Having lived on the edge of our great city with my family all my life, it has been an absolute honour and privilege to represent the wonderful constituency of York Outer since 2010. It has been extremely important to me to be accessible to all, and I pride myself on that record. I remain as determined as ever to continue with and improve this commitment where I can.
I hope that you find my website helpful and informative, and please remember that I am here to serve you, regardless of your political persuasion. Therefore if I can be of any further assistance please do not hesitate to contact me directly.
With kind regards
There is no point pretending last week’s heavy by-election losses do not send a serious message to the government. Defeated in both a traditionally very ‘safe’ rural West Country seat and urban West Yorkshire,......
Following months of intense lobbying in Westminster supporting City of York Council’s bid for further funding to develop plans for Haxby Railway Station, York Outer MP Julian Sturdy was pleased Ministers shared his enthusiasm for the project by awarding further funding from the Restoring Your Railway fund. The latest tranche of funding will build upon […]
This week, Julian used the first House of Commons stage of the government’s Genetic Technology (Precision Breeding) Bill to strongly support this measure to improve national food security, boost animal welfare, enhance environmental protection and help the developing world. This draft law creates new tailored rules to govern precision breeding of plants and animals, with […]
Every child deserves a first-class education to equip them with the skills to pursue a world of opportunities, and we are extremely lucky in York to have so many excellent schools staffed by dedicated teachers. Like any industry though, there is rightly some oversight to ensure any issues can be highlighted and remedied. Parents, governors, […]
This Friday Julian met with farmers from around York at Crockey Hill near Naburn to hear their views on what the government can do to help them produce more nutritious, affordable food, and create new jobs and apprenticeships for local residents. He listened to producers in the dairy, potatoes, eggs, meat, wheat and vegetable sectors […]
Julian has today held a debate on the accountability of Ofsted in response to concerns raised by teachers and parents in Naburn about the limited options for the school to challenge the outcome of a recent inspection. In March of this year an Ofsted report was published which rated Naburn Church of England Primary School […]
At Women’s and Equalities Questions today, Julian raised concerns about businesses no longer accepting cash and how this excludes elderly customers as well as carers who are often given their client’s money to spend in cash. Many businesses at the start of the covid-19 pandemic opted to go cashless due to fears than handling money […]
As someone who has lived and worked in the local area all his life Julian believes that local communities should be at the heart of society and is passionate about keeping them there.
He was raised locally and has farmed in the area all of his working life. He lives on the outskirts of York with his wife Victoria and two children George and Florence.