Stuart is the Liberal Democrat candidate for Fratton Ward in the 2018 local elections.
Stuart was born in a British Military Hospital in Bielefeld, Germany while his father was serving in the British Army. He attended Pinewood Prep School near Swindon when his father was posted to the United States, and then Bradfield College in Berkshire where he studied A-Levels in Computing, Philosophy & Ethics, English Language, and German.
Following his A-levels, he moved in with his grandmother who had taken ill to provide live-in care, and got a job at the local Co-op. After a year, he attended the University of Birmingham and graduated with an honours degree in Philosophy in 2008, while still working full time at the Co-op during the holidays.
After graduating, Stuart returned to his gap-year job full time, where he achieved the position of Deputy Store Manager. After a ten-year career in Food Retail, Stuart moved to Portsmouth in January 2015, and now manages Operations for a small local Social Enterprise.
Stuart has a long-standing interest in voluntary and community activities. Whilst at University, he volunteered for the Student Advice & Representation Centre, specialising in housing advice and acting as Campaigns officer for that group. His main priority for Fratton is tackling the increasing problems with fly-tipping and street cleanliness.
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