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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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The EU Withdrawal Agreement

The EU Withdrawal Agreement

I am very grateful to all local residents who have contacted me so far with their thoughts on the withdrawal agreement and political declaration on our future relationship with the EU, the parliamentary vote on which will be held on Tuesday 11th December after 5 days of debate. I am taking careful note of what

Julian supports Small Business Saturday

Julian Sturdy, Member of Parliament for York Outer, has once again supported the ‘Small...

Julian supports disabled cyclists from the York Cycle Campaign

Julian recently joined Jamie Wood and Jon Phillip, both members of the York Cycle...

York Outer MP meets with Alzheimer’s Society

Julian Sturdy MP met with local representatives of the Alzheimer’s Society last week to...

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  • June 12, 2013

    Julian Welcomes Leeds Heart Unit Decision from Secretary of State

    The Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt MP, has today announced that the controversial review, which had outlined Leeds Children’s Heart Surgery Unit for closure, has been suspended and all Children’s Heart Surgery Units across the Country will remain open for the time being. The decision comes just days after Julian wrote to Mr […]
  • June 10, 2013

    Julian Makes Last Call for Leeds Heart Unit future

    Julian has written to Jeremy Hunt MP, the Secretary of State for Health, to appeal for the Leeds Children’s Heart Surgery Unit to be kept open for at least another year. The Unit and its supporters have been fighting for its survival for over a year, after the NHS Safe and Sustainable Review outlined the […]
  • June 6, 2013

    Julian Lobbies the Government over the Future of the National Railway Museum

    Following the announcement that York’s National Railway Museum could face closure due to cutbacks across all government departments, Julian has added to the calls for a parliamentary debate on the importance of museums in protecting our culture and heritage. Speaking in the House of Commons this morning, Mr Sturdy said: “May I add my voice […]
  • June 6, 2013

    Julian Welcomes Government Changes to Planning Policy on Wind Farms

    Julian has today welcomed the announcement by the government that the existing planning framework is to be strengthened to give local communities greater powers to oppose unwanted onshore wind farms. The announcement comes just a few weeks after Julian wrote to Eric Pickles MP, the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, to press […]
  • June 5, 2013

    Julian Launches Local Plan Page on his Website

    As the consultation on the City of York Council’s draft Local Plan goes live today, Julian has launched a new page on his website devoted to the Local Plan. With the Council’s formal adoption of their Local Plan set to take nearly two years to be completed, Julian has expressed his desire to keep all […]
  • May 20, 2013

    Julian to Host Public Meeting in Osbaldwick on Anti Social Behaviour

    This week Julian is to host a public meeting on anti social behaviour issues in the Osbaldwick area. The meeting will take place at 6pm on Wednesday 22nd May at the Osbaldwick Village Hall. The event, which will be in a question and answer format, will be open for all members of the public to attend. […]
  • May 13, 2013

    Julian hosts Public Meeting on Controversial Knapton Showpeople Site Proposals

    Julian has hosted a public meeting in Upper Poppleton for residents concerned by the many controversial proposals contained within the Council’s draft Local Plan. However, the meeting, which took place on Saturday at the All Saints Hall, was primarily focused on the Council’s plans to create a 20 pitch travelling showpeople site, in the nearby […]
  • May 2, 2013

    Julian Calls for Review of York Bus Network

    After hosting a public meeting in Haxby for residents concerned by the deterioration of the No.13 bus service, Julian has called on First and other bus operators to review their networks to achieve better services for local residents. At the recent meeting, which Julian chaired, over 50 residents from Haxby, Wigginton and Copmanthorpe were given […]
  • April 30, 2013

    Julian Lobbies Government to Step in on Council’s Wind Farm Proposals

    Julian has today written to Eric Pickles MP, the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, to ask him to reform planning policy to give communities and individuals greater power to stop wind farms from getting the go ahead. The move follows the publishing of the City of York Council’s draft Local Plan, in which […]
  • April 25, 2013

    Julian Launches Council E-Petition to Protect York’s Greenbelt

    Julian has recently launched an online petition on the City of York Council website, as part of his campaign to protect York’s greenbelt. The move follows the announcement that the Council plan to build large scale housing developments on over 1000 acres of traditionally greenbelt-protected land. The comprehensive and resolute petition reads: “We the undersigned petition […]