HONORARY DOCTORATES

The University of Bolton is proud to include many distinguished and successful men and women in its list of honorary graduates. Each year, the university bestows honorary awards on graduands from a range of fields, who may have contributed to the academic work of the university or earned distinction for their services to education, business, culture or the community.

Honorary Fellowships were awarded from 1988 to 2005, then, when the university title was achieved in 2005, Honorary Doctorates were awarded from 2006. Honorary awards are conferred at degree ceremonies and we are honoured that these people have accepted our degrees.

2018

July 2018 Degree Congregations

Ken Adshead – Doctor of Education for his outstanding contribution to art and education. Trish Armstrong-Child – Doctor of Health Care for her outstanding contribution to health care. Margaret Asquith – Doctor of the University for her outstanding contribution to Bolton. Carolyn Baxendale – Doctor of Arts for her outstanding contribution to education. Carl Austin-Behan – Doctor of the University for his outstanding contribution to the community. Simon Blagden CBE – Doctor of Business Administration for his outstanding contribution to business and charity. Professor Sonia Blandford – Doctor of Science for her outstanding contribution to education. Sir Graham Brady – Doctor of Science for his outstanding contribution to national politics. Professor Norman Davies – Doctor of Arts for his outstanding contribution to history. Joe Egan – Doctor of Laws for his outstanding contribution to law. Sotiris Foutsis – Doctor of Philosophy in the field of education for his outstanding contribution to education. Elaine Inglesby-Burke CBE – Doctor of Health Care for her outstanding contribution to health care. Sylvia Lancaster OBE – Doctor of the University for her outstanding contribution to education. HHJ Mark Lucraft QC – Doctor of Laws for his outstanding contribution to law. Professor John Lumley – Doctor of Science for his outstanding contribution to medical science. Fiona Murphy MBE – Doctor of Health Care for her outstanding contribution to nursing. Elizabeth Newman – Doctor of Arts for her outstanding contribution to arts and Bolton. Arthur Parsons – Doctor of Innovation for his outstanding contribution to gaming technology. Andrew Roberts – Doctor of Education for his outstanding contribution to education. Professor David Titterington – Doctor of Arts for his outstanding contribution to music. Professor Willem Toet – Doctor of Engineering for his outstanding contribution to motorsport engineering. The Honourable Mr Justice Turner – Doctor of Laws for his outstanding contribution to law. Kui Man Gerry Yeung OBE DL – Doctor of the University for his outstanding contribution to charity.

2017

July 2017 Degree Congregations

Yannis Katsaounis – Doctor of Business Administration in recognition of his outstanding services to international business Baroness Newlove – Doctor of Laws in recognition of her outstanding services to victim support Bernard Waldron MBE – Doctor of Business Administration in recognition of his outstanding contribution to business Tawfic Khoury – Doctor of Engineering in recognition of his outstanding services to civil engineering Ian Savage – Doctor of the University in recognition of his outstanding services to the media Doctor Jackie Bene – Doctor of Health Care in recognition of her outstanding contribution to medicine Chris Houghton – Doctor of the University in recognition of his outstanding services to charity Maurice Watkins CBE – Doctor of Laws in recognition of his outstanding services to sport Professor Doctor Mehmet Akalin – Doctor of Education in recognition of his outstanding contribution to Higher Education and Research Andy Burnham – Doctor of the University in recognition of his outstanding services to the North West Elaine Constantine – Doctor of Arts in recognition of her outstanding contribution to creative and film industries Neill Gorton – Doctor of Innovation in recognition of his outstanding services to the creative industry Reverend Phil Mason – Doctor of the University in recognition of his outstanding services to the community Philip Isgar – Doctor of Engineering in recognition of his outstanding contribution to civil engineering His Honour Judge Peter Thorton QC – Doctor of Laws in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the legal profession

Honorary Doctorate List for the Installation of the Chancellor

To commemorate the Installation of our third Chancellor, the Earl of St Andrews, the University awarded 16 Honorary Doctorates

