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DAVID HENRY RUTLEY (born 7 March 1961 ) is a Conservative politician who is the member of parliament for Macclesfield . He was first elected in 2010 .

CONTENTS

* 1 Early life and career * 2 Parliamentary career * 3 Personal life * 4 References * 5 External links

EARLY LIFE AND CAREER

David Rutley
David Rutley
was born in 1961. He was educated at the Priory School, Lewes . He was educated at the London School of Economics
London School of Economics
and Harvard Business School .

Before his election to Parliament, Rutley spent most of his career in business, and worked as a senior executive in major companies including: Asda
Asda
(where he ran the Home Shopping and E-commerce businesses) and PepsiCo International , and then latterly, Halifax General Insurance and Barclays
Barclays
.

Rutley has worked as a Special
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 stood unsuccessfully as a Conservative Parliamentary candidate for St Albans at the 1997 general election .

PARLIAMENTARY CAREER

Rutley was elected to Parliament at the 2010 General Election for the Conservative-held safe seat of Macclesfield .

Afetr 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
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.

Rutley was opposed to Brexit
Brexit
prior to the 2016 EU membership referendum .

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* ^ http://www.ukwhoswho.com/view/article/oupww/whoswho/U251618 * ^ "No. 59418". The London Gazette
The London Gazette
. 13 May 2010. p. 8740. * ^ " David Rutley
David Rutley
MP". BBC Democracy Live. BBC. Retrieved 25 July 2010. * ^ http://www.davidrutley.org.uk/about-David * ^ " David Rutley
David Rutley
MP". Democracy Live. BBC. Retrieved 7 February 2011. * ^ http://www.conservativehome.com/parliament/2014/07/reshuffle-continued-the-full-list-of-every-pps.html * ^ Goodenough, Tom (16 February 2016). "Which Tory MPs back Brexit, who doesn’t and who is still on the fence?". The Spectator. Retrieved 11 October 2016. * ^ Letts, Quentin (19 February 2010). "A£265 vac