Miss Wendy Anne Jopling Ramshaw, (Mrs Watkins), jeweller, for services to art; Derek Rawson, lately city engineer, Birmingham, for services to municipal engineering; Dr James Dudley Read, director, National Health Service Centre for Coding and Classification, for services to medicine; Maj Norman Ricketts, chairman 75th Anniversary Committee, King George's Fund for Sailors; Miss Anne Christine Elizabeth Rider, retired maternity services manager, University College Hospital London, for services to the midwifery profession; Rex Roberts, for political and public service; Robin John Kerfoot Roberts, grade 6, Department of Social Security; Douglas George Robertson, vice president, Royal Scottish Corporation, for services to the elderly in London; James Robson, divisional veterinary officer, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food; Harold Kenneth Rose, member, Norfolk County Council, for services to local government; Miss (Katherine) Patricia Routledge, actress, for services to drama; Andrew Roxburgh, for services to association football; Brian David Scott, director, Great Western, British Railways, for services to rail transport; John Arthur Seaman, doctor, Save the Children Fund, for services to world health; John Norman Sefton, chairman, British Visqueen, for service to the chemical and plastic industries; Michael Aylwin Selfe, lately county surveyor, Essex County Council, for services to highways engineering; Mrs Penelope Ann Seligman, chair, Board of Visitors, HM Prison Whitemoor, for services to prison board of visitors.David Shackels, principal, East Tyrone College of Further Education, for services to further education; Yan Ji Shieh, director, Refugee Action, for services to the resettlement of refugees; Mrs Fiona Patricia West Simpson, general dental practitioner, Co Antrim, member, General Dental Council, for services to dentistry; Trevor Slater, lately chairman, Ferguslie Park Business Support Group, for services to inner- city regeneration; John Vernon Smyth, general secretary, Ulster Farmers' Union, for services to agriculture in Northern Ireland; Alan Robert Staff, commercial director, Vosper Thornycroft (UK), for services to export and to the defence industry; Dr Anthony John Stanton, negotiator General Medical Services Committee, for services to medicine; Dr Hilary Stevenson, principal scientific officer, Department of Agriculture, Northern Ireland Civil Service; William James Stewart, assistant chief constable, Royal Ulster Constabulary; Dr Michael Adrian Stroud, for human endeavour and for charitable services; Richard David Stroud, grade 6, Department of Employment.Roger Kent, director, Waverley Care Trust, for public service in Scotland; Bernard Henry Knight, Professor of Forensic Pathology, University of Wales College of Medicine, honorary consultant pathologist to South Glamorgan Health Authority; Michael Frederick Knox, grade 5, HM Board of Custom and Excise.

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COMMANDERS (CVO) Frank Reginald Francis; John Haslam; Graham Norbert Kennedy; George David Inge-Innes-Lillingston. The Most Honourable Elizabeth Shirley Vaughan, Marchioness of Anglesey; Mrs Marilyn Jean Atkinson; Col Harold Frederick Oberlinne Bewsher; John Edwin Brook; Thomas Henry Davies; Miss Susan Lillian Derry; Lt Col Donald James Charles Wickes; Cyril Raymond Woods.

MEMBERS (MVO) Mrs Lynda Margaret Hopkins; David Rankin-Hunt; Michael William Desmond Mackey; Mrs Carmel Eileen Mary Murphy; Inspector Thomas Anthony Parker, Metropolitan Police; Inspector Roger Ernest Reynolds, Metropolitan Police; Sqn Ldr Robert Morrison Shields, Royal Air Force; Michael John Thresher; Miss Gwendoline Annette Wilkin; David Mc Kenzie Yeaman.

Reginald John Hales, for political and public service; Paul Bertrand Hamlyn, publisher, chairman, Reed International Books and Director of Reed Elsevier, for charitable services, particularly to the arts; Alexander Philip Hendry, for political and public service; David Henry Hills, lately grade 4, Ministry of Defence; Dr Geoffrey Hobbs, lately grade 5, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food; John Folliott Charles Hull, for services to the City and to industry; James Malcolm Marcus Humphrey, for political and public service.

Nigel Margrave Johnson, grade 5, Home Office; Frederick Patrick Mair Johnston, chairman, Johnston Press, for services to newspaper publishing; Geraint Stanley Jones, chief executive, S4C, for services to broadcasting; Professor Desmond Gareth Julian, consultant medical director, British Heart Foundation.

Miss Felicity Joan Palmer, opera singer, for services to music; David Lewis Pascall, lately chairman, National Curriculum Council, for services to education; Professor John Allan Patmore, vice chairman, Sports Council, for services to sport; Anthony Cecil Peak, joint deputy chief executive, VSEL Consortium, for services to submarine building; Edward John Peett, director, Vodafone Group, for services to the telecommunications industry; Christopher Selwyn Porteous, solicitor for the Metropolitan Police, for services to the Metropolitan Police; Dr Ian Mathieson Hamilton Preston, chief executive, Scottish Power, for services to the electricity industry.

George Karoly Radda, British Heart Foundation Professor of Molecular Cardiology, University of Oxford, for services to science; John Rayner, Rabbi Emeritus, Liberal Jewish Synagogue; Brynley Roberts, librarian, National Library for Wales, for services to the Welsh language and literature and to librarianship in Wales; Edward John Roberts, chief executive, Heath Springs, for services to business and to public life in the West Midlands; John Arthur Robson, senior principal inspector of taxes, Her Majesty's Board of Inland Revenue; Duncan Alexander Ross, lately chairman, Southern Electric, for services to the electricity supply industry; John Alexander Ross, president, National Farmers' Union of Scotland, for services to agriculture in Scotland; Simon John Sacher, chairman, Whitehall and Industry Group, for services to industry; Mrs Mary Ethel Salisbury, lately chairperson, Wiltshire County Council, for services to local government; Peter Sebastian, for public services in London; Clifford William Smith, for services to local government, particularly in East Anglia; Professor David Grahame Grahame-Smith, chairman, Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs; Professor Harry Smith, for services to the Ministry of Defence; Graham Henry Stacy, Director of Professional Standards, Price Waterhouse Europe, for services to accountancy; Dr (Isobel Jane) Nuala Sterling, chairman, Standing Medical Advisory Committee, for services to medicine; Rex Herbert Moss Symons, chairman, The Poole Hospital Trust, for service to training and education.

