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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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York Press column – Unity and self-discipline will get us through Coronavirus

York Press column – Unity and self-discipline will get us through Coronavirus

A month on from my last column on overcoming Yorkshire’s flooding challenges, our community and country now faces an even sterner test. The necessary restrictions on movement, and closure of public spaces make this in some ways the most serious emergency our nation has ever faced. Even on the brink of invasion in 1940, schools,

Julian writes to the Foreign Secretary to urge him to send repatriation flights to Australia and New Zealand

A number of constituents who are struggling to return home to the UK have...

Cross-party group of 12 Yorkshire MPs write to Housing Minister to oppose Askham Bog development appeal

Julian, together with 11 other MPs from across Yorkshire, has today written to the...

Julian writes to the Chancellor to urge him to provide more support to the self-employed

Julian has today written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak to ask...

Category: News & Articles

  • 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 […]
  • January 11, 2017

    Guardianship Bill Brought Before Parliament

    Julian was encouraged with the steps taken towards introducing guardianship legislation in Parliament today. The matter was brought before the House of Commons in a 10 Minute Rule Motion introduced by Kevin Hollinrake, the MP for Thirsk and Malton. The Bill would allow families to manage the financial and property affairs of a person who […]
  • January 6, 2017

    Julian’s York Press Column: The Year Ahead

    The late Prime Minister, Harold MacMillan once remarked that it was a ‘trite observation to say “we live in a period of transition”’. I have been mulling over this assertion throughout the festive period as I recollected the year’s most memorable events. The more time that I spend in politics, the more I find myself […]
  • December 21, 2016

    Julian’s Christmas Message

    I think it’s fair to say that 2016 has been anything but boring, and for many of us in York we will be hoping for a much drier Christmas period than the misery brought about by last year’s Boxing Day Floods. This year we’ve had all change at Number 10, our future is now outside […]