Statement to voters
James moved to York in 2014 after being selected as the prospective parliamentary candidate (PPC) for York Outer and stood in the recent 2017 General Election. Before this, he served on the Kirklees Council in Huddersfield for 4 years.
Professionally, James has worked in the communications sector both publicly and privately. He currently works as an Engagement Support Manager for the NHS. James studied Computer Science at the University of Leeds.
James and his wife, Bridget, have three children together.
This statement was added by James Blanchard, their team, or by a Democracy Club volunteer, based on information published by the candidate elsewhere.
James Blanchard is associated with the following companies:
GREEN KNIGHT COMMUNICATIONS LIMITED
Director 2015 –
More details from Companies House
Biographical summaryBorn: 1977
Undergraduate degree: Computer Science, University of Leeds
Previous job: Communications Advisor
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James Blanchard's local party is the Liberal Democrats.
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You can meet candidates and question them at local hustings. Here are hustings where James Blanchard may be appearing.
(Past event) Wednesday 15 May 2019 19:30–22:30: European Elections 2019 Hustings, The Wesley Centre Harrogate HG1 1PP.
This candidate has previously stood for election in:
- 2019: The European Parliament (UK) elections, as the Liberal Democrats candidate for the Yorkshire and the Humber
- 2019: The York local election, as the Liberal Democrats candidate for the Osbaldwick & Derwent
- 2017: The 2017 General Election, as the Liberal Democrats candidate for the York Outer
- 2016: The Police and Crime Commissioner Elections, as the Liberal Democrats candidate for the Police and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire Police
- 2015: The 2015 General Election, as the Liberal Democrats candidate for the Member of Parliament for York Outer
- 2010: The 2010 General Election, as the Liberal Democrats candidate for the Member of Parliament for Huddersfield
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