Party affiliation: Malta Labour Party
Deputy Leader, Malta Labour Party 1980. Designate Leader, 1982. Co-opted to Parliament, 1982.
Minister of Labour and Social Services, 1982-1983. Senior Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education, 1983-1984. Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, 1984-1987.
Leader of the Opposition, since 1987. Member of Parliament, since 1987. Lecturer in Industrial and Fiscal Laws, University of Malta, 1969.
Legal Advisor, General Workers’ Union, 1969. Editorial Board, Il-Haddiem (Young Christian Workers’ Movement).