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Julian Sturdy - Strong Voice for York Outer

Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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Julian lobbies government to suspend Sunday Trading restrictions to aid families and key workers

Julian lobbies government to suspend Sunday Trading restrictions to aid families and key workers

Julian has joined members of Parliament’s Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Select Committee in writing to the Secretary of State for Business, Alok Sharma MP, to call for the suspension of Sunday Trading Laws for as long as emergency powers are in effect. Julian believes that the current restrictions imposed on shops make it much

Julian welcomes new ‘Nightingale’ hospital to fight coronavirus in Yorkshire

I am reassured by the official confirmation that a new ‘Nightingale’ emergency coronavirus hospital...

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...

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...

Category: News & Articles

  • May 6, 2015

    Election Message

    With only 29 hours left to secure a better future for York and the Country as a whole, Julian wanted to get in touch once again to encourage his constituents to go out and vote. Speaking today he said: “Tomorrow is the most important election in a generation, both locally and nationally. “We need a […]
  • May 5, 2015

    Election Countdown

    With only 48 hours left until the General Election Julian is continuing to step up his campaigning efforts across the constituency. Since the Dissolution of Parliament on the 30th March Julian has been out and about every day, knocking on doors, meeting local people and listening to their concerns. Speaking today on the campaign trail, […]
  • April 29, 2015

    Julian says Local Elections are Referendum on the Greenbelt

    Julian has today reiterated his commitment to protecting York’s greenbelt and rural communities from unsustainable development as part of his six point plan for the constituency. Labour’s highly controversial Local Plan started life proposing the development of over 22,000 houses across the city, prioritising development on the greenbelt rather than on brownfield sites. Julian has […]
  • April 27, 2015

    Julian Calls for a Long Term Solution to York’s Traffic Problems

    Julian has today reaffirmed his hopes of securing a permanent solution to York’s congestion problems on the outer ring road as part of his six point plan for the constituency. Having raised the matter with the Prime Minister, who himself described the outer ring road as a “car park”, Julian organised a roundtable meeting with the […]
  • April 24, 2015

    On the Campaign Trail with Julian Sturdy

    Since the Dissolution of Parliament on the 30th March Julian has been out and about everyday campaigning across the constituency. Below is a brief overview of where Julian has been and who he has been campaigning alongside.     Strensall Julian out canvassing with Cllr Paul Doughty in the Strensall Ward, where they have successfully called […]
  • April 23, 2015

    Julian supports MacMillan Cancer Action Day

    Julian is supporting MacMillan’s Cancer Action Day and has praised York health services for providing one of the best patient experiences in the country. Macmillan are calling on all political parties to commit to improving cancer outcomes so they start to match the best in Europe by the end of the next Parliament. The Conservative […]
  • April 21, 2015

    Success! Plans to enlarge a waste centre near Rufforth are dropped

    Local residents in Rufforth are delighted that Yorwaste has made a U-turn and dropped their plans to extend their waste and recycling facility at Harewood Whin, on the outskirts of York. Julian has consistently supported the Rufforth and Knapton Action Group in their opposition to the highly controversial plans, which would have seen a large […]
  • April 20, 2015

    Julian Highlights Health Funding Reform as Key Election Priority

    Julian has reiterated his commitment to achieving fairer health funding for our area, as set out in his six point plan to secure a better future for the constituency. Since his election in 2010, Julian has been campaigning tirelessly, both locally and in Parliament, to try to resolve the unfair funding formula which allocates money […]
  • April 20, 2015

    Out and About Campaigning

    Since the Dissolution of Parliament on the 30th March I have been out and about everyday campaigning across the constituency. Below is a brief overview of where I have been and who I have been campaigning alongside.     Rawcliffe and Clifton Without In Rawcliffe and Clifton Without Julian was joined by local election candidates […]
  • April 8, 2015

    Julian visits York Railway Institute

    Julian has visited the York Railway Institute and discussed the future of the club with both management and local residents. The Railway Institute was founded in 1889 and now has over 3,000 members across the city. Julian received a tour of the sports centre on Queen Street, the sports pitches at New Lane, the bowling […]