Party affiliation: Labour Party
Member of Parliament, since 1987. Secretary, General and Municipal Boilermakers Union Parliamentary Group, since 1987. Chairman, Parliamentary Labour Party Treasury Committee, 1988.
Opposition Spokesman on Trade and Industry, 1988-1992. Opposition Spokesman, Environment (local Government), since 1992. Economist; trade union official.
General and Municipal Boilermakers Union, 1973-1987.