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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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York Press column – Flood risk returns as York rolls out the vaccine

York Press column – Flood risk returns as York rolls out the vaccine

With the return of York’s flooding problem last week on top of covid, the resilience of our city is being given a real test. Of course, it has not been found wanting, and I pay a warm tribute to the City of York Council, Environment Agency and emergency services staff who are working to get

HandyMag column – Vaccine rollout gives hope for 2021

The plunge into renewed lockdown due to the vicious new strain of Coronavirus is...

Julian applauds Vaccines Delivery Plan

Julian has applauded the efforts of the Government’s Vaccines Delivery Plan – the biggest vaccination...

York Outer flood risk update

I am closely monitoring the situation, and have checked in with our local Environment...

Category: News & Articles

  • January 29, 2020

    Julian welcomes Government announcement on Northern Rail

    Julian has today welcomed the announcement that the Northern franchise is to be taken over by the public operator. It is hoped that the move will allow for a better service for customers and much needed investment in stations and rolling stock. Plans announced by the Secretary of State today will see an expanded Sunday […]
  • January 24, 2020

    Julian backs Great British Spring Clean

    Julian has pledged his support for the UK’s biggest mass action environmental campaign, 2020’s ‘Great British Spring Clean’, organised by environment charity Keep Britain Tidy. This will see up to 600,000 people act to clean up streets, beaches and parks across the country between 20th March and 13th April. The campaign unites residents, community groups, […]
  • January 3, 2020

    Julian’s New Year message for the York Press

    “In 2020 I will focus on ensuring that the government’s plans for improving public services and transport infrastructure deliver concrete benefits for York. I want our city to get its fair share of the government’s annual £33.9 billion NHS funding increase, and will also remain attentive to individual health cases raised by local families. I […]
  • December 19, 2019

    Julian welcomes Christmas Queen’s Speech

    “I warmly welcome today’s Queen’s Speech, setting out the government’s agenda for the new parliamentary session, for which it now has a substantial majority after last week’s general election. After a long period of gridlock and delay, I am glad to see the Speech commit the government to passing into law the Prime Minister’s new […]
  • December 17, 2019

    Julian’s post-election message

    I want to warmly thank everyone who voted to re-elect me as MP for York Outer last Thursday. I was delighted to be returned with an increased majority, and I want to repay this vote of confidence by working to deliver for our city over the next 5 years. Since first being elected in 2010, […]
  • December 8, 2019

    Campaigning Update – Haxby, Bishopthorpe, Acaster Malbis

    This weekend Julian has been out speaking to local residents north of the city in Haxby, and also in Bishopthorpe and Acaster Malbis to the south. On the doorsteps he discussed the Conservative commitment to build Northern Powerhouse Rail between Leeds and Manchester to improve regional transport connections, raise the National Insurance threshold to £9500 […]
  • December 3, 2019

    Julian welcomes Roads Minister to York to show her the case for dualling the A64

    Last week, Julian hosted the Roads Minister Baroness Vere in York to make the case for the government funding the widening of the A64. Having secured a government commitment to dual York’s A1237 Outer Ring Road after years of hard campaigning, Julian is now pushing for similar improvements to be made to the A64, to […]
  • November 21, 2019

    York Press election column – My Plan for a Better York

    Having represented our city in Parliament since 2010, I value this opportunity to speak directly to York Press readers to highlight my record of delivery, and my plan for the future. This election offers you, the voter, a chance to break the deadlock in Parliament, so we can resolve Brexit and move on to other priorities like improving public […]
  • November 17, 2019

    Campaigning Update – Rawcliffe, Clifton Without, Heworth Without, Osbaldwick, Dunnington, Holtby, Wheldrake and Elvington

    This last week Julian was out and about meeting residents in Rawcliffe and Clifton, updating them on Conservative proposals to increase funding for every school, recruit 20,000 new police officers and put an extra £33.9 billion per year into the health service. He also spent time in Heworth Without and Osbaldwick, discussing his record on […]
  • November 10, 2019

    Campaigning Update – Copmanthorpe, Heslington, Fulford, Upper and Nether Poppleton, Skelton

    During last week Julian campaigned in Copmanthorpe. He also enjoyed speaking to residents in Upper and Nether Poppleton, communities which will really see the benefit from the dualling of the Outer Ring Road he has consistently lobbied for, and the new train carriages serving Poppleton station on the York – Harrogate – Leeds line. He […]