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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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Julian backs Great British Spring Clean

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,

Julian’s New Year message for the York Press

“In 2020 I will focus on ensuring that the government’s plans for improving public...

Julian welcomes Christmas Queen’s Speech

“I warmly welcome today’s Queen’s Speech, setting out the government’s agenda for the new...

Julian’s post-election message

I want to warmly thank everyone who voted to re-elect me as MP for...

Category: News & Articles

  • March 3, 2017

    Julian’s York Press Column: The Northern Powerhouse

    Any mention of the Northern Powerhouse is all too frequently met with a cynical groan. I understand why, buzzwords like Northern Powerhouse appear superficial and abstract, most people find themselves asking, “what does it actually mean?” This response is entirely justifiable and we can all agree that politicians should spent less time selling a ‘brand’ […]
  • February 23, 2017

    Julian Visits Award Winning Miller’s Fish & Chips in Haxby

    On Friday Julian met with Nick, David and Lesley Miller who run their family business, Miller’s Fish and Chips, from their shop in the centre of Haxby. Miller’s Fish and Chips recently picked up the ‘Best in North East England’ title as well as third place for Independent Takeaway Fish & Chip Shop of the […]
  • February 22, 2017

    Julian voices local concerns in Parliament over Strensall Barracks closure plans

    Yesterday, Julian spoke up for local residents affected by the planned closure of Strensall Barracks in a debate in Westminster Hall in Parliament. Under plans announced in November, the Ministry of Defence intends to dispose of Queen Elizabeth Barracks and Towthorpe Lines at Strensall in 2021, and Imphal Barracks at Fulford Road in 2031. Julian […]
  • February 17, 2017

    Update on broadband roll-out in York Outer

    Julian Sturdy recently organised a meeting with Superfast West Yorkshire and BT to discuss progress in rolling out broadband to villages in our area. Julian uses these meetings as an opportunity to grill local providers on issues which have been raised through casework and discuss their future delivery plans. The headline news isthat SFWY hope […]
  • February 8, 2017

    Julian Presses Prime Minister on CAMHS Waiting Times

    Today Julian shone the spotlight on Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) in York and national waiting times at Prime Minister’s Questions. After being contacted by constituents about long waiting times for assessments by CAMHS, Julian submitted a written question to the Department of Health and discovered that they do not hold information on CAMHS […]
  • February 3, 2017

    Julian Supports World Cancer Day 2017

    Julian recently attended an event in Parliament to show his support for World Cancer Day on Saturday 4 February, 2017. He met with representatives from seven of the UK’s leading charities who have joined forces to unite the nation and help people affected by cancer. Cancer Research UK, Breast Cancer Care, Breast Cancer Now, CLIC Sargent, […]
  • February 2, 2017

    Julian’s York Press Column: Britain’s Place in the World

    In my last York Press column I briefly touched on President-elect Trump and the policy direction he may take in office. Well, no one can accuse him of a dithering start. Should I have found myself in the unenviable position of being eligible to vote in the US election, I would have found it difficult […]
  • February 1, 2017

    Julian Pledges His Support for ‘The Biggest Fight Against Bone Cancer’

    Julian has voiced his support for The Biggest Fight Against Bone Cancer, a new campaign to raise much-needed awareness of and funds for primary bone cancer, at a parliamentary reception hosted by the Bone Cancer Research Trust. Every year in the UK and Ireland around 600 new cases of primary bone cancer are diagnosed and […]
  • January 26, 2017

    Julian signs Book of Commitment ahead of Holocaust Memorial Day

    On Wednesday, Julian signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment at the House of Commons. In doing so, he pledged his commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day, and to honouring those who died, and those who survived and seek to educate younger generations about the reality of hatred and genocide. Holocaust Memorial Day is marked […]
  • January 18, 2017

    Julian lobbies Minister over Strensall and Imphal Barracks Closure Plans

    Today, Julian met with Mark Lancaster, the Minister in charge of plans to close Queen Elizabeth Barracks and Towthorpe Lines at Strensall in 2021, and Imphal Barracks at Fulford Road in 2031, at the Ministry of Defence in Whitehall. Julian emphasised the significance of these changes for the local community, and sought assurances on the […]