Queen's New Year Honours list 2018

Recipients of the Queen’s New Year Honours in Scotland.

In Scotland there are more than 100 recipients in the Queen's New Year Honours, including: 

There are Knighthoods for:

  • Iain Torrance, for services to Higher Education and Theology
  • John Curtice, for services to the Social Sciences and Politics

There is a Damehood for:

  •  Lady Susan Rice CBE, for services to Business, the Arts and charity in Scotland

Commanders of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) include:

  • Andrew Morris for services to Science in Scotland
  • Patrick Crerar for services to the Hospitality Industry in Scotland and to charity
  • Ben Thomson for services to Arts and Culture in Scotland
  • Lesley McAra for services to Criminology
  • James Martin for services to the Scottish Public Sector      
  • Joseph Morrow for public service to Mental Health

Officers of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) include: 

  • Lesley Sawers for services to Business and Equality
  • Joan Ingram for voluntary service to Healthcare, particularly Type-1 Diabetes Treatment
  • John (Ian) McLauchlan for services to Rugby and charity
  • Caroline Docherty for services to the Legal Profession and The Society of Writers to Her Majesty’s Signet
  • Rajan Madhok for services to Renal Research and Tackling Health Inequalities in Scotland
  • Derek Bell for services to Unscheduled Care and Quality Improvement

Among those to be made Members of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) are:

  • John Brodie for services to Business and the Voluntary Sector in Scotland
  • Sally Arnison for services to Healthcare and the community in Edinburgh
  • William Watt for services to the community in Wick and Caithness
  • Sara Fitzsimmons for services to Bereaved Families
  • Susan Kruse for services to Community Archaeology in the Highlands of Scotland
  • James Copeland (Cosmo) for services to Drama
  • James Robson for services to Rugby
  • Summera Shaheen for services to Business and the community in Glasgow

Among those to become a Medallist of the Order of the British Empire (BEM) are:

  • Peter Hardie for services to Sport and Young People in the Scottish Borders
  • Patricia Morrison for services to Comedy, People with Long Term Health Conditions and charity
  • Margaret Jamieson for services to the community and charity in Orkney
  • Andrew Menmuir for services to the Scouting Movement in Angus
  • Jean Clarkson for services to Riding for the Disabled in Dumfries and Galloway
  • Veronica McDonald for services to Adults with Special Needs in North Lanarkshire
  • Lisa Ann Stephenson for services to Maggie's Cancer Care Scotland                                                


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