Party affiliation: Conservative Party
National Vice Chairman, Young Conservatives, 1971-1972. Member of the European Parliament for London South East, since 1984, Lancashire West, 1979-1984, Vice-chairman, Conservative Group for Europe, 1979-1981. Chairman, European Parlt.
Budgetary Control Committee, 1989-1992 and various other ettees. Solicitor; current affairs freelance broadcaster. Vice-President, United Kingdom Committee European Year of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises, 1983.
Vice-President, Llangollen International Eisteddfod, 1987.