PROFESSOR Ian Wilmut, the man who led the team which created Dolly the Sheep, said he was "delighted and excited" after he was knighted in the New Year's Honours list today.
Prof Wilmut heads a list of Scots honoured by the Queen.
Alison Watt, the artist famed for her female nudes in rooms bathed in light, receives a CBE, as does Aberdeen Football Club chairman and housebuilder Stewart Milne.
Former Jethro Tull frontman Ian Anderson and two-time snooker world champion John Higgins are both awarded MBEs, while Glasgow-born film producer Iain Smith gets an OBE.
Professor Wilmut, who left the Roslin Institute two years ago to join the Scottish Centre for Regenerative Medicine, receives his knighthood for his groundbreaking scientific work including creating Dolly, the first-ever cloned mammal.
"I'm naturally delighted and excited by this award and accept it on behalf of the teams I work with now at the centre for regenerative medicine at the University of Edinburgh and previously at the Roslin Institute," he said.
"It also recognises the importance of biomedical research to develop new treatments in regenerative medicine."
Watt, a leading figure in the world of British contemporary art, is currently artist in residence at the National Gallery in London where she has a major exhibition opening in spring.
Mr Milne, 57, the majority shareholder of Aberdeen FC, and a leading figure in the building industry in Scotland, was awarded a CBE for his services to the house-building industry. He founded the construction company of the same name in 1975 and saw it become one of the UK's leaders in the field with its workforce growing from 30 to 1,200 and its turnover from 1 million to 348 million.
Mr Milne became a director of Aberdeen Football Club in 1994 and chairman three years later. He was also a founding board member of the Scottish Premier League in 1998.
"I am personally delighted to have received this recognition," he said last night, "but see it as an accolade that belongs to the team around me, my family, the place I grew up in and the people I grew up with – I am delighted to share it with them."
The list of Scotland's knighthoods includes Ian Good, 64, head of The Edrington drinks group and chairman of the Scotch Whisky Association. The Edrington group, whose brands include The Macallan and Famous Grouse, is said to be one of Scotland's biggest private manufacturing companies and exports five million cases a year. Mr Good, a chartered accountant, is also chairman of Hamilton Park racecourse and a steward of the Jockey Club. His is also a board member of the Tote, and was appointed interim chairman of that body earlier this month.
Knighthoods also went to Professor Timothy O'Shea and Professor John Savill, both of Edinburgh University, for services to higher education and clinical science respectively.
Seona Reid, 57, awarded a CBE for services to the creative industries, has been director of Glasgow School of Art since 1999.
Before that, she was director of the Scottish Arts Council for nine years. She is vice-chairman of the Lighthouse Centre for architectural design in Glasgow, serves on several artistic bodies, and has been awarded one honorary professorship and three honorary degrees.
Philip Riddle, the chief executive of VisitScotland, is awarded a CBE for services to the tourist industry. The former Shell oil executive said: "This is a wonderful honour. It is a tremendous acknowledgement of the great amount of work that everyone at VisitScotland has put in and the progress that we have made in recent years."
SNOOKER STAR HIGGINS 'STUNNED' BY AWARD
JOHN Higgins, who has twice won the snooker world championship, said yesterday that he was "stunned" to learn he had been appointed an MBE and was looking forward to his trip to Buckingham Palace.
Mr Higgins, 32, from Wishaw in Lanarkshire, won his second world championship in May, and said he has no plans to retire.
The snooker player celebrated his award with a family trip to the fair in Glasgow. He said: "When I was asked if I'd like to receive an MBE, I was just stunned. As a snooker player you don't expect awards like these.
"I'm just delighted. It's fantastic – a great thing to have. I'm looking forward to the trip to Buckingham Palace now. I'll make sure my wife gets a new dress and hat and it'll be great to take the kids along in kilts."
He will now join fellow players such as Stephen Hendry, Steve Davis, John Parrott and Jimmy White who have all been honoured with MBEs previously, with Davis also becoming an OBE.
Higgins insists the MBE is no indication he is in the twilight of his career.
He said: "There's not many in snooker who have got such an honour.
I don't know if they think I'm going downhill, but I hope I'm not. I plan to be around quite a while longer."
OBE FOR STAR OF SCREEN
RICHARD Griffiths, one of Britain's most celebrated character actors, was awarded an OBE for services to drama.
While his most famous film role remains Uncle Monty in the cult favourite Withnail & I, he is familiar to millions of children the world over as beastly Uncle Vernon in the Harry Potter films.
Griffiths, now 60, was born in Thornaby-on-Tees, North Yorkshire, and grew up caring for his deaf mute parents.
OBE for top film producer
IAIN Smith, the Scottish film producer behind such movies as The Fifth Element and Seven Years in Tibet, which starred Brad Pitt, was appointed an OBE for his services to film.
Born in Glasgow, and educated in film technique in London, Smith, 58, began his career working with the late Bill Douglas on My Childhood, before going on to work with David Puttnam and Hugh Hudson on Chariots of Fire.
He acted as line producer on Local Hero, The Killing Fields and The Mission before then going on to produce Entrapment, starring Sean Connery and Alexander starring Colin Farrell, Anthony Hopkins and Angelina Jolie.
