Party affiliation: Labour Party
Member of Parliament for Norwich South, 1974-1983, and since 1987. Parliamentary Private Secretary to Minister for the Civil Service and Minister for Social Security, 1974-1979. Opposition Front Bench Spokesman on Treasury and Economic Affairs, 1979-1980, on Industry, 1980-1983.
On Energy, 1987-1988, and on Trade and Industry, 1988-1989, Campaign Co-ordinator for Southern England, 1989-1992. Labour Officer, ICI, 195657. Head of Market Research, Rootes Group, 1957-1963.
Manager and Director, Public Services Department, Inbucon Management Consultants, 1963-1974. Associate Director, Inbucon, 1983-1987.