Party affiliation: Conservative Party
Member of Parliament for Bexhill and Battle, since 1983. Member. Commons Select Committee on Trade and Industry, 1983-1984. Parliamentary Private Secretary to Minister for Health, 1988.
Parliamentary Private Secretary to Secretary of State for Social Services, 1984-1987. Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Home office. Asst, to President, American Express Company, New York, 1966-1969.
Merchant Banker, London, 1969-1972. Director, Benjamin Priest Group, 1972-1974, Managing Director 1974-1977, Chairman, 1977-1984. Member, Confederation of British Industry Council, 1980-1984 and member, Confederation of British Industry West Midlands Regional Council.
Member, Commercial and Economic Committee, Engineering and Employer’s Federation, 1981-1983. Member. Midlands Committee, Institut, of Directors, 1981-1983.