_. Sir Leslie Fielding, KCMG, has died aged 88. He was Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sussex, 1987-92.
He entered the Diplomatic Service in 1956; served in: Terhran 1957-60; Foreign Office 1960-64; Singapore 1964; Charge d'Affaires in Phnom Penh 1964-66; Paris 1967-70; Deputy Head of Planning Staff, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, 1970-73; sedconded for service with the European Commission in Brussels, 1973; &c.
Born 29 July, 1932, son of Percy Archer Fielding and his wife the former Margaret Calder Horry. Married 1978, Dr Sally Harvey, FSA, sometimeFellow of St Hilda's College, Oxford. Two children.
Appointed KCMG, 1988.