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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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Julian welcomes Government decision to allow York Central application to progress

Julian welcomes Government decision to allow York Central application to progress

Julian has today received confirmation from Kit Malthouse MP, the Housing Minister, that the Government will not call in the planning application for the redevelopment of the York Central site. It follows a meeting last week between Julian and Jake Berry MP, the Minister for the Northern Powerhouse in which he urged the Government to

Julian to meet with new Roads Minister to press need for clarity on ring-road dualling bid

Julian is set to meet with Michael Ellis, the new Minister of State at...

Julian asks Transport Secretary to commit to new Azuma trains coming to York by August

Yesterday, Julian questioned the Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling about the delays...

York Press column – The Conservative leadership contest

The Conservative Party faces a challenge of epic proportions. Our task is to safely...

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  • July 11, 2016

    Julian welcomes new Prime Minister

    Speaking today in Westminster, Julian said: “I am delighted that Theresa May will be our next Prime Minister and the new Leader of the Conservative Party. I voted for Theresa in the second ballot and I know she will provide the strong, experienced leadership our country needs in these uncertain times. “Theresa has been the […]
  • July 8, 2016

    Julian welcomes the news that Leeds Heart Unit will remain open

    Julian has welcomed today’s announcement that Leeds Heart Unit is now secure, following years of controversy and uncertainty. NHS England has now decided that Leeds will be one of ten hospitals across the country that will provide specialist congenital heart surgery as long as new care standards are met. NHS England has also pledged to […]
  • July 7, 2016

    Julian’s York Press Column – Referendum Reaction and Leadership Contest

    It has now been two weeks since the referendum on our membership of the European Union. It was always going to be close, with the British people voting to leave the European Union by 52 to 48 per cent; once again the pollsters it wrong. With such a tight result there will inevitably be a […]
  • June 24, 2016

    Julian Reacts to Astonishing EU Referendum Result and the Prime Minister’s Shock Resignation

    Julian has given his thoughts on the result of yesterday’s referendum on our membership of the European Union following Britain’s vote to Leave. Commenting he said, “The result this morning was absolutely amazing and represents a real shift in the political landscape. The British people have spoken and said that they see our future outside […]
  • June 22, 2016

    Julian’s York Press Column – Why I will be Voting to Leave the European Union

    Tomorrow the British people will decide whether we will leave or remain in the European Union. I appreciate that the there is more than one side to this debate, and that there are differing points of view. That being said it is hardly surprising that many people have become frustrated with both the Remain and […]
  • June 21, 2016

    Julian urges progress on hydrogen vehicles

    Last Wednesday in Parliament, Julian, a member of the Energy and Climate Change Select Committee, raised the issue of hydrogen vehicles. Julian stressed the need for the UK to keep up with international competitors in the development of this kind of cutting-edge technology. Speaking in a debate on developing infrastructure for electric and low emission […]
  • June 21, 2016

    Julian Turns on New £1.5 million Sewer Connecting Copmanthorpe and Bishopthorpe

    Julian has turned on a new sewer which runs between Copmanthorpe and Bishopthorpe, following a £1.5 million investment by Yorkshire Water. The pipe, which ran parallel to the railway line, had burst a number of times in recent years. The completion of the new sewer pipe is very welcome as the problem of leaks should […]
  • June 17, 2016

    Julian Deeply Saddened by Tragic Death of Jo Cox

    Julian has expressed his sadness following the tragic loss of Yorkshire MP Jo Cox yesterday. In a statement Julian said: “I was deeply shocked to hear that Jo Cox had been killed outside one of her advice surgeries in Birstall yesterday. My thoughts and prayers are with her young family, her husband, and close friends […]
  • June 15, 2016

    Julian encouraged by falling unemployment in York Outer

    Julian has welcomed today’s figures showing that unemployment has dropped to its lowest national rate since 2005, with the claimant rate in York Outer being the third lowest in the United Kingdom. Today there are 139,000 more people in work across Yorkshire and the Humber and in York Outer the number of people claiming Jobseeker’s […]
  • June 10, 2016

    Julian Officially Opens the First Show Homes on The Granary

    Last week Julian visited The Granary development on Water Lane, previously known as the Grain Stores site, for the second time to see how the housebuilding was progressing. Julian cut the ribbon on two new fully furnished show homes in front of an audience of suppliers, sub-contractors, ward councillors and local organisations. Commenting Julian said, […]