§ E. G. W. Allen, E.R.D., Director, Lancashire and Merseyside Industrial Development Association.
§ S. Asbury, J.P., North-West Area Secretary, Clerical and Administrative Workers Union.
§ R. A. Barnett, J.P., Divisional Officer, Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers.
§ J. K. Boynton, M.C., LL.B., L.M., T.P.I., Clerk of Cheshire County Council.
§ U. A. Coates, C.B.E., B.Arch., F.R.I.B.A., Lancashire County Council Planning Officer.
§ Sir Leonard Cooke, O.B.E., J.P., President, Co-operative Wholesale Society.
§ C. A. Dove, C.B.E., E.R.D., M.Inst.T., General Manager, Mersey Docks and Harbour Board.
§ R. Foulkes, J.P., County Councillor, Lancashire County Council.
§ J. Goldberg, M.A., B.C.L. (Oxon.), Chairman, Manchester and Salford Council of Social Service.
§ J. Golding, J.P., Councillor, Crewe Borough Council.
§ J. Gormley, J.P., Lancashire Area Secretary, National Union of Mineworkers.
§ R. Hoggarth, Alderman, Nelson Borough Council.
§ J. F. Humphreys, J.P., Chairman, W. & J. Foster Limited.
§ Professor R. H. Kantorowich, B.Arch. (Witwatersrand), A.R.I.B.A., A.M.T.P.I., Professor of Town and Country Planning, Manchester University.
§ J. B. Lancaster, B.Sc., M.I.Mech.E., M.I.E.E., Director, Unilever Merseyside Limited.614
§ Professor W. J. M. MacKenzie, C.B.E., Professor of Government, Manchester University.
§ W. L. Mather, O.B.E., M.C., T.D., D.L., A.D.C., M.A.M.I., Mech.E., Chairman, Mather and Platt Limited.
§ P. Monkhouse, Northern Editor of The Guardian and Member of the Peak Park Planning Board.
§ M. D. Oliphant, M.B.E., T.D., Director, Tate and Lyle Limited.
§ M. P. Pariser, M.A. (Hon.), Alderman, Manchester City Council.
§ R. F. Richardson, M.I.E.E., Chairman, North-West Electricity Board.
§ W. H. Sefton, Alderman, Liverpool City Council.
§ D. G. Stokes, T.D., M.I., Mech.E., M.S.A.E., Chairman, Standard Triumph International Ltd.
§ J. Lewis Womersley, C.B.E., F.R.I.B.A. (dist. Town Planning), M.T.P.I., Architect.
§ L. T. Wright, C.B.E., General Secretary, Amalgamated Weavers Association.