Party affiliation: Social and Liberal Democrats
Member, Liberal Party, since 1981. Leader, Liberal Democrat Group, 1981-1989, Chairman, Education Committee, 19871989, Avon County Council. Member of Parliament, Bath, since 1992.
Teacher, Sevenoaks School, 1969-1975. Project director, Science Curriculum Project, Avon Local Education Authority, 1975-1981. Lecturer, Bristol University, 1981-1990.
Managing consultant, Pannell Kerr Forster, 19901992.