Party affiliation: Conservative Party
Member of Parliament, Nottingham North, 1983-1987. Parliamentary Private Secretary to Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, 1985-1987. Member of Parliament, Croydon South. since 1992.
PPS, to Michael Heseltine, Member of Parliament. Royal Navy, 1961-1966. Royal Navy College, Dartmouth, 1966.
Royal Navy, 1967-1970. Articled, Norton Rose Botterell and Roche, 1974. Soliciter, 1977; partner, William A. Crump & Son, 1981-1987.
Legal adviser, Coastal States Petroleum (UK) Ltd., since 1988. Director, Coastal Europe Ltd, since 1992.