James Thomson, vice-chairman of the British Hospitality Association/Restaurateurs’ Association Committee, is among those to have been awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours, for his services to hospitality and tourist industries in Scotland. Restaurateur Fergus Henderson received a Member of the British Empire as did Dr Martin Rawlings, director, retail, British Beer and Pub Association. The Times (Money & Business) 11/06/05 page 79-86 The Daily Telegraph 11/06/05 page 15-17 Financial Times 11/06/05 page 6