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Julian Sturdy - Strong Voice for York Outer

Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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Government announcement on ending covid restrictions

Government announcement on ending covid restrictions

“Given the amazing success of the booster programme in protecting York households, and the latest encouraging virus data, I am glad the government has decided to let current ‘Plan B’ measures expire at the end of this month. Although I have serious concerns about the Prime Minister’s judgement on other matters, I think he has

Julian welcomes Cystic Fibrosis medicine announcement

I am delighted by the recent news that the life-changing Kaftrio modular therapy has...

York Press column – Finally we are learning to live with covid

As we move through the cold days and early evenings, we have the significant...

Statement on alleged Downing Street Parties

The recent revelations about the party in the garden of Number 10 on the...

Category: News & Articles

  • April 29, 2015

    Julian says Local Elections are Referendum on the Greenbelt

    Julian has today reiterated his commitment to protecting York’s greenbelt and rural communities from unsustainable development as part of his six point plan for the constituency. Labour’s highly controversial Local Plan started life proposing the development of over 22,000 houses across the city, prioritising development on the greenbelt rather than on brownfield sites. Julian has […]
  • April 27, 2015

    Julian Calls for a Long Term Solution to York’s Traffic Problems

    Julian has today reaffirmed his hopes of securing a permanent solution to York’s congestion problems on the outer ring road as part of his six point plan for the constituency. Having raised the matter with the Prime Minister, who himself described the outer ring road as a “car park”, Julian organised a roundtable meeting with the […]
  • April 24, 2015

    On the Campaign Trail with Julian Sturdy

    Since the Dissolution of Parliament on the 30th March Julian has been out and about everyday campaigning across the constituency. Below is a brief overview of where Julian has been and who he has been campaigning alongside.     Strensall Julian out canvassing with Cllr Paul Doughty in the Strensall Ward, where they have successfully called […]
  • April 23, 2015

    Julian supports MacMillan Cancer Action Day

    Julian is supporting MacMillan’s Cancer Action Day and has praised York health services for providing one of the best patient experiences in the country. Macmillan are calling on all political parties to commit to improving cancer outcomes so they start to match the best in Europe by the end of the next Parliament. The Conservative […]
  • April 21, 2015

    Success! Plans to enlarge a waste centre near Rufforth are dropped

    Local residents in Rufforth are delighted that Yorwaste has made a U-turn and dropped their plans to extend their waste and recycling facility at Harewood Whin, on the outskirts of York. Julian has consistently supported the Rufforth and Knapton Action Group in their opposition to the highly controversial plans, which would have seen a large […]
  • April 20, 2015

    Julian Highlights Health Funding Reform as Key Election Priority

    Julian has reiterated his commitment to achieving fairer health funding for our area, as set out in his six point plan to secure a better future for the constituency. Since his election in 2010, Julian has been campaigning tirelessly, both locally and in Parliament, to try to resolve the unfair funding formula which allocates money […]
  • April 20, 2015

    Out and About Campaigning

    Since the Dissolution of Parliament on the 30th March I have been out and about everyday campaigning across the constituency. Below is a brief overview of where I have been and who I have been campaigning alongside.     Rawcliffe and Clifton Without In Rawcliffe and Clifton Without Julian was joined by local election candidates […]
  • April 8, 2015

    Julian visits York Railway Institute

    Julian has visited the York Railway Institute and discussed the future of the club with both management and local residents. The Railway Institute was founded in 1889 and now has over 3,000 members across the city. Julian received a tour of the sports centre on Queen Street, the sports pitches at New Lane, the bowling […]
  • March 30, 2015

    Julian Launches Campaign for Re-election in York Outer

    On Saturday, Julian officially launched his election campaign in Haxby, with his wife Victoria and his daughter Florence, alongside local campaigners. Julian has worked tirelessly representing his constituents in York Outer and hopes to be able to champion local interests and needs for another 5 years. As the election campaign kicks into gear Julian will be seen in […]
  • March 29, 2015

    Julian Named ‘Parliamentary Beer Champion’

    Julian has received a special award for his work in supporting – and promoting – the region’s pubs and breweries. He was presented with the “Parliamentary Beer Champion 2015 ” award by Simon Theakston, Executive Chairman of T&R Theakston Ltd and former Chairman of the Yorkshire British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA). The honour is a […]