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Julian Sturdy - Strong Voice for York Outer

Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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York Press column – New government must deliver for our region

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

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...

Julian applauds strong start made by new Prime Minister

Julian has applauded the progress that his preferred candidate in the Conservative leadership race,...

Julian welcomes the introduction of Claudia’s Law

Julian has today welcomed the introduction of the Guardianship (Missing Persons) Act 2017 after...

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  • May 15, 2017

    Campaigning Update: Dunnington and Haxby & Wigginton

      Early in the day, Julian visited Dunnington and attended a coffee morning in support of Dunnington in Bloom. This event raised over £600 and Julian was particularly impressed with the delicious chocolate from Choc-Affair, a York-based confectionary producer.     Dunnington in Bloom return to the Yorkshire in Bloom competition this year and look forward to refreshing some […]
  • May 12, 2017

    Campaigning Update: Poppleton, Heworth Without and Rawcliffe & Clifton Without

    Poppleton: Julian spent a bright afternoon in Poppleton delivering the latest ‘In-Touch’ to residents. Julian also hosted a drop-in surgery alongside Cllr Chris Steward.               Heworth Without Out and about in Heworth Without. Julian recently facilitated a meeting with Yorkshire Water and local residents to discuss mis-connected sewers and […]
  • May 10, 2017

    Party Chairman Visits York Central Site

    Last week, Julian was delighted to join Sir Patrick McLoughlin, Chairman of the Conservative Party in York to visit the York Central Teardrop site. Alongside Ed Young and Kevin Hollinrake, the respective Conservative prospective parliamentary candidates for York Central and Thirsk and Malton, Julian took Sir Patrick along to see the very early stages of […]
  • May 5, 2017

    Julian Welcomes Ed Young – Conservative Candidate for York Central

    Julian has welcomed Ed Young’s selection as the Conservative Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for York Central in the upcoming General Election. Ed was formally selected to contest the seat by York Conservatives on Sunday and has wasted no time in hitting the campaign trail. Commenting after Ed’s selection, Julian said: “Ed is a strong local candidate […]
  • May 2, 2017

    Campaigning Update: Dunnington, Osbaldwick and Copmanthorpe

      Dunnington: With Cllr Jenny Brooks in Dunnington. Julian has pledged his support to a campaign for supporting local shops and businesses in the village.         Osbaldwick: Delivering the latest ‘In-Touch’ to villagers in Osbaldwick. Julian spoke with a number of residents who were making the most of the sunshine and was pleased […]
  • May 2, 2017

    Julian Launches Campaign for Re-election

    Julian has been unanimously re-selected by York Conservative Association to seek re-election at the upcoming General Election, after which he launched his campaign in Earswick with his wife Victoria and local campaigners. Commenting Julian said, “This election offers a very clear choice between a strong Conservative government under Theresa May determined to deliver for ordinary families […]
  • April 28, 2017

    Julian speaks up on local flood defences

    This Wednesday, Julian used a debate in Parliament in Westminster Hall to emphasise the importance of the sensitive use of flood defences, so that they do not protect some areas at the expense of others. The debate was on upper catchment management, i.e. the management of the upper reaches of a river. ‘Hard’ flood defences, […]
  • April 27, 2017

    Julian Raises Transport Infrastructure with the Prime Minister

    In the final Prime Minister’s Questions session before the General Election Julian raised transport infrastructure in the House of Commons, specifically those projects integral to securing economic growth in York. Julian mentioned improvements to the northern ring road (A1237), building a railway station in Haxby, and upgrading the A64 before asking the Prime Minister to continue […]
  • April 26, 2017

    Julian supports workers following Nestle jobs announcement

    Julian has called for support for workers following yesterday’s announcement that Nestle will be consulting over proposals which could see 143 factory workers and a further 23 in technical, warehouse and transport side of the company face redundancy. Julian understands these proposals have been made to rebalance Nestle’s local operations, and they expect that any […]
  • April 21, 2017

    Julian Delighted by Huntington Greenbelt Victory

    The Secretary of State, Sajid Javid MP, has today dismissed a planning appeal for 109 homes on the greenbelt north of Avon Drive in Huntington. Julian was a vehement critic of the plans when they were first mooted in 2015. Alongside local residents Mr Sturdy objected to the proposals which were initially turned down by the […]