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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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Julian expresses delight at Government confirmation of ring road dualling scheme

Julian expresses delight at Government confirmation of ring road dualling scheme

Julian has today received official confirmation from the Roads Minister, Baroness Vere that she has signed off on City of York Council’s bid for Government funding for the dualling of the A1237 between the Rawcliffe and Hopgrove roundabouts. Subject to the approval of the Final Business Case, the Department has agreed to contribute just under

Julian welcomes National Railway Museum funding boost and requests meeting with Housing Minister to secure York Central access funding

Julian has today welcomed the Culture Secretary’s announcement that the National Railway Museum in...

Julian welcomes Queen’s Speech 2019

Julian has welcomed the Queen’s Speech for 2019, setting out the government’s proposed draft...

Julian urges Prime Minister to support campaign to save Askham Bog

Yesterday, Julian questioned the First Secretary of State, Dominic Raab, who was standing in...

Category: News & Articles

  • January 16, 2015

    Julian’s horse welfare law receives final approval from MPs

    Julian celebrated victory today as his private members bill to protect horses from neglect cleared the House of Commons.   The Control of Horses Bill will make three major changes to animal welfare laws. Most importantly, the proposals will dramatically shorten the time it takes to rescue abandoned horses from over two weeks to just […]
  • January 13, 2015

    Julian Calls for Action on Harewood Whin Fire

    Julian has waded into a debate over an ongoing fire at Yorwaste’s Harewood Whin site after being contacted by several concerned constituents who fear for the impact the fumes are having on public health. Last week, Julian wrote to Mark Scott, the Yorkshire Area Manager at the Environment Agency, to reiterate the local residents’ concerns and […]
  • January 9, 2015

    Julian’s fly-grazing bill moves a step closer to becoming law

    Yesterday in Parliament Julian’s private members bill passed its committee stage with cross-party support. The Control of Horses Bill will not only shorten the time it takes to rescue abandoned horses from two weeks to just 96 hours, it will also provide farmers and landowners the power to rescue neglected horses from private land. Speaking […]
  • January 7, 2015

    Julian’s Debate on Fairer NHS Funding for York and North Yorkshire

    This week Julian hosted a parliamentary debate to highlight his concerns surrounding healthcare funding in York and North Yorkshire. This is an issue he has raised in Parliament on numerous occasions in the past and is especially topical at this time. The debate centred on the current funding formula for Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs). This […]
  • January 2, 2015

    Julian Joins Forces with Residents to Protect Village’s Greenbelt

    Before Christmas, Julian supported several residents from the village of Naburn who visited the City of York Council’s offices to hand-deliver letters of objection to proposals contained in the draft Local Plan. More than 60 letters from Naburn residents were delivered, which were added to the dozens of objections already sent by post and email. Residents […]
  • December 31, 2014

    Julian Concerned by Huntington HMO Application Reappearance

    Julian has again registered his concern with planning officers about the resubmission of proposals for the development of a house of multiple occupancy (HMO) at 550 Huntington Road. Following the withdrawal of previous plans to convert both 550 and the neighbouring 548 into HMOs, after a strong community backlash, plans were resubmitted for a HMO […]
  • December 29, 2014

    Julian Meets with Council Over Yearsley Pool Future

    Julian has recently met with Andrew Lanslett from the City of York Council, who is in charge of reviewing Yearsley Pool’s subsidy. He also met Yearsley Pool’s site manager, Simon Luck, who showed him around the pool and outlined the changes made during £1.7 million pound refurbishment in 2007. Gifted to the people of York by […]
  • December 27, 2014

    Julian Teams Up with Councillors and Villagers to Fight Proposed Road Closure

    Julian has joined forces with York Councillors Paul Doughty, Sian Wiseman and Helen Douglas, Parish Councillors and local residents from Stockton on the Forest to protect one of the village’s vital links to the A64. Under current proposals put forward by the Highways Agency and their contractors A-one+, supported by the City of York Council, […]
  • December 26, 2014

    Julian ‘Extremely Disappointed’ at Shock Outcome of Crucial Local Plan Vote

    Julian has reacted to a crucial vote of Councillors at last week’s Local Plan Working Group meeting, which saw the Local Plan progress on the only very slightly reduced housing figures of 926 dwellings per annum. Officers had put forward four different options for these figures ranging from 996 to 926, based on their adjustments […]
  • December 22, 2014

    Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

    As the temperature dips and the nights get darker, 2014 draws to a close. In many ways it really has been a remarkable year. We commemorated both the centenary of the First World War and the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings, when Britain stood firm against the forces of tyranny. We also saw the […]