Mr Smith is a board member of the UK Film Council as well as Scottish Screen and was recently appointed to the board of Creative Scotland.
He is currently producing a film called Wanted for Universal Pictures.
Kylie tells of her joy and surprise
KYLIE Minogue's battle against breast cancer inspired millions around the world and her return to the music scene was met with delight by her army of fans.
Now the Australian pop princess's achievements have also been recognised by the Queen with an OBE.
Minogue was among an A-list cast of stars of stage and screen to be honoured in this year's New Year Honours list.
Others include chat-show supremo Michael Parkinson, actress Julie Walters and sports commentator Des Lynam.
Speaking from Australia, where she has been spending Christmas with her family, Minogue, 39, said: "I am almost as surprised as I am honoured to be awarded an OBE.
"I feel deeply touched to be acknowledged by the UK, my adopted home, in this way.
"This last year I have felt so much love and support from everyone as I took greater steps back into the public domain, and it is with absolute gratitude and joy that I say farewell to 2007 and look forward to what the New Year will bring."
Minogue's OBE for services to music seals her reputation as one of pop's most enduring icons after she first hit No 1 in the charts with I Should Be So Lucky almost 20 years ago.
In 2005, fans were shocked by the news that she had been diagnosed with breast cancer. But after a year of gruelling treatment, she was back on tour.
Also honoured by the Queen was 72-year-old presenter Parkinson, who received a long-rumoured knighthood.
At its peak, his chat show was watched by 12 million viewers, with guests including Orson Welles, Bob Hope, Muhammad Ali and Rod Hull and his puppet, Emu – who famously attacked the host during the show.
Parkinson's knighthood for services to broadcasting comes just weeks after he retired from his show with a two-hour special featuring some of his favourite guests.
Walters, who first made her name in acting in 1983 with the film Educating Rita, was made a CBE by the Queen for services to drama. The Oscar-nominated actress has also enjoyed roles in films such as Billy Elliot, and played the loveable Mrs Overall in spoof TV soap Acorn Antiques, one of several collaborations with Victoria Wood.
More recently, the 56-year-old has gained younger fans by playing the role of Rob Weasley's mother in the Harry Potter films.
Another honours recipient was veteran sports presenter Des Lynam, who said he was thrilled to be awarded an OBE.
Lynam, 65, has been a sports reporter and presenter since 1969 – for both the BBC and ITV – and was also a presenter of Channel 4's Countdown.
He said: "This has been a splendid surprise and I feel truly privileged."
The presenter is well-known for his memorable one-liners, including this one, at the Atlanta Olympic Games in 1996: "Going down to the pub is not yet an Olympic sport, but beach volleyball is."
At a wet Wimbledon, he quipped: "This is live rain we are watching, not recorded rain."
The Lord of the Rings star Sir Ian McKellen, 68, becomes a Companion of Honour, while the actor Leslie Phillips, 83, is made an OBE.
Meanwhile, an OBE goes to George Alagiah, the 52-year-old BBC news presenter and reporter, who has covered major world stories.
A CBE is awarded to Brendan Foster, the long-distance runner and founder of the Great North Run, and there is an MBE for the current snooker world champion, John Higgins.
Leading honours in the business world went to Stuart Rose, 58, the man who turned round Marks & Spencer, who receives a knighthood.
CBEs also go to Richard Bradbury, chief executive of the international fashion house River Island, and to Maurice Bennett, who has been involved in the fashion industry for 50 years.
There are OBEs for Jasper Conran, whose first women's wear collection was in 1978, and Karen Millen, founder of the fashion chain bearing her name.
THE LIST IN FULL
Mushtaq Ahmad, Lately Provost, South Lanarkshire Council. For services to Local Government.
John Akomfrah, Director. For services to the Film Industry.
George Maxwell Alagiah, Broadcaster and Author. For services to Journalism.
Dr David Eric Barnardo, Vice-president and lately Chair, Barnardo's. For services to Social Care for Children.
Ms Iwona Blazwick, Director, Whitechapel Art Gallery. For services to Art.
Ms Barbara Dana Broccoli, Film Producer. For services to the Film Industry.
Gordon Brown, Lately head of Freshwater Fisheries and Aquaculture Division, Marine Directorate, Scottish Executive.
Rodney William Brown, Emergency Services Liaison Team Leader, Highways Agency, Department for Transport.
Professor Margaret Ann Buck, Lately head, Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design (UAL). For services to Arts and Design Education.
Daniel Carrigan, For services to Health and Safety.
Professor Robert Harvey Cassen, Emeritus Fellow, St. Antony's College, Oxford, and Visiting Professor, London School of Economics. For services to Education.
Jasper Alexander Thirlby Conran, Designer. For services to the Retail Industry.
Michael Brian Cookson, President, British Cycling Federation. For services to Sport.
Ms Nina Alexandra Dawes, Chief executive, Lichfield District Council. For services to Local Government and to Flood Rescue in Staffordshire.
Capt Michael Fulford-Dobson, CVO Lately Lord Lieutenant of Dorset.
Roy Dotrice, Actor. For services to Drama.
William Charles Dryburgh, Grade B1, Ministry of Defence.
