About James

Born in Huddersfield, James is a criminal defence solicitor and councillor. He is a governor of two schools, including as Chair of a nursery school that was recently awarded an outstanding Ofstead inspection.

He is 41 and has lived and worked in the North West for 16 years. He is married to Jo, and has two young sons.

In his spare time, James is an avid rugby league and cricket supporter.