Peter lives in Caistor, and is the partner of Angela Lawrence, who many will know as the owner of Whitegate Kindergarten. He has spent most of his working life in the motor parts business and currently works for a National parts distributor based in Grimsby. Outside of work, he has for many years been involved with various community groups and is a member and former president of Caistor Lions and one of the founder members of the Caistor beer festival. He is also active within the local Conservative Association.
He has been involved with sport all his life and is a qualified FA Coach; his other interests include architecture and live theatre.