David Hunter Duncan, Lately Provost, North Ayrshire Council. For services to Local Government.
Mrs Michele Elliott, Director and Founder, Kidscape Charity. For services to Children.
Mrs Joan Fenton, Lately Headteacher, Dyce School, Aberdeen. For services to Education.
Mrs Rachael Heyhoe-Flint, MBE, DL For services to Cricket.
Ms Romy Fraser, Founder, Neal's Yard Remedies. For services to the Health and Beauty Industry.
Michael Peter Galloway, Director, Planning and Transportation, Dundee City Council. For services to Urban Design and Regeneration.
Richard Griffiths, Actor. For services to Drama.
Ms Tricia Guild, Chair, Designers Guild. For services to Interior Design.
Miss Judith Beryl Hassan, For services to Holocaust Survivors.
John Andrew Howison, Lately director, Trunk Road Infrastructure and Professional Services, Transport Scotland, Scottish Executive.
Alexander (Sandy) Jamieson, Lately chief executive, Includem. For services to the Youth Justice System in Scotland.
Dr Godfrey John Jenkins, Head, Climate Change Programme, Hadley Centre, Meteorological Office. For services to Science.
Andrew Keddie, Lately Chair, Scottish Police Conveners' Forum. For public service.
Mrs Patricia Cecilia Kennedy, Headteacher, St. Mark's Primary School, Barrhead, East Renfrewshire. For services to Education.
Patrick Littlejohn, For services to Mountaineering.
Ms Alison Logan, For services to Community Relations.
Desmond Michael Lynam, Sports Commentator and Broadcaster. For services to Sport.
Alastair Jesse Head MacNish, Lately Chair, Accounts Commission for Scotland. For services to Local Government.
Professor Jean Catherine Manson, Head of Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy Division and Neuropathogenesis Unit, Roslin Institute. For services to Science.
Colin McAllister, Head of Division in Detection, North Region, HM Revenue and Customs.
Ms Karen Millen, Co-Founder, Karen Millen. For services to the Retail Industry.
Ms Kylie Ann Minogue, Singer. For services to Music.
Mrs Penelope Ann Newman, Chief executive Officer, Cafedirect. For services to Ethical Business.
Ms Esther Maria O'Callaghan, Entrepreneur and Chair, Young People's Fund, Big Lottery Fund. For services to the Voluntary Sector.
David Alan Peat, Chief executive, East Lancashire Primary Care Trust. For services to the NHS.
Mrs Sue Pinder, Principal, West Lothian College. For services to Lifelong Learning in Scotland.
Michael John Radford, For services to Animal Welfare Law.
Philip Keitch Riddle, Chief executive, VisitScotland. For services to the Tourist Industry.
Peter Edward Thomas Robbins, QPM Chief executive, Internet Watch Foundation. For services to Children and Families.
Jason Thorpe Robinson, MBE Lately England and Sale Sharks Rugby Captain. For services to Sport.
Trevor Beresford (Jazzie B) Romeo, For services to Music.
Kenneth Ross, Chief executive, Elphinstone Group Limited. For services to the Construction Industry in Scotland.
Miss Janet Seaton, Lately head of Research and Information Services, Scottish Parliament.
Mrs Kathleen Silvestro, Manager, Contact Centre, Bathgate, West Lothian, HM Revenue and Customs.
Douglas Slocombe, Cinematographer. For services to the Film Industry.
Iain Smith, Producer. For services to the Film Industry.
Dr Stuart Hugh Somerville, Head, Farm Business Services Group, Scottish Agricultural College. For services to the Agricultural Industry in Scotland.
Dr David Robert Steel, Chief executive, NHS Quality Improvement Scotland. For services to Healthcare.
Ian Talbot, Lately Artistic director, Open Air Theatre in Regent's Park. For services to Drama.
Gordon Alexander Taylor, Chief executive, Professional Footballers' Association. For services to Sport.
Andrew Stewart Trotter, QPM Deputy chief Constable, British Transport Police. For services to the Police.
Peter Vansittart, Author. For services to Literature.
Brian Wareham, For services to Crimestoppers.
Alison Jane Watt, Artist. For services to Art.
John Wilson, Director of Education, East Renfrewshire. For services to Education.
Michael Gregg Wilson, Producer and Photographic Collector. For services to the Film Industry.
Malcolm Wright, For services to the NHS in Scotland.
QUEEN'S POLICE MEDAL (QPM)
John Rodger Corrigan, Assistant chief Constable, Strathclyde Police.
Mrs Norma Graham, Deputy chief Constable, Fife Constabulary.
John Deans (Ian) Marshall, Constable, Dumfries and Galloway Police.
QUEEN'S FIRE SERVICE MEDAL
John Russell, Scottish Community Fire Safety Co-ordinator, Strathclyde Fire and Rescue.
Anthony Wood, Deputy chief Officer, Highlands and Islands Fire and Rescue Service.
ORDER OF THE COMPANIONS OF HONOUR (CH)
Sir Ian Murray McKellen, CBE Actor. For services to Drama and to Equality. London, E14
ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE
DAMES COMMANDER (DBE)
Mrs Lynne Janie Brindley, Chief executive, British Library. For services to Education.
