Lord Hutton of Furness

John Hutton

John Hutton



Address as

Lord Hutton

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 5353


Electoral history

Contested Penrith and the Border 1987 general election. MP for Barrow and Furness 1992-2010

Parliamentary career

PPS to Margaret Beckett: as President of the Board of Trade and Secretary of State for Trade and Industry 1997-98, as President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons 1998; Department of Health: Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State 1998-99, Minister of State for Health 1999-2005; Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office 2005; Secretary of State for: Work and Pensions 2005-07, Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform 2007-08, Defence 2008-09

Select committees

Member: Home Affairs 1994-97

Councils, public bodies

Chair, Independent Public Service Pensions Commission 2010-

Political interests

Defence, welfare state, home affairs, legal affairs

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baron Hutton of Furness, of Aldingham in the County of Cumbria 2010

Register of Interests

1: Directorships

Non-executive Director, Sirius Minerals plc

2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Chairman, Nuclear Industries Association

Adviser, Bechtel Corporation (engineering; construction; project management)

Adviser, Eversheds LLP (international law firm)

10: Non-financial interests (c)

Trustee, RAF Museum

10: Non-financial interests (e)

Trustee, Social Market Foundation

Chairman, Cuba Initiative

Chairman, Royal United Services Institute