- David Rutley
David Rutley MP Member of Parliament
Incumbent Assumed office
6 May 2010
Preceded by Nicholas Winterton Majority 11,959 (23.9%) Personal details Born 7 March 1961
Nationality British Political party Conservative Spouse(s) Rachel Rutley Children 4 Alma mater Harvard Business School, London School of Economics Religion The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon) Website Official website
Since his election to Parliament 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 MP, the Minister for Immigration.
He is also the Vice Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on National Parks, as well as being a member of several other APPGs, including those on: China, Pharmaceuticals and Mountaineering.
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.
He has also 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. 
A one time advisor to cabinet minister William Waldegrave in the early 1990s, he went on to stand unsuccessfully as a Conservative Parliamentary candidate for St Albans at the 1997 general election. He was elected to Parliament at the 2010 General Election for the Conservative seat of Macclesfield.
With his wife Rachel, they have 4 children – 2 boys and 2 girls. Rutley is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints—the Mormons. He is the only member of the LDS church currently serving as an MP in the House of Commons, and did voluntary work for his Church 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, and also enjoys fishing and ornithology. Although not a player, Rutley is the honorary vice president of the Ash Tree Cricket Club, Prestbury, which is located within his constituency.
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Parliament of the United Kingdom Preceded by
Sir Nicholas Winterton
Member of Parliament for Macclesfield
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