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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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The EU Withdrawal Agreement

The EU Withdrawal Agreement

I am very grateful to all local residents who have contacted me so far with their thoughts on the withdrawal agreement and political declaration on our future relationship with the EU, the parliamentary vote on which will be held on Tuesday 11th December after 5 days of debate. I am taking careful note of what

Julian supports Small Business Saturday

Julian Sturdy, Member of Parliament for York Outer, has once again supported the ‘Small...

Julian supports disabled cyclists from the York Cycle Campaign

Julian recently joined Jamie Wood and Jon Phillip, both members of the York Cycle...

York Outer MP meets with Alzheimer’s Society

Julian Sturdy MP met with local representatives of the Alzheimer’s Society last week to...

Category: News & Articles

  • June 3, 2015

    Prime Minister pledges more powers for a future Yorkshire Powerhouse

    Today in Parliament, York Outer MP Julian Sturdy raised the issue of devolved powers for York, North Yorkshire, and the East Riding with the Prime Minister. Speaking in the House of Commons during the first Prime Minister’s Questions of the Parliament, Julian asked “Thanks to the Government’s careful financial stewardship York’s economy continues to grow […]
  • May 28, 2015

    Julian welcomes Queen’s Speech 2015

    Julian has welcomed yesterday’s Queen’s Speech, which included measures cut taxes for low-earners, increase health spending, and offer an in-out referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union. The Government’s legislative programme for the year ahead also set out measures that will boost employment, improve pensions, and rule out any rises in income tax, national […]
  • May 26, 2015

    Julian welcomes his horse welfare laws coming into force today

    Legislation introduced by Julian before the General Election to protect horses from neglect is due to come into force today. The Control of Horses Act 2015 will dramatically shorten the time it takes to rescue abandoned horses from over two weeks to just four days. The Act will also extend the protection of the law […]
  • May 21, 2015

    Julian Joins Local Councillors in Welcoming Withdrawal of Earswick Development Land

    After a long and hard fought campaign, Julian has joined local ward Councillors Paul Doughty and Helen Douglas in welcoming a developers’ decision to withdraw a 240 acre block of land to the east of Earswick from the Local Plan process. Council Officials have confirmed today the receipt of a letter from O’Neill Associates, acting on behalf […]
  • May 15, 2015

    Developments in Antibiotic Research

    Back in July 2014 the Prime Minister commissioned a review team led by Economist Jim O’Neill to look into why so few anti-microbial drugs had been introduced in recent years. The review panel included experts from science, finance, industry, and global health and its aim was to set out plans for encouraging the development of […]
  • May 14, 2015

    Julian welcomes the news that unemployment continues to fall across York Outer

    Julian has today welcomed new figures showing a 74% drop in the number of people claiming out of work benefits in York Outer, compared to 2010. According to the Office for National Statistics, the number of people claiming Job Seekers Allowance and Universal Credit in York Outer has fallen from over a thousand in 2010 […]
  • May 13, 2015

    Julian thanks York Outer residents for their support

    At the General Election, residents in York Outer voted in large numbers to return Julian as their local Member of Parliament, with a significantly increased share of the vote. Julian has said that he enjoyed every minute of the campaign as he was able to visit every part of the constituency and meet as many […]
  • May 6, 2015

    Election Message

    With only 29 hours left to secure a better future for York and the Country as a whole, Julian wanted to get in touch once again to encourage his constituents to go out and vote. Speaking today he said: “Tomorrow is the most important election in a generation, both locally and nationally. “We need a […]
  • May 5, 2015

    Election Countdown

    With only 48 hours left until the General Election Julian is continuing to step up his campaigning efforts across the constituency. Since the Dissolution of Parliament on the 30th March Julian has been out and about every day, knocking on doors, meeting local people and listening to their concerns. Speaking today on the campaign trail, […]
  • April 29, 2015

    Julian says Local Elections are Referendum on the Greenbelt

    Julian has today reiterated his commitment to protecting York’s greenbelt and rural communities from unsustainable development as part of his six point plan for the constituency. Labour’s highly controversial Local Plan started life proposing the development of over 22,000 houses across the city, prioritising development on the greenbelt rather than on brownfield sites. Julian has […]