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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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  • March 18, 2013

    Julian invites Planning Minister to speak with local developers

    Last week, Julian met with Planning Minister, Nick Boles MP and a number of small developers from York to discuss the Council’s affordable housing targets. Also in attendance at the meeting were Conservative Councillors Ian Gillies, Chris Steward and George Barton. Working with Julian and Conservative Councillors, the group of smaller developers have been campaigning tirelessly […]
  • March 12, 2013

    Julian speaks in Parliamentary Debate on Richard III Reburial

    Julian has today spoken passionately in support of returning the remains of Richard III to Yorkshire for reburial during a Parliamentary debate. A number of MPs from both Yorkshire and Leicestershire were in attendance at the Westminster Hall debate on the licensing of the reburial King Richard III. During the debate, Julian argued that the […]
  • March 9, 2013

    Julian praises Green Business in Yorkshire for Climate Week

    Julian has today delivered a message for Climate Week 2013 and hailed the contribution of green businesses to the local economy in Yorkshire. Climate Week is Britain’s biggest climate change campaign, culminating in a week of activities, which showcases practical solutions to the problems arising from climate change from every sector of society. Commenting on […]
  • March 7, 2013

    Julian reacts to High Court decision on Leeds Children’s Heart Unit

    Julian has today welcomed a High Court’s decision in favour of the Leeds-based ‘Save our Surgery’ campaign, in their case against the Joint Committee of Primary Care Trusts. Last year, as part of the Safe and Sustainable Review, the JCPCT decided, based on a points-scoring assessment, that the Leeds Unit should be closed. The ‘Save […]
  • March 5, 2013

    Public Meeting on Local Crime and Policing

    On Friday 8th March, Julian will be taking part in an open meeting, in conjunction with York Central MP Hugh Bayley and North Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner Julia Muligan, to give York residents the chance to raise their concerns about local crime. The meeting is part of a six week consultation period that follows the publishing […]
  • March 1, 2013

    Julian joins York MIND in saying ‘It’s OK to Be Blue’

    Julian has today offered his support to the mental health charity York MIND and their ‘It’s Ok to Be Blue’ campaign, by wearing blue. His constituency staff have joined him by also wearing blue clothing and have done a collection for the charity. York MIND is a local charity which offers support to those suffering with mental […]
  • February 28, 2013

    Julian raises dementia care and rates of undiagnosed cases

    This week in Parliament, Julian raised the issue of the growing rates of undiagnosed cases of dementia in York and North Yorkshire to Jeremy Hunt the Secretary of State for Health. Dementia is a growing problem. 820,000 people are currently living with the disease, which is forecast to rise rapidly as the population continues to […]
  • February 20, 2013

    Julian backs calls for a new station in Haxby

    This evening Julian  will be meeting with residents from Haxby and Wigginton to discuss with them their campaign for a train station in Haxby. David Wells from Rail Future will also be present at the meeting and will chair the discussion. The meeting is part of an ongoing campaign to open a new Haxby Station, […]
  • February 18, 2013

    The fight over illegally tethered horses goes on

    The campaign over the problem of illegally tethered horses in York continues to rumble on and last week Julian meet with David Bowles, Head of Public Affairs at the RSPCA to raise the matter once more. Following the meeting, Julian said “Discussions centred around three major areas on which to tackle this highly visible horse […]
  • February 13, 2013

    Let’s bring Richard III home

    Julian has today outlined his support for the campaign to have Richard III buried in York. Julian also announced that he has written to the Archbishop of York, the Ministry of Justice and the Private Secretary to Her Majesty the Queen, to request that the Yorkist King’s final resting place be considered very carefully. The […]