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Julian Sturdy - Strong Voice for York Outer

Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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Minster FM announcement

Minster FM announcement

I am saddened by the announcement that Minster FM is to be absorbed into ‘Greatest Hits Radio North Yorkshire’ after acquisition by Bauer Media, and fear this means the loss of a distinctive local institution. I have always enjoyed my appearances on Minster, and believe it has made a valuable contribution to the cultural life

York Press column – York’s route out of lockdown

As summer approaches, I know many residents will feel some frustration at the grinding...

Julian joins forces with City of York Council in a bid to secure Haxby station funding

Julian has thrown his weight behind City of York Council’s bid to the Government’s...

BBC Radio 4 – Farming Today

Julian appeared on this morning’s edition of Farming Today on Radio 4 to talk...

Category: News & Articles

  • January 8, 2013

    Looking ahead

    The start of a new year always brings a mixture of excitement and apprehension. Like many readers, I try to conjure up a challenging (yet realistic!) list of resolutions in an attempt to build on the successes of the previous twelve months and ensure progress in the forthcoming year. On a personal level, some objectives […]
  • January 8, 2013

    Yorkshire to kick off Tour de France in 2014

    I was delighted to hear that Yorkshire has won “le bid” to host The Grand Départ of the Tour de France in 2014. It is fantastic that the world’s largest annual sporting event will be coming to our region and the north of England for the first time. This has been an amazing achievement to […]
  • January 8, 2013

    Julian meets local post office staff

    This week, Julian delivered Christmas encouragement to Royal Mail posties at York Delivery Office On Monday 17th December, Julian visited Royal Mail’s York delivery office  on Leeman Road to pass on best Christmas wishes and encouragement to the postmen and women at their busiest time of year. Julian was shown round the office by local […]
  • January 8, 2013

    Julian reacts to Autumn Statement

    Last week, the Chancellor of the Exchequer gave his Autumn Statement outlining the Government’s economic plans for the months ahead. Julian was delighted that the Chancellor has announced that York will be one of twelve smaller cities that will benefit from £50 million funding for ultrafast broadband in addition to the funding already received for broadband expansion […]
  • January 8, 2013

    Julian hosts local flooding meeting

    Recently, Julian hosted two on site meetings for the victims of flooding in Fulford and Naburn. In attendance at both meetings were a number of residents, alongside representatives from the Environment Agency, Yorkshire Water and the City of York Council’s flooding teams. The residents of cottages on the banks of the Ouse in Fulford met […]
  • January 7, 2013

    Julian joins with residents to lower speed limit in Deighton

    On Monday 19th November, Julian met with residents in the village of Deighton to discuss with them their bid to achieve a 40mph speed limit on the A19 as it passes the village. Julian and Cllr George Barton have pledged their support for the Deighton residents’ campaign to lower the speed limit, which is currently […]
  • January 7, 2013

    Open meeting this Saturday!

    All York Outer constituents are invited to attend Julian’s upcoming open meeting on Saturday 17th November. The meeting will take place at Huntington Community Centre between 1000hrs-1200hrs. This will be the second open meeting hosted by Julian this year and it is a fantastic opportunity for local people to question their MP on any issue […]
  • January 7, 2013

    Julian raises North Yorks PCT debt with Health Minister

    Last week Julian arranged a meeting with Jeremy Hunt MP, Secretary of State for Health, to raise with him his concerns over the level of debt the North Yorkshire and York Primary Care Trust is currently residing over, which currently stands at around £19million. Julian also raised his concerns over the implications this may have on the ability […]
  • January 7, 2013

    Standing up for the children’s heart unit in Leeds

    Once again, Julian speaks in a parliamentary debate in order to save the children’s heart unit in Leeds. With the future of the Leeds unit at risk, Julian once again spoke in a Westminster Hall debate on the issue. In his speech, Julian urged Ministers to step in and save the unit after real concerns […]
  • January 7, 2013

    Julian backs local bus campaign

    Last Friday, Julian met with a local resident in Wiggington to discuss with her the effects of the recent changes to York bus services and sign her petition against them. During his visit, Julian had a long discussion about how the changes had affected the lives and mobility of elderly and disabled people in the […]