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Julian Sturdy - Strong Voice for York Outer

Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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Julian lobbies government to suspend Sunday Trading restrictions to aid families and key workers

Julian lobbies government to suspend Sunday Trading restrictions to aid families and key workers

Julian has joined members of Parliament’s Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Select Committee in writing to the Secretary of State for Business, Alok Sharma MP, to call for the suspension of Sunday Trading Laws for as long as emergency powers are in effect. Julian believes that the current restrictions imposed on shops make it much

Julian welcomes new ‘Nightingale’ hospital to fight coronavirus in Yorkshire

I am reassured by the official confirmation that a new ‘Nightingale’ emergency coronavirus hospital...

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...

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...

Category: News & Articles

  • 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 […]
  • April 22, 2016

    Yorkshire MPs Lead the Campaign for ‘Claudia’s Law’

    Julian has written a joint letter with York Central MP Rachael Maskell and Thirsk & Malton MP Kevin Hollinrake to the Prime Minister to lobby for new laws on guardianship for missing people to be included in the upcoming Queen’s Speech. The law, increasingly known as ‘Claudia’s Law’ in memory of Claudia Lawrence who went […]
  • April 18, 2016

    Supporting The British Legion and the Armed Forces Community

    Julian recently met with Debbie Harding, The Royal British Legion’s local Area Manager, in Parliament to discuss support for the Armed Forces community and this year’s World War One commemorations. The Royal British Legion is the country’s largest Armed Forces charity, providing welfare assistance to many thousands of veterans, serving personnel and their families. It […]
  • March 31, 2016

    Haxby Coffee Shop Surgery

    Julian is holding a drop-in coffee shop surgery this Saturday 2nd April in Haxby, between 9.30am-11am at the Aroma Coffee Shop (30 The Village, Haxby, YO32 3HT). If there are any issues which you would like to raise with Julian please drop by – no appointments are needed!
  • March 23, 2016

    Julian Pushes Government to Deliver on Guardianship Promises

    Today Julian hosted a debate in Parliament on protecting the affairs and property of missing people (also known as Claudia’s Law). He has been working closely with the charity Missing People, and his constituent Peter Lawrence whose daughter Claudia sadly disappeared back in 2009. At present when someone goes missing their families are often left […]
  • March 18, 2016

    Julian backs National Apprentice Week 2016

    Julian visited The Granary housing development in Clifton Without (also known as the Grain Store site) and met with a number of apprentices to mark National Apprentice Week 2016. Redrow Homes, the developers of the site, are launching their annual apprentice recruitment drive. Speaking with apprentices, Julian met Tim who is now in his final […]
  • March 16, 2016

    Julian welcomes the Chancellors funding announcement on flood defence spending

    Julian has today welcomed the Chancellor’s 2016 Budget with potentially transformative funding being announced for flood defences, alongside help for small businesses and our education system. The Chancellor has announced that as part of the Government’s £700 million boost to flood defence and resilience spending, £150 million will be invested in flood defence schemes in […]
  • 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 […]