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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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Julian lobbies government to suspend Sunday Trading restrictions to aid families and key workers

Julian lobbies government to suspend Sunday Trading restrictions to aid families and key workers

Julian has joined members of Parliament’s Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Select Committee in writing to the Secretary of State for Business, Alok Sharma MP, to call for the suspension of Sunday Trading Laws for as long as emergency powers are in effect. Julian believes that the current restrictions imposed on shops make it much

Julian welcomes new ‘Nightingale’ hospital to fight coronavirus in Yorkshire

I am reassured by the official confirmation that a new ‘Nightingale’ emergency coronavirus hospital...

York Press column – Unity and self-discipline will get us through Coronavirus

A month on from my last column on overcoming Yorkshire’s flooding challenges, our community...

Julian writes to the Foreign Secretary to urge him to send repatriation flights to Australia and New Zealand

A number of constituents who are struggling to return home to the UK have...

Category: News & Articles

  • June 21, 2013

    Julian Speaks in Debate over Healthcare Funding for York and North Yorkshire

    This week in Parliament, Julian spoke in an adjournment debate on NHS Funding for York and North Yorkshire. The debate was secured after Julian Sturdy and Hugh Bayley, the member for York Central, met the Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee of the City of York Council to discuss the perilous funding settlement received by the […]
  • June 21, 2013

    Julian raises uncertain future of York’s Greenbelt in Parliament

    Yesterday Julian raised his concerns over the future of York’s greenbelt and asked for a parliamentary debate on the issue, in Business Questions in the House of Commons. In his response, the Leader of the House of Commons, Andrew Lansley MP, expressed his support for greenbelts in protecting the character of historic Cathedral cities and […]
  • 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 […]