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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

  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]