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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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Julian expresses delight at Government confirmation of ring road dualling scheme

Julian expresses delight at Government confirmation of ring road dualling scheme

Julian has today received official confirmation from the Roads Minister, Baroness Vere that she has signed off on City of York Council’s bid for Government funding for the dualling of the A1237 between the Rawcliffe and Hopgrove roundabouts. Subject to the approval of the Final Business Case, the Department has agreed to contribute just under

Julian welcomes National Railway Museum funding boost and requests meeting with Housing Minister to secure York Central access funding

Julian has today welcomed the Culture Secretary’s announcement that the National Railway Museum in...

Julian welcomes Queen’s Speech 2019

Julian has welcomed the Queen’s Speech for 2019, setting out the government’s proposed draft...

Julian urges Prime Minister to support campaign to save Askham Bog

Yesterday, Julian questioned the First Secretary of State, Dominic Raab, who was standing in...

Category: News & Articles

  • November 19, 2018

    Julian holds Meeting for all York Outer Parish Councils

    Julian held a meeting at Dunnington Reading Rooms for all the Parish Councils across the constituency. This provided Parish Councils with an opportunity to update Julian on the news from across our various communities and also allowed the Parishes to raise any concerns they have on both local issues and national matters. The main issues […]
  • November 13, 2018

    Julian Welcomes £1million for York Potholes

    Following the Chancellor’s Budget Announcement that £420 million would be allocated for local highways maintenance, Julian was pleased with confirmation that £1 million will be distributed to City of York Council. The overall figure represents the biggest ever single cash injection to improve England’s roads. The funding boost will help local authorities repair potholes, keep […]
  • November 9, 2018

    York Press column – Centenary of end of World War One offers moment for reflection

    This Sunday at 11am will be exactly 100 years since the guns fell silent on the Western Front, signalling the end of the First World War. We are still living with the long-term consequences of this terrible conflict, which touched every family in York, and unleashed powerful forces that helped make the world what it […]
  • November 2, 2018

    Julian visits Skelton pub leading the way in curbing plastic waste

    Last Friday Julian visited The Hungry Horse in Skelton to see first-hand how they are reducing their plastic waste contribution by replacing plastic straws with a sustainable alternative. The pub’s owners, Greene King, are responding to calls from government and the public to reduce consumption of single-use plastic by introducing new compostable PLA straws made […]
  • October 30, 2018

    Julian Welcomes Budget Boost for Hardworking Families and Small Business

    Following yesterday’s Budget Announcement Julian made the following statement: “I am very pleased that the Chancellor has brought forward increases to the Personal Allowance and higher-rate thresholds; delivering a tax cut for 32 million people. This delivers on the Government’s commitment a year early and will be widely welcomed by families and hard-working people up […]
  • October 29, 2018

    Julian supports Macmillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

    Julian showed his support for Macmillan Cancer Support on Wednesday 24 October by attending the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning event in Parliament. This year’s event focused on the challenges that people can face at different stages of their cancer experience. Following the success of Macmillan’s biggest fundraising event of the year on Friday 28 September, […]
  • October 24, 2018

    Julian raises local child’s need for new spinal muscular atrophy drug with Health Secretary

    Julian yesterday asked the Health Secretary to help ensure people with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) can access the life-changing new drug Spinraza on the NHS, including 3 year-old York resident Matilda Jamieson, who has Type 3 SMA. SMA is a serious rare genetic neuromuscular condition that causes progressive muscle weakness and loss of movement through […]
  • October 17, 2018

    Julian Pledges Support for Local Pubs in York Outer

    Julian has pledged his support for the Long Live the Local Campaign to help pubs in his constituency keep their doors open. Julian joins the more than 100,000 people who have signed the petition so far, including 142 in York Outer. Julian is calling on the Government to cut beer tax at the Budget later […]
  • October 16, 2018

    Julian presses government on commercialising university research to power growth

    Julian today urged the government to ensure greater focus on commercialising research to generate economic growth as part of its plans for raising UK spending on R and D (research and development). During questions to the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Greg Clark, in the House of Commons, he asked: “What […]
  • October 11, 2018

    Julian welcomes construction starting on new mental health hospital

    Julian has welcomed the news that construction has begun on York’s new mental health hospital. The Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Trust has announced that building is now beginning at the site off Haxby Road, which has already been excavated and prepared. The new hospital will contain 72 beds in 4 wards, and will […]