Nick Stuart

Nick Stuart is the Leader of the Isle of Wight Liberal Democrats.

He is a former Engineer and Science Teacher and a Brighstone resident. Nick stood in the 2017 local elections and in the 2018 by-election for Central Wight, but missed out on the majority vote.

Below are some articles in which Nick is mentioned.

Isle of Wight Liberal Democrat Parliamentary hopefuls go head to head

nick-stuart and nick belfitt

Party members will hear each candidate's vision for the Isle of Wight and make their choice of Prospective Parliamentary Candidate.

Wednesday, 4th September, 2019 12:37pm

By Sally Perry with 15 readers' comments

Mixed views from Isle of Wight political parties on £48m NHS funding (updated)

calculator and money

Isle of Wight politicians share their responses to the news that Isle of Wight NHS Trust will receive a £48m cash boost for the acute services redesign.

Monday, 5th August, 2019 11:59am

By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Liberal Democrats announce candidate for Whippingham seat

Nick Stuart and Julie Burridge

IW Lib Dems say Julie brings a wealth of experience as a full time specialist foster carer, former Family Support Manager and parent activist.

Tuesday, 21st May, 2019 5:49pm

By Nick Stuart

Letter: Brexit is bad for your health, wealth and a tolerant society

nick stuart lib dem

Speaking from a position of knowledge, Nick Stuart says there's no chance of creating new trade deals around the world that will even begin to replace the damage of Brexit.

Wednesday, 3rd April, 2019 10:08am

By Nick Stuart with 17 readers' comments

Isle of Wight politicians respond to Studio School closure plans (update 5)

Studio School interior

Following an announcement from the Dept for Education that Isle of Wight Studio School will close in summer 2019, Isle of Wight politicians share their responses.

Tuesday, 26th June, 2018 9:01am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Letter: Why can’t we have 16+ education that suits Isle of Wight needs?

nick stuart lib dem

Leader of the Isle of Wight LibDems asks why can’t we have 16+ education that suits the needs and wishes of the Island? A diverse education system across the Island for a diverse population.

Friday, 25th May, 2018 9:41am

By Nick Stuart

Letter: Home Education registration ‘a good first step’

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Leader of the Isle of Wight LibDems, who is also a teacher and professional sports coach, shares his view on the proposed registration of home schooled children.

Friday, 11th May, 2018 9:12am

By Nick Stuart

Call for PTSD centres for armed forces supported by IW LibDem leader


With the involvement of ex-service people and others, Nick Stuart will be leading on this on the Island. The petition calls for Government support to set up PTSD centres, the Island being the first location if successful.

Tuesday, 8th May, 2018 4:36pm

By Nick Stuart with one comment

Isle of Wight Liberal Democrats elect new leader

nick stuart lib dem

The new chair of the Isle of Wight Liberal Democrats says they intend to "light up the murky reaches of council and public bodies, to campaign on major issues such as the Floating bridge whitewash, the local NHS butchering and the hidden activities of the council".

Tuesday, 30th January, 2018 2:08pm

By Sally Perry

Conservatives gain Central Wight but vote halves. Lib Dem surprise second place (update 3)

dave stewart and steve hastings

Despite the fervent canvassing, there was a drop in votes cast for the Central Wight by-election. OnTheWight has the results.

Friday, 26th January, 2018 8:45am

By Sally Perry with 11 readers' comments

Outline for future of Isle of Wight NHS services: Politicians respond

Hospital Corridor

The Local Care Board has made their recommendation to the Isle of Wight NHS and CCG about the future for NHS services on the Island. OnTheWight has initial responses from some IW politicians.

Friday, 26th January, 2018 12:02am

By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments

Isle of Wight offshore oil drilling plan change discovered by LibDem candidate

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Nick Stuart, the LibDem candidate for the Central Wight seat on the Isle of Wight council, says he's discovered some interesting facts about the plans to drill for oil off the coast of the Isle of Wight.

Wednesday, 17th January, 2018 5:07pm

By Sally Perry with one comment