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Julian Sturdy - Strong Voice for York Outer

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...

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  • May 22, 2017

    Campaigning Update: Woodthorpe, Bishopthorpe, Rawcliffe, Copmanthorpe and Strensall

    Sadly, the weather wasn’t too kind to those delivering leaflets to residents in Woodthorpe with Julian. The rain certainly didn’t dampen any spirits and Julian will be back in the patch very shortly.         Julian joined Cllr John Galvin and supporters in Bishopthorpe. Everyone received a warm response in the village and […]
  • May 19, 2017

    Julian welcomes manifesto as “a serious plan for Britain’s future”

    Julian has welcomed the Conservative manifesto unveiled yesterday in Halifax. Julian said “Theresa May has produced a serious plan for Britain’s future, and I am glad to see she came to Yorkshire to do so. This manifesto shows the Conservatives are determined to deliver for people in all walks of life, and are not afraid to tackle […]
  • May 15, 2017

    Campaigning Update: Dunnington and Haxby & Wigginton

      Early in the day, Julian visited Dunnington and attended a coffee morning in support of Dunnington in Bloom. This event raised over £600 and Julian was particularly impressed with the delicious chocolate from Choc-Affair, a York-based confectionary producer.     Dunnington in Bloom return to the Yorkshire in Bloom competition this year and look forward to refreshing some […]
  • May 12, 2017

    Campaigning Update: Poppleton, Heworth Without and Rawcliffe & Clifton Without

    Poppleton: Julian spent a bright afternoon in Poppleton delivering the latest ‘In-Touch’ to residents. Julian also hosted a drop-in surgery alongside Cllr Chris Steward.               Heworth Without Out and about in Heworth Without. Julian recently facilitated a meeting with Yorkshire Water and local residents to discuss mis-connected sewers and […]
  • May 10, 2017

    Party Chairman Visits York Central Site

    Last week, Julian was delighted to join Sir Patrick McLoughlin, Chairman of the Conservative Party in York to visit the York Central Teardrop site. Alongside Ed Young and Kevin Hollinrake, the respective Conservative prospective parliamentary candidates for York Central and Thirsk and Malton, Julian took Sir Patrick along to see the very early stages of […]
  • May 5, 2017

    Julian Welcomes Ed Young – Conservative Candidate for York Central

    Julian has welcomed Ed Young’s selection as the Conservative Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for York Central in the upcoming General Election. Ed was formally selected to contest the seat by York Conservatives on Sunday and has wasted no time in hitting the campaign trail. Commenting after Ed’s selection, Julian said: “Ed is a strong local candidate […]
  • May 2, 2017

    Campaigning Update: Dunnington, Osbaldwick and Copmanthorpe

      Dunnington: With Cllr Jenny Brooks in Dunnington. Julian has pledged his support to a campaign for supporting local shops and businesses in the village.         Osbaldwick: Delivering the latest ‘In-Touch’ to villagers in Osbaldwick. Julian spoke with a number of residents who were making the most of the sunshine and was pleased […]
  • May 2, 2017

    Julian Launches Campaign for Re-election

    Julian has been unanimously re-selected by York Conservative Association to seek re-election at the upcoming General Election, after which he launched his campaign in Earswick with his wife Victoria and local campaigners. Commenting Julian said, “This election offers a very clear choice between a strong Conservative government under Theresa May determined to deliver for ordinary families […]
  • April 28, 2017

    Julian speaks up on local flood defences

    This Wednesday, Julian used a debate in Parliament in Westminster Hall to emphasise the importance of the sensitive use of flood defences, so that they do not protect some areas at the expense of others. The debate was on upper catchment management, i.e. the management of the upper reaches of a river. ‘Hard’ flood defences, […]
  • April 27, 2017

    Julian Raises Transport Infrastructure with the Prime Minister

    In the final Prime Minister’s Questions session before the General Election Julian raised transport infrastructure in the House of Commons, specifically those projects integral to securing economic growth in York. Julian mentioned improvements to the northern ring road (A1237), building a railway station in Haxby, and upgrading the A64 before asking the Prime Minister to continue […]