Director of Speakers' Corner Trust, a charity which promotes free expression, public debate and active citizenship, and a former Labour MP
initiative in Nigeria.
He was Labour MP for The Wrekin between 1997 and 2005, serving as a Parliamentary Private Secretary at DEFRA from 2001 to 2005.
Since leaving Parliament, Peter served on the Governmentâs Affordable Rural Housing Commission and the Housing Corporationâs Rural Housing Advisory Group and chaired the Community Stations Initiative. He is Patron of AFC Telford United.
Peter is a regular broadcaster, lecturer and contributor to the press. His writings include the extended essay AntiSocial Britain and the Challenge of Citizenship, published by the Social Market Foundation, and the lecture The Challenge of Citizenship - Trust, Participation and Free Speech
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