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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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Statement on the death of the Duke of Edinburgh

Statement on the death of the Duke of Edinburgh

A moment of sorrow for the entire nation, as we mourn the loss of the Duke of Edinburgh. My thoughts are with the entire Royal Family today, but especially the Queen who was married to Prince Philip for over seven decades. It is always a tragedy to lose your partner and I offer my utmost

Julian’s parliamentary committee presses government to aid covid-hit wholesale and suppliers sector

The House of Commons Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee on which Julian...

£2.9million funding boost for York’s cultural and heritage sites

Julian has welcomed the announcement that York will receive £2,965,522 to support iconic cultural...

Local Coronavirus Update

Since my last weekly vaccine update, family and friends have been able to enjoy...

Category: News & Articles

  • March 30, 2015

    Julian Launches Campaign for Re-election in York Outer

    On Saturday, Julian officially launched his election campaign in Haxby, with his wife Victoria and his daughter Florence, alongside local campaigners. Julian has worked tirelessly representing his constituents in York Outer and hopes to be able to champion local interests and needs for another 5 years. As the election campaign kicks into gear Julian will be seen in […]
  • March 29, 2015

    Julian Named ‘Parliamentary Beer Champion’

    Julian has received a special award for his work in supporting – and promoting – the region’s pubs and breweries. He was presented with the “Parliamentary Beer Champion 2015 ” award by Simon Theakston, Executive Chairman of T&R Theakston Ltd and former Chairman of the Yorkshire British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA). The honour is a […]
  • March 28, 2015

    Julian Attends Candidate Coffee Morning With Parents Living With Autism

    Julian has recently attended a coffee morning with two parents whose children suffer with autism, in an effort to better understand what life is like for families living with the condition. He met with Mandy Brunskill of Clifton Moor, whose son Liam lives in a specialist facility in Thorne near Doncaster, as well as Ros Houghton […]
  • March 27, 2015

    York delegation meets with Transport Minister to discuss future funding of the outer ring road

    Julian has met with the Transport Minister, Robert Goodwill, to make the case for much needed investment in the outer ring road. Julian hosted a delegation of York businesses and decision-makers in Parliament to call on the Department for Transport to agree to a long term solution to York’s congestion problems. In attendance was the […]
  • March 24, 2015

    Julian supports Alzheimer’s Society’s dementia campaign

    This week Julian pledged to support the 850,000 people living with dementia across the country. Julian joined over 200 other MPs and representatives from Alzheimer’s Society in Westminster to meet people with dementia and commit to support those affected by the condition. Julian said: “We all have a part to play in improving the lives […]
  • March 19, 2015

    Proposed Green Belt Development in Strensall Thrown Out By Secretary of State

    Controversial plans to build 102 homes on the Green Belt near Strensall Common have been rejected today by the Local Government Secretary Eric Pickles, overturning the Council’s decision to approve the plans. The proposed development had been approved by City of York Council last year despite over a hundred objections being received from local residents. […]
  • March 18, 2015

    Success! Julian’s horse welfare proposals become law

    Julian is delighted that his private members bill to protect horses from neglect has now passed through both Houses of Parliament and is awaiting royal assent from HM The Queen. The Control of Horses Bill will make three major changes to animal welfare laws. Most importantly, the proposals will dramatically shorten the time it takes […]
  • March 18, 2015

    Julian welcomes Chancellor’s funding announcement for brownfield homes in York

    Julian has today welcomed the Chancellor’s Budget as funding was announced to build more city-centre homes in York in order to protect the city’s surrounding greenbelt. The Chancellor announced that York would receive Government funding for the multi-million pound York Central Housing Zone development. The initiative will provide up to a thousand new homes on […]
  • March 16, 2015

    Julian’s March Column in the York Press

    With the General Election less than eight weeks away, the media is now well and truly dominated by political coverage. While some, like myself, will find election campaigns rather exciting, I am conscious that all the hype can serve to put as many people off politics as it can engage voters. Nevertheless, whatever your thoughts […]
  • March 12, 2015

    Local MP calls for Parliamentary debate to reinstate vital cancer drug

    Julian Sturdy has raised the case of Richard Bassett, who suffers from a rare form of cancer, with William Hague in the House of Commons. The York Outer MP asked “While I accept the success of the cancer drugs fund, recent changes have resulted in the drug Regorafenib, which is effective against gastro-intestinal tumours, no […]