Transcript of interview: Sir Crispin Tickell, 1999
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After serving with the Coldstream Guards, 1952-54, Tickell entered the Diplomatic Service in 1954. He served at: Foreign Office, 1954-55; The Hague [Netherlands], 1955-58; Mexico, 1958-61; Foreign Office (Planning Staff), 1961-64; Paris [France], 1964-70; Private Secretary to successive Ministers responsible for British entry into the European Community, 1970-72; Foreign and Commonwealth Office, 1972-75; Fellow, Center for International Affairs, Harvard University [United States], 1975-76; Chef de Cabinet to President of Commission of European Community, 1977-81; Visiting Fellow, All Souls College, Oxford, 1981; Ambassador to Mexico, 1981-83; Deputy Under-Secretary of State, FCO, 1983-84; Permanent Secretary, ODA, 1984-87; British Permanent Representative to UN, 1987-90.
He was awarded the GCMG in 1989; KCVO 1983 (MVO 1958).
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