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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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Julian welcomes Government decision to allow York Central application to progress

Julian welcomes Government decision to allow York Central application to progress

Julian has today received confirmation from Kit Malthouse MP, the Housing Minister, that the Government will not call in the planning application for the redevelopment of the York Central site. It follows a meeting last week between Julian and Jake Berry MP, the Minister for the Northern Powerhouse in which he urged the Government to

Julian to meet with new Roads Minister to press need for clarity on ring-road dualling bid

Julian is set to meet with Michael Ellis, the new Minister of State at...

Julian asks Transport Secretary to commit to new Azuma trains coming to York by August

Yesterday, Julian questioned the Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling about the delays...

York Press column – The Conservative leadership contest

The Conservative Party faces a challenge of epic proportions. Our task is to safely...

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  • June 14, 2018

    York Press Column: Road and Rail

    One of the most enjoyable parts of my job is visiting schools to speak with students about the role of a Member of Parliament. As you would expect, one of the most commonly asked questions is: “what do constituents write about?” There is of course a wide selection, ranging from potholes to the Middle East. […]
  • June 13, 2018

    Julian questions Ministers on food science and tech investment for North Yorkshire

    Julian yesterday pressed Ministers at the Department for Business to deliver on plans to support investment and innovation in science and technology for food production, a sector of particular importance for North Yorkshire. During questions to the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Greg Clark, in the House of Commons, he asked: […]
  • June 6, 2018

    Kimberlow Hill surgery appointment booking problems

    Julian is concerned by reports that people have been struggling to make appointments at the Kimberlow Hill GP surgery in Heslington, and has taken action to get answers for local residents and help resolve the situation. A series of concerning reviews have been posted online reviewing the surgery on the NHS Choices website, detailing how […]
  • May 30, 2018

    Julian joins Alzheimer’s Society campaign to ‘Fix Dementia Care’

    Last Wednesday, Julian pledged his support to the Fix Dementia Care campaign run by the Alzheimer’s Society, attending a launch event in Parliament for their new report Dementia – the true cost. This Dementia Action Week (21-27 May) the Alzheimer’s Society asked the general public to take small actions that can have a big impact […]
  • May 23, 2018

    Julian presses Prime Minister on bowel cancer screening

    Julian today urged Theresa May to ensure the government listens to calls to lower the screening age for bowel cancer from 60 to 50 during Prime Minister’s Questions. Bowel cancer is responsible for the deaths of some 16,000 people a year, and is the fourth-most common cancer in the UK. If detected early on it […]
  • May 17, 2018

    Julian calls for reassurances on East Coast Main Line

    Following the Secretary of State for Transport’s announcement that Virgin Trains East Coast’s contract for operating services on the East Coast Main Line would be terminated on 24 June 2018, Julian sought assurances that infrastructure challenges would be addressed going forward. Julian noted the unique set of infrastructure challenges on the East Coast Main Line, […]
  • May 16, 2018

    York Press Column: Environmental issues and York

    As the focus of political debate remains fixed on pressing questions like the twists and turns of the Brexit process; it remains important to devote time to considering our management of the environment, the state of which will ultimately have significant impacts on our everyday lives. Given my ongoing work on the House of Commons […]
  • May 15, 2018

    Julian leads MPs in lobbying government over rural 4G mobile coverage

    Julian has led a cross-party group of MPs in calling for action to ensure better 4G mobile coverage for people in rural areas. Acting in his capacity as Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Rural Business, Julian coordinated the sending of a joint letter to the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media […]
  • May 9, 2018

    Julian Raises Tour de Yorkshire at Prime Minister’s Questions

    During Prime Minister’s Questions this afternoon Julian took the opportunity to raise the Tour de Yorkshire in a question regarding economic benefits and investment in British regions. Noting that the successful event over the bank holiday weekend had attracted a record number of spectators, Julian drew attention to the county’s hospitality and beautiful countryside, before […]
  • May 3, 2018

    Julian Gives Support to Nature Recovery Network

    Julian recently attended an event hosted by The Wildlife Trusts to show his support for the creation of a Nature Recovery Network; a well-designed network of places for nature which links ups green spaces and protected areas in towns, cities and countryside to deliver positive benefits for both people and wildlife. Research across the globe […]