Formerly director-General, Health and Social Care, Scottish Government. For services to Defence, particularly Armed Forces Justice. Librarian and director general, Information Services, House of Commons. Director of Service Prosecutions, Ministry of Defence.
Executive Headteacher, Gipsy Hill Federation, London.
(Hutton Rudby, North Yorkshire) ORDER OF MERIT Sir Simon Denis Rattle, CBE.
Prime Minister's Envoy on UN Development Goals, Department for International Development. (Brighton, East Sussex) Michael Charles Lancaster Carpenter. For services to Parliament and voluntary service to the community in Surrey. For services to Criminal Justice and Policing Reform.
For services to Government Efficiency and Commercial Capability. Formerly director-General, International and Finance, HM Treasury. For services to Parliament and voluntary service to the community through Great Culverden Park Ltd. Director general, Crime and Policing Group, Home Office.
For political and public services particularly to Women.
Formerly director, National Centre for Excellence in Teaching Mathematics. (London) Mrs Penelope (Penelope Anne Constance Timson) Keith, CBE DL. Private secretary and Comptroller to Princess Alexandra, the Honourable Lady Ogilvy. Assistant private secretary to The Earl and Countess of Wessex, and Lady in Waiting to The Countess of Wessex. Director of Records and assistant Keeper of the Royal Archives. Senior Furniture Conservator, Royal Collection Trust. (Sidmouth, Devon) Professor Celia Mary Hoyles, OBE. Principal and chief executive, West Nottinghamshire College. (Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire) Professor Frances Clare Kirwan, FRS. (Didcot, Oxfordshire) Miss Gillian Barbara Lynne, CBE. Headmaster, Northampton School for Boys and president, Association of School and College Leaders. (Towcester, Northamptonshire) Peter James Luff, MP. For services to Scholarship, Journalism and European History. (London) Professor Godfrey Henry Oliver Palmer, OBE.