Party affiliation: Conservative party
Conservative Research Department, 1967-1968. Research Association, of Institut, for Strategic Studies, 1968-1969. Member of Parliament for Tonbridge and Mailing, since 1974.
Member, Commons Select Committee on Nationalised Industries, 1974. Parliamentary Private Secretary to Right Honourable Margaret Thatcher Member of Parliament, 1976-1979. Minister for Housing and Construction, 1979-1983.
Minister for the Armed Forces, 1983-1987. Minister of State, Northern Ireland Office, 88. Member, Commons Select Committee on Foreign Affairs, since 1992.
Rio-Tinto-Zinc Corporation Ltd., 1969-1979.