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Julian Sturdy

Conservative Parliamentary Candidate for York Outer

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Campaigning Update – Haxby, Bishopthorpe, Acaster Malbis

Campaigning Update – Haxby, Bishopthorpe, Acaster Malbis

This weekend Julian has been out speaking to local residents north of the city in Haxby, and also in Bishopthorpe and Acaster Malbis to the south. On the doorsteps he discussed the Conservative commitment to build Northern Powerhouse Rail between Leeds and Manchester to improve regional transport connections, raise the National Insurance threshold to £9500

Julian welcomes Roads Minister to York to show her the case for dualling the A64

Last week, Julian hosted the Roads Minister Baroness Vere in York to make the...

York Press election column – My Plan for a Better York

Having represented our city in Parliament since 2010, I value this opportunity to speak...

Campaigning Update – Rawcliffe, Clifton Without, Heworth Without, Osbaldwick, Dunnington, Holtby, Wheldrake and Elvington

This last week Julian was out and about meeting residents in Rawcliffe and Clifton,...

Category: News & Articles

  • July 17, 2019

    Julian raises York youth mental health services in Parliament

    Yesterday, Julian spoke about the importance of keeping waiting times for York’s youth mental health services under control in a parliamentary debate in Westminster Hall in the House of Commons. Julian noted that there have been peaks and troughs in waiting times for routine autism assessments in York, varying between 6 and 12 months in […]
  • July 12, 2019

    York Press column – Action on climate change

    No one following the news recently can have missed the growing prominence of climate change, with this spring’s controversial Extinction Rebellion protest and the youth climate strike movement the most eye-catching examples of rising public interest. Last month, the government made the historic announcement that the UK would commit to reach ‘net zero’ carbon emissions […]
  • July 9, 2019

    Julian meets Minister for Children and Families to highlight Special Educational Needs pressures in York

    Last week, Julian met with the Minister for Children and Families, Nadhim Zahawi MP, to press him on the need for changes to the way that support for children with Special Educational Needs (SEN) is funded in schools. It follows on from a debate in Parliament that Julian organised in March in which he highlighted […]
  • July 5, 2019

    Julian welcomes news that Moor Lane application at Askham Bog is recommended for refusal

    Julian has welcomed the news that City of York Council have recommended refusal for the proposed development site on the land south of Moor Lane which included up to 516 properties, a sports pavilion, a local centre and associated landscaping. Writing to all residents on Moor Lane last December, Julian made clear his strong objections […]
  • July 5, 2019

    Julian campaigns to raise awareness of Shared Appreciation Mortgage scandal

    This week Julian has questioned Treasury Ministers in the House of Commons in a bid to raise awareness of an unjust equity release scheme that has impacted on thousands of families across the country, including a constituent in York. Shared Appreciation Mortgages (SAMs) were marketed primarily to pensioners in the 1980s and 90s, with the […]
  • July 3, 2019

    Julian visits Hull Road neurological care centre

    Last Friday, Julian was invited to visit the Woodlands Neurological Rehabilitation Centre, based just off Hull Road in the east of the city. This is a specialist care and rehabilitation facility for people who have had a stroke, as well as spinal cord disorders and acquired brain injury, taking patients on referral from York NHS. It […]
  • July 1, 2019

    Julian meets York Outer residents at climate change lobby of Parliament

    Last Wednesday, Julian met with a large group of local residents who travelled up to London as part of the ‘Time is Now’ mass lobby of Parliament, calling for further action on climate change. This lobby came after the Prime Minister’s announcement earlier this month that the UK will now seek to deliver ‘net zero’ […]
  • June 27, 2019

    Julian shows his support for Guide Dogs campaign in Parliament

    Last week, Julian attended an event in Parliament in support of a campaign to tackle discrimination against guide dog owners, organised by the charity Guide Dogs. More than a hundred guide dog owners from across the UK came together in Westminster Hall in Parliament to share their experiences of being turned away by businesses because […]
  • June 26, 2019

    Julian urges Prime Minister to support making progress on Yorkshire devolution

    Julian has today pressed Theresa May at Prime Minister’s Questions on the progress of devolution for Yorkshire following the government’s rejection of a One Yorkshire proposal earlier this year. It follows on from a meeting that Julian held with Jake Berry, the Minister for the Northern Powerhouse, in which he discussed ways in which devolution […]
  • June 26, 2019

    Julian writes joint letter with four other Yorkshire MPs to urge Highways England to think again about A64 dualling assessment

    Julian has appealed to Highways England to revisit its business case for a proposed dual carriageway between Hopgrove and Barton Hill and recommend that it is included in the next road investment period from 2020 to 2025. In the letter, signed by Robert Goodwill, MP Scarborough & Whitby, Kevin Hollinrake, MP Thirsk and Malton, Nigel […]