Daniel Hodges (born 1969) is a British game designer, trade union official, and former Labour Party official and campaign manager. He has been a wargame player since either 1978 or 1979 with two of his favorite first games being Escape from Colditz and Squad Leader. His first game design was Where There Is Discord: War in the South Atlantic was about the Falkland Islands War while his second design Codeword Cromwell: The German Invasion of England, 8 June 1940 is Germans invading a tiny village in Sussex during World War II.
He is the son of Labour Member of Parliament and former actress Glenda Jackson. Although he worked as director of communications for Transport for London under Labour Party London mayor Ken Livingstone, he later voted for the Conservative Boris Johnson in the London Mayoral elections and left the Labour Party in 2013.
According to his Twitter profile (verified May 2017) he is commentator for the Mail on Sunday, and EI Political Commentator of the Year, 2016.
Note: This is a different person than role-playing designer Daniel Hodges (II).