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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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Statement on the death of the Duke of Edinburgh

Statement on the death of the Duke of Edinburgh

A moment of sorrow for the entire nation, as we mourn the loss of the Duke of Edinburgh. My thoughts are with the entire Royal Family today, but especially the Queen who was married to Prince Philip for over seven decades. It is always a tragedy to lose your partner and I offer my utmost

Julian’s parliamentary committee presses government to aid covid-hit wholesale and suppliers sector

The House of Commons Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee on which Julian...

£2.9million funding boost for York’s cultural and heritage sites

Julian has welcomed the announcement that York will receive £2,965,522 to support iconic cultural...

Local Coronavirus Update

Since my last weekly vaccine update, family and friends have been able to enjoy...

Category: News & Articles

  • September 18, 2015

    Julian calls for a more sensible reduction for Feed-in Tariffs

    Yesterday in Parliament Julian, an elected member of the Energy and Climate Change Committee, raised the serious concerns currently being voiced in the solar industry. Speaking in Energy and Climate Change departmental questions Julian said: “I very much welcome the review of feed-in tariffs. We should be working towards a zero-subsidised solar industry, but does […]
  • September 18, 2015

    Julian welcomes planning reforms that restore fairness between traveller and settled communities

    After calling for major reforms to the Government’s policy on Gypsy and Traveller sites, local MP Julian Sturdy has requested a debate on recently announced guidelines. Speaking in Business of the House debate yesterday, Julian said “Many of my constituents will welcome the recent changes to the definition of “a Traveller” within the planning system, […]
  • September 17, 2015

    Julian Calls for More Office to Residential Conversions at Clifton Moor

    Julian has called on the Government to renew its policy of allowing offices to be converted to residential properties without having to apply for planning permission, following a visit to Helmsley Group’s ‘Halo’ development on Clifton Moor. In May 2013, the Coalition Government introduced permitted development rights for office to residential conversions for a three […]
  • September 15, 2015

    Julian supports Macmillan’s Question Time with people affected by cancer

    Julian recently met with people affected by cancer at the Macmillan Question Time event in Parliament last week. The event allowed Julian to hear first-hand about people’s experiences with cancer treatment, and why it is so important that the Government continues to prioritise improvements to cancer care. Attending the event, Julian pledged his continued support […]
  • September 14, 2015

    Julian pledges to support people living with Atrial Fibrillation

    Julian has pledged to work with the AF Association and the dedicated All-Party Parliamentary Group to improve detection rates and patient care for the one million people suffering from the condition. At a recent event held in Parliament, Julian received a pulse check and an ECG reading with a new device that allows patients to […]
  • September 3, 2015

    Coffee Shop Surgery This Saturday

    Julian is holding one of his regular Coffee Shop Surgeries this Saturday (05th September), accompanied by Cllr David Carr, the Copmanthorpe Ward Councillor. They will be at Little Acorn’s Café in Copmanthorpe, between 9:30am till 11am and will be on hand to listen to any concerns you would like to raise, whether it be local, […]
  • September 1, 2015

    Julian Celebrates Transformation of Yorkshire Power Station

    Julian has recently toured Drax Power Station near Selby to find out more about the company’s movement away from coal and towards biomass as a reliable form of renewable energy. Drax Group plc, which directly employs 1400 people, has been steadily increasing its use of wood pellets in place of coal for several years. It is now the […]
  • August 27, 2015

    Julian Meets Huntington Residents Concerned about Greenbelt Development

    Julian has met with a group of local residents from the Avon Drive area of Huntington, to discuss their concerns over plans for 109 homes on the greenbelt immediately north of the community. He has already joined over 50 residents in formally objecting to the proposal, highlighting the land’s status as greenbelt, as well as several other […]
  • August 18, 2015

    Julian Visits Rural Businesses at CLA Game Fair

    Julian attended the Countryside Land Association’s Game Fair at Harewood House late last month, taking part in a panel debate on rural housing. As the elected Chair of a new All Party Parliamentary Group for Rural Business, Julian also took the opportunity to visit several of the stands where local countryside organisations and companies were […]
  • August 12, 2015

    Julian welcomes transport investment for York and the Northern Powerhouse

    A blueprint for how £13 billion of government investment in road and rail improvements will help create the Northern Powerhouse has been unveiled by ministers this week. The plans demonstrate how transport links across the North are being transformed by Government investment. By strengthening road and rail connections between York, Leeds, Manchester, and Liverpool, businesses […]