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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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York Press column – Unity and self-discipline will get us through Coronavirus

York Press column – Unity and self-discipline will get us through Coronavirus

A month on from my last column on overcoming Yorkshire’s flooding challenges, our community and country now faces an even sterner test. The necessary restrictions on movement, and closure of public spaces make this in some ways the most serious emergency our nation has ever faced. Even on the brink of invasion in 1940, schools,

Julian writes to the Foreign Secretary to urge him to send repatriation flights to Australia and New Zealand

A number of constituents who are struggling to return home to the UK have...

Cross-party group of 12 Yorkshire MPs write to Housing Minister to oppose Askham Bog development appeal

Julian, together with 11 other MPs from across Yorkshire, has today written to the...

Julian writes to the Chancellor to urge him to provide more support to the self-employed

Julian has today written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak to ask...

Category: News & Articles

  • July 30, 2015

    Julian Joins Archaeologists at Battle of Fulford Dig

    As archaeologists continue their project on the 950-year-old battlefield of Fulford, Julian went along on Sunday to find out more. During Julian’s tour of the site Chas Jones, the leader of the project, explained that they have uncovered what was “clearly the main road heading south of York” as the A19 is now, running through […]
  • July 24, 2015

    Julian elected as a member of the Energy and Climate Change Committee

    Julian has joined the Energy and Climate Change Select Committee in Parliament, after being elected to the position by other Conservative MPs. The influential cross-party committee is appointed by the House of Commons and meets regularly to examine the policies and question the inner workings of the Department of Energy and Climate Change. One of […]
  • July 24, 2015

    Working with Local Residents to Tackle Pockets of Anti-Social Behaviour

    Julian has joined forces with Copmanthorpe Councillor David Carr in an effort to crack down on incidences of anti-social behaviour in the village. The pair have been working closely together since a group of residents contacted them with serious concerns over boy-racing and loitering in the Low Green/Merchant’s Way area of Copmanthorpe. A snicket which […]
  • July 16, 2015

    Julian champions TransPennine electrification and continued investment in York’s railways

    Following last month’s announcement that the TransPennine electrification project has been temporarily paused, Julian questioned what impact this could have on York’s future rail infrastructure. Speaking in the Chamber, Julian asked the Transport Secretary, Patrick Mcloughlin, “Whilst welcoming the huge investment in rail services by this Government over the last five years, can I ask […]
  • July 14, 2015

    Update on campaign to end postcode lottery funding for York schools

    Today in Parliament, Julian attended the F40 campaign meeting with MPs from across the country to agree a way forward on changing the way in which school funds are allocated. The current mainstream schools funding model is a complex network of funding grants. Due to a heavy weighting towards deprivation, York now has the seventh […]
  • July 9, 2015

    Coffee Shop Surgery This Saturday

    From 9.30am till 11am on Saturday (11th July), Julian will be hosting another of his regular drop-in advice surgeries at the McDonalds restaurant at Clifton Moor. He’ll be on hand to listen any concerns you’d like to raise with him, whether local, national or international. No appointments are necessary, so please feel free to drop […]
  • July 8, 2015

    Chancellor’s Summer Budget delivers tax cut for 87,000 workers across York

    Julian has welcomed the news that thousands of workers across York will benefit from tax cuts, as the Chancellor’s Budget delivered on the Conservatives’ key election promise to raise tax thresholds. Changes to the personal allowance will result in 87,000 workers across York receiving a tax cut in April 2016, with a further 2,000 of […]
  • July 8, 2015

    Julian Celebrates Work of Local Food Bank

    Julian has applauded the work of local Trussell Trust volunteers after visiting and helping out at a recent food bank collection in a York Outer supermarket. He spent time helping the volunteers at the Tesco’s at Clifton Moor on Friday. The Trussell Trust, one of the largest food bank organisations in the UK with approximately […]
  • July 7, 2015

    Julian calls for action on fairer funding for York

    Today in Parliament, Julian held the Government to account over what progress has been made on securing fairer funding for health services across York. Speaking in the House of Commons during Health Questions, Julian asked “The disparity in health funding allocations due to the imbalance in the system which favours deprivation over age, has yet […]
  • July 6, 2015

    Dringhouses Primary School grow their own potatoes

    On Friday, Julian spent the morning sizing up potatoes grown by pupils at Dringhouses Primary School as part of the Grow Your Own Potatoes Scheme. The programme, supported by McCains Foods, teaches primary school children how crops are grown grow and how they fit into a healthy, balanced diet. It also includes a range of […]