Christopher Ball – Doctor of Education in recognition of his outstanding services to further education Mark Eager – Doctor of Arts in recognition of his outstanding contribution to music and performance Joseph William Foster – Doctor of the University in recognition of his outstanding services to economic development Michael Griffiths – Doctor of Education in recognition of his outstanding services to further education Professor Dame Caroline Humphrey DBE FBA – Doctor of Philosophy in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the field of anthropology Richard Hurst – Doctor of the University in recognition of his outstanding services to the community Ahmed Paul Keeler – Doctor of Laws in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the understanding of the exchanges and the inter-connection between cultures and civilisations Mustafa Mohammed – Doctor of Health Care in recognition of his outstanding contribution to dental education Claire Moreland DL – Doctor of Arts in recognition of her outstanding services to arts William Morris – Doctor of Laws in recognition of his outstanding contribution to foreign policy, international dialogue and peace Uday Nayak – Doctor of Science in recognition of his outstanding contribution to aviation David Singleton – Doctor of Social Science in recognition of his outstanding services to young people and the community Frederick John Stuart – Doctor of Engineering in recognition of his outstanding services to engineering Councillor Carole Swarbrick – Doctor of the University in recognition of her outstanding services to the community Councillor Linda Thomas – Doctor of the University in recognition of her outstanding services to the community Professor John Wallwork CBE – Doctor of Health Care in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the field of medicine The Earl of St Andrews – Doctor of Laws in recognition of his contribution to public service

2016

Ismail Amla – Doctor of Business Administration for his outstanding contribution to Business Reena Banks – Master of Arts in recognition of her outstanding contribution in performing arts Sir Peter Fahy – Doctor of Social Science for his outstanding contribution to Greater Manchester and to Charitable Works. Professor David Ford OBE – Doctor of Divinity in recognition of his outstanding contribution to higher education Professor Michael Gunn – Doctor of Education in recognition of his outstanding contribution to higher education Mark Sheen – Doctor of the University in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the University of Bolton Dame Janet Smith DBE – Doctor of Laws in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the legal profession Martin Taylor – Master of Arts in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the University and to public musical performance Lawrence Tomlinson – Doctor of Science in recognition of his outstanding contribution to motor engineering and to sport Dr Jin Yang – Doctor of Education in recognition of his outstanding contribution to higher education

2015

Dr Christopher Brookes – Doctor of Healthcare in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the medical profession Cllr Martin Donaghy – Doctor of the University in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the town of Bolton and the University Mike Dwan – Doctor of Education in recognition of his outstanding contribution to education Phil Gartside – Doctor of Education in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the Bolton community and football Anthony Griffin – Doctor of Science in recognition of his outstanding contribution to sport and charity HH Iain Hamilton CBE – Doctor of Laws in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the legal profession Amir Khan – Doctor of Science in recognition of his outstanding contribution to sport and charity Sajid Mahmood – Doctor of Arts in recognition of his outstanding contribution to sport Tracey Neville – Doctor of Science in recognition of her outstanding contribution to sport and charity Eamonn O’Neal DL – Doctor of Arts in recognition of his outstanding contribution to charity and the media Pam Tatlow – Doctor of Education in recognition of her outstanding contribution to higher education Alan Walsh – Doctor of the University in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the town of Bolton William Brett Warburton – Doctor of Science in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the food industry and scientific research The Right Hon Baroness Warsi PC – Doctor of Social Science in recognition of her outstanding contribution to politics Dave Whelan – Doctor of Business Administration in recognition of his outstanding contribution to sport and charity Dr Chris Minta – Lifetime Fellowship in recognition of his unique service and lifetime achievements on behalf of both the institution and the Higher Education Sector  David Ratcliffe – Doctor of Education in recognition of his outstanding contribution to international education

2014

Honorary Doctorate List for the Installation of the Chancellor

To commemorate the Installation of our second Chancellor, the Rt Hon Lord Justice Ryder Kt TD DL MA (Cantab) LLD FRSA, and celebrate 190 years as an educational establishment in Bolton, the University awarded 19 Honorary Doctorates – one for each decade of our history