Dr Professor Kay Elizabeth Davies, CBE Lee's Professor of Anatomy, University of Oxford and director, Functional Genetics Unit, Medical Research Council. For services to Science.
Mrs Nuala Patricia O'Loan, Lately Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland. For public service.
Ms Fiona Claire Reynolds, CBE Director-General, National Trust. For services to Heritage and to Conservation.
Dr Mary Elizabeth Tanner, OBE President, World Council of Churches. For services to the Worldwide Anglican Church.
Mrs Jacqueline Wilson, OBE Children's Author and lately Children's Laureate. For services to Literature.
Mrs Diana Babar, Team Leader, Litigation and Employment Group, Treasury Solicitor's Department.
Graham Michael Badman, Director of Children's Services, Kent County Council. For services to Local Government.
Matthew David Baggott, QPM Chief Constable, Leicestershire Constabulary. For services to the Police.
Mrs Eileen Bell, Lately Presiding Officer (Speaker), Northern Ireland Assembly. For public service.
Maurice Bennett, Entrepreneur. For services to the Retail Industry.
Dr Margaret Bent, Senior Research Fellow, All Souls College, Oxford. For services to Musicology.
Angela Mary Lady Bernstein Of Craigweil, For services to the Arts.
Richard Edward Bradbury, Chief executive, River Island. For services to the Retail Industry.
Dr Christine Braddock, Principal, Matthew Boulton College, Birmingham. For services to Further Education.
Professor Michael Alan Brown, DL Vice-Chancellor, Liverpool John Moores University. For services to Higher Education and to the community in Liverpool.
Mrs Elisabeth Mary Buggins, Chair, NHS West Midlands. For services to Healthcare.
Andrew Cameron, QPM Chief Constable, Central Scotland Police. For services to the Police.
Ms Evelyn Collins, Chief executive, Equality Commission for Northern Ireland. For public service.
John Condron, Chief executive, Yell Group plc. For services to Business.
Allan Edward Cook, Chief executive, Cobham plc. For services to the Defence and Aerospace Industries.
Mrs Bronwen Mary Curtis, Lately Civil Service commissioner and chairman, Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust. For services to the community.
Anthony Gordon Douglas, Chief executive, Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service. For services to Family Justice and to Adoption.
Malcolm Terry Earnshaw, Lately director-General, Incorporated Society of British Advertisers. For services to the Advertising Industry.
Murray Simpson Easton, Managing director, Submarine Solutions, BAE Systems. For services to the Maritime Industry.
Professor Michael Anthony John Ferguson, Professor of Molecular Parasitology, University of Dundee. For services to Science.
Brendan Foster, MBE Founder, Great North Run. For services to Sport.
Dr Thomas Jude Frawley, For public services in Northern Ireland.
Professor Stephen Byram Furber, ICL Professor of Computer Engineering, University of Manchester. For services to Computer Science.
Alan Douglas Garwood, Lately head of Defence Export Services, Ministry of Defence.
Dennis Godfrey, Lately Grade 5, Northern Ireland Office.
Dr David William Golding, For services to the World Poverty Campaign.
Mark Ian Goldring, Chief executive Officer, Voluntary Services Overseas. For services to Disadvantaged People.
Ms Teresa Colomba Graham, OBE Lately Deputy Chair, Better Regulation Commission. For public service.
Robert John Green, Lately director, Inspectorate Reform, Ofsted, Department for Children, Schools and Families.
Professor Jeremy John Denis Greenwood, Lately director, British Trust for Ornithology. For services to Conservation.
Terry Hanafin, Lately chief executive, Essex Strategic Health Authority. For services to the NHS.
Richard Gordon Handover, Chair, Adult Learning Inspectorate. For services to Skills and to Industry.
Keith Hargrave, Lately Headteacher, The Canterbury High School, Kent. For services to Education.
Dr Jonathan Watson Hargreaves, Lately chief executive, Scottish Water. For services to the Water Industry.
Ms Lorna Harris, Head of International Co-operation Unit and Civil Recovery Unit, Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service, Scottish Executive.
Dr Felicity Harvey, Director of Medicines, Pharmacy and Industry Group, Department of Health.
Professor Christine Hawley, Architect and Teacher. For services to Architectural Education.
Peter John Hill, Chief executive, Laird Group plc. For services to the Engineering Industry.
Ms Ann Denise Hogbin, Chef de Mission, Commonwealth Games Council for England. For services to Sport.
Timothy Richard Hornsby, Commissioner, National Lottery. For public service.
Mrs Rachel Mary Rosalind Hurst, OBE Director, Disability Awareness in Action. For services to Disabled People.
Mrs Claire Ighodaro, For services to Business.
Selwyn Dyson Image, JP Founder, Emmaus Communities in UK. For services to Homeless People.
Peter Ivan Jones, Lately Chair, Horserace Totalisator Board. For services to the Racing Industry.
Dr Bill Kirkup, Director-General, Clinical Programmes, Department of Health.
Professor David Knowles, Senior Associate, The King's Fund. For services to Healthcare.
Hanif Kureishi, Playwright, Author and director. For services to Literature and Drama.
Dr Angela Isabella Agnes Lennox, MBE, DL General Medical Practitioner, Leicester. For services to Healthcare.
