On the Spot

I had a morning paper round.

If you weren’t in your current position, what would you be doing?

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Making money as a Sean Locke lookalike (8 Out of 10 Cats) could be an option.

What was your worst mistake?

As a teenager I was selected to play schoolboy cricket at Lords and I declined the opportunity.

What’s your ideal day away from the office?

A day relaxing with the family followed by an evening out at a posh restaurant with the missus.

Name one person you would like to have dinner with and why?

If he was still alive, George Best.

What was your best subject at school?


What are your hobbies?

Football coaching. I have run my son’s team for the last four years.

What would you do if you won the lottery?

Ensure my parents have a comfortable retirement and treat myself and the family to a larger house, faster car and more extravagant holidays.

What’s your favourite item of clothing?

My Oliver Sweeney shoes

What’s your favourite time of day?

I love my kids but there is something special about that time when you get to relax after they have gone to bed.

What’s the best thing about Yorkshire?

Being able to call myself a ‘Yorkshire man’

What would you like your epitaph to be?

Top man