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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...

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  • December 5, 2014

    Julian Welcomes Success for IVF Campaign

    Julian has cautiously welcomed yesterday’s news that IVF will be made available on the NHS in York, saying: “I am delighted to hear that the Vale of York CCG have finally voted to offer one cycle of IVF free on the NHS. I know from the many constituents who’ve contacted me on this issue how […]
  • December 4, 2014

    Julian Welcomes Northern Focus of Chancellor’s Autumn Statement

    Julian has welcomed several of the announcements in the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement yesterday, saying they have “paved the way for a truly northern economic powerhouse.” Reacting to the Chancellor’s pre-budget report on the British economy and his investment pledges, Julian said: “The autumn statement has shown that the Government’s long term economic plan is paying dividends, not […]
  • December 3, 2014

    Julian Secures Northern Ring Road Meeting for Local Businesses with Transport Secretary

    Julian has today secured a meeting for a delegation of local businesses with Patrick McLoughlin MP, the Secretary of State for Transport, to discuss the campaign for dualling the A1237. Julian made the request during Prime Minister’s questions today, saying: “The City of York is truly benefitting from the Government’s northern led economic plan and […]
  • November 28, 2014

    Julian welcomes better train services for York but raises concerns over the future of the East Coast Main Line Headquarters

    Rail journeys between London and York will be transformed by more services, new trains and more seats after the government announced its intention to award the new East Coast franchise to Inter City Railways, a joint venture of Stagecoach and Virgin. The new deal will include a host of extra benefits for passengers in York. […]
  • November 24, 2014

    Julian Visits Site in Naburn Proposed for Traveller Camp

    On Friday, Julian visited a site south of the Designer Outlet in Naburn earmarked for a 15 pitch Travellers’ Camp in the Council’s controversial Local Plan. Julian was given a guided tour of the site, which is Council-owned land, by local farmer Roger Jewitt, whose family have been farming the land in question for more than […]
  • November 20, 2014

    Julian Raises Local Police Scheme with the Home Secretary

    This week in Parliament, Julian raised a new scheme launched by North Yorkshire Police to help people with mental health issues to the Home Secretary’s attention. During Monday’s Question Time in the House of Commons, Julian asked “Will the Home Secretary join me in praising the work of North Yorkshire police? They have launched a […]
  • November 20, 2014

    Julian and Local Councillor Welcome Secure Future for Bishopthorpe Post Office

    After a long and hard fought campaign, Julian and local Councillor for Bishopthorpe, John Galvin have welcomed the news that the village will retain its Post Office, albeit at a new premises. The existing facility on Main Street, Bishopthorpe, had been under the threat of permanent closure since December last year, with the Post Office Ltd […]
  • November 18, 2014

    Julian Backs Small Business

    On Monday Julian met with representatives of the North Yorkshire branch of the Federation of Small Businesses to discuss what the next government could do to further assist small businesses. Julian also pledged his support to the recently launched #ibacksmallbusiness campaign, which highlights the current barriers to growth for small businesses and SMEs, and maps […]
  • November 15, 2014

    Julian Hosts Public Meeting on Controversial Plans for 1500 Homes in Haxby and Wigginton

    Yesterday evening Julian hosted a Public Meeting in the Methodist Church Hall in Haxby to discuss the current state-of-play with the controversial Local Plan. Julian gave a short introductory speech outlining the current situation following the recent set-back to the Council’s Local Plan, after a motion was passed on the 9th October to halt proceedings, […]
  • November 14, 2014

    Julian Hosts Further Flooding Meeting for Copmanthorpe Residents

    Yesterday evening, Julian hosted another on street public meeting for the residents of Sawyer’s Crescent, Copmanthorpe, whose street was flooded with several inches of raw sewerage following a flash period of heavy rainfall in August. Several local residents in the area had contacted Julian when 31mm of rain fell in just three hours on 8th […]