Party affiliation: Labour Party
Member of Parliament for Walsall, since 1974. Member, Defence Select Committee. Member, Select Committee on Violence in the Family.
Member. North Atlantic Assembly, since 1982. Councillor, Council for Arms Control. Asst, lecturer in Politics, Glamorgan College of Technology, 1964-1966.
Lecturer in Politics, Manchester Polytechnic, 1968-1970. Senior lecturer in Politics, Birmingham Polytechnic, 1970-1974. Former Tutor, Open University.
Lecturer in Security Studies, Department of Government, Essex University, 1985.