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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...

Category: News & Articles

  • November 22, 2013

    Julian Calls for a Debate on the DAB Switchover

    Yesterday Julian questioned the Leader of the House, Andrew Lansley, on whether MPs could debate the switching off of FM and AM frequencies in favour of the new digital radio platform. Speaking in the Chamber, Julian asked: “I am sure that the whole House shares my affection for our local independent radio stations that provide […]
  • November 22, 2013

    Julian Calls for Rethink on Proposed Bus Reductions in Rufforth

    North Yorkshire County Council has proposed a number of changes to their subsidised bus services across the county, in order to try to achieve budget savings of £1.1m. The proposed changes, which are out for consultation until Monday, include reductions to the 412/413 service in Rufforth and will see buses in the village halved in […]
  • November 20, 2013

    Julian Supports The Martin House ‘Good Night’s Sleep’ Appeal

    On Saturday, York Outer MP Julian Sturdy helped raise much needed funds for the Martin House Good Night’s Sleep Appeal by packing bags at Sainsburys in Haxby, raising nearly £300. Afterwards Julian said: ‘I am so pleased to be able to support this important campaign. As a father of two young children I know only […]
  • November 19, 2013

    Julian Updates Councillors on Ring Road Upgrade Funding Situation

    Last week, Julian attended a special meeting of the City of York Council’s Corporate and Scrutiny Management Committee, in which he answered questions from Councillors on his efforts to secure funding for improvements to the northern outer ring road. Julian explained to Councillors that under the current Government, transport infrastructure funding streams have been simplified […]
  • November 15, 2013

    Julian welcomes Nestle announcements on new jobs for young people

    Julian has expressed his delight at the news that Nestle will be creating nearly 2000 new jobs over the next three years specifically for young people, with the company’s site in York set to benefit. The announcements are part of Nestlé’s impressive European Youth Employment Initiative, in which the firm are trying to help 20,000 […]
  • November 12, 2013

    Julian’s November Column

    Earlier this week, Councillors and Officers sat down to discuss the 16,000 submissions the City of York Council received during their eight week consultation on the draft Local Plan. This incredible figure includes written comments from around 5,000 respondents. The dominant themes emerging from the consultation were the concerns at the overall level of development, […]
  • November 9, 2013

    Julian remembers the Fallen on Rememberance Sunday

    This Sunday Julian will join the Civic Party of York to remember the sacrifices made by our brave Service men and women over the years. Commenting, Julian said: “Every November I am proud to wear a poppy as a sign of my support and respect for our troops, past and present, and for the sacrifices […]
  • November 8, 2013

    Julian Supports EU Referendum Bill

    Julian Sturdy announced on a local radio station, Minster FM, that he will be supporting the EU Referendum Bill. Julian said “Back in 1975, when I was four years old, we voted to be part of a Common Market. The European Union today has morphed out of all recognition. I believe the British people must […]
  • November 7, 2013

    Julian Raises Concerns over the Future of DEFRA Offices in York

    Julian has today called for a debate in the House of Commons on the outsourcing of jobs abroad. This follows on from the recent announcement that the DEFRA offices in York will be part privatised as part of the Governments shared services initiative. This initiative forms an integral part of the Government’s Civil Service Reform […]
  • October 31, 2013

    Julian Calls for Further Rural Broadband Funding

    Julian has today urged the government to allow a second tranche of funding for the roll out of superfast broadband to be released earlier than previously scheduled. Phase 1 of the roll out of superfast broadband is expected to be completed in North Yorkshire by the end of 2014 and will provide 90% of households […]