Stuart has lived in Thetford for most of his life. He lives at Fairfields with his wife and son. Stuart has served as your District Councillor since 2019, re-elected in May 2023 and also elected to the Town Council the same year.
Stuart works locally for a worldwide brand that supplies the motorsport industry and has volunteered as a Coach for local sports teams. He supports many local clubs and groups and regularly hosts charity quiz nights, raising funds for charitable causes.
Stuart says: “I believe we need Councillors that are proud of where they live, are embedded in their local communities and work hard on behalf of residents. I hope I have demonstrated my hard work and commitment since being elected as your Councillor and I am grateful for the opportunity to continue to serve you”.
Stuart feels strongly about food poverty and the effect of the current cost of living crisis that is hitting many households. He wants to be able to support those in need and he campaigns on issues including Fuel Poverty and education. Stuart is a firm believer in diversity and equality and he campaigns against food poverty which he witnessed first-hand when he volunteered at the Thetford Food Bank. The current cost of living crisis is also high on his agenda and he aims to help residents who are struggling.
On the Town Council Stuart is Vice Chair of the Heritage and Events Committee and also a member of the Finance & Personnel Committee and Planning Committee. At Breckland level, Stuart is a Council representative on the Youth Advisory Board for Thetford.