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Doctor Who heralds Ellesmere Port MP's constituency talk

Watch as Justin Madders showcases businessman's talents masquerading as the time-travelling Gallifreyan

People switching on to the video update from their Ellesmere Port and Neston MP had a time travelling surprise this week.

When voters sent Justin Madders to Westminster in May the former employment lawyer promised to keep in touch and since then he has provided 18 video updates chronicling his time in post.

But constituents might have thought they had found the wrong channel as a blast of the spine chilling theme music to the legendary television programme Doctor Who heralded the face of Madders in true Time Lord style.

Mr Madders eventually appeared in human form, calmly hoping people had enjoyed the sci-fi introduction. Whether anyone had dashed behind their sofas to avoid any Zygons is not known.

Undeterred the MP went on to speak on the more earthly matters of tax credits and other parliamentary business.

It later emerged the surprise had been engineered by Ellesmere Port businessman Ross Goldstein at Mr Madders’ request to showcase his talents ‘and just for a bit of fun’ according to an assistant in the Westminster Tardis.

Last year photographer Mr Goldstein was involved with the borough council in creating views of shops on Whitby Road as the high street looked to become the first in the country to go digital.

He said at the time: “I want to see my home town really flourish again and I believe that together we can make this happen.”

An early edition of Mr Madders' weekly update was filmed against a traditional arched window in the Whitby Park office of his predecessor Andrew Miller.



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