Mark Brocklehurst – Doctor of Humanities in recognition of his outstanding contribution to charity Atul Chauhan – Doctor of Education in recognition of his outstanding contribution to education Fred Done – Doctor of Business Administration in recognition of his outstanding contribution to charity and sport Sue Duncan – Doctor of Laws in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the higher education Chris Eagles – Doctor of Science in recognition of his outstanding contribution to sport Ian Goldrein QC – Doctor of Laws in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the legal profession John Grant – Doctor of Engineering in recognition of his outstanding contribution to motorsport Paul Griffiths DL – Doctor of Arts in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the services of the community Her Honour Judge Margaret de Haas QC – Doctor of Laws in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the legal profession Susan K Hodgkiss CBE DL – Doctor of Arts in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the arts and the community Professor Anthony Howell – Doctor of Science in recognition of his outstanding contribution to cancer research Margot Leicester – Doctor of Arts in recognition of her outstanding contribution to theatre and television Martine McCutcheon – Doctor of Arts in recognition of her outstanding contribution to entertainment The Rt Hon Sir James Munby QC – Doctor of Laws in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the legal profession Councillor Dr Colin Shaw – Doctor of Humanities in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the community Professor Ian Stewart – Doctor of Philosophy in recognition of his outstanding contribution to politics and the community The Rt Hon Baroness Taylor of Bolton PC – Doctor of Social Science in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the community Professor David Thacker – Doctor of Arts in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the theatre Maureen Warburton – Doctor of Education in recognition of her outstanding contribution to education

Honorary Award Recipients 2014 Degree congregation ceremonies

Imran Akram – Doctor of Business Administration in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the legal profession Dr John S Bailey – Doctor of Education in recognition of his outstanding contribution to International education and leadership Margaret Blenkinsop – Doctor of Arts in recognition of her outstanding contribution to theatre and the Bolton community Adrian Brooks – Doctor of Business Administration in recognition of his outstanding contribution to business and entertainment Professor John Brooks – Doctor of Education in recognition of his outstanding contribution to Higher Education and the Northwest Roy Brooks – Doctor of Engineering in recognition of his outstanding contribution to Automotive Engineering His Honour Judge Tim Clayson – Doctor of Laws in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the legal profession Ryan Giggs OBE – Doctor of Science in recognition of his outstanding contribution to sport Sean Harriss – Doctor of Public Administration in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the Bolton community Sylvia Kay – Doctor of Laws in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the University of Bolton and its Governance Dan Keating – Doctor of Business Administration in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the Bolton community and football Simon P Kelly – Doctor of Health Care in recognition of his outstanding contribution to health and ophthalmology Gill Richards – Doctor of Education in recognition of her outstanding contribution to education John Roberts – Doctor of Business Administration in recognition of his outstanding contribution to local business Nicola Shindler – Doctor of Letters in recognition of her outstanding contribution to broadcasting Antonia Sotgiu – Doctor of Arts in recognition of her outstanding contribution to music Leigh Vallance – Doctor of Health Care in recognition of her outstanding contribution to health care Anna Vissi – Doctor of Arts in recognition of her outstanding contribution to international music.

2013

Sir Philip Craven MBE – Doctor of Science in recognition of his outstanding contribution to sport and in particular to the London Paralympics 2012 Keith Davies – Master of the University in recognition of his significant contribution to the town of Bolton Rev Canon Paul Denby MBE JP DL – Doctor of Divinity in recognition of his outstanding contribution to Bolton and the region President Elias Foutsis – Doctor of the University for his entrepreneurial approach to higher education and in particular the partnership with the University of Bolton Jason Kenny OBE – Doctor of  Science in recognition of his outstanding contribution to sport and in particular to the world of cycling and his contribution to the London Olympic Games Neil Myerson LLP – Doctor of Laws in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the University of Bolton Professor David Phoenix OBE – Doctor of the University in recognition of his outstanding contribution to higher education, management and scholarship in the Northwest The Rt Hon Lord Justice Ryder Kt TD DL MA (Cantab) LLD FRSA – Doctor of Laws in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the legal profession David Tomlinson – Doctor of the University in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the reputation of the University of Bolton John Walsh OBE – Doctor of the University in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the town of Bolton.