Miss Joyce Irene Magor, grade 6, Overseas Development Administration; Ian Marr, chairman, Aberdeen and District Milk Marketing Board, for services to the dairy industry; David Rupert Mayes, headteacher, Cockshut Hill Comprehensive School, Birmingham, for services to education; Professor Daniel Vincent Mc Caughan, lately board chairman, Industrial Research and Technology Unit, for services to technological advancement in Northern Ireland; Capt Norman David Mc Farlane, grade 6, Department of Transport; Miss Anne Geraldine Mc Grath, principal, Little Flower Girls' School, Belfast, for services to education; Robert Ian Shaw Meadows, managing director, R S Clare and Company, for services to industry; Andrew Robert Mitchell, for services to sport for the disabled in Scotland; Peter Crichton Mitchell, Deputy Chief Constable, Strathclyde Police; Robert Alan Monkhouse, entertainer, for charitable services; The Very Reverend Dr Peter Clement Moore, Dean and Rector, St Albans Cathedral; Sydney Mortimer, specialist inspector, Health and Safety Executive, Department of Employment; Professor Helen Christine Muir, director, Department of Applied Psychology, College of Aeronautics, Cranfield, for services to transport safety; Sister Carina Muldoon, director, St Joseph's Training School, Middletown, Northern Ireland, for services to young people; Michael Anthony Muskett, grade 6, Ministry of Defence; Michael Joseph Mylod, deputy chief constable, Hampshire Constabulary.

Charles John Naylor, lately national secretary, National Council of YMCAs; Procter Naylor, director, East Anglia Tourist Board, for services to tourism; Richard Neale, lately member, Occupational Pensions Board; Dr Stephen Nepaulsingh, member, School Examinations and Assessment Council, for services to education; Harry Noble, lately director, Economic Development and Planning, Coventry City Council, for services to local government; Charles Roger Macpherson Notcutt, chairman, Notcutt Nurseries, for services to the Horticultural Industry.

Robert Trench Fox, vice chairman, Kleinwort Benson Group, for services to banking; Dr Albert Franks, grade 5, Department of Trade and Industry.

Mrs Thelma Golding, chairman, Hounslow and Spelthorne Community and Mental Health NHS Trust; Stanley Richard Goodchild, chief education officer, Berkshire, for services to education; Nicholas Thomas Grimshaw, architect, for services to architecture; Mrs Bunty Moffat Gunn, lately chairman, Lanarkshire Health Board, for services to the National Health Service in Scotland; Peter Haggett, Professor of Urban and Regional Geography, University of Bristol.

Knights Bachelor Professor Colin Leonard Berry, Professor of Morbid Anatomy, The Royal London Hospital, chairman, Advisory Committee on Pesticides; Robin Adair Biggam, chairman, BICC, for services to the Cable and Construction Industries; James Drake Birrell, director and chief executive, Halifax Building Society, for services to the building society movement; Samuel Brittan, principal economic commentator and assistant editor, Financial Times, for services to economic journalism; Arthur David Tim Chessells, chairman, London Health Services Implementation Group, for services to the NHS in London; John Alexander Collins, lately chairman, Advisory Committee on Business and Environment, for services to the environment; David James Scott Cooksey, chairman, Audit Commission for Local Authorities and National Health Service in England and Wales, for services to local government; Graham Martyn Dorey, Bailiff of Guernsey, for services to Guernsey; Ernest Hall, chairman, Dean Clough Industrial Park, Halifax, for services to training and enterprise; Joseph Edward Hotung, for charitable services, particularly to the British Museum; Ralph Frederic Howell, MP for Norfolk North, for political service; Dr David Jack, non-executive director, Cancer Research Campaign Technology, for services to the pharmaceutical industry; David Laidlaw Knox, MP for Staffordshire Moorlands, for political service; Eddie (Elias George) Kulukundis, for charitable services to sport and to the arts; Peter Large, chairman, Joint Committee on Mobility for Disabled People; Michael Gillam Lickiss, senior partner, Grant Thornton (UK), for services to accountancy; Ronald Andrew Baird Miller, executive chairman, Dawson International, for services to the textile industry; Kenneth Murray, Professor of Molecular Biology, University of Edinburgh, for services to science; Dr William George Henry Quigley, chairman, Ulster Bank, for services to public life in Northern Ireland; Dr David Allan Rees, secretary and chief executive, Medical Research Council, for services to science; Colin Sampson, H. Chief Inspector of Constabulary for Scotland; Stanley Clifford Simmons, for services to medicine; Professor Colin Stansfield Smith, county architect, Hampshire County Council, for services to architecture; Donald Maurice Spiers, controller aircraft, Ministry of Defence; Donald Edgar Stringer, for political service; Gilbert Williamson Thompson, chief executive, Manchester Airport, for services to air transport; Colin William Carstairs Turner, for political and public service; Duncan Amos Watson, immediate past president, World Blind Union: formerly chairman, Access Committee for England, for services to blind people; Peter Robert Wright, director, The Birmingham Royal Ballet.