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Julian Sturdy - Strong Voice for York Outer

Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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York Press column – Government must deliver on growth to maintain trust

York Press column – Government must deliver on growth to maintain trust

There is no point pretending last week’s heavy by-election losses do not send a serious message to the government. Defeated in both a traditionally very ‘safe’ rural West Country seat and urban West Yorkshire, my party is clearly struggling to retain public confidence across a diverse swathe of communities. My thoughts on how our leadership

Haxby Railway Station one step closer with successful Restoring York Railways bid

Following months of intense lobbying in Westminster supporting City of York Council’s bid for...

Julian backs precision breeding law to ensure food security and protect the environment

This week, Julian used the first House of Commons stage of the government’s Genetic...

York Press column – Action on Education

Every child deserves a first-class education to equip them with the skills to pursue...

Category: News & Articles

  • 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 […]
  • March 28, 2015

    Julian Attends Candidate Coffee Morning With Parents Living With Autism

    Julian has recently attended a coffee morning with two parents whose children suffer with autism, in an effort to better understand what life is like for families living with the condition. He met with Mandy Brunskill of Clifton Moor, whose son Liam lives in a specialist facility in Thorne near Doncaster, as well as Ros Houghton […]