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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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Julian backs Great British Spring Clean

Julian backs Great British Spring Clean

Julian has pledged his support for the UK’s biggest mass action environmental campaign, 2020’s ‘Great British Spring Clean’, organised by environment charity Keep Britain Tidy. This will see up to 600,000 people act to clean up streets, beaches and parks across the country between 20th March and 13th April. The campaign unites residents, community groups,

Julian’s New Year message for the York Press

“In 2020 I will focus on ensuring that the government’s plans for improving public...

Julian welcomes Christmas Queen’s Speech

“I warmly welcome today’s Queen’s Speech, setting out the government’s agenda for the new...

Julian’s post-election message

I want to warmly thank everyone who voted to re-elect me as MP for...

Category: News & Articles

  • March 21, 2013

    Julian steps in to protect Yorkshire’s Tour de France funding

    Julian is in high spirits after a meeting yesterday with Maria Miller MP, the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Support, and a group of Conservative Yorkshire MPs, where it was announced that the government will be making £10million available to Yorkshire for underwriting the cost of hosting the Tour de France. The meeting […]
  • March 21, 2013

    Julian reacts to the Chancellor’s Budget

    Following the Chancellor’s budget yesterday, Julian has commented on what he thinks it will mean for his constituents and the nation as a whole. Julian has particularly praised the Chancellor’s decisions to freeze fuel duty, cut beer duty, raise the personal allowance threshold and help those with aspirations of owning their own homes, with the […]
  • March 20, 2013

    Julian urges the government to bridge the ‘digital divide’

    Julian is urging the government to do more to bridge the digital divide and improve broadband signal for the most rural and isolated communities in the York area. Having worked with a number of other North Yorkshire MPs to secure government funding for improving broadband speeds across the county, Julian has been meeting regularly with BT […]
  • 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 […]