2012

Aaqil Ahmed – Doctor of Letters in recognition of outstanding contribution to the media and broadcasting John Blackmore –
Doctor of Arts in recognition of outstanding contribution to the arts Hilary Devey LLD FRSA FCILT – Doctor of Business Administration in recognition of outstanding contribution to business A J Jenkinson OBE – Posthumously admitted to the Honorary degree of Doctor of Science in recognition of outstanding contribution to the Bolton Institute of Technology Ann Johnson – Doctor of Health Care in recognition of outstanding contribution to health care Ayub Khan-Din – Doctor of Letters in recognition of outstanding contribution to the arts David Kaye – Doctor of the University in recognition of outstanding contribution to the Bolton community Tony Keating – Doctor of Engineering in recognition of outstanding contribution to motor vehicle engineering Councillor Cliff Morris – Doctor of the University in recognition of outstanding contribution to the town of Bolton Fabrice Muamba – Doctor of Science in recognition of outstanding contribution to sport and of the clinicians who save lives in the field of emergency and acute medicine Professor Peter Simons – Doctor of Philosophy in recognition of outstanding contribution to philosophy Dr Geoffrey Tabbron – Doctor of Education in recognition of outstanding contribution to education

2011

Mike Chapman – Doctor of Health Care in recognition of outstanding contribution to education and health Stan Cording –
Master of the University in recognition of outstanding contribution to the University  Garry Ion –  Doctor of Engineering in recognition of outstanding contribution to civil engineering and overseas developments Elizabeth Kay MBE – Doctor of Education in recognition of outstanding contribution to education and the community Stuart Maconie – Doctor of Letters in recognition of outstanding contribution to broadcasting and communication Professor Peter Marsh – Doctor of the University in recognition of outstanding contribution to the University Amy Nuttall – Doctor of Arts in recognition of outstanding contribution to theatre and the dramatic arts Lord Bhikhu Parekh – Doctor of Philosophy in recognition of outstanding contribution to the development of political thought Mark Radcliffe – Doctor of Letters in recognition of outstanding contribution to broadcasting and communication Fred Slack – Doctor of Letters in recognition of outstanding contribution to education in the community Warren Smith KStJ JP LLD – Doctor of Laws in recognition of outstanding contribution to Civic Society and Greater Manchester Dr Joyce Tyldesley – Doctor of Letters in recognition of outstanding contribution to education and culture

2010

Sam Allardyce – Doctor of the University in recognition of his outstanding contribution to football and to  Gordon Burns – Doctor of Letters in recognition of his outstanding contribution to broadcasting Alan Cornthwaite – Doctor of Engineering in recognition of his outstanding contribution to higher education provision for the construction and built environment sectors Chris Minta – Doctor of the University in recognition of his outstanding contribution to education and to the University as Governor and national trade union leadership Professor Iqbal Memon – Doctor of the University in recognition of his outstanding contribution to ethnicity and health and to the University as a Governor and Chair of the Governors Baroness Morris of Bolton OBE DL – Doctor of Laws in recognition of his outstanding contribution to legislative processes and democracy Jason Kenny – Master of the University in recognition of his outstanding contribution to sport Professor Oleg Liber Elizabeth Tatman MBE – Doctor of University in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the Bolton community Oleg Liber – Doctor of Science for his outstanding contribution to the University  Sheik Saud – Doctor of the University for his outstanding contribution to the University. Zubair Hanslot – Doctor of Engineering in recognition of his contribution to the establishment of the University of Bolton in Ras al Khaimah. Jason Kenny – OBE as an Honorary Master, Master of the University in recognition of his outstanding contribution to sport. Sudhir Kartha received a Doctor of the University for his contribution to the establishment of the University of Bolton in Ras al Khaimah.

To celebrate the Installation of Baroness Morris of Bolton OBE DL as the first Chancellor of the University of Bolton, those who had previously been awarded Honorary Fellowships were invited to accept an Honorary Doctorate. Those who accepted the invitation were:

