About James


James Wharton was first elected as your local MP here in Stockton South in 2010.

Before the election James was a solicitor, working in Stockton and Darlington and practising Company law. He was born in North Tees Hospital, lives in Eaglescliffe and went to school in Yarm, giving him strong local roots and a better understanding of the issues concerning residents across the area.

After leaving school he read law at Durham University and on graduating went on to complete the Legal Practice Course at the College of Law in York before training to be a solicitor with a regional firm, working in Newcastle, Durham and Darlington.

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