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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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York Outer flood risk update

York Outer flood risk update

I am closely monitoring the situation, and have checked in with our local Environment Agency team about the steps they are taking. I aim to visit affected areas and examine the effectiveness of defences in person, covid rules allowing, as soon as possible. The River Ouse is rising to an estimated 4.5 to 4.7 metres

Julian votes against government again on parliamentary control of trade agreements

During yesterday’s debate on amendments to the Trade Bill made by the House of...

Askham Bar vaccination centre upgraded to new national vaccination hub for region

I am delighted to hear that the Askham Bar vaccination site is being expanded...

Julian pushes Ministers on strengthening parliamentary scrutiny of trade agreements

This morning at Questions to the Secretary of State for International Trade in the...

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  • September 17, 2014

    Julian Welcomes Fall in Unemployment in York

    Julian has welcomed today’s news of a fall in unemployment both locally and nationally. The Office for National Statistics have announced that the unemployment rate fell to 6.2% (or 2.02 million people) in the three months to the end of July, the lowest it has been since 2008. The ONS stats also showed that the number […]
  • September 12, 2014

    Julian Reacts to Latest Local Plan Announcements

    Julian has vowed to continue his campaign for a more “sensible, sustainable and appropriate” development plan for York, following today’s publication of the City of York Council’s draft ‘Submission Local Plan’. Reacting to the latest developments on the incredibly controversial draft Local Plan, Julian said: “On paper the fall in the overall housing numbers would indicate that […]
  • September 12, 2014

    Julian’s September York Press Column

    It is becoming increasingly clear that we need to tackle the growing crisis of horses being abandoned and tethered on our roadsides. It is difficult to know exactly how many horses are currently suffering from neglect but conservative estimates are that at least 3,000 have been abandoned in England alone. The number of horses being […]
  • September 9, 2014

    Julian calls for tougher sentences on food fraudsters

    Last night in Parliament, Julian called on the Government to do more to protect high quality British farming produce from fraud. Speaking in the House of Commons during the late night Food Fraud debate, Mr Sturdy praised the recently published Elliott Report on food integrity. He said “It is reassuring that Professor Elliott has commended […]
  • September 4, 2014

    Julian Meets Residents Company over Boroughbridge Road ‘Overdevelopment’

    Julian has recently met with a group of residents from Trenchard Road and Portal Road off the A59 on the outskirts of York, to discuss their concerns over the proposed development of nearly 1500 houses in the immediate vicinity. He met with several members of the committee of the York (Trenchard) Residents Company Limited at the […]
  • September 3, 2014

    Julian welcomes investigation into waiting times at York Hospital Trust

    Today Julian has voiced his support for the NHS regulator Monitor opening an inquiry into why local hospitals have repeatedly missed health targets. It has emerged that the York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, which runs hospitals in York, Scarborough, Bridlington, Whitby, Malton and Selby, has failed to meet Government A&E waiting time targets for […]
  • September 2, 2014

    Julian Urges Council to Grant Partial Rates Rebate to Boroughbridge Road Residents Disrupted by Poppleton Bar Roadworks

    Julian has been leading calls for the City of York Council to offer a partial Council Tax rebate to residents on Boroughbridge Road, who suffered months of severe disruption during the excessively delayed Poppleton Bar roadworks. Several local residents have been in touch with Julian in recent weeks to raise concerns over their loss of sleep […]
  • September 1, 2014

    Julian teams up with Alfie G Whattam for fairer health funding

    Last Friday Julian met with York based Britain’s Got Talent Finalist Alfie G. Whattam to publicise the need for a fairer funding formula for York and North Yorkshire’s Clinical Commissioning Groups. Julian has been campaigning for a fairer funding formula ever since his election in 2010 and has raised the matter both in Parliament on numerous […]
  • August 19, 2014

    Launching Vale Radio

    On Monday morning Julian was pleased to join the team at Vale Radio for their official launch show live on air with breakfast presenter Chris Marsden. Vale Radio is a community led radio station based in Haxby, featuring local news and events across the Vale of York, broadcasting across Selby, Thirsk, Linton on Ouse and […]
  • August 18, 2014

    Julian turns postie for a day in York Outer

    Last Friday Julian experienced what is involved in delivering the post when he joined local postman David Rosenberg on his delivery round in York. Julian is one of a number of local Members of Parliament being invited to go out with postmen and women across the UK to see the lengths Royal Mail goes to, […]