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Queen's New Year Honours list 2021

Published: 30 Dec 2020 22:30

Recipients of The Queen's New Year Honours in Scotland

Recipients of The Queen's New Year Honours in Scotland include:

Knighthood for:

  • Professor Francis McCormac for services to education and to the economy

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

  • Caroline Gardner for services to the Scottish public sector
  • Peter Dawson for services to golf
  • Maureen McGinn for services to civil society
  • Professor Ian Finlay for services to medical education and training
  • Professor Sheila Rowan MBE for services to science
  • Professor Bashabi Fraser for services to education, culture and integration in Scotland
  • Professor Petra Wend for services to higher education

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

  • Michael Bullock for services to the safety and welfare of seafarers
  • Philip Archer for services to art and education
  • Dr Beverly Bergman for services to veterans in Scotland
  • Donalda Bradbury for services to Rugby Union
  • Dr Hermione Cockburn for services to public engagement in science
  • Richard Paterson for services to the Scotch Whisky industry
  • Ann McVie for public service

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

  • Paul Miller for services to retail customers during the COVID-19 response
  • Colleen Blair for services to swimming
  • Rosemary Brewster for services to end of life care  
  • Professor Geoffrey Codd for services to water quality
  • Robert Dick for services to disability sport
  • Ronald Loveland and Joyce Loveland for services to foster care in Moray
  • Kenneth MacKay for services to the community in Rhenigidale, Western Isles
  • Robert Rankin for services to civil engineering and to innovation
  • Vinaykant Ruparelia for services to local enterprise, tourism and to the community in Portsoy, Banffshire
  • Alexander Watt for services to young people with additional needs and disabilities and to community cohesion in Glasgow

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

  • Charandeep Singh for services to charity during the COVID-19 response
  • Maxine Allan for services to young people with cancer and NHS front line workers in Ayr during the COVID-19 response
  • Jacqueline Campbell for charitable services to the Children's Hospital Association Scotland, particularly during the COVID-19 response
  • Margaret Cook for services to Ayrshire Hospice  
  • Richard Foxley for voluntary service to the NHS during the COVID-19 response
  • William Henderson for voluntary service in the Shetland Islands
  • Jamie Kinlochan for services to the vulnerable during the COVID-19 response through Who Cares Scotland
  • Paula Morag Lloyd for services to the vulnerable in Inverness during the COVID-19 response
  • Mary Nelson for services to Homeless People in Moray
  • Charlotte Park for services to the Armed Forces
  • Mohammed Usman Rakq for services to education and to students with hearing impairments
  • Keith Rutherford for services to the community in Colonsay and Oronsay
  • Jackie Stuart for services to law and order and cultural heritage