Party affiliation: Conservative Party
Councillor, Birmingham City Council, 1978-1988. Deputy Chairman Education Committee, Chairman, Schools Committee, and Deputy Chairman, Social Services, 1982-1984. Member of Parliament for Wyre Forest, since 1987.
Secretary, Conservative Backbench Education Committee, 1987-1989. Former Parliamentary Private Secretary to David Mellor Member of Parliament, Minister of State at the Home Office. Managing Director, Grevayne Homes Ltd., former Director, Sand U Stores pic.
Member, Birmingham Chamber of Commerce. Governor and Chairman of several Birminghham Comprehensive Schools. Governor of the King Edward Foundation, since 1984.
Governor, Birmingham Polytechnic, 1981-1983.