Party affiliation: European People's Party. Centre Democrats Party
Member, Danish Pari. (Folketing), since 1981. Minister of Traffic, 1987-1988. Member of the European Parliament, since 1989.
Vice Chairman, Transport and Tourism Committee, since 1989. Substitute, Environment, Public Health and Consumer Protection Committee, since 1989. Member, Sweden, Finland, Iceland and Nordic Council Delegation, since 1989.