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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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Julian backs Great British Spring Clean

Julian backs Great British Spring Clean

Julian has pledged his support for the UK’s biggest mass action environmental campaign, 2020’s ‘Great British Spring Clean’, organised by environment charity Keep Britain Tidy. This will see up to 600,000 people act to clean up streets, beaches and parks across the country between 20th March and 13th April. The campaign unites residents, community groups,

Julian’s New Year message for the York Press

“In 2020 I will focus on ensuring that the government’s plans for improving public...

Julian welcomes Christmas Queen’s Speech

“I warmly welcome today’s Queen’s Speech, setting out the government’s agenda for the new...

Julian’s post-election message

I want to warmly thank everyone who voted to re-elect me as MP for...

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  • 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 […]
  • March 10, 2014

    International Women’s Day 2014

    Julian was delighted to have the opportunity to celebrate International Women’s Day this week with Strensall resident and St Peters sixth form student, Beatrice Rhodes. As part of this year’s ‘Inspiring Change’ theme Beatrice travelled to London to spend a day in Julian’s Westminster office. Following a team meeting, Beatrice joined other students on a […]
  • March 7, 2014

    Julian celebrates the work of the York Adult Cystic Fibrosis Unit

    Last week Julian was delighted to meet with Dr Rebecca Thomas and her colleagues at the York Adult Cystic Fibrosis Unit in York Hospital to celebrate their work with the Cystic Fibrosis Trust. During his time at the Unit Julian heard about major developments in the last few years which have had a positive impact on […]
  • March 6, 2014

    Lobbying for Greater Clarity on Health Funding Requests

    Julian has recently been assisting an 8 year old constituent whose family have been fighting for the funding of a specific drug for more than two years. The problem has been exacerbated by a certain degree of confusion over who has responsibility for the constituent’s commissioning requests and NHS England and the Vale of York […]
  • February 24, 2014

    Julian Proposes National Farming Fund Could Be Used Towards Preventing Future Floods

    Mr Sturdy recently enquired whether alternative sources of funding could be used to tackle the problem of flooding. In the Chamber last week, the York MP asked “With parts of the country experiencing the wettest January since records began, with sadly no let-up in sight at the moment, will the Minister clarify whether resources from […]
  • February 21, 2014

    Julian Calls For Lessons To Be Learnt In York From Flooding In The South

    Julian Sturdy has called on the Government to “have a debate on the need to strengthen the safeguards in the planning system to prevent houses from being built on floodplains”. Julian recently raised his concerns in the House of Commons over the City of York Council’s proposals to build large housing developments in flood-risk areas. […]