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Julian Sturdy - Strong Voice for York Outer

Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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York Press column – New government must deliver for our region

York Press column – New government must deliver for our region

This summer has brought a dramatic overhaul of our country’s government, with the appointment of Boris Johnson as Prime Minister. This certainly makes for a huge change in style from Theresa May, and the extensive Cabinet reshuffle means the wider government has also undergone thorough renewal. Above all, there has been a major clarification of

Julian concerned to hear of potential job losses at York based SuperBreak

Julian has today reacted to the disappointing news that Malvern Group, the parent company...

Julian applauds strong start made by new Prime Minister

Julian has applauded the progress that his preferred candidate in the Conservative leadership race,...

Julian welcomes the introduction of Claudia’s Law

Julian has today welcomed the introduction of the Guardianship (Missing Persons) Act 2017 after...

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  • March 15, 2016

    The UK’s First Gigabit City

    Alongside Rawcliffe and Clifton Without Ward Councillors Sam Lisle, Stuart Rawlings, and Peter Dew, Julian met with TalkTalk who are rolling out ultra-fibre optic (UFO) broadband delivering speeds of 1000 Mbps. The joint venture with Sky and City Fibre is the first of its kind in the UK. The infrastructure has been laid in Rawcliffe […]
  • March 11, 2016

    Julian visits new family homes development in York

    Julian visited a key development of 215 new family homes in York Outer last Friday. The 15-acre site is being developed on the former Grain Stores site in Water Lane, Cilfton Without, by Redrow Homes. The majority of homes offered will be three and four-bedroom family homes with a small number of one and two-bedroom […]
  • March 9, 2016

    Flooding on Shipton Road

    At the peak of the Boxing Day Floods properties on Shipton Road in Rawcliffe were very nearly flooded. Running parallel to Shipton Road is a culvert running into Blue Beck which caused this isolated flooding. Julian recently visited the site with local Councillor Stuart Rawlings and spoke to residents whose homes were within inches of […]
  • March 7, 2016

    Julian raises the issue of Nursery Funding in Parliament

    Today in Parliament Julian raised the issue of Nursery Funding and called for the future early years budget to be ring-fenced, ensuring nursery providers receive sufficient funding to implement the 30 hours of free childcare. Speaking in Parliament, Julian said “I very much welcome that York is one of pilot schemes and I congratulate the Minister […]
  • March 7, 2016

    Julian sees All Schools programme in action

    In February Julian visited Joseph Rowntree School to learn more about the school’s partnership with the Rugby Football Union’s All Schools programme. The All Schools programme achieved its aim of introducing 400 state secondary schools to rugby in time for the 2015 World Cup. After England successfully hosted the tournament, the RFU is intending to […]
  • March 6, 2016

    Action on Rawcliffe Sewage Plant Smells

    Julian recently met with representatives from Yorkshire Water as well as the Rawcliffe and Clifton Without Councillors Stuart Rawlings, Peter Dew and Sam Lisle, to discuss the issue of problems smells coming from the Sewage Plant in Rawcliffe. This is an historic problem which has been raised by residents with Julian and the Ward Councillors […]
  • March 4, 2016

    Julian lends his support to local domestic abuse charity

    As part of an awareness raising campaign funded by the North Yorkshire Police Crime Commissioner, local domestic abuse charity IDAS (Independent Domestic Abuse Services) invited Julian to visit their refuge in York to find out more about the vital work they perform in the local area. In 2015, IDAS received over 1150 referrals into its […]
  • March 3, 2016

    Julian highlights £5 million fund available to York businesses

    The Government highlighted today that flood affected businesses in York can apply to a £5 million fund to advertise that they are open for business. The response came following today’s questions to the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, where Mr Sturdy enquired what the Government is doing to support tourism in York following the […]
  • March 2, 2016

    Julian visits local supermarket to champion Yorkshire produce

    Last week Julian visited the Co-op store in Poppleton to meet with staff and local suppliers in order to promote Yorkshire produce. After a store tour and discussing trading conditions with Co-op staff, Julian met with Paul Mercer from Wheldrake whose company Mercer’s manufactures a range of Yorkshire chutneys, preserves, and jams. The Co-op now […]
  • March 1, 2016

    Success! Appeal for giant wind turbine on the edge of York is rejected.

    The long running campaign to stop a 78 metre wind turbine from being built near Kexby has ended in success. Julian said today’s announcement that the developer’s appeal had been rejected will be met with relief from local residents. Julian has campaigned alongside local residents, some of whom were only 500m away from the giant […]