Mr Doidge was a member of ANC Whips Committee from 1994 and he also served as a Chairperson of the African National Congress (ANC) Kokstad Branch from 1991 to 1995. He became a member of Parliament on 27 April 1994 and served until 13 June 1999; during this period he served as a Deputy Chief Whip of the Majority Party from 14 June 1999 until 6 May 2002.
He also served as a member of Finance, Public Accounts, Land Affairs and Public Enterprises. He was ANC Whip of Programming, Debates and House Cluster as well as a Chief Whips of Forum.
Mr Doidge was a founding member of the ANC Strategy Team; founding Member and Deputy Chairperson of Kokstad Civic Association between 1991 and 1995; founding Member and Chairperson of East Griqualand and Transkei Development Forum; and founding Member and Chairperson of East Griqualand and Transkei Housing, Development and Services Forum; and he was deployed to the Mount Ayliff Constituency and became a Convenor of the Task Team on the Remuneration of Public Office Bearers (Moseneke Task Team).
He served as a member of Kokstad Local Affairs Committee from 1992 to 1994; a member of the African National Congress Transkei Regional Executive and head of the Local Government Desk from 1992 to 1995.
He was deployed to Sub Region D, Lusikisiki, Bizana, Flagstaff, Kokstad, Umzimkulu, Mt Ayliff, Mt Frere, Tabankulu, Maluti and Mt Fletcher. He was also a member of the ANC Legislature and Governance Committee and Ex- Officio member of the Alfred Nzo Region Officials meeting, Regional Working Committee and Regional Executive Committee.
Mr Doidge also served on the Political Committee in 2007; served on numerous sporting bodies, civic organisations and community based organisation.