• Born date: 1948-01-17
  • Born in: n.a.
Derek Hatton

Derek Hatton (born 17 January 1948 in Liverpool) is a former politician, broadcaster, property developer and champagne socialist, businessman and after-dinner speaker. He gained national prominence as a local politician in Liverpool during the 1980s, where he was Deputy Leader of the City Council and a member of the Trotskyist Militant group, often associated in the media with Labour's so-called loony left.