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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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York Outer flood risk update

York Outer flood risk update

I am closely monitoring the situation, and have checked in with our local Environment Agency team about the steps they are taking. I aim to visit affected areas and examine the effectiveness of defences in person, covid rules allowing, as soon as possible. The River Ouse is rising to an estimated 4.5 to 4.7 metres

Julian votes against government again on parliamentary control of trade agreements

During yesterday’s debate on amendments to the Trade Bill made by the House of...

Askham Bar vaccination centre upgraded to new national vaccination hub for region

I am delighted to hear that the Askham Bar vaccination site is being expanded...

Julian pushes Ministers on strengthening parliamentary scrutiny of trade agreements

This morning at Questions to the Secretary of State for International Trade in the...

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  • November 23, 2015

    The York ME Community

    Last week Julian met with Bill Clayton, a Fulford resident, who recently created the ‘The York ME Community’ website. It was established to raise awareness of ME and act as a community space for sufferers, carers and those simply wishing to know more about the condition. It is thought around 250,000 people suffer from ME, also […]
  • November 18, 2015

    Julian continues to campaign for a fairer NHS Funding Formula for his constituents

    Yesterday in Parliament Julian Sturdy once again raised his concerns over the NHS funding formula which allocates money to Clinical Commissioning Groups. The current funding formula is weighted towards deprivation at the expense of age and rurality, which has led to a distortion in the formula, with some areas being awash with money, whilst others […]
  • November 18, 2015

    Julian Calls on Chancellor to Continue Investment in Broadband Infrastructure

    Julian has joined with over 100 cross-party MPs and Lords to urge the Chancellor continue investing in fixed and mobile broadband as part of the Spending Review and in the future. The open letter was co-ordinated by the All Party Parliamentary Group for Broadband and Digital Communication, of which Julian is a strong supporter. Julian and the […]
  • November 17, 2015

    Julian champions a fairer deal for fresh produce farmers

    Today in Parliament, Julian led a debate calling for the Government to review the role of the Groceries Code Adjudicator (GCA). Julian raised concerns over the current resources, performance, and remit of the Adjudicator. Despite overseeing an industry that is worth £177 billion and employs 1 in 7 people in this country, the Adjudicator only […]
  • November 10, 2015

    Julian promotes pharmacies as the flu vaccination service gets underway

    Julian last week visited Hepworth’s Pharmacy in Fulford to learn more about the first ever national pharmacy flu vaccination service. The service aims to make it easier than ever for people to get a flu jab and to increase the number of ‘at risk’ people across England being protected from ill health over the winter […]
  • November 5, 2015

    Julian’s fair school funding campaign

    Today in Parliament Julian will be calling for York’s schools to receive fairer funding from the Government. York’s schools have historically suffered from lower levels of funding than other areas, notably those in London and larger cities across the country. Having campaigned on this issue throughout the previous Parliament, the Government announced £390 million of additional […]
  • November 5, 2015

    Julian Promotes Off-site Construction Housing as ‘Great Opportunity’

    In a Westminster Hall debate yesterday in Parliament on modern pre-fabricated housing, Julian outlined his support for off-site construction housing to help mitigate the country’s housing needs. Pre-fabricated building and construction has come on in leaps and bounds in recent years, and the modern product offers high quality buildings with much faster delivery speeds than traditional […]
  • October 30, 2015

    Julian Welcomes Chancellor’s Visit to York

    Julian has welcomed George Osborne’s visit to York today to announce the launch of the new National Infrastructure Commission and the investment of £100bn this Parliament to support its recommendations. Speaking alongside the new Chair of the Commission, Lord Adonis, as well as Lord Heseltine, the Chancellor said that Britain needed to recover from the ‘disease […]
  • October 29, 2015

    Julian champions the case for a new railway station at Haxby

    Today in Parliament Julian championed the case for funding a new rail station in Haxby. Speaking in the House of Commons during the Transport Questions debate, Julian asked “Will the Minister give me an assurance that the new stations fund will be accessible to applications from all councils? “As she knows, the proposal for a new […]
  • October 21, 2015

    Julian welcomes £200 million of Chinese investment in York

    Welcoming today’s announcement, Julian has said that businesses across York must seize the opportunity to benefit from improved links with China. As Vice-Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group for China, Julian has agreed to work in partnership with the China-Britain Business Council to help York businesses boost exports and attract inward investment from China. […]