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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

  • October 2, 2015

    Julian Meets with Mental Health Officials to discuss Bootham Park Hospital Closure and New 24/7 Helpline

    Following the sudden closure of Bootham Park Hospital Julian has today met with Martin Barkley, the Chief Executive of Tees, Esk and Wear Valley NHS Trust, who yesterday undertook overall responsibility for York’s mental health services. At the meeting Julian discussed the current situation and the implications the closure could have on both in and […]
  • October 1, 2015

    Vale Radio Developments

    In August 2014 Julian joined the team at Vale Radio for their official launch show live on air. Vale Radio is a community led radio station based in Haxby, featuring local news and events across the Vale of York, broadcasting across Selby, Thirsk, Linton on Ouse and West into Ryedale. I am pleased to say […]
  • September 30, 2015

    Julian welcomes latest TransPennine electrification plans

    Julian has welcomed the news that work to electrify the TransPennine line will resume under plans announced this afternoon. Proposals are now being worked on by the Department for Transport, Network Rail, and Rail North to electrify the line between Stalybridge and Leeds and on to York and Selby. The revised plans will focus on […]
  • September 18, 2015

    Julian calls for a more sensible reduction for Feed-in Tariffs

    Yesterday in Parliament Julian, an elected member of the Energy and Climate Change Committee, raised the serious concerns currently being voiced in the solar industry. Speaking in Energy and Climate Change departmental questions Julian said: “I very much welcome the review of feed-in tariffs. We should be working towards a zero-subsidised solar industry, but does […]
  • September 18, 2015

    Julian welcomes planning reforms that restore fairness between traveller and settled communities

    After calling for major reforms to the Government’s policy on Gypsy and Traveller sites, local MP Julian Sturdy has requested a debate on recently announced guidelines. Speaking in Business of the House debate yesterday, Julian said “Many of my constituents will welcome the recent changes to the definition of “a Traveller” within the planning system, […]
  • September 17, 2015

    Julian Calls for More Office to Residential Conversions at Clifton Moor

    Julian has called on the Government to renew its policy of allowing offices to be converted to residential properties without having to apply for planning permission, following a visit to Helmsley Group’s ‘Halo’ development on Clifton Moor. In May 2013, the Coalition Government introduced permitted development rights for office to residential conversions for a three […]
  • September 15, 2015

    Julian supports Macmillan’s Question Time with people affected by cancer

    Julian recently met with people affected by cancer at the Macmillan Question Time event in Parliament last week. The event allowed Julian to hear first-hand about people’s experiences with cancer treatment, and why it is so important that the Government continues to prioritise improvements to cancer care. Attending the event, Julian pledged his continued support […]
  • September 14, 2015

    Julian pledges to support people living with Atrial Fibrillation

    Julian has pledged to work with the AF Association and the dedicated All-Party Parliamentary Group to improve detection rates and patient care for the one million people suffering from the condition. At a recent event held in Parliament, Julian received a pulse check and an ECG reading with a new device that allows patients to […]
  • September 3, 2015

    Coffee Shop Surgery This Saturday

    Julian is holding one of his regular Coffee Shop Surgeries this Saturday (05th September), accompanied by Cllr David Carr, the Copmanthorpe Ward Councillor. They will be at Little Acorn’s Café in Copmanthorpe, between 9:30am till 11am and will be on hand to listen to any concerns you would like to raise, whether it be local, […]
  • September 1, 2015

    Julian Celebrates Transformation of Yorkshire Power Station

    Julian has recently toured Drax Power Station near Selby to find out more about the company’s movement away from coal and towards biomass as a reliable form of renewable energy. Drax Group plc, which directly employs 1400 people, has been steadily increasing its use of wood pellets in place of coal for several years. It is now the […]