Sir David Hanson

Former Minister of State for Crime and Policing, Parliamentary Outreach Trust


David was Labour MP for Delyn from 1992-2019. He served in government as minister for police and counter terrorism, prisons, in Northern Ireland, as Wales Minister and in the Whips office. David was also Parliamentary Secretary to Tony Blair 2001-05.

Post government he served on the justice select committee and on the prime minister appointed intelligence and security committee overseeing the security services.

A graduate of Hull University, David worked in retail and the voluntary sector prior to parliament and in addition was a local labour councillor leading his council. He enjoys football, Liverpool FC and cinema and lives with his family in north Wales.