A normal background with a career in the real world.
This is where he is bringing up his young family.
He recently turned 41 years old and runs his own small business locally.
Actively fundraises for many charities, including taking part in the BT Tower Climb for Great Ormond Street charity.
Staunch supporter of the Curry Industry, which has included hosting the NCA 2019 Curry Awards in the House of Lords. The industry faces many challenges and opportunities which James has seen first hand having relatives and friends working in the sector running businesses.
Inspirational example of social mobility
James was the first person in his family to go to University, securing a LLB Law Degree with 2:1 Honours. He is currenrly completing his Postgraduate Masters in Law (LLM) studying at a London University.
His wife’s large family moved to Enfield Borough 30 years ago from Bangladesh – and continue to live through out the Borough. They are successful business people and James’ wife works part time for an older peoples charity in north London.
These values of entrepreneurship and service have guided James in his life; across politics, business and charity.
James has actively fundraised for over a dozen different charities through organising gala dinners for them. Most recently he also completed the London BT Tower climb in aid of Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital.
Currently James’ Ltd Company is supporting Wood Green – The Animals Charity.
He has also served on a range or charitable boards in the housing, educational, homelessness and conservation sectors.
James’ real world experience across the public, private & charity sectors with a normal background means he knows how to get action.
Produced by Adrian Croshaw, on behalf of James Hockney both of 16a Leighton Road, Enfield, EN1 1XJ.