He graduated in Politics from Queen Mary, University of London, and was Special Adviser on Education policy in the Conservative Research Department from 2004 to 2008, He was elected to Greenwich council in 2005 and served until 2022.
He was listed under "Ones to watch" in the Independent on Sunday's Pink List 2013. The citation said:
- "When asked if he would like to advertise his company in the Daily Mail, Fletcher responded with an eloquent refusal that condemned the paper for causing 'profound offence to gay people' for years. It went viral and turned Fletcher into a national star."
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- The 40-year-old Eltham South councillor was the unanimous choice of his eight colleagues to replace Matt Hartley https://853.london/2020/04/07/greenwich-conservatives-pick-nigel-fletcher-as-their-new-leader/
- Fletcher was standing in Eltham Town & Avery Hill Ward where two Labour candidates and one Conservative were elected. Fletcher finished 4th 23 votes behind the 3rd placed candidate