Brian Henry Leonard, Director, Industry Directorate, Culture, Creativity and Economy Group, Department for Culture, Media and Sport.
Miss Susan Lewis, Her Majesty's chief inspector of Education and Training in Wales. For services to Education.
Alex Linkston, Chief executive, West Lothian Council. For services to Local Government.
Mrs Ann Judith Lloyd, Head of Health and Social Services Department and chief executive NHS Wales, Welsh Assembly Government.
Ms Elizabeth Ann Lloyd, Lately Special Adviser, Prime Minister's Office.
Ms Irene Lucas, Chief executive, South Tyneside Borough Council. For services to Local Government.
Professor Valerie Joan Lund, Professor of Rhinology, Ear Institute, and Honorary consultant, Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital, Royal Free NHS Trust. For services to Medicine.
Matthew MacLeod MacIver, Chief executive and Registrar, General Teaching Council for Scotland. For services to Education.
Ms Angela Mason, OBE Lately director, Women and Equality Unit, Department for Communities and Local Government.
Mrs Stella Mbubaegbu, Principal and chief executive, Highbury College, Portsmouth and Chair, Black Leadership Initiative. For services to Further Education.
Patrick McCartan, Chair, Labour Relations Agency. For services to Employment Relations in Northern Ireland.
Shaun George McNally, Area director, Cheshire/Merseyside, HM Courts Service, Ministry of Justice.
Professor David Harry Metcalf, Lately commissioner, Low Pay Commission. For public service.
John Frederick Mills, Lately director of Rural Policy, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.
Stewart Milne, Chair and chief executive, Stewart Milne Group. For services to the Housebuilding Industry in Scotland.
Professor Michael William John Noble, OBE Professor of Social Policy, University of Oxford. For services to Social Research on Poverty and Deprivation.
Dr George Matthew Paterson, Director, Food Standards Agency, Scotland.
Mrs Elizabeth Peace, For services to the Property Industry.
Her Honour Judge Valerie Anne Pearlman, Senior Circuit Judge. For services to the Administration of Justice.
Professor Ole Holger Petersen, George Holt Professor of Physiology, University of Liverpool and Medical Research Council Research Professor. For services to Science.
Leslie Samuel Phillips, OBE Actor. For services to Drama.
Julian Benjamin Pipe, Mayor, London Borough of Hackney. For services to Local Government.
Professor Martyn Poliakoff, Research Professor in Chemistry, The University of Nottingham. For services to Science.
David William Quysner, Chair, Abingworth Management Limited. For services to the Venture Capital Industry.
Professor Seona Reid, Director, Glasgow School of Art. For services to the Creative Industries.
Mrs Paula Frances Cooper Ridley, OBE Lately Chair, Board of Trustees, Victoria and Albert Museum. For services to the Arts.
Dr Brian Woods-Scawen, DL For services to Business and to the community in the West Midlands.
Professor William Christie Shaw, Professor of Orthodontics, University of Manchester. For services to Dentistry.
Professor Jonathan Paul Shepherd, Director, Violence and Society Research Group, Cardiff University. For services to Healthcare, and to the Criminal Justice System.
Dr Charles Robert Saumarez Smith, Lately director, National Gallery. For services to Art.
John Allan Raymond Smith, For services to Medical Education and to Training.
Professor Brian Geoffrey Spratt, Professor of Molecular Microbiology, Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, London. For services to Science.
David John Still, Managing director, Clipper Windpower. For services to the Energy Industry.
Mrs Teresa Anne Stirling, Head of Histories, Openness and Records Unit, Cabinet Office.
Nigel John Ivo Stourton, OBE For charitable services.
John Joseph Paul Studzinski, For services to the Arts and to Charity.
Richard Summersgill, Director of Child Benefit and Tax Credit Offices, HM Revenue and Customs.
John Ivan Tiner, Lately chief executive, Financial Services Authority. For services to the Finance Industry.
Stanley William Tracey, OBE Pianist and Composer. For services to Jazz Music.
Ms Marjorie Shiona Wallace, MBE Founder and chief executive, SANE. For services to Mental Healthcare.
Mrs Sarah Waller, Nurse and Programme director, King's Fund. For services to Nursing and to the NHS.
Ms Julie Walters, OBE Actor. For services to Drama.
Professor Martin Wasik, Lately Chair, Sentencing Advisory Panel. For services to the Criminal Justice System.
Mrs Helen Weir, Group Finance director, Lloyds TSB. For services to the Finance Industry.
John Norton Braithwaite Whitney, For services to Radio Broadcasting and to the Arts.
Philip Frederick Williamson, Lately chief executive, Nationwide Building Society. For services to the Finance Industry.
Paul Young, OBE Chief Fire Officer, Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service. For services to Local Government.
ROYAL VICTORIAN ORDER
KNIGHTS COMMANDER (KCVO)
Capt Norman Lloyd-Edwards, RD RNR, Lord-Lieutenant of South Glamorgan.
James Napier Tidmarsh, MBE Formerly Lord-Lieutenant of the County and City of Bristol.
Philip Lavallin Wroughton, Lord-Lieutenant of Berkshire.
