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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

  • 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 […]
  • July 18, 2014

    Julian Slam’s Council’s Development Proposals in Comprehensive Response to Local Plan Consultation

    Julian has hit out at the City of York Council in his comprehensive 36-page response to the Local Plan Further Sites consultation. In his submission, Julian said: “I am not, nor have I ever been, opposed to sustainable development in appropriate locations. I have always said that, as York is a very special historic cathedral […]
  • July 17, 2014

    Prime Minister Welcomes York’s Growth in Jobs and Investment

    Yesterday in Parliament, Julian raised York’s falling unemployment rates and leading agriculture sector with the Prime Minister. Speaking in the House of Commons during Prime Ministers Questions, Julian asked “Unemployment has more than halved in my constituency since 2010, and York is poised to benefit from a multi-million pound investment through three agri-science projects as […]