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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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Julian backs Macmillan’s cancer nurse campaign at World’s Biggest Coffee Morning in Parliament

Julian backs Macmillan’s cancer nurse campaign at World’s Biggest Coffee Morning in Parliament

This week, Julian was one of over 200 Members of Parliament who came together to support Macmillan Cancer Support’s latest campaign. The charity used its well loved World’s Biggest Coffee Morning reception in Parliament to launch a new report “Cancer Nursing on the line”. The report calls for a Cancer Nurse Fund to invest in

Statement on government social care and health proposal

I support the broad principles and intentions behind the government’s plan for a reformed...

Back to school and supply chain issues

On Monday York’s children returned to school, beginning what will hopefully be a much...

York Press column – Afghanistan retreat and investment in York

Last week, I travelled to London for the emergency recall of Parliament to discuss...

Category: News & Articles

  • August 24, 2017

    Julian’s York Press Column – Science, Technology, Farming, and Our Economic Future

    Over the last year in Parliament I have acted as Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Science and Technology in Agriculture. This might sound like a dry subject, but it in fact directly relates to huge national and international challenges of the global economy, world hunger and climate change. The use of science and […]
  • July 27, 2017

    Julian’s York Press Column: York’s Rail Opportunities

    When I think of the beginning of the Railway Age I wonder just what the residents of York made of such a futuristic venture being assembled right through the middle of our great city. At a time where modes of transport were restricted to boat and horse drawn carriage, I expect there was great excitement […]
  • July 13, 2017

    Referendum on Upper and Nether Poppleton Neighbourhood Plan

    Julian has welcomed the upcoming local referendum on the Upper and Nether Poppleton Neighbourhood Plan. Neighbourhood planning is a relatively new concept whereby local communities have their say on the future of development of housing and employment in their area. The residents of Upper and Nether Poppleton will now be asked to decide whether they […]
  • July 7, 2017

    Julian Calls For Hessay Asphalt Plant to be Blocked

    Julian has joined with local residents and ward councillors calling for a proposed asphalt plant in Hessay to be refused planning permission. He has been working alongside ward councillor Chris Steward for many weeks on exploring the concerns raised by application. It is estimated that the asphalt plant would generate an additional 176 daily vehicle […]
  • July 5, 2017

    Julian sees opportunities in Transport Investment Strategy

    Julian has welcomed the Department for Transport’s newly announced investment plan for Britain. The creation of a ‘Major Road Network’ with access to up to a £1 billion fund means that for the first time, main roads overseen by local authorities can have a slice of the annual £5.3bn National Road Fund. This fund is […]
  • June 21, 2017

    Julian welcomes Queen’s Speech

    Julian has welcomed today’s Queen’s Speech, which includes measures on fairer funding for schools, improvements to mental health services, and making a success of the UK’s exit from the European Union. Julian has campaigned for several years for changes to the national schools funding formula for England, in order to end the long-standing disadvantages faced […]
  • June 15, 2017

    Julian Welcomes New Mental Health Hospital Announcement

    Julian has welcomed the news that progress is being made to replace York’s mental health hospital. The Tees, Esk and Wear Valley NHS Trust (TEWV) announced today that their Board of Directors have approved the Haxby Road site as the preferred location for York’s new mental health hospital. This follows a public consultation on three […]
  • June 12, 2017

    Julian’s Post-Election Message

    I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of those people who went to the polling station last Thursday and voted for me to be the MP for York Outer. I was delighted to be re-elected with an increased share of the vote and I was encouraged to see a considerable improvement in […]
  • June 2, 2017

    Campaigning Update: Strensall, Elvington and Huntington

    Strensall Julian held a drop-in surgery in Strensall along with Cllr Paul Doughty. Residents in the village were delivered a copy of the latest In Touch.               Elvington Julian was out and about in Elvington with Cllr Suzie Mercer. It was a pleasant afternoon in the village and Julian […]
  • May 25, 2017

    Secretary of State for Transport Visits York

    Last week, Julian was delighted to welcome the Transport Secretary, Chris Grayling to York alongside Ed Young, Kevin Hollinrake and Council Leader, David Carr. Since 2010, Julian has made the case for substantial upgrades to the A1237 and further dualling to the A64. During a debate in Parliament in September, Julian described the northern ring […]