Party affiliation: Conservative Party
Member, Birmingham City Council, 1975-1986. Chairman, Social Services Committee, 1979-1980. Chairman, Housing Committee, 1982-1983.
Member, Birmingham Area Health Authority, 1975-1982. Chairman. Central Birmingham Health Authority, 1981-1983. Member of Parliament, since 1983.
Member, Select Committee on Health and Social Services, 1983-1986. Member. British Broadcasting Corporation General Advisory Council, 1984-1985. Parliamentary Private Secretary to Department of Education, 1985-1986.
Junior Minister at the Department of Health and Social Security, 1986-1988. Economic assistant. Department of Trade and Industry, 1970-1971. Head of Business Studies, Bromsgrove School, 1978-1981.