Mrs Bridget Katharine Cracroft-Eley, Lord-Lieutenant of Lincolnshire.
Miss Judith Christine Hanratty, OBE Chairman, Commonwealth Education Trust.
Peter Michael Baron Imbert, QPM, JP Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London.
John Dalziel Beveridge Smart, Formerly Lord-Lieutenant of Kincardineshire.
Anthony James George Bowen, JP, DL For services to The Prince's Trust.
Brian Leslie Davies, Official secretary to the Governor of New South Wales, Australia.
Edward Charles Griffiths, Deputy Master of the Household.
Norman Thain, MVO Clerk of Works, Balmoral Estate.
Robert Douglas Watt, Formerly chief Herald of Canada.
Ian Anderson, For services to The Duke of Edinburgh's Commonwealth Study Conferences. Minety, Wiltshire
Miss Karen Hilary Ashworth, Paintings Conservator, Royal Collection.
Julian Graham Birt, Senior Landing Site Officer, The Queen's Helicopter Flight.
(John) Michael (Greene) Blair, TD Clerk to the Lieutenancy of Angus.
Miss Siobhan Caroline Brooks, Personal assistant to The Prince of Wales.
Miss Julia Davis, Manager, Royal Accounts, Coutts & Co.
Mrs Elizabeth Jane Duggan, Formerly manager, Royal Enclosure Office, Ascot Racecourse.
Peter Antony Dunn, Formerly Senior Audit manager, KPMG.
Graham Robert Finn, Accountant, Royal Travel.
Ian Frank Johnston, Lieutenancy Team manager, Lancashire County Council.
Huw Cefin Jones, RVM Senior Sous Chef, Royal Household.
Peter David May, Building Services Supervisor, St. James's and Kensington Palaces.
Hemi Mitic, For services to The Duke of Edinburgh's Commonwealth Study Conferences.
Miss Melissa Sarah Morris, Secretary, Lord Chamberlain's Office.
Nicholas James Mould, Deputy Land Steward, Eastern District, Duchy of Cornwall.
Mrs Anne Owens, Assistant to the Clerk of the Lieutenancy, Manchester.
David Paul Pogson, Senior Press Officer, Royal Household.
Graham Michael Pullen, Producer, The Prince's Trust Concerts and Concert for Diana.
Inspector John Joseph Smyth, Metropolitan Police. For services to Royalty Protection.
Mrs Emma Elizabeth Jane Stuart, Assistant Bibliographer, Royal Library.
John Lee Stubbs, Head Gamekeeper, Crown Estate, Windsor Great Park.
Simon John George Waring, Director of Training, Outward Bound Trust.
ROYAL VICTORIAN MEDAL (RVM)
John Gilbert Emery, RVM Livery Porter, Windsor Castle.
Lee Anthony Baldock, Chauffeur to The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall.
Peter John Bourner, Sawmill manager, Sandringham Estate.
Constable Keith Andrew Chadband, Metropolitan Police. For services to Royalty Protection.
Richard William Hubert Codman, Farm Foreman, Sandringham Estate.
Mrs Nichola Colman, Public Enterprises secretary, Sandringham Estate.
Lee Dobson, Head Valet to The Prince of Wales.
Rodney Arthur Frowhawk, Formerly Tractor Driver/Agricultural Engineer, Sandringham Estate.
Kenneth Giles, Night Warder, State Apartments, Kensington Palace.
John Richard Henderson, Yeoman Bed Goer, The Queen's Body Guard of the Yeomen of the Guard.
Miss Frances May Hoare, Senior Retail assistant, Windsor Castle.
Mrs Elisabeth Mabel McInnes, Formerly Flower Arranger, Palace of Holyroodhouse.
Barry John Mitford, Page of the Backstairs.
Geoffrey Peers, Formerly Horticulturalist, Home Park Private, Windsor.
Thomas Edward Trent, Yeoman Warder/Assistant Ravenmaster, HM Tower of London.
Leslie Adams, For services to Flood Rescue.
Ms Katherine Fiona Allenby, Lately Chair, British Athletes' Commission. For services to Sport.
Ian Scott Anderson, For services to Music.
William Brian Ashton, Head Coach, England Rugby Team. For services to Sport.
Daniel Bailey, Craftsman, National Grid. For services to Flood Rescue.
Ephraim Joseph Borowski, For services on behalf of the Jewish Community in Scotland.
Douglas Braidwood, JP For services to the Royal British Legion Scotland in Perthshire.
Antoni Burakowski, Designer and Photographer. For services to the Fashion Industry.
William John Allison Campbell, For services to the community in Wigtownshire.
William Clement, For services to Piping and to Scottish Country Dancing.
Alexander McKenzie Condie, For services to Social Housing in Fife.
Herbert Coutts, Lately director of Culture and Leisure, Edinburgh City Council. For services to the Arts and Recreation.
James Currie, JP, For services to the community in Muirkirk, East Ayrshire.
Mrs Margaret Diamond, Radiographer, Wishaw General Hospital, Lanarkshire. For services to the NHS.
Mrs Denise Fagg, For services to Perth and Kinross Association of Voluntary Service and Crossroads Care.
Jonathon Charles Fenn, For services to Flood Rescue.
