|Lord Commissioner of the Treasury|
Assumed office |
15 June 2017
|Prime Minister||Theresa May|
|Member of Parliament |
Assumed office |
6 May 2010
|Preceded by||Sir Nicholas Winterton|
David Henry Rutley|
7 March 1961
Gravesend, Kent, England
London School of Economics|
Early life and career
Before his election to Parliament, Rutley spent most of his career in business, and worked as a senior executive in major companies including: Asda (where he ran the Home Shopping and E-commerce businesses) and PepsiCo International, and then latterly, Halifax General Insurance and Barclays.
Rutley has worked as a Special Adviser (1994–96) in the last Conservative Government at the Treasury, the Cabinet Office and the Ministry of Agriculture. During this time, Rutley helped shape the Budget and initiate the first ever White Paper for rural England.
After becoming an MP in May 2010, Rutley was elected to the influential Treasury Select Committee and served on the Committee until his appointment in November 2010 as Parliamentary Private Secretary to Damian Green, the Minister for Immigration. When Green left office in the 2014 reshuffle, Rutley became PPS to David Lidington MP in the Foreign Office. He is also the Co-Chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Mountaineering and the Vice Chair of the APPG on National Parks, as well as being a member of several other APPGs, including those on: China, Pharmaceuticals and Small Business.
With his wife Rachel, they have four children: two boys and two girls. Rutley is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, commonly known as the Mormons. Rutley served an LDS mission in the North of England from 1979 to 1981. Outside politics he is a keen mountaineer and has climbed in mountain ranges throughout the world including the K2 in Pakistan, he also enjoys fishing, and ornithology. Although not a player, he is the honorary vice-president of the Ash Tree Cricket Club, Prestbury, which is located within his constituency.
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- David Rutley MP official website
- Profile at Parliament of the United Kingdom
- Contributions in Parliament at Hansard 2010–present
- Voting record at Public Whip
- Record in Parliament at TheyWorkForYou
- Conservative Party biography
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
Sir Nicholas Winterton
| Member of Parliament for Macclesfield