Biography of David Mellor
Rt hon David John Mellor (born 12 March 1949) is a former British politician, non-practising barrister, broadcaster, journalist, football pundit and businessman. As a member of the Conservative Party, he served in the Cabinet of Prime Minister John Major as Chief Secretary to the Treasury (1990–92) and Secretary of State for National Heritage (April–September 1992), before resigning following a series of scandals in 1992. He was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Putney from 1979-97. Since leaving Parliament, he has worked regular as a newspaper columnist, a radio presenter, after-dinner speaker, served as Chairman of the government's 'Football Task Force', and established a successful career as an international business consultant and entrepreneur.