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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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

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 and country now faces an even sterner test. The necessary restrictions on movement, and closure of public spaces make this in some ways the most serious emergency our nation has ever faced. Even on the brink of invasion in 1940, schools,

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...

Cross-party group of 12 Yorkshire MPs write to Housing Minister to oppose Askham Bog development appeal

Julian, together with 11 other MPs from across Yorkshire, has today written to the...

Julian writes to the Chancellor to urge him to provide more support to the self-employed

Julian has today written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak to ask...

Category: News & Articles

  • April 4, 2014

    Julian and Local Councillor Paul Doughty Welcome Reintroduction of Evening Bus Services

    After a long running campaign, Julian and Paul Doughty, the Ward Councillor for Strensall (including Stockton-on-the-Forest), have welcomed the news that the evening services on the Yorkshire Coastliner bus look set to be reintroduced in Stockton-on-the-Forest in May. The company who operate the Coastliner, Transdev, had withdrawn three of the evening services returning to the […]
  • April 3, 2014

    Julian Calls on Government to ‘Rebalance’ Wind Farm Subisidies

    Julian has called on the Government to rebalance the subsidies away from onshore wind power and towards other forms of renewable energy in two separate questions to the Energy Ministers in the House of Commons this morning. The move comes after Julian joined several communities to the East of York in fighting proposals for two 80m […]
  • April 1, 2014

    Julian Welcome’s Lendal Bridge Ruling

    According to the latest ruling by the Traffic Adjudicator, York Council are not allowed to issue fines for traffic restrictions on Lendal Bridge. Local MP Julian Sturdy has welcomed the ruling as “a victory for common sense”. Today Julian commented “The closure of Lendal Bridge has been a dog’s breakfast from start to finish. Not […]
  • March 27, 2014

    Julian Welcomes Licensing Decision on Proposed Use of Monk Stray for Events

    After making several representations on behalf of hundreds of residents in the Heworth Without area, Julian is delighted that the Licensing Committee have massively scaled back the Council’s plans to use the Monk Stray open space for public events. If approved, the Council’s original licensing application would have allowed them to use the stray to […]
  • March 27, 2014

    Julian Raises Delay in Vital Missing Persons Legislation

    Today Julian asked for a statement on the Presumption of Death Act, which is important to the relatives of those who have gone missing and has been delayed in being implemented. Julian raised his concerns on behalf of the family of Claudia Lawrence, who went missing in York over five years ago. He asked “Can we […]
  • March 19, 2014

    Julian Welcomes Chancellor’s Budget as “Good News For Yorkshire”

    Today in Parliament, Julian Sturdy MP praised George Osbourne’s latest Budget announcement, with its measures to help workers, savers, motorists, local charities, pubs and small businesses. He said “I am delighted by today’s announcement, both on a local and on national level. Locally, I am thrilled that the campaign to help Yorkshire Air Ambulance with […]
  • March 19, 2014

    Julian calls for “counterbalance” to West and South Yorkshire combined authorities

    Yesterday in Parliament, Julian Sturdy MP called for the creation of a third combined authority in Yorkshire to encompass North Yorkshire and the East Riding, with York at its centre, to compete with the newly established West and South Yorkshire rivals. The MP for York Outer welcomed the creation of combined authorities, a new legal […]
  • 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 […]