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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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Julian welcomes Government cash boost to crack down on illegal developments in York Green Belt

Julian welcomes Government cash boost to crack down on illegal developments in York Green Belt

  City of York Council to receive £44.5k to crackdown on illegal development The move is part of the Government’s drive to protect the Green Belt   York is set to benefit from a share of nearly £2 million to crack down on illegal developments on the local green belt, Housing Minister Rt Hon Esther

Julian visits Poppleton pharmacy as national pharmacy flu vaccination programme begins

Last Friday, Julian called in at Poppleton Pharmacy in Upper Poppleton to mark the...

York Press column – Turbulence at Westminster

I must start by admitting that when I said in my last column that...

Update on Moor Lane / Askham Bog planning application

Further to the unanimous rejection of this planning application by the Planning Committee at...

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  • June 20, 2013

    Support the ‘Let Britain Decide’ Campaign

    Many of you may be aware that I have always been Euro sceptic in my political principles and have strongly believed that the British people should have their say on our membership of the European Union. I have already voted in this Parliament to hold a referendum as soon as possible, and only recently I […]
  • June 12, 2013

    Julian Welcomes Leeds Heart Unit Decision from Secretary of State

    The Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt MP, has today announced that the controversial review, which had outlined Leeds Children’s Heart Surgery Unit for closure, has been suspended and all Children’s Heart Surgery Units across the Country will remain open for the time being. The decision comes just days after Julian wrote to Mr […]
  • June 10, 2013

    Julian Makes Last Call for Leeds Heart Unit future

    Julian has written to Jeremy Hunt MP, the Secretary of State for Health, to appeal for the Leeds Children’s Heart Surgery Unit to be kept open for at least another year. The Unit and its supporters have been fighting for its survival for over a year, after the NHS Safe and Sustainable Review outlined the […]
  • June 6, 2013

    Julian Lobbies the Government over the Future of the National Railway Museum

    Following the announcement that York’s National Railway Museum could face closure due to cutbacks across all government departments, Julian has added to the calls for a parliamentary debate on the importance of museums in protecting our culture and heritage. Speaking in the House of Commons this morning, Mr Sturdy said: “May I add my voice […]
  • June 6, 2013

    Julian Welcomes Government Changes to Planning Policy on Wind Farms

    Julian has today welcomed the announcement by the government that the existing planning framework is to be strengthened to give local communities greater powers to oppose unwanted onshore wind farms. The announcement comes just a few weeks after Julian wrote to Eric Pickles MP, the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, to press […]
  • June 5, 2013

    Julian Launches Local Plan Page on his Website

    As the consultation on the City of York Council’s draft Local Plan goes live today, Julian has launched a new page on his website devoted to the Local Plan. With the Council’s formal adoption of their Local Plan set to take nearly two years to be completed, Julian has expressed his desire to keep all […]
  • May 20, 2013

    Julian to Host Public Meeting in Osbaldwick on Anti Social Behaviour

    This week Julian is to host a public meeting on anti social behaviour issues in the Osbaldwick area. The meeting will take place at 6pm on Wednesday 22nd May at the Osbaldwick Village Hall. The event, which will be in a question and answer format, will be open for all members of the public to attend. […]
  • May 13, 2013

    Julian hosts Public Meeting on Controversial Knapton Showpeople Site Proposals

    Julian has hosted a public meeting in Upper Poppleton for residents concerned by the many controversial proposals contained within the Council’s draft Local Plan. However, the meeting, which took place on Saturday at the All Saints Hall, was primarily focused on the Council’s plans to create a 20 pitch travelling showpeople site, in the nearby […]
  • May 2, 2013

    Julian Calls for Review of York Bus Network

    After hosting a public meeting in Haxby for residents concerned by the deterioration of the No.13 bus service, Julian has called on First and other bus operators to review their networks to achieve better services for local residents. At the recent meeting, which Julian chaired, over 50 residents from Haxby, Wigginton and Copmanthorpe were given […]
  • April 30, 2013

    Julian Lobbies Government to Step in on Council’s Wind Farm Proposals

    Julian has today written to Eric Pickles MP, the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, to ask him to reform planning policy to give communities and individuals greater power to stop wind farms from getting the go ahead. The move follows the publishing of the City of York Council’s draft Local Plan, in which […]