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Julian Sturdy - Strong Voice for York Outer

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...

Category: News & Articles

  • July 15, 2014

    Julian Calls on Government to Give Local Communities Control of Green Belts

    Alongside cross-party parliamentary colleagues, Julian has published a report calling on the Government to hand over control of Britain’s Green Belts from local authorities to local communities. The report, produced by the All Party Parliamentary Group for the Green Belt, of which Mr Sturdy is a Vice-Chair and entitled ‘Green Belts: A Local Way Forward […]
  • July 14, 2014

    Julian’s July Column in the York Press

    Antibiotics have revolutionised healthcare. Since its discovery in 1928, penicillin has saved the lives of tens of millions of people. However the lifesaving role of antibiotics is being threatened by the emergence of antibiotic resistant ‘super-bugs’. The G8 science ministers meeting last year highlighted antibiotic resistance as one of the greatest threats facing humanity, this […]
  • July 10, 2014

    Seven Days to Have Your Say

    Following an extensive campaign to raise awareness of the Council’s Local Plan development proposals and encourage consultation participation in the constituency, including hosting five packed out public meetings, Julian has appealed to all York residents to have their say on the Local Plan Further Sites recommendations in these last seven days before the consultation closes […]
  • July 9, 2014

    York’s New Research Centres Are Essential To Feeding Global Population

    Yesterday in Parliament Julian welcomed the multi-million pound government-backed initiative to make York a major centre for agricultural excellence. Julian first championed the region’s potential for farming expertise when he was first elected back in 2010. He has since raised the matter in Parliament and met with successive Farming Ministers to discuss his proposals as […]
  • July 7, 2014

    Welcoming the Tour de France to Yorkshire

    This past weekend Julian was delighted to be able to join the thousands of supporters as they lined the streets to cheer the riders of the Grand  Départ on their way to Sheffield. Having declined the invitation from City of York Council to join their exclusive celebrations at York Racecourse, Julian instead opted to spend the […]
  • July 4, 2014

    Julian Celebrates Tour de France Coming to York

    After campaigning long and hard for the Tour de France to come to Yorkshire, Julian is delighted that the event is about to take place on our city streets. After the highs (and lows) of the tennis, cricket and football, Julian is now looking forward to watching the world’s best cyclists in action and will […]
  • July 2, 2014

    Julian and Local Councillor Welcome Lifeline for Village Post Office

    Julian has joined local ward Councillor, John Galvin, in welcoming the news that an agreement has been reached to relocate the Post Office in Bishopthorpe to Maynews newsagents. The announcements come after months of uncertainty over the future of the Post Office in the village, which could have been withdrawn had no alternative provider been found. […]
  • June 27, 2014

    Supermarket Surgery Tomorrow!

    Tomorrow morning Julian will be hosting one of his regular Supermarket Surgeries in Sainsburys, Haxby Village. Pop along any time between 10am and 11.30am  if you have anything at all to raise with Julian, or if you’d simply like to say hello. All welcome and no appointments necessary.
  • June 25, 2014

    Julian welcomes the Chancellor’s initiative to promote a ‘Northern Powerhouse’ to rival London

    Julian has endorsed George Osborne’s plans for a ‘second global city’ in the North of England. In this week’s Treasury Questions, Mr Sturdy asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer ‘ As we strive to close the north-south divide and continue to deliver faster growth for the north, what further steps is my right hon. Friend proposing […]
  • June 20, 2014

    Julian pledges support to prevent further drowning in York

    Julian has signed up to support the UK’s leading drowning prevention charity in its work to provide water safety education and lifesaving awards across the country. Representatives from The Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS) made the trip to Parliament ahead of their national campaign, Drowning Prevention Week, which runs from June 21 to 29. […]