Ms Isabella Wilhelmina Crosbie Francis, JP Lately Administrative assistant, Ormiston Primary School, East Lothian. For services to Education and to the community in Ormiston.
James Burns Hamilton, Managing director, Soundtex Ceilings Ltd. For services to the Construction Industry in Scotland.
The Reverend David Alan Hands, Bus Driver, Sunderland Depot. For services to Public Transport.
Mrs Mary Hernon, Executive Officer, Jobcentre Plus, Department for Work and Pensions.
Michael Herriot, Emergency Planning General manager, Scottish Ambulance Service. For services to Healthcare.
John Higgins, For services to Snooker.
Dr Roger Hill, Technical Specialist, SELEX Sensors and Airborne Systems. For services to the Defence Industry.
Brian Joseph Houston, For services to the Construction Industry.
Mrs Annie Henderson Inglis, For services to Drama in Aberdeen and in the North East of Scotland.
Ms Bushra Iqbal, Head of Strategy and Policy Development, West of Scotland Racial Equality Council. For services to Community Relations in Strathclyde.
Paul Jones, Gas Distribution Standby Operations Engineer, National Grid. For services to Flood Rescue.
Michael Andrew Lee, Power System manager, National Grid. For services to Flood Rescue.
Miss Valerie Jane Lobban, For services to the community in Edinburgh.
Miss Lorna Helen Lumsden, For services to the community in Applecross, Ross-shire.
Dr John William Alexander MacDonald, General Medical Practitioner. For services to Healthcare in the South West of Scotland.
Donald Alexander Main, For services to the Accountancy Profession in Scotland.
Mrs Janet McCauslin, Assistant Principal, Lauder College. For services to Further Education in Fife.
Colin McDowell, Author and Journalist. For services to the Fashion Industry.
George Hugh Patrick McGuinness, For services to the community in Glasgow.
Mrs Thelma McGuire, Occupational Health Adviser. For services to the NHS in Scotland.
David McInally, Lately Services Supervisor, University of Paisley. For services to Higher Education.
James McIntyre, Administrative assistant, Accounts Office, Cumbernauld, HM Revenue and Customs.
Mrs Nancy Walker Young McIntyre, Jupiter Nursery manager, Falkirk. For services to Conservation and to the Environment.
Mrs Ann Catherine McKerracher, For services to Older People and to the community of Tong on the Isle of Lewis.
Norman Morlidge, JP For services to the Administration of Justice and HM Prison Service in Lancashire.
Kenneth Morrison, Senior Executive Officer, The Pension Service, Department for Work and Pensions.
Thomas Murray, For services to the community in Wigtownshire.
Alexander Naylor, For services to Athletics.
Phillip Nicholson, Head of Network Operations, E.ON Central Networks. For services to Flood Rescue.
John O'Dowd, Quality Improvement Officer, North Lanarkshire Council. For services to Education.
Ms Rose-Ann O'Malley, Founder, Talking Hands Organisation. For services to Deaf People.
Mrs Linda Orr, For services to the Rehabilitation of Young Offenders in Fife.
Capt Tracey Palmer, Salvation Army Officer. For services to Flood Rescue in Worksop, Nottinghamshire.
Aileen Lady Dodds-Parker, For services to Young People through the Fairbridge Society.
Miss Nola Margaret Rae, For services to Drama and to Mime.
Simon Rennie, Chief executive, Central Scotland Forest Trust. For services to the Environment.
Michael Reynolds, Lately director, Sportsmatch. For services to Community Sport.
Miss Alison Roberts, Designer and Photographer. For services to the Fashion Industry.
George Robinson, For services to the Royal British Legion.
Miss Kathleen Ross, Dietitian, Royal Aberdeen Children's Hospital. For services to the NHS.
Sister Mary Ross, Lately Clinical director, Notre Dame Centre. For services to Children and Families in Glasgow.
Eric Ruthven, Clerical assistant, Caledonian MacBrayne Ltd., Gourock, Renfrewshire. For services to the community in Dunoon, Argyll.
Philip Ryan, Retained Station manager, Tewkesbury Community Fire Station, Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service. For services to Flood Rescue.
Frederick Edward Seaward, Head Groundsman, All England Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon. For service to Sport.
Ms Annette Heather Morgan Senior, Emergency Planning Officer, Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council. For services to Flood Rescue.
Ms Andrea Margaret Shaw, Assistant Control manager, South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service. For services to Flood Rescue.
Malkit Singh, For services to Punjabi Music.
Brian Smith, Secretary, Association of Scottish Neighbourhood Watches. For services to Community Safety.
Graham Ernest Smith, Planning director of English, Welsh and Scottish Railways. For services to the Rail Freight Industry.
Dr John Henry Sandford-Smith, For services to Blind People in Developing Countries.
Mrs Kristeen Smith, For services to the community in West Stirlingshire.
Robert Smith, Secretary, Local Government Boundary Commission for Scotland. For services to Local Government.
Mrs Margaret Wilson Spouse, For services to the community in Duns, Berwickshire.
Jonathan Emmanuel Nii Adja Squire, Convenor, Ethnic Minorities Law Centre Board of Directors. For services to Community Relations in Glasgow.
