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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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Julian backs Macmillan’s cancer nurse campaign at World’s Biggest Coffee Morning in Parliament

Julian backs Macmillan’s cancer nurse campaign at World’s Biggest Coffee Morning in Parliament

This week, Julian was one of over 200 Members of Parliament who came together to support Macmillan Cancer Support’s latest campaign. The charity used its well loved World’s Biggest Coffee Morning reception in Parliament to launch a new report “Cancer Nursing on the line”. The report calls for a Cancer Nurse Fund to invest in

Statement on government social care and health proposal

I support the broad principles and intentions behind the government’s plan for a reformed...

Back to school and supply chain issues

On Monday York’s children returned to school, beginning what will hopefully be a much...

York Press column – Afghanistan retreat and investment in York

Last week, I travelled to London for the emergency recall of Parliament to discuss...

Category: News & Articles

  • September 1, 2016

    Julian’s York Press Column: York’s New Local Plan

    There are good reasons why many MPs decide not to involve themselves in any planning matters. Individual planning applications are often controversial and opinion is frequently split within communities. But when it comes to wider strategic planning for future housing, and particularly the development of Local Plans, I believe that MPs should engage with residents […]
  • August 30, 2016

    Julian Organising Local Plan Public Meeting for Haxby & Wigginton Residents on 3rd September

    Julian has organised a public meeting with Council Leader David Carr for residents of Haxby and Wigginton to discuss the housing proposals in their area as part of the Local Plan. The meeting will be held at the Haxby & Wigginton Methodist Church, The Village, Haxby, YO32 2JJ, between 9.30am-11.00am on Saturday 3rd September. The […]
  • August 24, 2016

    Julian Hosting Local Plan Coffee Shop Drop-in Surgery for Poppleton Residents

    Julian has arranged a Local Plan drop-in surgery at The Lemon Tree, 20 Allerton Drive, Nether Poppleton, YO26 6HN for local residents in Poppleton to talk about the proposals in their area. The surgery will be held between 9.30am-11.00am on Saturday 27th August. The Council have announced their latest draft of the Local Plan which is currently […]
  • August 17, 2016

    Julian Organises Local Plan Drop-In Surgery for Rufforth and Knapton Residents

    Julian has arranged a Local Plan drop-in surgery at The Old School, Rufforth House, Wetherby Road, Rufforth, for local residents in Rufforth and Knapton to talk about the proposals in their areas. The surgery will be held between 9.00am-10.30am on Saturday 20th August. The Council have announced their latest draft of the Local Plan which […]
  • August 4, 2016

    Julian’s August York Press Column: Fairer Funding for our Schools

    Watching David Cameron leave Downing Street with his young family shows just how swiftly things can change in British politics. David is man of the highest moral integrity and he can be proud that after his six years in office, Britain is a better place thanks to his leadership. Prior to the EU Referendum I […]
  • July 21, 2016

    Julian Joins Pupils as Part of Potato Project

    Julian recently spent a morning sizing up potatoes grown by pupils at Robert Wilkinson Primary Academy in Strensall, as part of a nationwide initiative run by AHDB (Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board) Potatoes. The Grow Your Own Potatoes (GYOP) scheme is a project that teaches primary school children how potatoes grow as well as how […]
  • July 20, 2016

    Julian Lobbies for Ring Road Upgrade

    Yesterday, Julian wasted no time in ensuring that the Government’s new Treasury team did not let the Northern Powerhouse agenda slip by drawing their attention to York’s Northern Ring Road (A1237) and in particular the case for upgrading. Taking the opportunity to raise the matter in Treasury Questions, Julian began by telling the House of […]
  • July 12, 2016

    Julian Jumps at Chance to Visit New Trampoline Park

    Julian recently visited the newly opened Energi trampoline park in York. Based at the York Business Park near Poppleton, Energi has over 100 connected trampolines, interactive games, foam pits and basketball hoops. Julian met with Guy Kilner, Director of Energi, who showed him around the park and discussed the work that they are doing with […]
  • July 11, 2016

    Julian welcomes new Prime Minister

    Speaking today in Westminster, Julian said: “I am delighted that Theresa May will be our next Prime Minister and the new Leader of the Conservative Party. I voted for Theresa in the second ballot and I know she will provide the strong, experienced leadership our country needs in these uncertain times. “Theresa has been the […]
  • July 8, 2016

    Julian welcomes the news that Leeds Heart Unit will remain open

    Julian has welcomed today’s announcement that Leeds Heart Unit is now secure, following years of controversy and uncertainty. NHS England has now decided that Leeds will be one of ten hospitals across the country that will provide specialist congenital heart surgery as long as new care standards are met. NHS England has also pledged to […]