Party affiliation: Conservative party
Councillor, London Borough of Sutton, 1974-1979. Chairman, Health and Housing Committee. 197579; Member of Parliament, since 1987.
Member. Trade and Industry Select Committee, 1987-1992. Director and secretary. National Association, of Pension Funds, 1971-1979.
Northern Director, Confederation of British Industry, 1979-1984. West Midlands Director, Confederation of British Industry, 1984-1987.