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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

  • October 15, 2016

    Julian holds flooding meeting in Acaster Malbis

    Julian recently organised a meeting for residents of Acaster Malbis as part of his ongoing campaign to ensure communities across York Outer get the flooding protection they need. The meeting was held on Friday 30th September, and kindly hosted at the Ship Inn in Moor End (a business that only reopened in March this year […]
  • October 10, 2016

    Julian attends Macmillan Cancer Support Coffee Morning

    Julian recently went along to a charity coffee morning hosted at the ENERGI trampoline park by MacMillan Cancer Support. In 2015 Macmillan reached a total of 5.8 million people in the UK, and the annual ‘World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’ raised a massive £25 million; they are aiming to raise even more this year. Since its […]
  • October 5, 2016

    Julian’s York Press Column: Flooding and Reflections on the Conservative Party Conference

    As we edge closer to winter and the first anniversary of last December’s flooding, despite the current weather, I am sure many people’s minds will turn to the danger of flooding and memories of the terrible disruption experienced by many local residents and businesses over the Christmas period last year.  Residents will also want reassurance […]
  • September 26, 2016

    Julian visits Boots Pharmacy in Haxby to Promote National Pharmacy Flu Vaccination Service

    Julian recently visited Boots Pharmacy in Haxby to learn more about the national pharmacy flu vaccination service, which aims to make it easier than ever for people to get a flu jab to protect from ill health over the winter. Speaking after the visit Julian said, “I am very happy to once again promote the […]
  • September 19, 2016

    Minister responds to Julian on hydrogen vehicles

    Julian, a member of the Energy and Climate Change Select Committee, has received a response to his parliamentary questions to the Secretary of State for Transport on extending hydrogen vehicle infrastructure nationwide, and the merits of hydrogen vehicles in relation to electric ones. He first raised the need for Britain to remain competitive in the […]
  • September 15, 2016

    Julian questions Ministers on support for farming science and technology

    Julian, recently appointed Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Science and Technology in Agriculture, this week asked Ministers about their plans to support agri-food research, and highlighted its important contribution to innovation across the regions of the UK. In the House of Commons on Tuesday, Julian asked the new Secretary of State for Business, […]
  • September 12, 2016

    Julian raises the issue of plastic recycling help for local communities

    Following enquiries from constituents about plastic recycling facilities in York, and the variation in services between different local authorities, Julian tabled parliamentary questions to the Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs to seek further clarification for local residents on the issue. Julian asked how much variation there was between different local […]
  • September 9, 2016

    Julian checks in with progress ahead of the opening of York’s new mental health facility at Peppermill Court

    Julian recently visited Peppermill Court to see the progress being made ahead of the opening of the adult mental health facility. Fire has delayed the opening of the specialist unit until early October but Julian was keen to visit and learn more about the new facility. Since Bootham Park Hospital’s closure last September there has […]
  • September 7, 2016

    Julian Highlights Need for Ring Road Upgrades in Transport Infrastructure Debate

    Yesterday, Julian hosted a debate in Parliament on transport infrastructure in York. During this debate he raised a number of matters including, Trans Pennine Rail services, HS2, and developing Haxby Railway Station but focused his attention on the need for dualling on York’s Outer Ring Road (A1237). Since his election in 2010 Julian has campaigned […]
  • September 1, 2016

    Julian’s York Press Column: York’s New Local Plan

    There are good reasons why many MPs decide not to involve themselves in any planning matters. Individual planning applications are often controversial and opinion is frequently split within communities. But when it comes to wider strategic planning for future housing, and particularly the development of Local Plans, I believe that MPs should engage with residents […]