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Nick Cott

Nick Cott was a Liberal Democrats candidate in Hexham constituency in the UK Parliamentary general election. They received 2,376 votes.

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Nick Cott's policies

Statement to voters

Nick grew up in the Tyne Valley, and attended local schools including Queen Elizabeth High School in Hexham.

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Nick has over 20 years of experience working in Higher Education as a History lecturer. He currently works with distance learners at the Open University and international students at St Andrews University. He teaches courses from Foundation to Postgraduate level.

Nick recently stood down after 24 years as a Newcastle City Councillor to fight the Hexham election. He brings with him a wealth of experience from his time in Council politics. Under Nick’s watch, as Cabinet member for Children’s Services, Newcastle achieved Beacon Status for Tackling and Preventing Child Poverty. He was more recently a Liberal Democrat Member of the Local Government Association's Children & Young People Board, Leader of the Opposition and chairperson of the Council's main scrutiny committee.

Nick is passionate about the area and would be honoured to be Hexham's first MP from the Liberal tradition since Victor Finney (who served as MP from 1923-4).

This statement was last updated on June 5, 2024.

This statement was added by Nick Cott, their team, or by a Democracy Club volunteer, based on information published by the candidate elsewhere.

Party manifesto

Nick Cott was the Liberal Democrats candidate. Find out more about their policies in the Liberal Democrats manifesto.

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Nick Cott online

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https://www.northumberland-ld.org.uk/nick-cott-hexham

Liberal Democrats

Nick Cott's party is Liberal Democrats.

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Nick Cott's elections

Date Election Party Results Position
2024 Hexham: UK Parliamentary general election Liberal Democrats 2,376 votes (not elected) 4th / 6 candidates
2021 Fawdon & West Gosforth: Newcastle upon Tyne local election Liberal Democrats 1,648 votes (elected) 1st / 4 candidates
2019 Newcastle upon Tyne North: UK Parliamentary general election Liberal Democrats 4,357 votes (not elected) 3rd / 5 candidates
2018 Fawdon & West Gosforth: Newcastle upon Tyne local election Liberal Democrats 1,778 votes (elected) 2nd / 10 candidates
2017 Newcastle upon Tyne Central: UK Parliamentary general election Liberal Democrats 1,812 votes (not elected) 3rd / 5 candidates
2016 West Gosforth: Newcastle upon Tyne local election Liberal Democrats 1,653 votes (elected) 1st / 5 candidates
2015 Newcastle upon Tyne Central: UK Parliamentary general election Liberal Democrats 2,218 votes (not elected) 4th / 5 candidates
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