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Julian Sturdy - Strong Voice for York Outer

Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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Julian’s New Year message for the York Press

Julian’s New Year message for the York Press

“In 2020 I will focus on ensuring that the government’s plans for improving public services and transport infrastructure deliver concrete benefits for York. I want our city to get its fair share of the government’s annual £33.9 billion NHS funding increase, and will also remain attentive to individual health cases raised by local families. I

Julian welcomes Christmas Queen’s Speech

“I warmly welcome today’s Queen’s Speech, setting out the government’s agenda for the new...

Julian’s post-election message

I want to warmly thank everyone who voted to re-elect me as MP for...

Campaigning Update – Haxby, Bishopthorpe, Acaster Malbis

This weekend Julian has been out speaking to local residents north of the city...

Category: News & Articles

  • 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 […]
  • October 28, 2014

    Upcoming Coffee Shop Surgery

    On the 1st of November, this coming Saturday, I am holding my first ever Coffee Shop Surgery at Aroma in Haxby Village, between 2:00 – 3:00pm. This is a drop-in session which will provide constituents with the opportunity to drop by and raise any concerns they may have in regards to any issue, much like […]
  • October 27, 2014

    Julian Says CCG’s IVF Costs Were Exaggerated

    Julian has highlighted evidence from a Freedom of Information request, carried out by the Fertility Fairness Campaign, which casts doubt on the Vale of York CCG’s reasoning for backtracking on their previous plans to fund IVF at August’s 5-4 vote of the governing board. A representative from the CCG’s governing board had said that free […]
  • October 24, 2014

    Julian’s fly-grazing bill recieves House of Commons approval

    Today in Parliament, Julian succeeded in steering his Control of Horses Bill through its second reading in the House of Commons.  The aim of the Bill is to improve the laws surrounding horses which have been abandoned to fly-grazing. The time it takes to rescue these horses will be reduced from two weeks to four […]