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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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Julian expresses delight at Government confirmation of ring road dualling scheme

Julian expresses delight at Government confirmation of ring road dualling scheme

Julian has today received official confirmation from the Roads Minister, Baroness Vere that she has signed off on City of York Council’s bid for Government funding for the dualling of the A1237 between the Rawcliffe and Hopgrove roundabouts. Subject to the approval of the Final Business Case, the Department has agreed to contribute just under

Julian welcomes National Railway Museum funding boost and requests meeting with Housing Minister to secure York Central access funding

Julian has today welcomed the Culture Secretary’s announcement that the National Railway Museum in...

Julian welcomes Queen’s Speech 2019

Julian has welcomed the Queen’s Speech for 2019, setting out the government’s proposed draft...

Julian urges Prime Minister to support campaign to save Askham Bog

Yesterday, Julian questioned the First Secretary of State, Dominic Raab, who was standing in...

Category: News & Articles

  • 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 […]
  • April 19, 2017

    General Election: 8th June 2017

    Today, the House of Commons passed a motion for a General Election to be held on 8th June. Julian commented: “The Prime Minister’s announcement yesterday was certainly unexpected but I do believe that this is the correct decision for our country. Britain needs stability ahead of vital negotiations with the European Union and our government […]
  • April 10, 2017

    Julian Supports Bowel Cancer Awareness Month

    Julian is supporting Bowel Cancer UK’s campaign to urge more people to take part in bowel cancer screening and save lives, as part of Bowel Cancer Awareness Month in April. More than 44 people die from bowel cancer every day in the UK, it’s the nation’s second biggest cancer killer.  However, it shouldn’t be. It’s […]
  • April 6, 2017

    Julian’s York Press Column: Up-skilling the Workforce of Tomorrow

    Last week at Prime Minister’s Questions I asked Theresa May about the steps her Government is taking to improve technical and vocational education, so that our young people are properly prepared to take up high-quality skilled jobs when they leave education. As a country we have a chronic skills shortage and a productivity shortfall relative […]
  • March 29, 2017

    Julian raises support for technical and vocational education with the Prime Minister

    Today, Julian urged the Prime Minister to ensure that vocational and technical education enjoys equal status with academic education, so that young people can be prepared to take up skilled jobs when they leave school. York has a range of institutions offering valuable vocational education and training, including York College, the National STEM Learning Centre […]
  • March 28, 2017

    Julian leads group of MPs in lobbying Minsters on unfair trading practices

    Earlier this month, Julian led a cross-party group of MPs to meet with the Minister for Small Business, Margot James, and the Minister for Agriculture, George Eustice, in his ongoing campaign to address unfair trading practices through reform of the role of the Groceries Code Adjudicator (GCA). The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy […]
  • March 23, 2017

    Statement from Julian Following Terror Attack in Westminster

    Yesterday’s events in Parliament and on Westminster Bridge were a shock to us all. This was a heinous and cowardly crime, and my thoughts and prayers and with the victims and their families. I would like to pay tribute to the security services who put themselves in harm’s way every day to keep Parliament and […]
  • March 15, 2017

    Julian leads food labelling debate in Parliament

    Yesterday, Julian led a debate in Westminster Hall in Parliament on the future of food origin labelling, which is important for both the consumers and producers of food, and for rural communities. Accurate labelling, especially around country of origin, is important for guaranteeing fair competition for British farmers, and ensuring their products can compete on […]
  • March 10, 2017

    Julian meets with University Vice-Chancellor

    Julian met with Professor Koen Lamberts, Vice-Chancellor at the University of York to discuss opportunities and challenges facing the institution as Britain begins the process of withdrawing from the European Union. Julian is determined to ensure that higher education policy is a top priority for the Government during its renegotiation with the EU. As part of ongoing […]
  • March 8, 2017

    Julian Comments on ‘Forward-Looking and Realistic Spring Budget’

    Julian has responded to the government’s Budget presented today by the Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond. Julian said “overall, this was a forward-looking, realistic budget, with some important measures to help families and businesses”. In his statement the Chancellor announced a significant increase in predicted economic growth to 2% (from 1.4%) for 2017, while […]