This website has brought together items from across the internet and elsewhere with the aim that this is the very first time that a comprehensive website dealing with all aspects of an MP’s career has been found in one place. As the very title of the website suggests, it places Peter Hain firmly in the "Spotlight".
Peter Hain's early life as a campaigner against apartheid in South Africa, followed by his long Parliamentary career which included the posts of Secretary of State for Northern Ireland and Secretary of State for Wales are well known.
But did you know :-
- When Peter Hain was an MP, part of the second home of Peter Hain, much of the upkeep of which was claimed from the taxpayer, was let out as a holiday cottage.
- Peter Hain's MP's Office, in his constituency of Neath, once had a sex shop open right next door to it.
- And above Peter Hain's Neath office is a flat, let out by the Labour Party, where a business is registered which imports and exports machinery, ships and airplanes to the Middle East.
- Peter Hain is a non-executive director of a gold mining company in South Africa for which he gets a remuneration of some 62,000 US Dollars per year for 12 days work.
- Peter Hain is a non-executive director of a company involved in the discovery, mining and sale of potash deposits in Africa
- Peter Hain is an advisory board member of a social enterprise promoting investment and development, especially in Africa, for which he gets paid £20,000 per annum for approximately 12 days work.
- Peter Hain is an advocate of homeopathy and is part of an advisory board promoting such alternative remedies as arnica.
- Peter Hain is a fan and friend of Formula One racing.
- Peter Hain is on the books of Clive Conway Productions and is hired out at a price to give talks.
- Peter Hain got paid £15,000 by Swansea University for preparing and delivering lectures.
- Peter Hain runs a business with his wife Dr Elizabeth Haywood under the tradename "Bosshunters", where they place people in top jobs for a fee.
- Peter Hain, from our searches, has turned up as the author of approximately 25 books and pamphlets.
This website covers all the above and much, much, more for your perusal.
The Spotlight has been switched on.
Learn to know the former MP, now a Labour Lord, well.