UNIVERSITY OF WESTMINSTER. LLD: Mary Hogg, High Court judge and member of the university's court of governors; John MacGregor, former secretary of state for education and science and leader of the House of Commons; Peter Boizot, founder and chairman of Pizza Express plc; Alexander Macmillan, president of Macmillan Ltd; Ralf Dahrendorf, warden of St Anthony's College, Oxford and governor, LSE.
DSc: Kenneth Calman, chief medical officer at the Department of Health.
UNIVERSITY OF PLYMOUTH
DLitt: David Astor, former editor of The Observer.
DSc: Walter Bodmer, director-general of the Imperial Cancer Research Fund and founder member of the Committee on the Public Understanding of Science; Alastair Couper, professor of maritime studies at the University of Wales College of Cardiff; Alan Macfarlane, former chairman of the university's board of governors; Ian Mercer, chief executive of the Countryside Council for Wales and president of the Devon Wildlife Trust; Roger Wilkins, president of the British Grassland Society.
DTech: Helen Sharman, scientist, technologist and Britain's first astronaut.
MA: Crispin Gill, author, historian and journalist; Basil Curtis, former broadcaster/tennis commentator and fundraiser.
DUniv: Stuart Hamer, director of education and training with Ford of Europe; John Lyles, lord-lieutenant of West Yorkshire.
DLitt: Dorothy Roberts, concert pianist and abstract painter.
MA: Bryan Mosley, actor.