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James with the Defence Secretary, Phillip Hammond

Defence Secretary’s Visit Marks Great War Centenary

At James’ invitation Philip Hammond, the Defence Secretary, came to visit and show his support for a creative project to commemorate the 1,245 Stockton residents who gave their lives in the First World War.

Written by James Wharton on July 23, 2014
Filed under: General

About James


James Wharton is your local MP here in Stockton South.

Before the election James was a solicitor, working in Stockton and Darlington and practicing Company law. He 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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