§ Dr. W. Reid, C.B.E., Deputy Chairman, Victor Products (Wallsend) Ltd.
§ G. Arnold, J.P., Divisional Organiser, Tyne Area Amalgamated Union of Engineering and Foundry Workers.
§ C. L. G. Baker, Chairman, George Angus & Co.
§ Councillor J. D. S. Brown, Sunderland County Borough Council.
§ G. R. Chetwynd, C.B.E., Board Member of British Steel Corporation, Board Member of British Overseas Airways Corporation.
§ A. W. Dickinson, Works Manager, Pirelli Ltd.
§ D. F. Edwards, O.B.E., Tyne Area Secretary, Electrical Trades Union ; Tyne District Secretary, Confederation of Shipbuilding and Engineering Unions.
§ Professor W. Elkan, Professor of Economics, Durham University.354W
§ Councillor N. B. Forsyth, Westmorland County Council.
§ J. C. R. Gilbert, Managing Director, Morganite Resistors Ltd., Jarrow.
§ H. Glaister, O.B.E., J.P., Sales Engineer.
§ D. J. Grant, Chairman and Managing Director, Darchem Ltd., Darlington.
§ J. W. Harper, C.B.E., Secretary, T.U.C. Regional Advisory Committee ; Northern Counties Secretary, National Federation of Construction Unions ; Regional Secretary, Amalgamated Society of Woodworkers.
§ Professor J. W. House, Professor of Geography, Newcastle University.
§ Alderman Colonel R. J. L. Jackson, C.B.E., J.P., Chairman, North Yorkshire Moors National Park Committee ; Chairman, Executive Committee, Yorkshire Travel Association ; Alderman North Riding County Council.
§ Alderman R. G. Knowles, Durham County Council.
§ The Earl of Lonsdale, Landowner and farmer.
§ E. D. Mason, Director of Education, County Borough of Teesside.
§ Councillor W. Nunn, Shildon Urban Disirict Council.
§ F. M. Osborn, Managing Director, Northern Rock Building Society, Newcastle upon Tyne.
§ Councillor D. S. Peat, Farmer : Startforth Rural District Council.
§ Alderman The Rt. Hon. Viscount Ridley, T.D., D.L., Chairman, Northumberland County Council.
§ M. W. Rowe, Area Secretary, National Union of Mineworkers (Cumberland Area).
§ Councillor Mrs. J. M. Scott-Batey, Housewite.
§ Councillor A. Scott-Cunningham, Teesside County Borough Council.
§ K. Steen, County Planning Officer, Cumberland.
§ Alderman N. G. Trotter, Newcastle County Borough Council.
§ C. B. Ward, M.B.E., District, Secretary Transport and General Workers' Union (Middlesbrough).
§ Dr. P. W. Reynolds, Deputy Chairman Agricultural Division, I.C.I. Ltd., Billingham