James was born in Dudley, West Midlands, 1984. His family moved to Northampton when he was 1 and he has lived in Northampton ever since. James attended Northampton School For Boys and studied at The University of Northampton. He is currently the IT Manager at The Ferrers School in Higham Ferrers and also a School Governor at The Bramptons Primary School.
James is married to Victoria and has 4 young children. Having always bring passionate about Northampton and politics,
James is active on social media and can be found on twitter @cllrjameshill