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Queen honours Celtic manager
Martin O'Neill
Martin O'Neill has been Celtic manager since 2000
Celtic boss Martin O'Neill, politician Menzies Campbell and car tycoon Arnold Clark are among those in Scotland named in the Queen's New Year honours list.

Mr O'Neill, who guided the Glasgow side to the final of the Uefa Cup last season, becomes an OBE.

Liberal Democrat MP Mr Campbell and Mr Clark, chairman of the Arnold Clark car dealership, both receive knighthoods.

The list includes figures from the arts, sport, business and politics - as well as school janitor Eric Ross.

Mr Ross, who works at Grange Primary School in Bo'ness, becomes an MBE for services to education.

In the arts, Scottish Opera's music director Richard Armstrong is made a knight for services to music.

There is a CBE for Dr James McMillan, composer and lecturer at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama and conductor of the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra.

I am deeply honoured to be recognised in this way for my services to parliament
Menzies Campbell
In the business world, Scottish Enterprise chief executive Robert Crawford also becomes a CBE.

The 52-year-old intends to step down from the post in June 2004 to pursue new challenges after four years in the job.

He said: "This award is recognition of the contribution SE has made to the Scottish economy."

There is an MBE for Eileen Caddy, one of the founders of the Findhorn community in the north east of Scotland.

The 86-year-old set up the Findhorn Foundation in Moray in 1972 with her late husband Peter.

Agonised in secret

The spiritual and eco-community has been home to thousands of residents from more than 40 countries.

Anne Patrizio, a 63-year-old Edinburgh teacher whose son agonised in secret about his homosexuality for years, is appointed an MBE.

The chief organiser of Parents Enquiry Scotland said: "This award recognises the importance and value of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community itself."

Union leader Jamie Webster, who led a high-profile fight to save shipbuilding on the Clyde, was also honoured by becoming an MBE.

Robert Crawford
Robert Crawford is leaving his post at Scottish Enterprise
The 52-year-old led a successful campaign in 1999 to save the Govan shipyard in Glasgow.

He said: "This honour is not about me. It reflects on the shipbuilding industry on the Clyde, and the people who work in it, and on our company."

Jeff Ord, who has been firemaster at Strathclyde Fire Brigade since 1999, becomes a CBE.

Mr Ord, whose contribution to the service spans 37 years, said he was "delighted" with the award.

There was an OBE for James Orr, the director of the Scottish Drug Enforcement Agency.

There is a GCMG in the Diplomatic List for Lord Robertson of Port Ellen, Nato's outgoing Secretary-General.

Full recovery

GCMG is the top of three grades of the Order of St Michael and St George, largely reserved for top diplomats.

As George Robertson, he was Tony Blair's first defence secretary.

Liberal Democrat foreign affairs spokesman Menzies Campbell said his award was "an unexpectedly pleasant end to what has been a rollercoaster of a year for me and my family.

"I am deeply honoured to be recognised in this way for my services to parliament."

The 64-year-old MP was diagnosed with a form of cancer, Non-Hodgkins lymphoma, late last year but went on to make a full recovery.

Scottish rugby player Scott Hastings with Jenny Wood Allen
Jenny Wood Allen shares a joke with Scottish rugby player Scott Hastings
Martin O'Neill was one of several sporting figures to feature in the list.

He took over as Celtic manager in the summer of 2000, winning the Scottish treble in his first season in charge.

Last term the Glasgow club made the final of the Uefa Cup, where they went down 3-2 to Porto.

Around-the-world yachtswoman Emma Richards, originally from Helensburgh, becomes an MBE.

The same award is conferred upon ice hockey player Tony Hand, of the Edinburgh Capitals, and 92-year-old Jenny Wood Allen from Dundee.

She has completed more than 30 marathons since taking up running in her seventies, raising about 40,000 in the process.


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