§ Sir William Mather, O.B.E., M.C., T.D Chairman, Mather and Platt Ltd.; Chairman Civic Trust for the North West.
§ G. W. Ashworth, Director of the Civic Trust for the North West.
§ R. A. Barnett, O.B.E., J.P., Divisional Officer Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers ; Secretary, T.U.C. North Western Advisory Committee.
§ Professor A. Beacham, O.B.E., Edward Gonner Professor of Applied Economics, Liverpool University.
§ G. Brook, North West Chairman, National Bus Company.
§ Councillor L. Broughton, Leader of Blackpool County Borough Council.
§ J. K. Boynton, M.C., Clerk to Cheshire County Council.
§ Councillor Traviss Carter, Solicitor ; Member Lancashire County Council.
§ J. M. Carter, Clerk to Whiston Rural District Council.355W
§ D. G. Dodds, Chairman, Merseyside and North Wales Electricity Board.
§ J. F. Eccles, Lancashire District Secretary, National Union of General and Municipal Workers ; Secretary, T.U.C. North West Regional Advisory Committee.
§ B. Entwistle, Manchester District Organiser, National Union of Railwaymen.
§ D. G. Farrar. Regional Secretary, Transport and General Workers' Union.
§ J. Goldberg, Chairman, Manchester and Salford Council of Social Services ; Chairman, North West Arts Association ; Solicitor.
§ Dr. D. A. Harper, J.P., Chairman and Managing Director, Storey Bros. & Co. Ltd., Lancaster.
§ D. H. Harrington, Correspondence and Organising Secretary (Crewe No. 2 Branch), Transport Salaried Staffs Association.
§ W. Hodkinson, O.B.E., Chairman, North Western Gas Board.
§ A. M. Jepson, Solicitor, Manchester.
§ Professor R. H. Kantorowich, Professor and Head of Department of Town and Country Planning, University of Manchester.
§ G H. Kenyon, Chairman and Managing Director, William Kenyon & Sons Ltd., Dukenfield.
§ J. King, O.B.E., J.P., General Secretary National Union of Textile and Allied Workers.
§ J. G. Parkes, Chairman, Unilever Merseyside Committee.
§ Councillor J. S. Pickles, Hale Urban District Council.
§ L. Redshaw, Chairman, Shipbuilding Group, Vickers Ltd. Shipbuilding Works, Barrow-in-Furness.
§ Councillor A. Richardson, Cheshire County Council.
§ Alderman W. H. Sefton, Liverpool City Council.
§ Miss A. Shaw, C.B.E., Chairman and Managing Director, The Anne Shaw Organisation Ltd., Alderley Edge.
§ Mrs. D E. Slack, Lecturer in Management Sciences, University of Manchester, Institute of Science and Technology.
§ Alderman C. Smith, M.B.E., Rochdale County Borough Council ; Managing Director of Smiths Springs (Rochdale) Limited.
§ Alderman H. Macdonald Steward, J.P., Leader of Liverpool City Council.
§ Councillor T. Taylor, O.B.E., J.P., Blackburn County Borough Council.
§ E. B. Towers, Farmer.
§ K. H. Walley, Works Manager, Shell Chemicals (U.K.) Limited, Carrington Chemical Plan, Urmston.
§ J. Lewis Womersley, C.B.E., Partner, Hugh Wilson & Lewis Womersley, Chartered Architects and Town Planners.