Secretary of State for Defense John Matthew Patrick Hutton of United Kingdom

Westcliff-on-Sea-born, John Hutton was educated at Westcliff High School for Boys and Magdalen College, Oxford where he gained a BA in 1976 and a BCL 1978.
Following the second resignation of David Blunkett, Hutton was appointed as his replacement in the role of Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on 2 November 2005.
Hutton was seen as one of Tony Blair's closest supporters but survived in cabinet following Blair's resignation in June 2007 and was moved by new Prime Minister Gordon Brown to be Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform, which incorporated the bulk of portfolios from the now dissolved Department of Trade and Industry, including Energy security issues which many had expected to be ceded to Defra.
John Hutton married Rosemary Caroline Little in 1978 in Oxford.
John Hutton was educated at Westcliff High School for Boys and Magdalen College, Oxford, where he was an active member of the University Conservative Association.
ReutersHutton attacks Nato over troopsBBC News,UK- 1 hour agoJohn Hutton has hit out at Britains European allies for failing to send enough troops to Afghanistan and called on them to step up to the plate.
Hutton blasts NATO allies over Afghan troop offers AFPJohn Hutton says Europeans are freeloading on Britain and US in.
com,UK- 8 Jan 2009John Hutton has insisted his review to help companies improve employee engagement will help to increase profits.
Washington PostDefence Secretary: No place for langauge used by Prince HarryThe Herald,UK- 12 Jan 2009There is no place at all for the language used by Prince Harry, Defence Secretary John Hutton said today.
com defence questions round-upePolitix,UK- 12 Jan 2009A three-to-four-year delay with the Airbus A400M military transport aircraft will put an unacceptable strain on the RAF, defence secretary John Hutton has.
Airbus could lose out to rival Boeing Evening PostRPT-UPDATE 1-Britain says cant accept 3-4 year delay in A400M ReutersEADS to push A330 as bridging solution after A400M delays Flight Internationalall 173 news articlesTimes OnlineThe Saturday Interview: The Rt Hon John Hutton, MPTimes Online,UK- 19 Dec 2008His grandfather was a gunner in the First World War, his father was a Royal Marine in the Second World War, but John Hutton was never a military man.
UKHutton compares Taliban to Nazis AFPHutton says Afghanistan mission likely to last for years InTheNews.
Mr Hutton said the UK was one of only a "handful" More John Hutton New Stories Best Swan in # 20 - BigFooty Blog Source: www.
John Hutton is the name of: John Hutton (artist) (1906 - 1978), famous for glass engravings at the Shakespeare Centre at Stratford upon Avon or at Coventry cathedral.
Have your sayNo, Mr Hutton is not a military man.