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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

  • November 24, 2014

    Julian Visits Site in Naburn Proposed for Traveller Camp

    On Friday, Julian visited a site south of the Designer Outlet in Naburn earmarked for a 15 pitch Travellers’ Camp in the Council’s controversial Local Plan. Julian was given a guided tour of the site, which is Council-owned land, by local farmer Roger Jewitt, whose family have been farming the land in question for more than […]
  • November 20, 2014

    Julian Raises Local Police Scheme with the Home Secretary

    This week in Parliament, Julian raised a new scheme launched by North Yorkshire Police to help people with mental health issues to the Home Secretary’s attention. During Monday’s Question Time in the House of Commons, Julian asked “Will the Home Secretary join me in praising the work of North Yorkshire police? They have launched a […]
  • November 20, 2014

    Julian and Local Councillor Welcome Secure Future for Bishopthorpe Post Office

    After a long and hard fought campaign, Julian and local Councillor for Bishopthorpe, John Galvin have welcomed the news that the village will retain its Post Office, albeit at a new premises. The existing facility on Main Street, Bishopthorpe, had been under the threat of permanent closure since December last year, with the Post Office Ltd […]
  • November 18, 2014

    Julian Backs Small Business

    On Monday Julian met with representatives of the North Yorkshire branch of the Federation of Small Businesses to discuss what the next government could do to further assist small businesses. Julian also pledged his support to the recently launched #ibacksmallbusiness campaign, which highlights the current barriers to growth for small businesses and SMEs, and maps […]
  • November 15, 2014

    Julian Hosts Public Meeting on Controversial Plans for 1500 Homes in Haxby and Wigginton

    Yesterday evening Julian hosted a Public Meeting in the Methodist Church Hall in Haxby to discuss the current state-of-play with the controversial Local Plan. Julian gave a short introductory speech outlining the current situation following the recent set-back to the Council’s Local Plan, after a motion was passed on the 9th October to halt proceedings, […]
  • November 14, 2014

    Julian Hosts Further Flooding Meeting for Copmanthorpe Residents

    Yesterday evening, Julian hosted another on street public meeting for the residents of Sawyer’s Crescent, Copmanthorpe, whose street was flooded with several inches of raw sewerage following a flash period of heavy rainfall in August. Several local residents in the area had contacted Julian when 31mm of rain fell in just three hours on 8th […]
  • November 12, 2014

    Julian raises danger of abandoned horses to road users in Stockton Lane

    Two loose horses were reported to be wandering onto the road in Stockton Lane, at around 8.40am this morning. North Yorkshire Police were quick to attend the scene and tether the horses to a roadside fence. The owner of the horses have yet to be identified. Julian has been campaigning for a change in the […]
  • November 7, 2014

    Julian Teams Up with Yorkshire Wildlife Trust to Fight Development Proposal

    Julian has joined forces with the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust to campaign against a proposal for up to 600 new homes close to the Askham Bog Nature Reserve. The City of York Council’s Local Plan Publication Draft proposes to remove 42.5 acres of land from the greenbelt to the south of Moor Lane, Woodthorpe and ‘safeguarded’ […]
  • November 4, 2014

    Julian campaigns for fairer warm homes funding

    With winter on its way, Julian is campaigning to ensure that his constituents receive the help and support they need with their energy bills Currently, park home residents are not eligible to receive the £140 annual Warm Homes Discount on their electricity bills. The benefit, now in its fourth year, has been an important part […]
  • October 28, 2014

    Julian Hosts Two Packed Out Public Meetings on Local Plan

    Over the past two weekends Julian has hosted two public question and answer meetings on the City of York Council’s Local Plan Publication Draft proposals, each with over 100 residents in attendance. The meetings took place in Rufforth and Naburn, where the residents of both villages are deeply concerned about the Council’s plans to establish […]