George Almond CBE OStJ DL – Doctor of Engineering in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the Fire Service and the region as County Fire Officer, President of the Institute of Fire Engineers and Deputy Lieutenant of the County of Greater Manchester Professor Arup Banerjee OBE –Doctor of Science in recognition of his outstanding contribution to medicine, especially medical education and research into ageing Peter Bounds – Doctor of the University in recognition of his outstanding contribution to local government in Bolton and Liverpool Brian Bruce – Doctor of the University in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the University of Bolton, principally as a Governor and as Chair of the Governing Board Josephine Burns – Doctor of Arts in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the arts and creative industries in Manchester and the North West Jim Cartwright – Doctor of Letters in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the theatre as an innovative and highly influential playwright John Cassidy – Doctor of Letters in recognition of his outstanding contribution to poetry and the teaching of creative writing Cynthia Clarke – Doctor of the University in recognition of her outstanding contribution to health and community relations Sir Alan Cockshaw – Doctor of Engineering in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the civil engineering industry and urban regeneration Andrew Dickson – Doctor of Business Administration in recognition of his outstanding contribution to business and the community in Bolton Pat Dickson –  Doctor of Education in recognition of her outstanding contribution to further education, the arts, business and the community in Bolton Frank Finlay CBE – Doctor of Arts in recognition of his outstanding contribution to theatre, film and television as a distinguished and highly regarded actor Les Gent – Doctor of Letters in recognition of his outstanding contribution to journalism and local history Jeremy Glover MBE – Doctor of the University  in recognition of his outstanding contribution to Bolton, as Chief Executive of Bolton Lads and Girls Club Anthony Goldstone OBE DL – Doctor of Business Administration in recognition of his outstanding contribution to business and commerce Professor John Grant – Doctor of Letters in recognition of his outstanding contribution to writing, especially as the creator of the “Lovejoy” novels Gordon Hargreaves – Doctor of the University in recognition of his outstanding contribution to Bolton, as a businessman and chair of Bolton Wanderers FC Dr Ron Hill MBE – Doctor of Science in recognition of  his outstanding contribution to Sport & textile technology Dr Brian Iddon MP – Doctor of Science in recognition of his outstanding contribution to higher education, science and technology and to Bolton and the University of Bolton Andrew Kluge – Doctor of Business Administration in recognition of his outstanding contribution to business and enterprise in Bolton Sir Harold Kroto FRS – Doctor of Science in recognition of his outstanding contribution to science and innovation; Nobel Prize laureate Roy Lancaster OBE –Doctor of Science in recognition of his outstanding contribution to horticulture and broadcasting Joseph Locke MBE FR Eng – Doctor of Engineering in recognition of his outstanding contribution to structural engineering James McKnight – Doctor of Engineering in recognition of his outstanding contribution to mechanical and automotive engineering Chris Mack – Doctor of the University in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the University of Bolton, as Governor and Deputy Chair of the Governors Baroness Zahida Manzoor CBE – Doctor of Social Science in recognition of her outstanding contribution to race relations and the health services Michael Parker – Doctor of Materials Technology in recognition of his outstanding contribution to textile studies and the textile industry Lord Adam Patel of Blackburn – Doctor of Social Science in recognition of his outstanding contribution to race relations and the Muslim community Meena Pathak OBE –Doctor of Business Administration in recognition of her outstanding contribution to business and commerce Anil Ruia OBE –Doctor of Business Administration in recognition of his outstanding contribution to business and commerce Pamela Senior – Doctor of the University in recognition of her outstanding contribution to health and to the university as a governor Nigel Short – Doctor of Science in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the world of chess Clare Smith – Doctor of Letters in recognition of her outstanding contribution to broadcasting and health Norman Stoller CBE KStJ DL –
Doctor of Business Administration in recognition of his outstanding contribution to business and commerce and Deputy Lord Lieutenant of Greater Manchester Peter Syddall – Doctor of the University in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the University of Bolton, as Governor and Chair of the Audit Committee Professor John Turner – Doctor of Education in recognition of his outstanding contribution to education Frank White – Doctor of the University in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the community, parliamentary processes and the regeneration of Bolton Dr Anne Wright CBE – Doctor of Education in recognition of her outstanding contribution to higher education

2009

Lorraine Brannan – Doctor of the University in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the University Howard Devoto – Doctor of Arts in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the field of music Pete Shelley – Doctor of Arts in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the field of music Vernon Kay – Doctor of Arts in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the field of entertainment Mathaka Mmapatsi – Alumni Fellow in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the field of education Gary Neville – Doctor of Arts in recognition of his outstanding contribution to sport Anwer Patel – Doctor of the University in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the Bolton community Yakub Patel – Doctor of the University in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the Bolton community Imran Hakim –Doctor of Innovation for his outstanding contribution to business and innovation Bolton Berthold Bitzer – Doctor of the University in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the field of education Sir Arnold Wolfendale – Doctor of Science in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the field of science

