Member of Parliament for Bosworth Constituency
David was born in 1950, and educated at Eton College, Mons Officer Cadet School, St John's College, Oxford (M.Litt), and the Graduate School of Business at Cape Town University (MBA). He has one daughter and one son.
During his time in Parliament he has led campaigns against Post Office closures, for more local police, better road safety and against unnecessary travellers' sites. David has also been vocal in law and order issues, especially antisocial behaviour concerns. He has also supported many local charities and businesses.
David's main area of interest is health and he has been Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Integrated Healthcare (previously Integrated and Complementary Healthcare) since 2002 (formerly Treasurer 1989-2002). His other special interests include defence, environment, home affairs, and information technology.