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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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Statement on the death of the Duke of Edinburgh

Statement on the death of the Duke of Edinburgh

A moment of sorrow for the entire nation, as we mourn the loss of the Duke of Edinburgh. My thoughts are with the entire Royal Family today, but especially the Queen who was married to Prince Philip for over seven decades. It is always a tragedy to lose your partner and I offer my utmost

Julian’s parliamentary committee presses government to aid covid-hit wholesale and suppliers sector

The House of Commons Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee on which Julian...

£2.9million funding boost for York’s cultural and heritage sites

Julian has welcomed the announcement that York will receive £2,965,522 to support iconic cultural...

Local Coronavirus Update

Since my last weekly vaccine update, family and friends have been able to enjoy...

Category: News & Articles

  • June 21, 2016

    Julian Turns on New £1.5 million Sewer Connecting Copmanthorpe and Bishopthorpe

    Julian has turned on a new sewer which runs between Copmanthorpe and Bishopthorpe, following a £1.5 million investment by Yorkshire Water. The pipe, which ran parallel to the railway line, had burst a number of times in recent years. The completion of the new sewer pipe is very welcome as the problem of leaks should […]
  • June 17, 2016

    Julian Deeply Saddened by Tragic Death of Jo Cox

    Julian has expressed his sadness following the tragic loss of Yorkshire MP Jo Cox yesterday. In a statement Julian said: “I was deeply shocked to hear that Jo Cox had been killed outside one of her advice surgeries in Birstall yesterday. My thoughts and prayers are with her young family, her husband, and close friends […]
  • June 15, 2016

    Julian encouraged by falling unemployment in York Outer

    Julian has welcomed today’s figures showing that unemployment has dropped to its lowest national rate since 2005, with the claimant rate in York Outer being the third lowest in the United Kingdom. Today there are 139,000 more people in work across Yorkshire and the Humber and in York Outer the number of people claiming Jobseeker’s […]
  • June 10, 2016

    Julian Officially Opens the First Show Homes on The Granary

    Last week Julian visited The Granary development on Water Lane, previously known as the Grain Stores site, for the second time to see how the housebuilding was progressing. Julian cut the ribbon on two new fully furnished show homes in front of an audience of suppliers, sub-contractors, ward councillors and local organisations. Commenting Julian said, […]
  • June 3, 2016

    Julian Backs Battle of Fulford Crowdfunder

    Julian has given his support to a crowdfunder appeal launched to make the site of the Battle of Fulford accessible to the public on its 950th anniversary. The Battle of Fulford took place in 1066 between Kind Harald Hardrada’s Viking Army and the Northern English Army. It preceded the battle of Stanford Bridge six days […]
  • June 1, 2016

    Julian Shines Spotlight on Voter Registration

    Ahead of the upcoming referendum on our membership of the European Union on 23rd June, Julian is calling on all eligible constituents to register to vote. The final deadline for registration is 7th June. You can register to vote online by following the instructions here: https://www.gov.uk/register-to-vote If you are already on the electoral roll then […]
  • May 27, 2016

    Julian Welcomes Revised Nursery Pilot Funding Deal

    Julian has welcomed the Department for Education’s latest offer to York nursery providers for the free 30-hours pilot scheme commencing this September. The latest funding deal for York nursery providers will offer them a combined rate of £4.00 per hour over all thirty hours in comparison to the £3.38 they currently receive for providing fifteen […]
  • May 18, 2016

    Julian Welcomes Queen’s Speech

    Julian has welcomed today’s Queen’s Speech, which includes legislation to boost broadband speeds, give local communities more control over planning, and to improve the nation’s transport infrastructure. The York Outer MP has campaigned for many years to improve broadband speeds across rural areas around the outskirts of York. The Government’s Digital Economy Bill will deliver […]
  • May 11, 2016

    Julian Welcomes HS2 Opportunities for Local Businesses

    Julian has welcomed an initiative launched by HS2 Limited to encourage local businesses from across Yorkshire and the Humber to find out how they can benefit from the work generated from the HS2 rollout. On Wednesday 18th May HS2 Limited are inviting businesses to meet face-to-face with HS2 experts in Leeds to learn about supply […]
  • April 27, 2016

    Julian calls for urgent action on antibiotic resistance

    Yesterday afternoon, Julian hosted a debate in Parliament on the need to incentivise the next generation of antibiotic drugs. Julian has long championed the need to tackle the growing threat of antibiotic resistance, and since his first debate on this matter back in 2014 both the Prime Minister and the Chancellor have made major speeches […]