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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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Julian quizzes Boris Johnson on York covid tier 2 restrictions at Prime Minister’s Questions

Julian quizzes Boris Johnson on York covid tier 2 restrictions at Prime Minister’s Questions

At Prime Minister’s Questions this afternoon, Julian called for the government to share more evidence on why York was put into tier 2 covid restrictions from last Saturday, set out a roadmap for how the city can escape by driving cases down, and introduce greater support for businesses impacted. Tier 2 (high alert) is the

York Press column – East/West delivers the best devolution deal for York

After years of discussion and debate, it seems that we are finally about to...

Julian welcomes funding for York from the £1.57billion Culture Recovery Fund

Julian has welcomed grants awarded through the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund (CRF)...

Julian voices concerns as York enters ‘high’ Covid alert level

Julian has today voiced his concerns after the Government announced that York would join...

Category: News & Articles

  • July 21, 2016

    Julian Joins Pupils as Part of Potato Project

    Julian recently spent a morning sizing up potatoes grown by pupils at Robert Wilkinson Primary Academy in Strensall, as part of a nationwide initiative run by AHDB (Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board) Potatoes. The Grow Your Own Potatoes (GYOP) scheme is a project that teaches primary school children how potatoes grow as well as how […]
  • July 20, 2016

    Julian Lobbies for Ring Road Upgrade

    Yesterday, Julian wasted no time in ensuring that the Government’s new Treasury team did not let the Northern Powerhouse agenda slip by drawing their attention to York’s Northern Ring Road (A1237) and in particular the case for upgrading. Taking the opportunity to raise the matter in Treasury Questions, Julian began by telling the House of […]
  • July 12, 2016

    Julian Jumps at Chance to Visit New Trampoline Park

    Julian recently visited the newly opened Energi trampoline park in York. Based at the York Business Park near Poppleton, Energi has over 100 connected trampolines, interactive games, foam pits and basketball hoops. Julian met with Guy Kilner, Director of Energi, who showed him around the park and discussed the work that they are doing with […]
  • July 11, 2016

    Julian welcomes new Prime Minister

    Speaking today in Westminster, Julian said: “I am delighted that Theresa May will be our next Prime Minister and the new Leader of the Conservative Party. I voted for Theresa in the second ballot and I know she will provide the strong, experienced leadership our country needs in these uncertain times. “Theresa has been the […]
  • July 8, 2016

    Julian welcomes the news that Leeds Heart Unit will remain open

    Julian has welcomed today’s announcement that Leeds Heart Unit is now secure, following years of controversy and uncertainty. NHS England has now decided that Leeds will be one of ten hospitals across the country that will provide specialist congenital heart surgery as long as new care standards are met. NHS England has also pledged to […]
  • July 7, 2016

    Julian’s York Press Column – Referendum Reaction and Leadership Contest

    It has now been two weeks since the referendum on our membership of the European Union. It was always going to be close, with the British people voting to leave the European Union by 52 to 48 per cent; once again the pollsters it wrong. With such a tight result there will inevitably be a […]
  • June 24, 2016

    Julian Reacts to Astonishing EU Referendum Result and the Prime Minister’s Shock Resignation

    Julian has given his thoughts on the result of yesterday’s referendum on our membership of the European Union following Britain’s vote to Leave. Commenting he said, “The result this morning was absolutely amazing and represents a real shift in the political landscape. The British people have spoken and said that they see our future outside […]
  • June 22, 2016

    Julian’s York Press Column – Why I will be Voting to Leave the European Union

    Tomorrow the British people will decide whether we will leave or remain in the European Union. I appreciate that the there is more than one side to this debate, and that there are differing points of view. That being said it is hardly surprising that many people have become frustrated with both the Remain and […]
  • June 21, 2016

    Julian urges progress on hydrogen vehicles

    Last Wednesday in Parliament, Julian, a member of the Energy and Climate Change Select Committee, raised the issue of hydrogen vehicles. Julian stressed the need for the UK to keep up with international competitors in the development of this kind of cutting-edge technology. Speaking in a debate on developing infrastructure for electric and low emission […]
  • June 21, 2016

    Julian Turns on New £1.5 million Sewer Connecting Copmanthorpe and Bishopthorpe

    Julian has turned on a new sewer which runs between Copmanthorpe and Bishopthorpe, following a £1.5 million investment by Yorkshire Water. The pipe, which ran parallel to the railway line, had burst a number of times in recent years. The completion of the new sewer pipe is very welcome as the problem of leaks should […]