church and to the Insurance Industry. (London, SW11)
Wyn Edgerton Jones. Chairman, British Alcan Aluminium plc. For services to the Aluminium Industry. (Hexham, Northumberland)



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