§ Joseph Pope, DSc, Ceng—Vice-Chancellor, University of Aston in Birmingham.
§ Miss E. A. Bache—Joint Managing Director, Bailey & Mackey Ltd., Birmingham.332W
§ Mr. R. J. Bailey, CBE—Managing Director, Royal Doulton Tableware Ltd.
§ Mr. D. Beavis, CBE—Formerly Chairman, West Midlands Gas.
§ Mr. A. P. Berry, MA, DPA, MBIM—Director, Coventry & District Engineering Employers' Association.
§ Councillor J. A. W. Bird—Leader, Wolverhampton Metropolitan District Council.
§ Councillor N. B. A. Bosworth, LLB—Leader, City of Birmingham Metropolitan District Council.
§ Councillor F. A. Cholerton, CBE—Leader, City of Stoke-on-Trent District Council.
§ Councillor J. H. G. Cotterell—Chairman, Hereford and Worcester County Council.
§ Mr. T. A. G. Davis, LLB, MBA—Association of Scientific, Technical and Managerial Staffs, Manager, British Leyland.
§ *Professor L. Fishman—Professor of Economics, Keele University.
§ Mr. T. S. Gamier, MA, MBIM—Managing Director, Kalamazoo Ltd.
§ Dr. I. F. Gibson—Economist, Member, Telford Development Corporation.
§ Mr. F. C. Graves, FRICS—Chartered Surveyor.
§ *Mr. D. Groves—Divisional Officer, Association of Scientific, Technical and Managerial Staffs.
§ *Councillor M. A. Hamrnon—Leader, Warwickshire County Council.
§ Sir Timothy Harford—Managing Director, Singer & Friedlander Ltd.
§ Councillor J. Haynes—Leader, Nuneaton District Council.
§ Councillor Sir Michael Higgs—Hereford and Worcester County Council.
§ Mr. P. C. Higgs—Amalgamated Union of Engineering Workers (Engineering Section). Convenor, Rolls Royce Ltd., Coventry.
§ Professor D. Hinton, FRIBA—Professor of Architecture, University of Aston in Birmingham. Chairman, Redditch Development Corporation.
§ Mr. R. Ireland, FCIS—Finance Director, Wolselsey-Hughes Ltd.
§ Mr. J. T. Lally, JP—President, Midlands Area, National Union of Mineworkers.
§ Mr. F. W. Leath, JP—Association of Professional, Executive, Clerical and Computer Staff.
§ Mrs. M. McQuillan, DSc—Formerly Special Projects Manager, Company Planning, Imperial Metal Industries.
§ Mr. J. C. Mason—Regional Secretary, General and Municipal Workers' Union.
§ Mr. B. Mathers—Regional Secretary, Transport and General Workers' Union.
§ Mr. D. Nendick—Bank of England Agent, Birmingham.
§ Mr. J. E. Owen—Managing Director and Chief Executive, Rubery Owen (Darlaston) Ltd.
§ Mr. L. V. Pike, MBE, JP—County Organiser, Worcestershire and Gloucestershire National Union of Agricultural and Allied Workers.333W
§ Mr. J. Pollard, ERD, TD—Formerly Divisional Manager, British Rail.
§ Councillor Dr. H. Roy—Sandwell Metropolitan District Council.
§ *Mr. S. B. Shuttleworth—Divisional Officer, National Union of Public Employees.
§ Councillor J. M. Taylor—Leader, West Midlands Metropolitan County Council.
§ Councillor A. G. Ward JP—Chairman, Staffordshire County Council.
§ Councillor E. C. J. Whittingham—Chairman, Salop County Council.
§ Mr. S. A. Williams—Formerly Member, Warwickshire County Council. Stress Engineer, Rolls Royce Ltd., Coventry.
§ Sir Stan Yapp—Formerly City of Birmingham District Council and West Midlands County Council.
§ *New Appointments.