They had three daughters together including the Conservative Member of Parliament Victoria Prentis. Political career Conservative Party. He joined the Conservative Research Department in 1966, becoming head of the economics section in 1974.
By the 1920s and 1930s, a majority of Scottish migrants in Australia were living in Victoria and New South Wales. The urban working-class background of many British migrants to Australia in the early 20th century meant that Scots were most likely to settle in industrial portside suburbs, especially in Melbourne and Sydney, where they made notable contributions to the shipbuilding industry.