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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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Julian lobbies government to suspend Sunday Trading restrictions to aid families and key workers

Julian lobbies government to suspend Sunday Trading restrictions to aid families and key workers

Julian has joined members of Parliament’s Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Select Committee in writing to the Secretary of State for Business, Alok Sharma MP, to call for the suspension of Sunday Trading Laws for as long as emergency powers are in effect. Julian believes that the current restrictions imposed on shops make it much

Julian welcomes new ‘Nightingale’ hospital to fight coronavirus in Yorkshire

I am reassured by the official confirmation that a new ‘Nightingale’ emergency coronavirus hospital...

York Press column – Unity and self-discipline will get us through Coronavirus

A month on from my last column on overcoming Yorkshire’s flooding challenges, our community...

Julian writes to the Foreign Secretary to urge him to send repatriation flights to Australia and New Zealand

A number of constituents who are struggling to return home to the UK have...

Category: News & Articles

  • July 16, 2014

    Julian calls for action on antibiotic resistance

    Yesterday in Parliament, Julian called on the Government to do more to tackle the growing danger of antibiotic resistance.  Speaking in the House of Commons during the Health debate, Julian asked “I very much welcome the Government’s international lead on antibiotic resistance, led by the Prime Minister. Does my hon. Friend agree that increasing the […]
  • July 15, 2014

    Julian Calls on Government to Give Local Communities Control of Green Belts

    Alongside cross-party parliamentary colleagues, Julian has published a report calling on the Government to hand over control of Britain’s Green Belts from local authorities to local communities. The report, produced by the All Party Parliamentary Group for the Green Belt, of which Mr Sturdy is a Vice-Chair and entitled ‘Green Belts: A Local Way Forward […]
  • July 14, 2014

    Julian’s July Column in the York Press

    Antibiotics have revolutionised healthcare. Since its discovery in 1928, penicillin has saved the lives of tens of millions of people. However the lifesaving role of antibiotics is being threatened by the emergence of antibiotic resistant ‘super-bugs’. The G8 science ministers meeting last year highlighted antibiotic resistance as one of the greatest threats facing humanity, this […]
  • July 10, 2014

    Seven Days to Have Your Say

    Following an extensive campaign to raise awareness of the Council’s Local Plan development proposals and encourage consultation participation in the constituency, including hosting five packed out public meetings, Julian has appealed to all York residents to have their say on the Local Plan Further Sites recommendations in these last seven days before the consultation closes […]
  • July 9, 2014

    York’s New Research Centres Are Essential To Feeding Global Population

    Yesterday in Parliament Julian welcomed the multi-million pound government-backed initiative to make York a major centre for agricultural excellence. Julian first championed the region’s potential for farming expertise when he was first elected back in 2010. He has since raised the matter in Parliament and met with successive Farming Ministers to discuss his proposals as […]
  • July 7, 2014

    Welcoming the Tour de France to Yorkshire

    This past weekend Julian was delighted to be able to join the thousands of supporters as they lined the streets to cheer the riders of the Grand  Départ on their way to Sheffield. Having declined the invitation from City of York Council to join their exclusive celebrations at York Racecourse, Julian instead opted to spend the […]
  • July 4, 2014

    Julian Celebrates Tour de France Coming to York

    After campaigning long and hard for the Tour de France to come to Yorkshire, Julian is delighted that the event is about to take place on our city streets. After the highs (and lows) of the tennis, cricket and football, Julian is now looking forward to watching the world’s best cyclists in action and will […]
  • 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 […]