The speaker, Daniel Hannan is a writer and journalist. He has been a Conservative MEP for South East England since 1999, winning re-election in the top slot in 2004, 2009. In the European Parliament, he led the campaign for a referendum on the European Constitution. He was also the first MEP to write in detail about the allowances and expenses available in Brussels.
In March 2009, a YouTube clip of his speech to Gordon Brown in the European Parliament attracted 1.4 million hits within 72 hours making it by far the most watched political clip in British history. Daniel was educated at Marlborough and Oriel College, Oxford. He worked as a speechwriter for William Hague and Michael Howard. He speaks French and Spanish, and is married with two young children.
Daniel has been writing for The Daily Telegraph since 1996, and also contributes to numerous other publications including e Wall Street Journal, The Times, The Washington Examiner, The Spectator, The Mail on Sunday, The Australian, The Catholic Herald, Die Welt (Germany) and Weltwoche (Switzerland).
He is the author of ten books, including The New Road to Serfdom: A Letter of Warning to America, which is a New York Times best-seller. His latest book is entitled Inventing Freedom: How the English-Speaking Peoples made the Modern World.
Mr Daniel Hannan, MEP (Member of European Parliament)
- Monday, 03 March 2014
- 12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Seminar Room 3-5,
Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
469G Bukit Timah Road,
- Seats are limited and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Kindly register your interest in attending at to avoid disappointment.