James Wharton is MP for Stockton South, so we thought we'd see what people there think about his choice of bill.
We asked 'What are Stockton's priorities right now?'
The most popular response was 'to improve the shops', followed by 'getting more jobs'.
Not one person mentioned a referendum on the EU.
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