John Hutton

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John Hutton

John Hutton is MP for Barrow and Furness in the United Kingdom,[1] and Secretary of State at the Department for Work and Pensions.[1]

Background

Hutton was educated at Westcliff High School for Boys, in Essex, and Magdalen College, Oxford. He became a law lecturer at Northumbria University, before being elected the MP for Barrow and Furness in 1992. He is a friend and former flatmate of key Blair ally Alan Milburn. He is now the Work and Pensions Secretary.[2]

Pro-Nuclear Defender

Seen as a keen defender of local industries including Britain's nuclear Trident programme[3]. Described by The Times as a "Champion of the nuclear industry" within the Cabinet.[4]

Contact details

Web: http://www.johnhuttonmp.co.uk/

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External links

Speeches by Hutton

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  1. Profile of John Hutton at theyworkforyou.com. Undated, accessed October 20, 2006.
  2. "Profile: John Hutton", BBC News, November 3, 2005.
  3. "John Hutton", BBC News, February 10, 2005.
  4. The Times, "The Nuclear Cabinet", November 23, 2005; not accessible online.