|First appearance||8th December 1997|
|Number of appearances||1|
|Played by||Mark Thrippleton|
Simon Hanson along with fellow business colleague Matt Graham were attending a singles' evening at the Warwick Hotel in December 1997. When they were served their drinks by barmaid Liz McDonald, she began flirting with the pair. However, Liz was soon left feeling humiliated when she overheard Fred Elliott shouting at the men for calling her a tart behind her back.