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.

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’

home schooled

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

UKOG licence map

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

Five hopefuls put themselves forward for Bob Seely’s Isle of Wight council seat

five chairs

Five residents have put themselves forward as candidates for the Isle of Wight council Central Wight seat that has become vacant following Bob Seely's resignation.

Thursday, 28th December, 2017 6:40pm

By Sally Perry with 10 readers' comments

Brighstone local selected as Isle of Wight LibDem candidate for Central Wight

nick stuart lib dem

A Brighstone resident has been selected as LibDem candidate in Isle of Wight council by-election for Central Wight seat.

Thursday, 14th December, 2017 9:34am

By Nicholas Belfitt with 16 readers' comments

West Wight Fencers take on the Royal Navy

Fencing at Navy match in Portsmouth

Two teams of Isle of Wight Fencers took on the Royal Navy at their dockyards recently and returned to the Island with their heads held high.

Friday, 12th May, 2017 1:39pm

By Nick Stuart

Isle of Wight Fencing students gain prestigious Silver Awards

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Well done to Henry Summerfield, Amy Huyton and George Collins, who have earned their Silver Awards from the British Academy of Fencing. No mean feat, as the sport requires years of training.

Monday, 20th March, 2017 9:33am

By Nick Stuart

Medal honours for West Wight Fencers

Fencing award winners:

Congratulations to all those taking part especially those who made Club history by achieving Silver medals.

Wednesday, 19th March, 2014 7:44am

By Krissy Lloyd