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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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Julian expresses delight at Government confirmation of ring road dualling scheme

Julian expresses delight at Government confirmation of ring road dualling scheme

Julian has today received official confirmation from the Roads Minister, Baroness Vere that she has signed off on City of York Council’s bid for Government funding for the dualling of the A1237 between the Rawcliffe and Hopgrove roundabouts. Subject to the approval of the Final Business Case, the Department has agreed to contribute just under

Julian welcomes National Railway Museum funding boost and requests meeting with Housing Minister to secure York Central access funding

Julian has today welcomed the Culture Secretary’s announcement that the National Railway Museum in...

Julian welcomes Queen’s Speech 2019

Julian has welcomed the Queen’s Speech for 2019, setting out the government’s proposed draft...

Julian urges Prime Minister to support campaign to save Askham Bog

Yesterday, Julian questioned the First Secretary of State, Dominic Raab, who was standing in...

Category: News & Articles

  • November 5, 2015

    Julian Promotes Off-site Construction Housing as ‘Great Opportunity’

    In a Westminster Hall debate yesterday in Parliament on modern pre-fabricated housing, Julian outlined his support for off-site construction housing to help mitigate the country’s housing needs. Pre-fabricated building and construction has come on in leaps and bounds in recent years, and the modern product offers high quality buildings with much faster delivery speeds than traditional […]
  • October 30, 2015

    Julian Welcomes Chancellor’s Visit to York

    Julian has welcomed George Osborne’s visit to York today to announce the launch of the new National Infrastructure Commission and the investment of £100bn this Parliament to support its recommendations. Speaking alongside the new Chair of the Commission, Lord Adonis, as well as Lord Heseltine, the Chancellor said that Britain needed to recover from the ‘disease […]
  • October 29, 2015

    Julian champions the case for a new railway station at Haxby

    Today in Parliament Julian championed the case for funding a new rail station in Haxby. Speaking in the House of Commons during the Transport Questions debate, Julian asked “Will the Minister give me an assurance that the new stations fund will be accessible to applications from all councils? “As she knows, the proposal for a new […]
  • October 21, 2015

    Julian welcomes £200 million of Chinese investment in York

    Welcoming today’s announcement, Julian has said that businesses across York must seize the opportunity to benefit from improved links with China. As Vice-Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group for China, Julian has agreed to work in partnership with the China-Britain Business Council to help York businesses boost exports and attract inward investment from China. […]
  • October 20, 2015

    Julian champions improved transport links with Leeds-Bradford Airport

    On Friday, Julian met with John Parkin, Chief Executive of Leeds-Bradford Airport to discuss the best way forward to improve transport connections with our region’s airport. Leeds Bradford airport is used by many local residents around York and is one of the country’s fastest growing airports, supporting thousands of local jobs and acting as an […]
  • October 20, 2015

    Julian supports blanket ban on legal highs

    Last night in Parliament Julian welcomed the Government’s blanket ban on legal highs. Under the Psychoactive Substances Bill, the supply of legal highs will become a criminal offence with a maximum penalty of up to seven years in prison. Speaking in the debate, Julian said “For far too long, York, along with other cities and […]
  • October 16, 2015

    Restart a Heart Day at Manor School

    Today is European ‘Restart a Heart Day’, where the British Heart Foundation will be working with the Yorkshire Ambulance Service to train 92 secondary schools in the region, as part of a UK-wide effort to train 30, 000 students in CPR using the British Heart Foundation ‘Call, Push, Rescue’ CPR training kits. Julian visited Manor […]
  • October 16, 2015

    Further developments over the closure of Bootham Park Hospital

    Today Julian met with Alistair Burt the Minister of State for Community and Social Care, to discuss the closure of Bootham Park Hospital and what steps should now be taken. Julian stated that “today’s meeting was an opportunity to raise many of the concerns I have received from constituents over patient care and the continuation […]
  • October 15, 2015

    Julian Calls for Devolution to Benefit the Whole of Yorkshire

    Yesterday in Parliament, Julian called for devolution powers to include both rural and urban parts of the county, saying nowhere should be left behind. Speaking in the House of Commons on the Government’s flagship Cities and Local Government Bill, Julian said “Speaking as a proud Yorkshireman, and looking at what devolution might bring to our […]
  • October 12, 2015

    Julian Welcomes Prime Minister’s Announcement on Office to Residential Conversions

    The Prime Minister will today announce that a temporary rule introduced in May 2013 allowing builders to convert disused offices into homes without applying for planning permission will be made a permanent change – a move welcomed by local developers and Julian. Last month, Julian toured the Halo development in Clifton Moor with John Reeves, […]