Michael Portillo was born and brought up in North London before going to Cambridge to read history. Portillo first took a seat in parliament in 1984. His memorable career in the House took in a leadership contest and a dramatic election defeat at Enfield Southgate in 1997 after holding the seat for 13 years. Portillo is now ready to share his experiences and his many incredible stories with the public. An Audience with Michael Portillo offer you the chance for your very own 'Question Time' with this engaging and forceful politician.