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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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Julian leads parliamentary debate to call on the Government to take urgent action on Special Educational Needs (SEN) support in schools

Julian leads parliamentary debate to call on the Government to take urgent action on Special Educational Needs (SEN) support in schools

Julian has today led calls in Parliament for urgent policy changes to the system of support for children with SEN. Having secured a 90-minute debate in Westminster Hall, he opened the debate by highlighting the disparity that still exists in outcomes between school pupils with SEN and their non-SEN peers. He urged the Government to reconsider the

Last week’s Brexit votes

Last week in the House of Commons I voted in favour of the government’s...

Julian presses for York Housing Infrastructure Fund bid clarity

Yesterday, Julian asked for clarification from the Government on the progress of City of York...

York Press column – We must meet the challenge of antibiotic resistance

At the risk of disappointing some readers, I am not going to talk about...

Category: News & Articles

  • January 8, 2013

    Julian reacts to Autumn Statement

    Last week, the Chancellor of the Exchequer gave his Autumn Statement outlining the Government’s economic plans for the months ahead. Julian was delighted that the Chancellor has announced that York will be one of twelve smaller cities that will benefit from £50 million funding for ultrafast broadband in addition to the funding already received for broadband expansion […]
  • January 8, 2013

    Julian hosts local flooding meeting

    Recently, Julian hosted two on site meetings for the victims of flooding in Fulford and Naburn. In attendance at both meetings were a number of residents, alongside representatives from the Environment Agency, Yorkshire Water and the City of York Council’s flooding teams. The residents of cottages on the banks of the Ouse in Fulford met […]
  • January 7, 2013

    Julian joins with residents to lower speed limit in Deighton

    On Monday 19th November, Julian met with residents in the village of Deighton to discuss with them their bid to achieve a 40mph speed limit on the A19 as it passes the village. Julian and Cllr George Barton have pledged their support for the Deighton residents’ campaign to lower the speed limit, which is currently […]
  • January 7, 2013

    Open meeting this Saturday!

    All York Outer constituents are invited to attend Julian’s upcoming open meeting on Saturday 17th November. The meeting will take place at Huntington Community Centre between 1000hrs-1200hrs. This will be the second open meeting hosted by Julian this year and it is a fantastic opportunity for local people to question their MP on any issue […]
  • January 7, 2013

    Julian raises North Yorks PCT debt with Health Minister

    Last week Julian arranged a meeting with Jeremy Hunt MP, Secretary of State for Health, to raise with him his concerns over the level of debt the North Yorkshire and York Primary Care Trust is currently residing over, which currently stands at around £19million. Julian also raised his concerns over the implications this may have on the ability […]
  • January 7, 2013

    Standing up for the children’s heart unit in Leeds

    Once again, Julian speaks in a parliamentary debate in order to save the children’s heart unit in Leeds. With the future of the Leeds unit at risk, Julian once again spoke in a Westminster Hall debate on the issue. In his speech, Julian urged Ministers to step in and save the unit after real concerns […]
  • January 7, 2013

    Julian backs local bus campaign

    Last Friday, Julian met with a local resident in Wiggington to discuss with her the effects of the recent changes to York bus services and sign her petition against them. During his visit, Julian had a long discussion about how the changes had affected the lives and mobility of elderly and disabled people in the […]
  • January 7, 2013

    Julian demands Council Tax freeze for York

    On Monday morning, the Conservative Party announced that the Government would extend the council tax freeze grant by another year. Over the past two years, the Government has offered a grant to every willing local authority who has sought to keep council tax bills down for their residents during these difficult economic times. In real […]
  • September 26, 2012

    Transport Group makes progress

    On Thursday 20th September, Julian hosted a second meeting of his York Transport Roundtable group. Over the past few months, Julian has been meeting with several prominent business and community leaders to discuss York’s transport woes and identify key infrastructure projects. The business-led working group has already agreed that York’s transport infrastructure is creaking under […]