Alasdair Hutton

Politician, Person

1940 –


Who is Alasdair Hutton?

Alasdair Henry Hutton OBE, TD is a writer and narrator for public events and concerts, including the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo.

Alasdair is a Scot who was educated at Dollar Academy and went to Australia at 14. He continued briefly at Brisbane State High school and got his first job in commercial radio station 4BH in Brisbane at 15. He worked as a journalist on The Age Newspaper in Melbourne before he returned to Scotland to become a reporter for the Aberdeen Press and Journal and Evening Express and then a broadcaster with the BBC in Scotland, London and Northern Ireland. He also trained as a film director and was a Producer with BBC Radio Shetland

He served for ten years as a Scottish Conservative Party Member of the European Parliament for the South of Scotland European Parliament constituency between 1979 and 1989 and later served as a local Councillor on Scottish Borders Council representing Kelso from 2002 to 2012. He was Convener for nine years from 2003 to 2012.

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May 19, 1940
United Kingdom

on July 23, 2013


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