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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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Julian presses Minister on implementing ‘Claudia’s law’ for missing people

Julian presses Minister on implementing ‘Claudia’s law’ for missing people

This morning Julian pressed the Under Secretary of State for Justice on the need to implement the Guardianship (Missing Persons) Act 2017 as soon as possible, to deliver certainty and relief for affected families, in a debate in Westminster Hall in the House of Commons. This legislation is known to most as ‘Claudia’s Law’ after

Winter energy bills advice from Citizens Advice York

York’s Citizens Advice service are providing advice and guidance on how people can manage...

Julian supports World Cancer Day with Cancer Research UK

Last Wednesday Julian met with campaigners from Cancer Research UK at a special event...

Julian meets with Yorkshire Wildlife Trust at Askham Bog to discuss the impact of the proposed development immediately adjacent to this SSSI and the Environment Bill

Last week, Julian met with Rob Stoneman, Chief Exec of the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust...

Category: News & Articles

  • May 11, 2016

    Julian Welcomes HS2 Opportunities for Local Businesses

    Julian has welcomed an initiative launched by HS2 Limited to encourage local businesses from across Yorkshire and the Humber to find out how they can benefit from the work generated from the HS2 rollout. On Wednesday 18th May HS2 Limited are inviting businesses to meet face-to-face with HS2 experts in Leeds to learn about supply […]
  • April 27, 2016

    Julian calls for urgent action on antibiotic resistance

    Yesterday afternoon, Julian hosted a debate in Parliament on the need to incentivise the next generation of antibiotic drugs. Julian has long championed the need to tackle the growing threat of antibiotic resistance, and since his first debate on this matter back in 2014 both the Prime Minister and the Chancellor have made major speeches […]
  • April 27, 2016

    Bishopthorpe Coffee Shop Surgery

    Julian is holding a drop-in coffee shop surgery with Cllr John Galvin this Saturday 30th April in Bishopthorpe, between 9.30am-11am at the ‘Delicacy’ Coffee Shop (28 Acaster Lane, Bishopthorpe, YO23 2SJ). If there are any issues which you would like to raise with Julian please drop by – no appointments are needed!
  • April 22, 2016

    Julian Lobbies the Council to Apply for Ring Road Upgrade Funding

    Julian has been in correspondence with the City of York Council continuing his campaign to dual the northern ring road. As every resident of York will know, the A1237 is one of the city’s most congested roads even out of peak times. The gridlock is immensely frustrating for residents and also affects local businesses as […]
  • April 22, 2016

    Yorkshire MPs Lead the Campaign for ‘Claudia’s Law’

    Julian has written a joint letter with York Central MP Rachael Maskell and Thirsk & Malton MP Kevin Hollinrake to the Prime Minister to lobby for new laws on guardianship for missing people to be included in the upcoming Queen’s Speech. The law, increasingly known as ‘Claudia’s Law’ in memory of Claudia Lawrence who went […]
  • April 18, 2016

    Supporting The British Legion and the Armed Forces Community

    Julian recently met with Debbie Harding, The Royal British Legion’s local Area Manager, in Parliament to discuss support for the Armed Forces community and this year’s World War One commemorations. The Royal British Legion is the country’s largest Armed Forces charity, providing welfare assistance to many thousands of veterans, serving personnel and their families. It […]
  • March 31, 2016

    Haxby Coffee Shop Surgery

    Julian is holding a drop-in coffee shop surgery this Saturday 2nd April in Haxby, between 9.30am-11am at the Aroma Coffee Shop (30 The Village, Haxby, YO32 3HT). If there are any issues which you would like to raise with Julian please drop by – no appointments are needed!
  • March 23, 2016

    Julian Pushes Government to Deliver on Guardianship Promises

    Today Julian hosted a debate in Parliament on protecting the affairs and property of missing people (also known as Claudia’s Law). He has been working closely with the charity Missing People, and his constituent Peter Lawrence whose daughter Claudia sadly disappeared back in 2009. At present when someone goes missing their families are often left […]
  • March 18, 2016

    Julian backs National Apprentice Week 2016

    Julian visited The Granary housing development in Clifton Without (also known as the Grain Store site) and met with a number of apprentices to mark National Apprentice Week 2016. Redrow Homes, the developers of the site, are launching their annual apprentice recruitment drive. Speaking with apprentices, Julian met Tim who is now in his final […]
  • March 16, 2016

    Julian welcomes the Chancellors funding announcement on flood defence spending

    Julian has today welcomed the Chancellor’s 2016 Budget with potentially transformative funding being announced for flood defences, alongside help for small businesses and our education system. The Chancellor has announced that as part of the Government’s £700 million boost to flood defence and resilience spending, £150 million will be invested in flood defence schemes in […]