Party affiliation: Conservative Party
Parly, candidate, 1983. European Parly, candidate, 1984. Chairman, Trialogue, 1984-1986.
Chairman, Conservative Candidates Association, 1986-1987. Member of Parliament, since 1987. Vice-chairman, Conservative Back Bench Committee.s, Employment and Social Security.
Student apprentice, Marconi, 1965-1968, and work study engineer, 1968-1969. Pye Unicam, 1969-1970. Sainsbury, 1970-1972.
Pye, 1972-1974; factory manager, Sinclair Electronics, 1974-1975. Chairman and Managing Director, BOS Group, 1975-1985, Ian Bruce Associate Ltd., since 1985.