Party affiliation: Conservative Party
Councillor, Hounslow, 1974-1978. Young Conservatives National Chairman, 1979-1980. Greater London Council member representing Croydon Central, 1980-1986.
Member of Parliament for Harrogate West, since 1987. Parliamentary Private Secretary to Right Honourable Edward Heath. Member of Parliament, 1989-1990.
Vice-Chairman, Conservative European Affairs Committee. Joint Secretary, Conservative Environment Committee. PPS, to the Right Honourable N. Scott, 1990-1992.
Government Whip, April, since 1992. British Broadcasting Corporation TV news film and videotape editor before 1987. Honorary parly, advisor to London Regional Passengers Committee.
Parly, consultant to the Institute of Housing, 1989-1992. Chairman, Conservative national local Government Advisory Committee, 1992.