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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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York Press column – Unity and self-discipline will get us through Coronavirus

York Press column – Unity and self-discipline will get us through Coronavirus

A month on from my last column on overcoming Yorkshire’s flooding challenges, our community and country now faces an even sterner test. The necessary restrictions on movement, and closure of public spaces make this in some ways the most serious emergency our nation has ever faced. Even on the brink of invasion in 1940, schools,

Julian writes to the Foreign Secretary to urge him to send repatriation flights to Australia and New Zealand

A number of constituents who are struggling to return home to the UK have...

Cross-party group of 12 Yorkshire MPs write to Housing Minister to oppose Askham Bog development appeal

Julian, together with 11 other MPs from across Yorkshire, has today written to the...

Julian writes to the Chancellor to urge him to provide more support to the self-employed

Julian has today written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak to ask...

Category: News & Articles

  • 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 […]
  • May 18, 2016

    Julian Welcomes Queen’s Speech

    Julian has welcomed today’s Queen’s Speech, which includes legislation to boost broadband speeds, give local communities more control over planning, and to improve the nation’s transport infrastructure. The York Outer MP has campaigned for many years to improve broadband speeds across rural areas around the outskirts of York. The Government’s Digital Economy Bill will deliver […]
  • May 11, 2016

    Julian Welcomes HS2 Opportunities for Local Businesses

    Julian has welcomed an initiative launched by HS2 Limited to encourage local businesses from across Yorkshire and the Humber to find out how they can benefit from the work generated from the HS2 rollout. On Wednesday 18th May HS2 Limited are inviting businesses to meet face-to-face with HS2 experts in Leeds to learn about supply […]
  • April 27, 2016

    Julian calls for urgent action on antibiotic resistance

    Yesterday afternoon, Julian hosted a debate in Parliament on the need to incentivise the next generation of antibiotic drugs. Julian has long championed the need to tackle the growing threat of antibiotic resistance, and since his first debate on this matter back in 2014 both the Prime Minister and the Chancellor have made major speeches […]
  • April 27, 2016

    Bishopthorpe Coffee Shop Surgery

    Julian is holding a drop-in coffee shop surgery with Cllr John Galvin this Saturday 30th April in Bishopthorpe, between 9.30am-11am at the ‘Delicacy’ Coffee Shop (28 Acaster Lane, Bishopthorpe, YO23 2SJ). If there are any issues which you would like to raise with Julian please drop by – no appointments are needed!
  • April 22, 2016

    Julian Lobbies the Council to Apply for Ring Road Upgrade Funding

    Julian has been in correspondence with the City of York Council continuing his campaign to dual the northern ring road. As every resident of York will know, the A1237 is one of the city’s most congested roads even out of peak times. The gridlock is immensely frustrating for residents and also affects local businesses as […]