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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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York Outer flood risk update

York Outer flood risk update

I am closely monitoring the situation, and have checked in with our local Environment Agency team about the steps they are taking. I aim to visit affected areas and examine the effectiveness of defences in person, covid rules allowing, as soon as possible. The River Ouse is rising to an estimated 4.5 to 4.7 metres

Julian votes against government again on parliamentary control of trade agreements

During yesterday’s debate on amendments to the Trade Bill made by the House of...

Askham Bar vaccination centre upgraded to new national vaccination hub for region

I am delighted to hear that the Askham Bar vaccination site is being expanded...

Julian pushes Ministers on strengthening parliamentary scrutiny of trade agreements

This morning at Questions to the Secretary of State for International Trade in the...

Category: News & Articles

  • May 5, 2017

    Julian Welcomes Ed Young – Conservative Candidate for York Central

    Julian has welcomed Ed Young’s selection as the Conservative Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for York Central in the upcoming General Election. Ed was formally selected to contest the seat by York Conservatives on Sunday and has wasted no time in hitting the campaign trail. Commenting after Ed’s selection, Julian said: “Ed is a strong local candidate […]
  • May 2, 2017

    Campaigning Update: Dunnington, Osbaldwick and Copmanthorpe

      Dunnington: With Cllr Jenny Brooks in Dunnington. Julian has pledged his support to a campaign for supporting local shops and businesses in the village.         Osbaldwick: Delivering the latest ‘In-Touch’ to villagers in Osbaldwick. Julian spoke with a number of residents who were making the most of the sunshine and was pleased […]
  • May 2, 2017

    Julian Launches Campaign for Re-election

    Julian has been unanimously re-selected by York Conservative Association to seek re-election at the upcoming General Election, after which he launched his campaign in Earswick with his wife Victoria and local campaigners. Commenting Julian said, “This election offers a very clear choice between a strong Conservative government under Theresa May determined to deliver for ordinary families […]
  • April 28, 2017

    Julian speaks up on local flood defences

    This Wednesday, Julian used a debate in Parliament in Westminster Hall to emphasise the importance of the sensitive use of flood defences, so that they do not protect some areas at the expense of others. The debate was on upper catchment management, i.e. the management of the upper reaches of a river. ‘Hard’ flood defences, […]
  • April 27, 2017

    Julian Raises Transport Infrastructure with the Prime Minister

    In the final Prime Minister’s Questions session before the General Election Julian raised transport infrastructure in the House of Commons, specifically those projects integral to securing economic growth in York. Julian mentioned improvements to the northern ring road (A1237), building a railway station in Haxby, and upgrading the A64 before asking the Prime Minister to continue […]
  • April 26, 2017

    Julian supports workers following Nestle jobs announcement

    Julian has called for support for workers following yesterday’s announcement that Nestle will be consulting over proposals which could see 143 factory workers and a further 23 in technical, warehouse and transport side of the company face redundancy. Julian understands these proposals have been made to rebalance Nestle’s local operations, and they expect that any […]
  • April 21, 2017

    Julian Delighted by Huntington Greenbelt Victory

    The Secretary of State, Sajid Javid MP, has today dismissed a planning appeal for 109 homes on the greenbelt north of Avon Drive in Huntington. Julian was a vehement critic of the plans when they were first mooted in 2015. Alongside local residents Mr Sturdy objected to the proposals which were initially turned down by the […]
  • April 19, 2017

    General Election: 8th June 2017

    Today, the House of Commons passed a motion for a General Election to be held on 8th June. Julian commented: “The Prime Minister’s announcement yesterday was certainly unexpected but I do believe that this is the correct decision for our country. Britain needs stability ahead of vital negotiations with the European Union and our government […]
  • April 10, 2017

    Julian Supports Bowel Cancer Awareness Month

    Julian is supporting Bowel Cancer UK’s campaign to urge more people to take part in bowel cancer screening and save lives, as part of Bowel Cancer Awareness Month in April. More than 44 people die from bowel cancer every day in the UK, it’s the nation’s second biggest cancer killer.  However, it shouldn’t be. It’s […]
  • April 6, 2017

    Julian’s York Press Column: Up-skilling the Workforce of Tomorrow

    Last week at Prime Minister’s Questions I asked Theresa May about the steps her Government is taking to improve technical and vocational education, so that our young people are properly prepared to take up high-quality skilled jobs when they leave education. As a country we have a chronic skills shortage and a productivity shortfall relative […]