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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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Julian backs Great British Spring Clean

Julian backs Great British Spring Clean

Julian has pledged his support for the UK’s biggest mass action environmental campaign, 2020’s ‘Great British Spring Clean’, organised by environment charity Keep Britain Tidy. This will see up to 600,000 people act to clean up streets, beaches and parks across the country between 20th March and 13th April. The campaign unites residents, community groups,

Julian’s New Year message for the York Press

“In 2020 I will focus on ensuring that the government’s plans for improving public...

Julian welcomes Christmas Queen’s Speech

“I warmly welcome today’s Queen’s Speech, setting out the government’s agenda for the new...

Julian’s post-election message

I want to warmly thank everyone who voted to re-elect me as MP for...

Category: News & Articles

  • 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 […]
  • February 25, 2016

    Julian Declares Position on EU Referendum

    “The outcome of the referendum vote on 23rd June will be a defining moment for Britain. In an act of true democracy in which our nation’s history is enshrined, the people of Britain, from York to Yeovil, will decide whether our future is stronger within or outside of the European Union. “This is not, as […]