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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

  • July 2, 2014

    Julian and Local Councillor Welcome Lifeline for Village Post Office

    Julian has joined local ward Councillor, John Galvin, in welcoming the news that an agreement has been reached to relocate the Post Office in Bishopthorpe to Maynews newsagents. The announcements come after months of uncertainty over the future of the Post Office in the village, which could have been withdrawn had no alternative provider been found. […]
  • June 27, 2014

    Supermarket Surgery Tomorrow!

    Tomorrow morning Julian will be hosting one of his regular Supermarket Surgeries in Sainsburys, Haxby Village. Pop along any time between 10am and 11.30am  if you have anything at all to raise with Julian, or if you’d simply like to say hello. All welcome and no appointments necessary.
  • June 25, 2014

    Julian welcomes the Chancellor’s initiative to promote a ‘Northern Powerhouse’ to rival London

    Julian has endorsed George Osborne’s plans for a ‘second global city’ in the North of England. In this week’s Treasury Questions, Mr Sturdy asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer ‘ As we strive to close the north-south divide and continue to deliver faster growth for the north, what further steps is my right hon. Friend proposing […]
  • June 20, 2014

    Julian pledges support to prevent further drowning in York

    Julian has signed up to support the UK’s leading drowning prevention charity in its work to provide water safety education and lifesaving awards across the country. Representatives from The Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS) made the trip to Parliament ahead of their national campaign, Drowning Prevention Week, which runs from June 21 to 29. […]
  • June 19, 2014

    Julian welcomes CCG decision to begin funding IVF in York

    Julian has welcomed the Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Group’s decision today to begin funding one free cycles of IVF treatment on the NHS. Commenting, he said: “I am absolutely delighted to hear that, after careful consideration, the Vale of York CCG have decided to provide one full cycle of IVF treatment free on the […]
  • June 17, 2014

    Julian calls for action to increase local food production

    Julian has called on the Government to support farmers in their efforts to boost British food production. Speaking in the House of Commons Environment, Food and Rural Affairs debate, Julian asked “Does the Secretary of State agree that any further Common Agricultural Policy reform has to focus on the simple issue of using farmland to produce food […]
  • June 16, 2014

    Julian welcomes Chancellor’s announcement to protect York’s greenbelt

    The campaign to protect York’s greenbelt received a major boost as the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced further reforms to the planning rules that will force local authorities to focus house building on former industrial land. Speaking at the official residence of the Lord Mayor of London, George Osborne used the annual Mansion House speech […]
  • June 13, 2014

    Julian’s June Column in the York Press

    There has never been a more important time to make your opinions known. The people of York have the opportunity to submit their views to the Council on how our great city should change over the next generation and the stakes have never been higher. In April last year, the Council published their draft Local […]
  • June 4, 2014

    Local Plan Further Sites Consultation Launched Today

    The City of York Council have today embarked upon a six week consultation on their ‘Local Plan Further Sites’ proposals and Julian has appealed to all residents to take the time to have their say. The ‘Further Sites’ document can be viewed in full by clicking here. Or for the full list of documents, appendices […]
  • June 3, 2014

    Julian’s Article in the Yorkshire Post: Common sense must prevail over fracking

    An influential Lords Committee has called on the Government to streamline the ‘unnecessarily complicated’ regulations surrounding hydraulic fracturing and shale gas extraction, or fracking as it is known to you and me. The House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee published its report on the Economic Impact on UK Energy Policy of Shale Gas and Oil […]