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The Lord Hannan of Kingsclere
Hannan in 2012
|Adviser to the UK Board of Trade|
4 September 2020
|Prime Minister||Boris Johnson|
|Member of the House of Lords
1 February 2021
|Member of the European Parliament
for South East England
14 July 1999 – 31 January 2020
|Preceded by||Constituency established|
|Succeeded by||Constituency abolished|
|Born||1 September 1971
Sara Maynard (m. 2000)
|Alma mater||Oriel College, Oxford|
|Profession||Writer, journalist, politician|
Daniel John Hannan, Baron Hannan of Kingsclere (born 1 September 1971) is a British writer, journalist and former politician serving as an adviser to the Board of Trade since 2020. He is the founding president of the Initiative for Free Trade. A member of the Conservative Party, he was a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) for South East England from 1999 to 2020.
Hannan was the first secretary-general of the Alliance of Conservatives and Reformists in Europe (ACRE), serving from 2009 to 2018. He was one of the founders of Vote Leave, one of the organisations that campaigned to leave the EU in 2016, and served on its board throughout the referendum. He played a prominent role in the referendum campaign, participating in a number of public debates. He stood down from the European Parliament at the United Kingdom's exit from the EU in 2020.
Hannan has written columns for The Sunday Telegraph, the International Business Times, ConservativeHome, and the Washington Examiner as well as occasional columns in the Daily Mail, The Guardian, The Daily Telegraph, The Sun, The Spectator, and The Wall Street Journal. He is editor-in-chief of The Conservative, a quarterly journal of centre-right political thought. He has published several books.
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Daniel Hannan at the Conservative Political Action Conference, 2012.
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