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David Hannay

David Hannay is a member of the House of Lords and former UK ambassador to the EU and UN. He was involved in Britain’s accession negotiations to the European Economic Community and was Britain’s Permanent Representative in Brussels when the UK helped to draft the Single European Act, which provided the foundation for the Single Market.

Expert View

Transition traps ahead

by David Hannay | 20.11.2017

Talking about transition is top of May’s Christmas wish list. If she gets her wish, she’ll find the negotiations rather uncomfortable.

Expert View

Take back control is becoming a sick joke

by David Hannay | 02.11.2017

Government doesn’t want scrutiny of Brexit talks. After yesterday’s parliamentary vote, it should publish 58 impact studies in full.