Daniel Hannan was Special Adviser to the Rt Hon Michael Howard MP from 1997-8, and Director of the European Research Group from 1994-99. He has been a leader-writer for the Daily Telegraph since 1996, and writes a column for the German newspaper Die Welt.
Born in 1971, Daniel is married with two young children. His publications include "A Treaty Too Far", "The Euro: Bad for Business", "The case for EFTA" and "What if Britain votes No?".
He speaks French and Spanish.
Daniel was first elected MEP for the South East region in 1999. He is a member of the Fisheries Committee.