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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

  • 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, […]
  • June 3, 2016

    Julian Backs Battle of Fulford Crowdfunder

    Julian has given his support to a crowdfunder appeal launched to make the site of the Battle of Fulford accessible to the public on its 950th anniversary. The Battle of Fulford took place in 1066 between Kind Harald Hardrada’s Viking Army and the Northern English Army. It preceded the battle of Stanford Bridge six days […]
  • June 1, 2016

    Julian Shines Spotlight on Voter Registration

    Ahead of the upcoming referendum on our membership of the European Union on 23rd June, Julian is calling on all eligible constituents to register to vote. The final deadline for registration is 7th June. You can register to vote online by following the instructions here: https://www.gov.uk/register-to-vote If you are already on the electoral roll then […]
  • May 27, 2016

    Julian Welcomes Revised Nursery Pilot Funding Deal

    Julian has welcomed the Department for Education’s latest offer to York nursery providers for the free 30-hours pilot scheme commencing this September. The latest funding deal for York nursery providers will offer them a combined rate of £4.00 per hour over all thirty hours in comparison to the £3.38 they currently receive for providing fifteen […]