David Hencke UK Committee Member
David Hencke is an independent award-winning freelance journalist now working for Byline Times. Former lobby journalist for the Guardian and winner of eight awards including for the “cash for questions” scandal which led to two ministerial resignations and the first resignation of Peter Mandelson for a hidden home loan.
He is a former member of the Gosport Independent Panel which investigated unexplained deaths at Gosport War Memorial Hospital and concluded that 456 elderly people had their lives foreshortened and is now being investigated by the police. Co-author of two unauthorised biographies of Tony Blair and of Marching to the Fault Line, a history of the 1984 miners’ strike.