Party affiliation: Conservative Party
Member of European Parliament for London North, 1979-1989, Deputy Whip, European Democratic Group, 1986-1989. Member of Parliament for Hendon South, since 1987. Parliamentary Private Secretary to Minister for the Disabled (Nick Scott, Member of Parliament), 1989-1990, Parliamentary Private Secretary to Right Honourable Tony Newton, since 1990.
Asst Lecturer in Economics, Glasgow University, 1962-1966. Lecturer in Economics, Aberdeen University, 1966-1970. Stockbroker since 1970, Kitcat and Aitken, 1982.