William Stanger, For services to the community in Orkney.
Dr Christopher Steele, For services to General Medical Practice and to Broadcasting.
Frederick James Taylor, For services to Angling.
Mrs Dorothy Thompson, School Crossing Warden, North Shields. For services to Education.
Miss Lisbeth Margaret Thoms, For services to Conservation in Scotland.
Mrs Sarah June Todd, For services to the community in West Dunbartonshire.
Mrs Doreen Ann Temple Trainor, For services to Nursing in West Lothian.
Mrs Maureen Walker, For services to the community in Eaglesham, Glasgow.
Lawrence John Wall, Delivery Centre manager (Gloucester) E.ON Central Networks. For services to Flood Rescue.
Stuart McLean Wardrop, TD For services to the Children's Hearings System in Scotland.
Mrs Ann Margaret Watters, Chair, Kirkcaldy Civic Society. For services to Heritage in Fife.
Mrs Joanne Lesley Willcox, Founder, Jo Malone. For services to the Beauty Industry.
John Thomas Williams, Executive head Chef, The Ritz and Chair, Academy of Culinary Arts. For services to the Hospitality Industry.
Andrew Robert Wilson, First Call Operative, National Grid. For services to Flood Rescue.
Dr John Martin Wykeham, For services to the National Portrait Gallery.
Keith Young, For services to the Publishing Industry.
Dr John Michael Ashworth, For public service. Colchester, Essex
Professor John Irving Bell, Regius Professor of Medicine, University of Oxford and president, Academy of Medical Sciences. For services to Medicine.
John James Griffen Good, CBE Chair, Edrington Group. For services to Industry in Scotland.
Dr Patrick Hugh Haren, Deputy chairman, Viridian Group Ltd. For services to the Electricity Industry in Northern Ireland.
Michael Frank Harris, Lately president, Social Security and Child Support Appeals Tribunal and Circuit Judge. For public service.
Professor Roger Mark Jowell, CBE Co-Founder and director, European Social Survey and Research Professor, City University. For services to Social Science.
Nicholas Roger Kenyon, CBE Managing director, Barbican Centre and lately director, BBC Proms. For services to Classical Music.
Alasdair Uist Macdonald, CBE Headteacher, Morpeth School, Tower Hamlets, London. For services to Education.
Professor Alexander Fred Markham, Lately chief executive, Cancer Research UK. For services to Medicine.
Ian Gerald McAllister, CBE Chair, Network Rail. For services to Transport.
Robert Naylor, Chief executive, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. For services to Healthcare.
Professor Timothy Michael Martin O'Shea, Principal and vice-Chancellor, University of Edinburgh. For services to Higher Education.
Michael Parkinson, CBE Television and Radio Presenter. For services to Broadcasting.
Professor Bruce Anthony John Ponder, Head, Department of Oncology, University of Cambridge and Li Ka Shing Professor and director, Cancer Research UK Cambridge Research Institute. For services to Medicine.
Stuart Alan Ransom Rose, Chief executive, Marks and Spencer plc. For services to the Retail Industry and to Corporate Social Responsibility.
James Meyer Sassoon, For services to the Finance Industry and to public service.
Professor John Stewart Savill, Professor of Experimental Medicine, head of the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, and vice-Principal, University of Edinburgh. For services to Clinical Science.
John William Sorrell, CBE Chair, the Sorrell Foundation and the London Design Festival. For services to the Creative Industries.
Alderman John Boothman Stuttard, JP Lately Lord Mayor of the City of London. For public service.
Professor Brian William Vickers, Senior Fellow, School of Advanced Study, University of London. For services to Literary Scholarship.
Professor Ian Wilmut, OBE Director, Scottish Centre for Regenerative Medicine. For services to Science.
ORDER OF THE BATH
KNIGHTS COMMANDER (KCB)
Nigel Hamilton, Head of the Northern Ireland Civil Service.
William Alexander Jeffrey, CB Permanent secretary, Ministry of Defence.
Nicholas John Bennett, Director-General of Strategic Technologies, Ministry of Defence.
Mrs Sandra Mary Caldwell, JP, Director of Field Operations, Health and Safety Executive, Department for Work and Pensions.
Joseph Alan Doran, Lately director-General of Departmental Management, Department of Health.
Anthony Michael Christopher Inglese, Solicitor and director-General of Legal Services, Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform.
Samuel Thomas Kelly, Lately Prime Minister's Official Spokesman, Prime Minister's Office.
David Alexander Lavery, Director-General, Northern Ireland Court Service, Ministry of Justice.
Dr Vanessa Vivienne Lawrence, Director general and chief executive, Ordnance Survey.
Bruce Mann, Lately head of the Civil Contingencies Secretariat, Cabinet Office.
Philip Wynn Owen, Director-General, Strategy and Pensions, Department for Work and Pensions.
Dr Jeanette Mary Pugh, Director, Safeguarding Group, Department for Children, Schools and Families.
Dr Deborah Reynolds, Lately chief Veterinary Officer, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.
Robert Alexander Talma Stheeman, Chief executive, UK Debt Management Office, HM Treasury.
Kenneth David Sutton, Deputy chief executive, Border and Immigration Agency, Home Office.