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Candidate

  David Hanson
Delyn
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Welsh Office

Elected in 2001? Yes
Personal details
Married 1986, Margaret
1 son, 2 daughters.

Education
Verdin Comprehensive School, Winsford, Cheshire
Hull University (BA 1978, Certificate of Education 1980).

Non-political career
Vice-President, Hull University Students' Union 1978-79
Trainee, Co-operative Union 1980-81
Manager, Plymouth Co-operative 1981-82
Various posts with The Spastics Society 1982-89
Director, Re-Solv (The Society for the Prevention of Solvent Abuse) 1989-92.

Electoral history
Contested Eddisbury 1983 and Delyn 1987 general elections, and Cheshire West 1984 European Parliament election. Member for Delyn since April 9, 1992.

Political career
PPS to Alastair Darling as Chief Secretary to the Treasury 1997-98
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Wales Office 1999-present.

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