Birthday Honours 2008

Birthday Honours 2008

The Birthday Honours 2008 for the Commonwealth Realms were announced in June 2008, [ [http://www.honours.gov.uk/~/media/assets/www.honours.gov.uk/2008birthday%20pdf.ashx HM Government: Birthday Honours List 2008] ] to celebrate the Queen's Birthday of 2008.cite web |url= http://www.royal.gov.uk/output/Page4820.asp |title= One Queen, Two Birthdays |format= html |work= royal.gov.uk, the Official Website of the British Monarchy |quote= The Queen celebrates her actual birthday on 21 April. She also celebrates her official birthday on either the first or the second, and sometimes the third, Saturday in June. ]

The recipients of honours are displayed or referred to here as they were styled before their new honour, and arranged firstly by the country whose ministers advised the Queen on the appointments, then by honour, with classes (Knight, Knight Grand Cross, "etc.") and then divisions (Military, Civil, "etc.") as appropriate.

United Kingdom

Knights Bachelor

* Dr. James Anderson, CBE. For public and voluntary service.
* William Atkinson, Headteacher, Phoenix High School, Hammersmith and Fulham, London. For services to Education and to Community Relations.
* Trevor Lloyd Baker, Walsall Hospitals NHS Trust. For services to the National Health Service in the West Midlands
* Rt. Hon. Alan Beith, MP, Member of Parliament for Berwick-upon-Tweed. For services to Parliament.
* Professor James Drummond Bone, F.R.S.E., Vice-Chancellor, University of Liverpool. For services to Higher Education and to Regeneration in the North West.
* Professor Christopher Richard Watkin Edwards. For services to Higher Education, Medical Science and to Regeneration in the North East.
* Mark Philip Elder CBE, Conductor and Music Director, The Hallé Orchestra. For services to Music.
* Leonard Raymond Fenwick, C.B.E., Chief Executive, Newcastle-upon-Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. For services to Healthcare and to the community in Tyne and Wear.
* Dr. Philip John Hunter, C.B.E., Chief Schools Adjudicator. For services to Education.
* Moir Lockhead OBE, Chief Executive, FirstGroup. For services to Transport.
* Professor Andrew James McMichael, F.R.S., Professor of Molecular Medicine and Director, Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Oxford. For services to Medical Science.
* William Moorcroft, Principal, Trafford College. For services to local and national Further Education.
* William Desmond Sargent, C.B.E., Executive Chair, Better Regulation Executive, Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform. For services to Business.
* Michael John Snyder. For services to Business and to the City of London Corporation.
* Paul Robert Stephenson QPM, Deputy Commissioner, Metropolitan Police Service. For services to the Police.
* Professor Anthony John Newman Taylor, C.B.E., lately Chair, Industrial Injuries Advisory Council. For public service.
* Peter Viggers, MP, Member of Parliament for Gosport. For services to Parliament.
* Professor Nicholas John Wald. Professor of Environmental and Preventive Medicine, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Queen Mary, University of London. For services to Preventive Medicine.

; Diplomatic and Overseas List

* Dr. Richard J. Roberts. For services to molecular biology and UK science, USA.

Order of the Bath

Knights Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath (G.C.B.)

; Military Division

:; Royal Navy

*Admiral Sir Jonathon Band, K.C.B., A.D.C.

:; Royal Air Force

*Air Chief Marshal Sir Glenn (Laster) Torpy, K.C.B., C.B.E., D.S.O., A.D.C.

Knights Commander of the Order of the Bath (K.C.B.)

; Military Division

:; Army

*Lieutenant General John Nicholas Reynolds Houghton, C.B.E.

Dames Commander of the Order of the Bath (D.C.B.)

*Helen Frances Ghosh, Permanent Secretary, Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.

Companions of the Order of the Bath (C.B.)

; Military Division

:; Royal Navy

*Rear Admiral Richard Jeffery Ibbotson, D.S.C.
*Rear Admiral Paul Lambert

:; Army

*Major General Gary Robert Coward, O.B.E.
*Major General Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor, The Duke of Westminster, K.G., O.B.E., T.D., D.L.

:; Royal Air Force

*Air Vice Marshal Steven Chisnall

; Civil Division

*Timothy John Burr, Comptroller and Auditor-General, National Audit Office.
*Louise Casey. For public service.
*Jeremy Carl Groombridge, Director of Transformation and Product Management, Jobcentre Plus. For public and voluntary service.
*Lin Homer, Chief Executive, Border and Immigration Agency. For public and voluntary service.
*William Roy Junkin, Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions for Northern Ireland.
*Stephen Quinn, Permanent Secretary, Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment, Northern Ireland Executive.

Order of Saint Michael and Saint George

Knights Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George (G.C.M.G.)

; Diplomatic Division

Knights Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George (K.C.M.G.)

; Diplomatic Division

Companions of the Order of St Michael and St George (C.M.G.)

; Civil Division

; Diplomatic Division

Royal Victorian Order

Knights Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (K.C.V.O.)

Commanders of the Royal Victorian Order (C.V.O.)

Lieutenants of the Royal Victorian Order (L.V.O.)

Members of the Royal Victorian Order (M.V.O.)

Royal Victorian Medal

Bar to the Royal Victorian Medal (Silver)

Royal Victorian Medal (Silver)

Order of the Companions of Honour

Members of the Order of the Companions of Honour

*Richard Rogers, The Lord Rogers of Riverside, For public service and for services toArchitecture.

; Diplomatic and Overseas List

Order of the British Empire

Dames Commander of the Order of the British Empire (D.B.E.)

; Civil Division

*Joan Dawson Bakewell CBE, Broadcaster and Writer. For services to Journalism and to the Arts.
*Professor Christine Joan Beasley CBE, Chief Nursing Officer, Department of Health. For public and voluntary service.
*Ms Hilary Sharon Braverman Blume. For services to the Voluntary Sector.
*Professor Janet Valerie Finch CBE DL, Vice-Chancellor, Keele University. For services to Social Science and to Higher Education.
*Clara Hedwig Frances Furse, Chief Executive, London Stock Exchange. For services to the Financial Services Industry.
*Margaret, Lady Holroyd CBE, (Margaret Drabble), Author. For services to Literature.
*Donna Kinnair, Director of Clinical Leadership, Southwark Primary Care Trust. For services to Nursing in London.
*Monica Margaret Mason, OBE, Director of the Royal Ballet. For services to Dance.
*Barbara Mary Stocking CBE, Chief Executive, Oxfam GB. For services to Humanitarian work.

References

External links

* [http://www.honours.gov.uk/ The website of the Ceremonial Secretariat, Cabinet Office] - The UK Honours System
* [http://www.pm.gov.uk/output/Page7644.asp 10 Downing Street] - HM The Queen's Birthday and New Year Honours List


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