Freeman of the Company of Watermen and Lightermen River Thames after 7 years’ apprenticeship; National Service RAF 1951-53; Ruskin College Oxford; Deputy Director European Movement; OBE awarded for services to Europe 1973; Member of Parliament 1966-70 and 1974-9;tractor driver after losing seat; Director General English Speaking Union 1979-86; Residential Warden and CEO Toynbee Hall East End 1987-92; Fellow and visiting Professor Queen Mary College; Director then President Atlantic Council UK 1992-; President Atlantic Treaty Association 2000-3;Chair Cedar Centre Isle of Dogs 1991-2008; charity fundraiser fortune telling and events organiser. Publications include jointly written pamphlets and books with my identical twin brother on defence and our wartime childhood.
MP & Former Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries
Head of the Department of Economics, University of Birmingham
President of Murray Edwards College
Author and Journalist with The Sunday Times
Chairman, UN Association of the UK
Environmental Law Barrister