Laming, William Herbert, CBE, chief inspector of the Social Services Inspectorate, Department of Health, for services to the social services.
Martin, George Henry, CBE, chairman Air Studios, for services to the recording industry.
Sims, Roger Edward, MP for Chislehurst, for political service.
Skehel, John James, FRS, director of the National Institute for Medical Research, for services to science.
Bayliss, Mrs Valerie June, fmrly Grade 3, Dept for Educ and Employment.
Brindley, John Frederick, Grade 3, Lord Chancellor's Dept.
Goldberg, Professor David Paul Brandes, director of research and development, Institute of Psychiatry, for services to medicine.
Rudd, Anthony Nigel Russell, chairman Williams Holdings, for services to the manufacturing industry.
Sharples, James, QPM, Chief Constable Merseyside Police, for services to the police.
Vincent, Field Marshal Sir Richard Frederick, GBE KCB DSO, former chairman of the Military Committee, Nato. Smith, Sir Geoffrey Johnson, DL, MP for Wealden and vice-chairman of the 1922 Committee.
Howe, Richard Edward Geoffrey, Baron, of Aberavon, QC, for political service.