Daniel Joseph Carden (born 28 October 1986) has served as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Liverpool, Walton since the 2017 general election.
Prior to becoming an MP, Carden worked in Parliament and with Len McCluskey at Unite.
During the selection process for the Liverpool Walton seat, he defeated Liverpool City Mayor Joe Anderson, Theresa Griffin MEP and other prominent local figures to be selected by the NEC to become Labour's candidate. On 8 June, Carden was elected MP for Walton with 85.7% of the vote share with a 32,551 majority. This was the highest share of the vote for any candidate at the election.
On 12 January 2018, he was appointed Shadow Minister for International Development.
On 2nd December 2018 he was appointed Shadow Secretary of State for International Development (acting)