University of Newcastle. DCL: Harry Belafonte, singer and actor, in recognition of his role as advisor to Martin Luther King, and his tireless opposition to racial and economic injustice.
DSc: William Stubbs, former chief executive of the Polytechnics and Colleges Funding Council, chief executive of the Further Education Funding Council (1994-96), rector of the London Institute, former chairman of the CBI's education foundation, chair of the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority.
King Alfred's University College
DLitt: Mary Fagan, lord lieutenant of Hampshire.
DMus: Martin Neary, organist and master of choristers at Westminster Abbey.
DSocSc: Anthony Smith, chief executive of the English National Board for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting.