After learning the basics, he was picked up by The Unity Party who taught him all about politics in the New World. Soon after, Richard was getting into politics on a small scale, helping out the TUP and the Ministry of Home Affairs.
Ministry of Home Affairs 2010
Richard Byrd was appointed Under Minister at the Ministry of Home Affairs.
In the first part of Richard's life he was working for the TUP and the Ministry of Home Affairs under Minister Lionbeard, under Prime Minister jamesw. After helping out after a while, Richard decided to temporarily leave the game, becoming very inactive in UK politics.
Ministry of Home Affairs 2011
He returned after an eleven month absence, to start working in the MoHA under Minister betafoxtrot. It wasn't long until he became the Under Minister.
The United Kingdom Reform Party
Byrd is also an active member within the United Kingdom Reform Party since his return.