#JaVotes2016 – Meet Your MPs: St Elizabeth

William JC Hutchinson – St Elizabeth North Western

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Hutchinson (centre) with College of Agriculture, Science and Education officials

Williams JC Hutchinson is the incumbent Member of Parliament for the St Elizabeth North Western constituency. Here are some more facts about him:

  1. He is a farmer.
  2. He first entered the political arena in 1979, when he was elected Member of Parliament for the constituency of St Elizabeth North Eastern – a position which he held for 10 years.
  3. During this time, he served as Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Education (1980 -1983) during the Jamaica Labour Party’s (JLP) administration.
  4. Hutchinson was appointed Minister of State for Agriculture in 2007, when the JLP was in power.
  5. He is the father of three children.