David Hanson


David Hanson was elected MP for Delyn on May 7th 2015 with 15187 votes, taking 40.5% of the vote.

Born: 5th July 1957 in Liverpool

Political career From 1992: MP for Delyn, having contested the seat in 1987, Cheshire West (Euro) in 1984 and Eddisbury in 1983

2007 Minister of State at the Ministry of Justice

2007 Appointed to the Privy Council

2005-2007 Minister of State for Northern Ireland

2001-2005 Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Prime Minister

1999-2001 Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Wales

1998-1999 Junior Government Whip

1997-1998 Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Chief Secretary to the Treasury

1994-1997 Leader's campaign team with responsibility for National Heritage

1995-1997 Member of the Public Service Select Committee

1992-1997 Member of the Welsh Affairs Committee

1989-1991 Leader Labour Group & Chair Economic Development, Vale Royal Borough Council

1983-1991 Councillor, Vale Royal Borough Council

1978-1979: Vice-President, Hull University Students' Union

Non-political career National Director of Re-Solve, Society for the Prevention of Solvent Abuse

Regional Manager for Scope

Retail Manager Co-operative Society

Education Hull University

Verdin Comprehensive School, Winsford

Other Political Interests: Foreign Affairs, Health, Heritage, Local Government, South Africa, Solvent Abuse

Non-Political Interests: Cinema, Football and Reading

Married to Margaret and has two sons and two daughters





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Date of Birth

5 July 1957





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