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Candidate

  John Hutton
Barrow & Furness
Minister of State for Health

Elected in 2001? Yes
Personal details
Married 1978, Rosemary Caroline Little (divorced 1993) (3 sons 1 daughter and 1 son deceased).

Education
Westcliff High School, Southend
Magdalen College, Oxford (BA 1976, BCL 1978).

Non-political career
Research associate, Templeton College, Oxford 1980-81
Senior law lecturer, Newcastle Polytechnic 1981-92.

Electoral history
Contested Penrith and the Border 1987 general election, Cumbria and North Lancashire 1989 European Parliament election. Member for Barrow and Furness since April 9, 1992.

Political 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 1999-present.

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