It’s 10:53am and the local steel plant has closed:
As a minister and local MP he’s then on the World At One. Serious stuff at 1:03pm:
Phew. That was all a bit heavy. You’ve lost your job? It’s okay because Wharton has some EPIC RT-BANTZ!
There may not have been a reason for Wharton to break his planned engagement with sixth formers at Egglescliffe School in his constituency.
But was today really the appropriate time to re-tweet a selfie describing himself as a “LAD” — with a hashtag attacking the local paper?!