For 18 years David Alton was a Member of the House of Commons and today is an Independent Crossbench Life Peer. He began his career as a teacher but, in 1972, he was elected to Liverpool City Council as Britain’s youngest City Councillor. He became the youngest member of the House of Commons in 1979 and, in 1997, David was made a Life Peer of the House of Lords. He has campaigned tirelessly for human rights around the world and has worked with Epiphany on several issues including the rights of Christian women in Pakistan; bonded labour in India, anti – Trafficking and more recently the opening up of North Korea to the West. In September 2015, David visited and reported back on some of Epiphany’s projects in Burma (Myanmar).