Jim Jackson


60 Leighton Beck Road

Telephone Number: 07850555241

E-Mail Address:

Appointed by: Secretary of State (National)

Until: 30 June 2028

First Appointed to the Authority: 1 February 2020

Current Committee Membership: Resources Committee, Development Control CommitteePark Strategy and Vision Committee

Position held: Chairman of the Resources Committee

Register of Member’s Interests as of 3 February 2020

Find out a little bit about Jim:

What was your first car?

Purple Mark 1 Ford Escort followed by two Mark 2 Escorts.

What was your first music record?

Bat out of Hell by Meatloaf.

What’s your favourite Lake District view?

Looking up at the Langdales from Chapel Stile in the Winter.

What’s your favourite walk in the Lakes?

Fairfield Horseshoe.  Lovely range of changing views.

What’s your favourite season in the lakes?

Winter as its quieter, with fantastically clear views on a good day.

If you were an animal what would you be?

Elephant.  I love covering long distances at a leisurely pace.

Any other interests/ committees?

As well as what the Park has to offer, I enjoy water sports including being an active member of Arnside Sailing Club.

What’s your favourite sport?

Football.  As a lifelong Aston Villa supporter I am a natural optimist!