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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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Julian quizzes Boris Johnson on York covid tier 2 restrictions at Prime Minister’s Questions

Julian quizzes Boris Johnson on York covid tier 2 restrictions at Prime Minister’s Questions

At Prime Minister’s Questions this afternoon, Julian called for the government to share more evidence on why York was put into tier 2 covid restrictions from last Saturday, set out a roadmap for how the city can escape by driving cases down, and introduce greater support for businesses impacted. Tier 2 (high alert) is the

York Press column – East/West delivers the best devolution deal for York

After years of discussion and debate, it seems that we are finally about to...

Julian welcomes funding for York from the £1.57billion Culture Recovery Fund

Julian has welcomed grants awarded through the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund (CRF)...

Julian voices concerns as York enters ‘high’ Covid alert level

Julian has today voiced his concerns after the Government announced that York would join...

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  • September 27, 2019

    York Press column – looking forward to exciting developments for York

    With all the focus on Brexit at the moment it is important not to forget that there are some other big political decisions looming for the future of York. The dualling of the northern ring-road and the development of the York Central brownfield site have the potential to transform our city for the better. Following […]
  • September 13, 2019

    Julian welcomes Government cash boost to crack down on illegal developments in York Green Belt

      City of York Council to receive £44.5k to crackdown on illegal development The move is part of the Government’s drive to protect the Green Belt   York is set to benefit from a share of nearly £2 million to crack down on illegal developments on the local green belt, Housing Minister Rt Hon Esther […]
  • September 10, 2019

    Julian visits Poppleton pharmacy as national pharmacy flu vaccination programme begins

    Last Friday, Julian called in at Poppleton Pharmacy in Upper Poppleton to mark the beginning of this year’s national flu vaccination service. Community pharmacy teams across the country are now offering NHS flu jabs in the lead-up to winter, often with no appointment required. The free service is available to everyone in designated ‘higher risk’ […]
  • September 5, 2019

    York Press column – Turbulence at Westminster

    I must start by admitting that when I said in my last column that the new Prime Minister had brought in dramatic changes, I didn’t expect them to be this dramatic. Events in Parliament are currently changing every hour, and by the time you read this, things may have changed significantly again. This week is […]
  • September 5, 2019

    Update on Moor Lane / Askham Bog planning application

    Further to the unanimous rejection of this planning application by the Planning Committee at City of York Council in July, Julian is very concerned by the news the developer is appealing the decision, which will now go to a public inquiry starting on 12th November. Julian said: “This news is a very disappointing, and I […]
  • August 30, 2019

    Prorogation of Parliament

    It is of course vital that Parliament decides on how we proceed with the Brexit process, and I am satisfied that this slightly revised parliamentary sitting timetable allows plenty of time for that. I think it is important to remember that Parliament was not due to sit during almost all of this period anyway because […]
  • August 23, 2019

    Julian welcomes new government funding for York mental health charity

    Julian has been informed by the Health Secretary that local mental health charity York Mind will be awarded £50,000 in the first year of a three year funding package, to support its work with children and young people. This new funding will be used to expand York Mind’s current Arts Award programme to a wider […]
  • August 12, 2019

    York Press column – New government must deliver for our region

    This summer has brought a dramatic overhaul of our country’s government, with the appointment of Boris Johnson as Prime Minister. This certainly makes for a huge change in style from Theresa May, and the extensive Cabinet reshuffle means the wider government has also undergone thorough renewal. Above all, there has been a major clarification of […]
  • August 2, 2019

    Julian concerned to hear of potential job losses at York based SuperBreak

    Julian has today reacted to the disappointing news that Malvern Group, the parent company of York based SuperBreak is going into administration SuperBreak currently employs 250 people, including 150 in their head office in Eboracum Way. The company announced yesterday that it was ceasing trading and that its contact centre would close. Julian has heard […]
  • August 1, 2019

    Julian applauds strong start made by new Prime Minister

    Julian has applauded the progress that his preferred candidate in the Conservative leadership race, Boris Johnson, has made during his first week in office. It comes after a radical Cabinet reshuffle and numerous policy announcements by Mr Johnson, including a new high-speed rail line between Manchester and Leeds. The new Prime Minister has also pledged […]