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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

  • December 20, 2014

    Julian Supports New Care2Save Charity Shopping Website

    Julian was pleased to support the launch of Care2Save.co.uk, a shopping website that will help raise funds for charities across the country when people shop online. The event was also attended by the actress Donna Air, who recently revealed that her grandfather is suffering from dementia and is being cared for in a hospice. Care2Save […]
  • December 16, 2014

    Julian Makes Christmas Post Office Visit

    Julian made his annual Christmas visit to Royal Mail in York to say thanks for their hard work in the particularly busy festive period. Julian met with the manager of the Birch Park Sorting Office on Huntington Road, Graham Pickering, and his team to wish them luck over Christmas, and to express his gratitude for […]
  • December 13, 2014

    Julian’s York Press Christmas Column

    Driving around York at Christmas time, I am always heartened to see how festive everywhere looks. As the father of two young children, Christmas is about family in my household and I cannot help but spare a thought for those who are without their loved ones at this special time of year. Personally, I have […]
  • December 11, 2014

    Success! Future of East Coast Mainline Headquarters in York confirmed

    Today Julian welcomed the news that the East Coast Mainline Headquarters will remain in York. Julian told Minster FM: “I am absolutely delighted that Virgin East Coast Trains have confirmed that the Headquarters will be kept in York. For generations York has been the beating heart of the East Coast Mainline and for me it […]
  • December 6, 2014

    Small Business Saturday Comes to York Outer

    Julian was delighted to meet with a variety of local businesses for this year’s Small Business Saturday. The campaign is now stronger than ever, and particularly relevant as 300,000 new small businesses have started trading under the coalition government. On the importance of supporting small business Julian said, “I am delighted to again be involved […]
  • December 6, 2014

    Julian quizzes Secretary of State over uncertainty surrounding East Coast Mainline Headquarters

    Today in Parliament, Julian called on the Government to do more to keep the rail headquarters in the city.  Speaking in the House of Commons during the Transport Questions debate, Julian asked “I welcome the franchise announcements, which see major improvements across the network. In respect of the east coast main line, however, there are […]
  • December 5, 2014

    Julian Welcomes Success for IVF Campaign

    Julian has cautiously welcomed yesterday’s news that IVF will be made available on the NHS in York, saying: “I am delighted to hear that the Vale of York CCG have finally voted to offer one cycle of IVF free on the NHS. I know from the many constituents who’ve contacted me on this issue how […]
  • December 4, 2014

    Julian Welcomes Northern Focus of Chancellor’s Autumn Statement

    Julian has welcomed several of the announcements in the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement yesterday, saying they have “paved the way for a truly northern economic powerhouse.” Reacting to the Chancellor’s pre-budget report on the British economy and his investment pledges, Julian said: “The autumn statement has shown that the Government’s long term economic plan is paying dividends, not […]
  • December 3, 2014

    Julian Secures Northern Ring Road Meeting for Local Businesses with Transport Secretary

    Julian has today secured a meeting for a delegation of local businesses with Patrick McLoughlin MP, the Secretary of State for Transport, to discuss the campaign for dualling the A1237. Julian made the request during Prime Minister’s questions today, saying: “The City of York is truly benefitting from the Government’s northern led economic plan and […]
  • November 28, 2014

    Julian welcomes better train services for York but raises concerns over the future of the East Coast Main Line Headquarters

    Rail journeys between London and York will be transformed by more services, new trains and more seats after the government announced its intention to award the new East Coast franchise to Inter City Railways, a joint venture of Stagecoach and Virgin. The new deal will include a host of extra benefits for passengers in York. […]