Councillor for North ward
James has lived in North Oxford since 1975. After an Economics DPhil., James lectured at Magdalen College. He founded and still works for a leading agricultural economics consultancy. His daughters attended Cherwell School; two grandsons now attend Phil & Jim.
James chairs the St Margaret’s Area Society and Oxford Canal Festival. In 2016, he was re-elected with a big majority as North Ward City Councillor, and chair council planning, recycling and audit committees.
James is especially interested in planning, finance, leisure and parks