Party affiliation: Conservative Party
Councillor, Stratford District Council, 1978-1983, Chairman, Tourism Committee, Vice-Chairman, Stratford Tourism Marketing Group, Vice-Chairman, Amenities Committee. Member of Parliament for Wolverhampton North East, since 1987. Member, Conservative Backbench Committee on Tourism.
Member, Commons Select Committee on Education, Science and the Arts, 1988-1990. Appointed Private Secretary to the Right Honourable Earl of Caithness, Minister of State and The Honorary Mark Lennox-Boyd Member of Parliament. Professional career: teacher, 1969.
Manager, Marks and Spencer pic., 197074. Assistant Area Education Officer for North West Surrey, 1974-1976. Director, Stratford Motor Museum, 1976-1982.
At present, part-timer lecturer in Tourism and Retail Management. Member, Exec, of the Heart of England Tourist Board. School Governor., member, management team, Stratford Citizens Advice Bureau.