2008

David Ball – Doctor of Engineering in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the field of Mechanical Engineering Bruce Cain – Master of the University in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the University Professor James Calderwood – Doctor of Engineering in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the field of engineering Edith Conn OBE JP DL – Doctor of the University in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the community Howard Goodall – Doctor of Arts in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the field of Music Simon Kelner – Doctor of Letters in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the field of Journalism Professor His Honour William Morris – Doctor of Laws in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the field of law Stass Paraskos – Doctor of Arts in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the field of Art Keri-Anne Payne (Honorary Master’s) – Master of the University in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the field of sport

2007

Lord Simon Haskel – Doctor of the University in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the field of Textile Technology Dr Brian Tomkins – Doctor of the University in recognition of his outstanding contribution to Education

2006

Allan Ashworth – Doctor of the University in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the field of Construction  Melvin Burgess – Doctor of the University in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the field of the Arts Sara Cox – Doctor of the University in recognition of her outstanding contribution to Broadcasting Brian Crossley – Doctor of the University in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the field of Construction Anna Friel – Doctor of the University in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the field of Performing Arts Professor Jon Glover – Doctor of the University in recognition of his outstanding contribution to English and Creative Writing Bernard Hill – Doctor of the University in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the field of Performing Arts Arthur Ridings – Doctor of the University in recognition of his outstanding contribution to Education Professor Michael Schmidt FRSL – Doctor of the University in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the field of Performing Arts Mollie Temple CBE –
Doctor of the University in recognition of her outstanding contribution to Education
Andy Lam JP Doctor of the University for his outstanding contribution to the development of education in Hong Kong

2005

Dr Helen Gilchrist CBE Richard Hurst Dr Brian Iddon MP John Stoddart CBE John Roberts

2004

Josephine Burns Tahir Mohsan Paul Rink OBE Rt Hon Baroness Mary Warnock OBE

2003

Andrew Dickson Pat Dickson Jeremy Glover MBE Clive Jeanes Janette Jenkins (Alumni Fellow) Anil Ruia OBE Clare Smith

2002

Josie Cichockyj (Alumni Fellow) Cynthia Clarke Felicity Goodey CBE Jackie Kay Meena Pathak OBE Norman Stoller CBE CStJ DL

2001

Anthony Goldstone OBE DL Paul Heathcote Sue Johnston Lord Bhikhu Parekh

2000

George Almond CBE OStJ DL Alan Booth Brian Bruce Simon Holt (Alumni Fellow) Barbara Hurst MBE Andrew Kluge James McKnight Chris Mack Professor Robert Oxtoby Lord Adam Patel of Blackburn Pamela Senior Peter Syddall

1999

Patrick Caulfield CBE Sir Alan Cockshaw Baroness Zahida Manzoor CBE Derrick Warburton Dr Anne Wright CBE

1998

Shirley Anne Field Les Gent Jack Goldberg Sir Harold Kroto FRS

1997

Brian Collinge Sir Kenneth Green Ruth Hamilton Gordon Hargreaves

1996

Brian Asquith John Cassidy Sir Martin Harris CBE Harry Tuley Kenneth Wolstenholme

1995

Jim Cartwright Eric Farnworth OBE Joe Foster Victoria Wood OBE

1994

Carol Ann Duffy OBE Malcolm Frazer CBE Sir Ernest Hall OBE DL Roy Lancaster OBE

1993

June Corner Professor John Grant Maurice Henry Nigel Short MBE Frank White

1992

Professor Arup Banerjee OBE Frank Finlay CBE Henry Kershaw David Titterington Jean Wilson

1991

Peter Bounds CBE Dr Ron Hill MBE Martin Milner OBE Dato Abdul Razak

1990

Betty Brown BEM A J Jenkinson OBE Joseph Locke MBE FR Eng Professor Frank Willett CBE

1989

Richard Hurst OBE Sir Nat Lofthouse OBE Sir Ian McKellen CH CBE Peter White

1988

Bill Naughton Michael Parker E M Ryley Professor John Turner