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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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Statement on the death of the Duke of Edinburgh

Statement on the death of the Duke of Edinburgh

A moment of sorrow for the entire nation, as we mourn the loss of the Duke of Edinburgh. My thoughts are with the entire Royal Family today, but especially the Queen who was married to Prince Philip for over seven decades. It is always a tragedy to lose your partner and I offer my utmost

Julian’s parliamentary committee presses government to aid covid-hit wholesale and suppliers sector

The House of Commons Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee on which Julian...

£2.9million funding boost for York’s cultural and heritage sites

Julian has welcomed the announcement that York will receive £2,965,522 to support iconic cultural...

Local Coronavirus Update

Since my last weekly vaccine update, family and friends have been able to enjoy...

Category: News & Articles

  • February 26, 2021

    Local Coronavirus Update

    It is incredible news that nearly sixty thousand people in York have received a dose of a coronavirus vaccine contributing towards the world leading total of over eighteen million vaccines administered nationwide. This means one in three adults have now been inoculated. Within the Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Group area, 98.6% of those over […]
  • February 24, 2021

    York Press column – York’s path to normality and mental health investment

    While the toll of coronavirus remains very great, with the successful completion of the first phase of the vaccination programme, and the Monday 22nd unveiling of the government’s roadmap out of lockdown, we now seem to be at the turn of the tide. A new study from Imperial College London shows infections have fallen by […]
  • February 23, 2021

    Lockdown Exit Roadmap

    March 8: All schools to reopen. All school sport back, alongside breakfast and aftershool clubs to help parents return to work. Meet one other person outside for a cup of coffee or picnic, not just for exercise March 29: Six people or two households can meet outside. Outdoor sport allowed again. April 12: Non-essential retail […]
  • February 22, 2021

    Lockdown exit roadmap – Julian calls for faster relaxation if vaccination progress accelerates and earlier opening for safe indoor hospitality

    I welcome the clarity the overall exit plan brings for York households and businesses, in particular the emphasis that the successful vaccination programme allows for progress out of lockdown to be irreversible, with summer hopefully seeing a return to freedom. In particular, I am reassured a firm commitment has now been made to open all […]
  • February 22, 2021

    Statement ahead of Prime Minister’s COVID-19 Update

    With the fantastic news that all adults should receive their first dose of a vaccine by the end of July, expectations for the Prime Minister’s long-awaited road map out of lockdown are high. I remain committed to the belief that schools must return by March 8 for all students to mitigate the long-term effects of […]
  • February 17, 2021

    Work starting on new child mental health centre in Osbaldwick

    Julian has welcomed the announcement that construction is beginning on a new improved site for York’s NHS Child Adolescent and Mental Health Service (CAMHS), currently based at the Lime Trees facility on Shipton Road. This represents a £1.2 million investment for a 6-month refurbishment of premises at the Link Business Park in Osbaldwick to create […]
  • February 15, 2021

    Statement on passing of Peter Lawrence

    I am incredibly saddened by the news of Peter Lawrence’s passing, and want to express my deepest sympathy to his family at this painful time. It is tragic to think he departed this life still not knowing the whereabouts of Claudia, and I will be thinking of the Lawrence family in the days ahead. It […]
  • February 11, 2021

    York Press column: The Success of the Vaccine Rollout Begins to Tip the Balance of Risks of Lockdowns

    While it seems the past five years have been dominated by disagreements with the European Union, over the weekend I found myself agreeing with the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, when she described the United Kingdom’s ability to procure and rollout vaccines as a lone country as being like a speedboat.   […]
  • February 10, 2021

    Julian presses Prime Minister to confirm school return date

    Julian has today questioned the Prime Minister on the Government proposed timetable for students to return to school.  At the moment the Government has indicated that students will return from the 8th of March, however concerns have been raised that this leaves open the possibility of a phased return, which would see children in some year […]
  • February 8, 2021

    Local Factors in Managing Flood Risk and Property Flood Resilience – Call for Evidence

    In July 2020 the Government announced its long-term plan to create a nation more resilient to future flood and coastal erosion risk in its Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Policy Statement. This ambitious plan sets out five key commitments – supported by over 40 actions – to accelerate progress to better protect and better […]