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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

  • 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, […]
  • August 16, 2014

    Julian calls for better transport links in the North

    It is essential that we continue to invest in our northern rail links if we are to realise our potential as an ‘economic powerhouse’. We need the North to become an interconnected network of successful towns and cities in order to provide the nation with a much needed counterbalance to the increasing dominance of London […]
  • August 14, 2014

    Julian welcomes new £200 million fund to protect greenbelt land

    The campaign to protect York’s greenbelt has received a major boost  as the Planning Minister announced a new fund to promote development on brownfield sites. Councils across the country can bid for government funding to build thousands of new homes on brownfield land. The £200 million fund will be shared between 10 new housing zones, […]
  • August 8, 2014

    Julian Dismayed at Local Health Bosses U-Turn on IVF

    Julian has today expressed his profound disappointment with yesterday’s announcements that the Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Group has voted not to offer any free cycles of IVF to couples this year, due to financial constraints. Less than two months ago, in June, it had been hoped that IVF would finally be offered on the […]
  • August 8, 2014

    Julian visits Commonwealth war graves to honour the fallen

    Today Julian visited the war graves of over 200 soldiers who died in the First and Second World Wars. Julian made the visit to Fulford Cemetery on Fordlands Road with Stephen Liversage, the Northern Regional Supervisor for the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Speaking outside the cemetery, Mr Sturdy emphasised the importance of remembering a key […]
  • August 4, 2014

    Consultation Begins on Strensall with Towthorpe Village Design Statement

    On Monday 21st July, a public consultation began on Strensall with Towthorpe’s Village Design Statement (VDS), which will last until Sunday 7th September. After working closely with the group responsible for producing the VDS and taking part in previous surveys, Julian has called on all Strensall and Towthorpe residents to engage in the process and […]
  • August 1, 2014

    Celebrating Yorkshire Day

    Today is Yorkshire Day, the annual opportunity to commemorate the Yorkshire Declaration of Integrity and celebrate the county. As a proud Yorkshireman, Julian was pleased to wear a white rose to mark the occasion, commenting: “I am so pleased to be from the finest county in the country, and Yorkshire Day is truly an occasion […]
  • July 31, 2014

    Supporting the Special Care Baby Unit in York

    Julian was delighted to recently have the opportunity to visit the Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU) at York Hospital to mark their thirty year anniversary. During his visit, Julian learned about the important work which SCBU does to support special care babies and their families at a difficult time, as well as the ways they […]