The Right Honourable Lord Peter Hain

  • Secretary of State, Wales


Lord Peter Hain was MP for Neath from 1991-2015, serving in the governments of Tony Blair and Gordon Brown, holding several Cabinet positions. In November 2015 he was introduced to the House of Lords. Born in South Africa, Lord Hain’s family was exiled to London in 1966 after his parents were banned for their anti-apartheid activities. He became a British anti-apartheid leader, particularly involved in the campaign to boycott all-white South African sports tours from 1969 onwards. Lord Hain has served as patron of the Canon Collins Trust since June, 2016.