Party affiliation: Conservative Party
National Chairman, Young Conservatives, 1964-1966. Senior Vice-chairman, North Western Area Conservatives and Unionist Associations, 1966-1970. Member of Parliament for Birmingham Handsworth, 197074, and for Chipping Barnet, since 1979.
Parliamentary Private Secretary to Minister for Health and Social Security, 1973-1974. Secretary and Vice-Chairman, Conservative Local Government and Development Committee, 1973-1974. Parliamentary Private Secretary to Secretary of State for Transport, 1979-1981.
Parliamentary Private Secretary to Secretary of State for Social Services, 198183. Member, Environmental Select Committee, 1983-1987. Formerly member of Select Committee on Race Relations and Immigration.
Member, Foreign Office Property Advisory Panel 1981-1988. Government Whip, since 1988. Non-Exec. Director, Capital and Counties pic until 1988.
Consultant, Lovell Group until 1988. Director of Information, British Property Federation, 1976-1979. President, London Green Belt Council until 1988.
Vice-Chairman, Wildlife Link until 1988. Vice-President, National Housing and Town Planning Council until 1988. Vice President, Tree Cncl.