Daniel Hannan

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Daniel Hannan has been Conservative MEP for the South East of England since 1999, and is Secretary-General of the Alliance of European Conservatives and Reformists. He speaks French and Spanish, and loves Europe, but believes the EU is making its member countries poorer, less democratic and less free.

Wednesday, 2 October 2019

How should conservatives respond to the present age of populism?

The world is going through an angry and authoritarian spasm. Populists of Left and Right thrive by elevating grievances over …

By Daniel Hannan

Friday, 30 September 2016

We need to make the moral case for the wonders of free trade

Portugal. Atlanticist, Anglophile Portugal. How can you not love our oldest ally? In all Portugal, there is no more buzzing …

By Daniel Hannan

Saturday, 24 September 2016

Corbyn's election marks the end of Labour

After 100 years as a significant national movement, Labour is quitting the stage. Jeremy Corbyn’s re-election with an increased majority …

By Daniel Hannan

Wednesday, 27 July 2016

‎Abstain America: Trump and Clinton are both unfit for the White House

“You called this Brexit thing right. Who do you think will be our next president?” I was asked the question …

By Daniel Hannan

Saturday, 2 July 2016

Gove is the candidate who can make a success of Brexit

The government’s most important task over the next three years will be making Brexit work. Having taken the decision to …

By Daniel Hannan

Saturday, 25 June 2016

The EU should calmly offer the UK a privileged partnership

Sure enough, world leaders have rushed to accommodate themselves to the new dispensation. The last thing they want, what with …

By Daniel Hannan

Tuesday, 21 June 2016

What Britain looks like after Brexit

It’s 24 June, 2025, and Britain is marking its annual Independence Day celebration. As the fireworks stream through the summer …

By Daniel Hannan