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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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Julian quizzes Boris Johnson on York covid tier 2 restrictions at Prime Minister’s Questions

Julian quizzes Boris Johnson on York covid tier 2 restrictions at Prime Minister’s Questions

At Prime Minister’s Questions this afternoon, Julian called for the government to share more evidence on why York was put into tier 2 covid restrictions from last Saturday, set out a roadmap for how the city can escape by driving cases down, and introduce greater support for businesses impacted. Tier 2 (high alert) is the

York Press column – East/West delivers the best devolution deal for York

After years of discussion and debate, it seems that we are finally about to...

Julian welcomes funding for York from the £1.57billion Culture Recovery Fund

Julian has welcomed grants awarded through the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund (CRF)...

Julian voices concerns as York enters ‘high’ Covid alert level

Julian has today voiced his concerns after the Government announced that York would join...

Category: News & Articles

  • May 15, 2018

    Julian leads MPs in lobbying government over rural 4G mobile coverage

    Julian has led a cross-party group of MPs in calling for action to ensure better 4G mobile coverage for people in rural areas. Acting in his capacity as Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Rural Business, Julian coordinated the sending of a joint letter to the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media […]
  • May 9, 2018

    Julian Raises Tour de Yorkshire at Prime Minister’s Questions

    During Prime Minister’s Questions this afternoon Julian took the opportunity to raise the Tour de Yorkshire in a question regarding economic benefits and investment in British regions. Noting that the successful event over the bank holiday weekend had attracted a record number of spectators, Julian drew attention to the county’s hospitality and beautiful countryside, before […]
  • May 3, 2018

    Julian Gives Support to Nature Recovery Network

    Julian recently attended an event hosted by The Wildlife Trusts to show his support for the creation of a Nature Recovery Network; a well-designed network of places for nature which links ups green spaces and protected areas in towns, cities and countryside to deliver positive benefits for both people and wildlife. Research across the globe […]
  • May 2, 2018

    Julian backs calls to improve bowel cancer screening

    Julian has added his voice to cross-party calls for improvements to the bowel cancer screening regime, speaking in a parliamentary debate on the subject in Westminster Hall on Tuesday. Julian said: “A member of my close family—my father-in-law—is suffering from bowel cancer. Thanks to the superb support of the NHS he is on the road […]
  • May 1, 2018

    Julian Raises Concerns with Charities Commission in Parliamentary Debate

    In Parliament today Julian intervened in a debate on safeguarding children and young people in sport to raise concerns with the limited powers of the Charities Commission. The debate, led by the Mr Bambos Charalambous, the Member of Parliament for Enfield Southgate, focused on further steps to protect children attending sports clubs in the wake […]
  • April 25, 2018

    Julian welcomes Northern Rail back to Parliament

    Once again, Julian hosted a Northern Rail event for Members of Parliament across the north to meet with directors and discuss upcoming developments on the rail network. Following a successful event last October, MPs from across the region took the opportunity to drop-by and discuss progress on a number of projects aimed at modernising rail […]
  • April 19, 2018

    York Press Column: Military Intervention in Syria

    On Saturday the United Kingdom, alongside the US and France, targeted three chemical weapons facilities in Syria following a poison gas attack in the town of Douma a week earlier. There has been a lot written in national media over last few days, but I want to give you my thoughts on the operation our […]
  • April 18, 2018

    Julian speaks up for York Outer residents on fly tipping

    Julian has spoken up for York Outer residents in Parliament regarding the scourge of fly tipping. Julian raised the issues of waste disposal charges and the effect they can have on fly tipping and the role enforcement agencies can play at a debate held in Westminster Hall on Tuesday. Following the debate, Julian said: “Fly […]
  • April 9, 2018

    Julian learns about managing Yorkshire’s uplands for public benefit

    Last month Julian met with environmental groups, land managers and Richmond MP Rishi Sunak in Bishopdale in the Yorkshire Dales National Park to discuss how the region’s upland areas can be managed to provide environmental benefits, like natural flood defences and measures to combat the impacts of climate change. The government has proposed that current […]
  • March 23, 2018

    York Press Column: Spring Statement

    Last week, the Chancellor of the Exchequer delivered his first Spring Statement. This is the Government’s opportunity to respond to forecasts from the independent forecaster the Office for Budgetary Responsibility. I have the OBR’s report on my desk, however I am sure you will be pleased to read that I won’t be covering all 236 […]