Councillor Jim O'Boyle

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Party: Labour

Ward: St Michael's

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Surgery details

Second Saturday of month 12noon - 12.30 pm at Coventy Central Library, Smithford Way.

Contact information

Home address: 
39 Fir Tree Avenue

Phone:  024 7669 4873

Correspondence address: 
C/O Member Services
The Council House
Earl Street

Phone:  024 7697 1629

Email:  jim.o'

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Committee appointments

Terms of Office

  • 06/05/2007 - 05/05/2011
  • 05/05/2011 - 10/05/2015
  • 10/05/2015 - 05/05/2019
  • 05/05/2019 - 04/05/2023
  • 04/05/2023 -

Appointments to outside bodies

Additional Information

Jim O’Boyle is Cabinet Member for Jobs, Regeneration and Climate Change at Coventry City Council and joined the CWLEP board in 2016. 

He was born and raised in Coventry and left school to work in a factory which made fibre glass roofing, lasting seven months before getting a job in the Peugeot factory in Ryton in 1988.

It was here that Jim joined the Transport and General Workers Union - rising to become Convenor of the plant in 2004. This experience gave Jim both the skills and motivation to do the job he now does. He later worked for the Union and also for a Coventry MP.

He has been a member of the Labour Party for many years holding lots of different positions.

Jim was elected to Coventry City Council in 2007 and is committed to creating an environment where business can succeed in order to create jobs and spread wealth evenly across the city and wider region.