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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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Julian welcomes Government decision to allow York Central application to progress

Julian welcomes Government decision to allow York Central application to progress

Julian has today received confirmation from Kit Malthouse MP, the Housing Minister, that the Government will not call in the planning application for the redevelopment of the York Central site. It follows a meeting last week between Julian and Jake Berry MP, the Minister for the Northern Powerhouse in which he urged the Government to

Julian to meet with new Roads Minister to press need for clarity on ring-road dualling bid

Julian is set to meet with Michael Ellis, the new Minister of State at...

Julian asks Transport Secretary to commit to new Azuma trains coming to York by August

Yesterday, Julian questioned the Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling about the delays...

York Press column – The Conservative leadership contest

The Conservative Party faces a challenge of epic proportions. Our task is to safely...

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  • April 1, 2014

    Julian Welcome’s Lendal Bridge Ruling

    According to the latest ruling by the Traffic Adjudicator, York Council are not allowed to issue fines for traffic restrictions on Lendal Bridge. Local MP Julian Sturdy has welcomed the ruling as “a victory for common sense”. Today Julian commented “The closure of Lendal Bridge has been a dog’s breakfast from start to finish. Not […]
  • March 27, 2014

    Julian Welcomes Licensing Decision on Proposed Use of Monk Stray for Events

    After making several representations on behalf of hundreds of residents in the Heworth Without area, Julian is delighted that the Licensing Committee have massively scaled back the Council’s plans to use the Monk Stray open space for public events. If approved, the Council’s original licensing application would have allowed them to use the stray to […]
  • March 27, 2014

    Julian Raises Delay in Vital Missing Persons Legislation

    Today Julian asked for a statement on the Presumption of Death Act, which is important to the relatives of those who have gone missing and has been delayed in being implemented. Julian raised his concerns on behalf of the family of Claudia Lawrence, who went missing in York over five years ago. He asked “Can we […]
  • March 19, 2014

    Julian Welcomes Chancellor’s Budget as “Good News For Yorkshire”

    Today in Parliament, Julian Sturdy MP praised George Osbourne’s latest Budget announcement, with its measures to help workers, savers, motorists, local charities, pubs and small businesses. He said “I am delighted by today’s announcement, both on a local and on national level. Locally, I am thrilled that the campaign to help Yorkshire Air Ambulance with […]
  • March 19, 2014

    Julian calls for “counterbalance” to West and South Yorkshire combined authorities

    Yesterday in Parliament, Julian Sturdy MP called for the creation of a third combined authority in Yorkshire to encompass North Yorkshire and the East Riding, with York at its centre, to compete with the newly established West and South Yorkshire rivals. The MP for York Outer welcomed the creation of combined authorities, a new legal […]
  • March 15, 2014

    Julian meets with CLA to discuss ban on Sky Lanterns

    Local MP Julian Sturdy meets with Eastern Director of the Country and Land Business Association (CLA), Nicola Currie, to discuss the dangers of Sky Lanterns.  Julian has in the past called on the Government to consider banning Sky Lanterns, which he branded “Flying Death Traps” in light of the destructive consequences that can result from […]
  • March 14, 2014

    Julian’s March Column in the York Press

    Last Saturday saw thousands of Trade Union Congress members and supporters from across the country march through the city centre in protest against the Government’s austerity programme. Whilst I do not agree with their views – having inherited the worst set of public accounts in our post-war history I believe the Government has done well […]
  • March 12, 2014

    Julian Calls for National Consultation on Richard III’s Reburial

    Today Julian raised his concerns about the lack of public consultation over the ongoing legal battle surrounding the reburial of the former King of England, Richard III. Speaking on the eve of the judicial review hearing, Julian believes that the Ministry of Justice should rethink their position. He argued that “Instead of allowing campaigners from […]
  • March 12, 2014

    Julian Challenges Council on Environmental Impact Assessments for Wind Turbine Applications

    The City of York Council has been accused of failing to follow planning guidance correctly when deciding on screening opinions for wind turbines by the York Outer MP, Julian Sturdy. Two screening opinions for proposed turbines at Murton Moor and Kexby have recently been submitted to the Council to determine whether or not Environmental Impact […]
  • March 11, 2014

    Minister Praises York University Street Angels Plans

    In the House of Commons yesterday, local MP Julian Sturdy raised possible new plans York University are considering as part of their strategy for tackling anti-social behaviour. As part of the exchange, the York MP raised the student led initiative to the Minister’s attention as an example of local groups leading the way to clamp […]