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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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York Press column – Flood risk returns as York rolls out the vaccine

York Press column – Flood risk returns as York rolls out the vaccine

With the return of York’s flooding problem last week on top of covid, the resilience of our city is being given a real test. Of course, it has not been found wanting, and I pay a warm tribute to the City of York Council, Environment Agency and emergency services staff who are working to get

HandyMag column – Vaccine rollout gives hope for 2021

The plunge into renewed lockdown due to the vicious new strain of Coronavirus is...

Julian applauds Vaccines Delivery Plan

Julian has applauded the efforts of the Government’s Vaccines Delivery Plan – the biggest vaccination...

York Outer flood risk update

I am closely monitoring the situation, and have checked in with our local Environment...

Category: News & Articles

  • December 16, 2014

    Julian Makes Christmas Post Office Visit

    Julian made his annual Christmas visit to Royal Mail in York to say thanks for their hard work in the particularly busy festive period. Julian met with the manager of the Birch Park Sorting Office on Huntington Road, Graham Pickering, and his team to wish them luck over Christmas, and to express his gratitude for […]
  • December 13, 2014

    Julian’s York Press Christmas Column

    Driving around York at Christmas time, I am always heartened to see how festive everywhere looks. As the father of two young children, Christmas is about family in my household and I cannot help but spare a thought for those who are without their loved ones at this special time of year. Personally, I have […]
  • December 11, 2014

    Success! Future of East Coast Mainline Headquarters in York confirmed

    Today Julian welcomed the news that the East Coast Mainline Headquarters will remain in York. Julian told Minster FM: “I am absolutely delighted that Virgin East Coast Trains have confirmed that the Headquarters will be kept in York. For generations York has been the beating heart of the East Coast Mainline and for me it […]
  • December 6, 2014

    Small Business Saturday Comes to York Outer

    Julian was delighted to meet with a variety of local businesses for this year’s Small Business Saturday. The campaign is now stronger than ever, and particularly relevant as 300,000 new small businesses have started trading under the coalition government. On the importance of supporting small business Julian said, “I am delighted to again be involved […]
  • December 6, 2014

    Julian quizzes Secretary of State over uncertainty surrounding East Coast Mainline Headquarters

    Today in Parliament, Julian called on the Government to do more to keep the rail headquarters in the city.  Speaking in the House of Commons during the Transport Questions debate, Julian asked “I welcome the franchise announcements, which see major improvements across the network. In respect of the east coast main line, however, there are […]
  • December 5, 2014

    Julian Welcomes Success for IVF Campaign

    Julian has cautiously welcomed yesterday’s news that IVF will be made available on the NHS in York, saying: “I am delighted to hear that the Vale of York CCG have finally voted to offer one cycle of IVF free on the NHS. I know from the many constituents who’ve contacted me on this issue how […]
  • December 4, 2014

    Julian Welcomes Northern Focus of Chancellor’s Autumn Statement

    Julian has welcomed several of the announcements in the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement yesterday, saying they have “paved the way for a truly northern economic powerhouse.” Reacting to the Chancellor’s pre-budget report on the British economy and his investment pledges, Julian said: “The autumn statement has shown that the Government’s long term economic plan is paying dividends, not […]
  • December 3, 2014

    Julian Secures Northern Ring Road Meeting for Local Businesses with Transport Secretary

    Julian has today secured a meeting for a delegation of local businesses with Patrick McLoughlin MP, the Secretary of State for Transport, to discuss the campaign for dualling the A1237. Julian made the request during Prime Minister’s questions today, saying: “The City of York is truly benefitting from the Government’s northern led economic plan and […]
  • November 28, 2014

    Julian welcomes better train services for York but raises concerns over the future of the East Coast Main Line Headquarters

    Rail journeys between London and York will be transformed by more services, new trains and more seats after the government announced its intention to award the new East Coast franchise to Inter City Railways, a joint venture of Stagecoach and Virgin. The new deal will include a host of extra benefits for passengers in York. […]
  • November 24, 2014

    Julian Visits Site in Naburn Proposed for Traveller Camp

    On Friday, Julian visited a site south of the Designer Outlet in Naburn earmarked for a 15 pitch Travellers’ Camp in the Council’s controversial Local Plan. Julian was given a guided tour of the site, which is Council-owned land, by local farmer Roger Jewitt, whose family have been farming the land in question for more than […]