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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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Julian leads MPs in lobbying Prime Minister on drug-resistant infection and pandemic planning

Julian leads MPs in lobbying Prime Minister on drug-resistant infection and pandemic planning

This week, Julian led a cross-party group of MPs and peers in writing to the Prime Minister, pressing for an enhanced government focus on the huge global challenge of drug-resistant infection, and the associated issue of future pandemic preparedness. As Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Antibiotics, Julian organised the sending of a joint

Latest figures demonstrate scale of Government support for people and businesses in York

New statistics showing the huge Government support to individuals and businesses in York Outer...

Julian welcomes plans to commemorate the 75th anniversary of VJ Day

On 15 August 2020 we mark the 75th Anniversary of the Victory over Japan...

Julian welcomes £1.15 million investment for city from government’s Getting Building Fund

Julian has welcomed the announcement that York Outer will benefit from £1.15 million of...

Category: News & Articles

  • September 23, 2014

    Julian Slams Council Over Latest Local Plan Traveller Site Allocations

    Julian has hit out at the City of York Council after it has emerged that two new large scale Traveller Sites have been proposed in the open countryside close to the quiet rural villages of Rufforth and Naburn. The recent release of the Council’s ‘Local Plan Publication draft’, which has combined proposals from the ‘Preferred […]
  • September 19, 2014

    Julian ‘Delighted’ with Scotland Independence Referendum Result

    Julian has welcomed the outcome of the Independence Referendum in Scotland, which saw the ‘No’ campaign winning by 55% to 45%. This was a clear and decisive result for the ‘Better Together’ campaign. However, as the leaders of the parties have all made clear, a vote to stay together is still a vote for change, […]
  • September 17, 2014

    Julian Welcomes Fall in Unemployment in York

    Julian has welcomed today’s news of a fall in unemployment both locally and nationally. The Office for National Statistics have announced that the unemployment rate fell to 6.2% (or 2.02 million people) in the three months to the end of July, the lowest it has been since 2008. The ONS stats also showed that the number […]
  • September 12, 2014

    Julian Reacts to Latest Local Plan Announcements

    Julian has vowed to continue his campaign for a more “sensible, sustainable and appropriate” development plan for York, following today’s publication of the City of York Council’s draft ‘Submission Local Plan’. Reacting to the latest developments on the incredibly controversial draft Local Plan, Julian said: “On paper the fall in the overall housing numbers would indicate that […]
  • September 12, 2014

    Julian’s September York Press Column

    It is becoming increasingly clear that we need to tackle the growing crisis of horses being abandoned and tethered on our roadsides. It is difficult to know exactly how many horses are currently suffering from neglect but conservative estimates are that at least 3,000 have been abandoned in England alone. The number of horses being […]
  • September 9, 2014

    Julian calls for tougher sentences on food fraudsters

    Last night in Parliament, Julian called on the Government to do more to protect high quality British farming produce from fraud. Speaking in the House of Commons during the late night Food Fraud debate, Mr Sturdy praised the recently published Elliott Report on food integrity. He said “It is reassuring that Professor Elliott has commended […]
  • September 4, 2014

    Julian Meets Residents Company over Boroughbridge Road ‘Overdevelopment’

    Julian has recently met with a group of residents from Trenchard Road and Portal Road off the A59 on the outskirts of York, to discuss their concerns over the proposed development of nearly 1500 houses in the immediate vicinity. He met with several members of the committee of the York (Trenchard) Residents Company Limited at the […]
  • September 3, 2014

    Julian welcomes investigation into waiting times at York Hospital Trust

    Today Julian has voiced his support for the NHS regulator Monitor opening an inquiry into why local hospitals have repeatedly missed health targets. It has emerged that the York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, which runs hospitals in York, Scarborough, Bridlington, Whitby, Malton and Selby, has failed to meet Government A&E waiting time targets for […]
  • September 2, 2014

    Julian Urges Council to Grant Partial Rates Rebate to Boroughbridge Road Residents Disrupted by Poppleton Bar Roadworks

    Julian has been leading calls for the City of York Council to offer a partial Council Tax rebate to residents on Boroughbridge Road, who suffered months of severe disruption during the excessively delayed Poppleton Bar roadworks. Several local residents have been in touch with Julian in recent weeks to raise concerns over their loss of sleep […]
  • September 1, 2014

    Julian teams up with Alfie G Whattam for fairer health funding

    Last Friday Julian met with York based Britain’s Got Talent Finalist Alfie G. Whattam to publicise the need for a fairer funding formula for York and North Yorkshire’s Clinical Commissioning Groups. Julian has been campaigning for a fairer funding formula ever since his election in 2010 and has raised the matter both in Parliament on numerous […]