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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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York Press column – Government must deliver on growth to maintain trust

York Press column – Government must deliver on growth to maintain trust

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, my party is clearly struggling to retain public confidence across a diverse swathe of communities. My thoughts on how our leadership

Haxby Railway Station one step closer with successful Restoring York Railways bid

Following months of intense lobbying in Westminster supporting City of York Council’s bid for...

Julian backs precision breeding law to ensure food security and protect the environment

This week, Julian used the first House of Commons stage of the government’s Genetic...

York Press column – Action on Education

Every child deserves a first-class education to equip them with the skills to pursue...

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  • January 7, 2013

    Julian raises North Yorks PCT debt with Health Minister

    Last week Julian arranged a meeting with Jeremy Hunt MP, Secretary of State for Health, to raise with him his concerns over the level of debt the North Yorkshire and York Primary Care Trust is currently residing over, which currently stands at around £19million. Julian also raised his concerns over the implications this may have on the ability […]
  • January 7, 2013

    Standing up for the children’s heart unit in Leeds

    Once again, Julian speaks in a parliamentary debate in order to save the children’s heart unit in Leeds. With the future of the Leeds unit at risk, Julian once again spoke in a Westminster Hall debate on the issue. In his speech, Julian urged Ministers to step in and save the unit after real concerns […]
  • January 7, 2013

    Julian backs local bus campaign

    Last Friday, Julian met with a local resident in Wiggington to discuss with her the effects of the recent changes to York bus services and sign her petition against them. During his visit, Julian had a long discussion about how the changes had affected the lives and mobility of elderly and disabled people in the […]
  • January 7, 2013

    Julian demands Council Tax freeze for York

    On Monday morning, the Conservative Party announced that the Government would extend the council tax freeze grant by another year. Over the past two years, the Government has offered a grant to every willing local authority who has sought to keep council tax bills down for their residents during these difficult economic times. In real […]
  • September 26, 2012

    Transport Group makes progress

    On Thursday 20th September, Julian hosted a second meeting of his York Transport Roundtable group. Over the past few months, Julian has been meeting with several prominent business and community leaders to discuss York’s transport woes and identify key infrastructure projects. The business-led working group has already agreed that York’s transport infrastructure is creaking under […]