Party affiliation: Conservative Party
Councillor, Otley Town Council, 1975-1976, and 1979-1983. Councillor, Leeds City Council, 1975-1980. Member of Parliament forCheadle, since 1987.
Joint Chairman, Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety. Member, Social Security Select Committee. Secretary, Conservative Back Bench Health Committee.
Sales Clerk, William Sinclair & Sons, 196570. Assistant Sales Manager, 1970-1977. Sales Representative, Larkfield Printing Company, 1977-1980.
Sales Representative, A.H. Leach & Company, 198084. Sales Executive, PPL Chromacopy, 1984-1986. Sales Executive, Chromagene, 1986-1987.