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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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York Press column – Unity and self-discipline will get us through Coronavirus

York Press column – Unity and self-discipline will get us through Coronavirus

A month on from my last column on overcoming Yorkshire’s flooding challenges, our community and country now faces an even sterner test. The necessary restrictions on movement, and closure of public spaces make this in some ways the most serious emergency our nation has ever faced. Even on the brink of invasion in 1940, schools,

Julian writes to the Foreign Secretary to urge him to send repatriation flights to Australia and New Zealand

A number of constituents who are struggling to return home to the UK have...

Cross-party group of 12 Yorkshire MPs write to Housing Minister to oppose Askham Bog development appeal

Julian, together with 11 other MPs from across Yorkshire, has today written to the...

Julian writes to the Chancellor to urge him to provide more support to the self-employed

Julian has today written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak to ask...

Category: News & Articles

  • December 19, 2018

    Julian welcomes announcement to save New Earswick Swimming Pool

    Julian is delighted to hear the news that Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust (JRHT) is to hand over the running of the Pool to the Friends of New Earswick Swimming Pool campaigning group (FoNESP) on 31 December 2018. A 25-year lease has been agreed and FoNESP will take on full responsibility for the management and upkeep […]
  • November 30, 2018

    The EU Withdrawal Agreement

    I am very grateful to all local residents who have contacted me so far with their thoughts on the withdrawal agreement and political declaration on our future relationship with the EU, the parliamentary vote on which will be held on Tuesday 11th December after 5 days of debate. I am taking careful note of what […]
  • November 30, 2018

    Julian supports Small Business Saturday

    Julian Sturdy, Member of Parliament for York Outer, has once again supported the ‘Small Business Saturday’ initiative, this year visiting Swains butchers based in Copmanthorpe. Small Business Saturday celebrates the contribution of small and medium sized businesses across the country. Julian regularly meets with local businesses to learn more about the important work they do […]
  • November 26, 2018

    Julian supports disabled cyclists from the York Cycle Campaign

    Julian recently joined Jamie Wood and Jon Phillip, both members of the York Cycle Campaign, for a bicycle ride in the city centre. This opportunity allowed Julian to experience and gain a better understanding of the importance of cycling for people with disabilities and the access issues they face. York Cycle Campaign aims to represent […]
  • November 23, 2018

    York Outer MP meets with Alzheimer’s Society

    Julian Sturdy MP met with local representatives of the Alzheimer’s Society last week to receive an update on their campaigns in North Yorkshire. Julian heard about the ‘Live well with dementia programme’. This package offers support sessions for people in the early stages of dementia following diagnosis. This programme encourages people to engage sooner with […]
  • November 19, 2018

    Julian holds Meeting for all York Outer Parish Councils

    Julian held a meeting at Dunnington Reading Rooms for all the Parish Councils across the constituency. This provided Parish Councils with an opportunity to update Julian on the news from across our various communities and also allowed the Parishes to raise any concerns they have on both local issues and national matters. The main issues […]
  • November 13, 2018

    Julian Welcomes £1million for York Potholes

    Following the Chancellor’s Budget Announcement that £420 million would be allocated for local highways maintenance, Julian was pleased with confirmation that £1 million will be distributed to City of York Council. The overall figure represents the biggest ever single cash injection to improve England’s roads. The funding boost will help local authorities repair potholes, keep […]
  • November 9, 2018

    York Press column – Centenary of end of World War One offers moment for reflection

    This Sunday at 11am will be exactly 100 years since the guns fell silent on the Western Front, signalling the end of the First World War. We are still living with the long-term consequences of this terrible conflict, which touched every family in York, and unleashed powerful forces that helped make the world what it […]
  • November 2, 2018

    Julian visits Skelton pub leading the way in curbing plastic waste

    Last Friday Julian visited The Hungry Horse in Skelton to see first-hand how they are reducing their plastic waste contribution by replacing plastic straws with a sustainable alternative. The pub’s owners, Greene King, are responding to calls from government and the public to reduce consumption of single-use plastic by introducing new compostable PLA straws made […]
  • October 30, 2018

    Julian Welcomes Budget Boost for Hardworking Families and Small Business

    Following yesterday’s Budget Announcement Julian made the following statement: “I am very pleased that the Chancellor has brought forward increases to the Personal Allowance and higher-rate thresholds; delivering a tax cut for 32 million people. This delivers on the Government’s commitment a year early and will be widely welcomed by families and hard-working people up […]