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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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The EU Withdrawal Agreement

The EU Withdrawal Agreement

I am very grateful to all local residents who have contacted me so far with their thoughts on the withdrawal agreement and political declaration on our future relationship with the EU, the parliamentary vote on which will be held on Tuesday 11th December after 5 days of debate. I am taking careful note of what

Julian supports Small Business Saturday

Julian Sturdy, Member of Parliament for York Outer, has once again supported the ‘Small...

Julian supports disabled cyclists from the York Cycle Campaign

Julian recently joined Jamie Wood and Jon Phillip, both members of the York Cycle...

York Outer MP meets with Alzheimer’s Society

Julian Sturdy MP met with local representatives of the Alzheimer’s Society last week to...

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  • December 21, 2017

    Julian’s Christmas Message

    As 2017 draws to a close I wanted to take this opportunity to wish all constituents a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Had somebody told me this time last year that I would be fighting a General Election campaign in just under four months I would have been very, very sceptical. However, I […]
  • December 21, 2017

    Julian supports call for wider ivory sales ban

    Julian is supporting calls for the government to widen its proposals for a ban on UK ivory sales to cover all ivory-bearing species, including the hippopotamus, walrus, and narwhal, as well as elephants. During a question session in the House of Commons earlier this month, Conservative MP Zac Goldsmith highlighted evidence of an increase in […]
  • December 20, 2017

    Juilan calls on Government to reopen York – Beverley railway line

    Julian has called on the Government to reopen the York – Beverley railway line. This follows the Secretary of State’s recent announcement stating an intention to expand the rail network. The line was recommended for closure in the 1963 Beeching report and closed in November 1965. However, the Government has committed to working with local […]
  • December 18, 2017

    Julian discusses the future of York’s library service

    Last Friday, Julian visited Acomb Explore Library Learning Centre where he met with Fiona Williams, CEO of Explore York Libraries and Archives. This was to discuss the future vision of York’s library service and learn more about Explore as an organisation. Explore York is contracted by the City of York Council and provides 14 static […]
  • December 7, 2017

    Julian questions Ministers on flood defences south of York

    Julian this morning asked Ministers about the resilience of flood defences, and emphasised the need to remember smaller communities south of York when drawing up flood protection plans. In the House of Commons during questions to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Michael Gove, Julian said: “Hard flood defences like the […]
  • December 7, 2017

    Julian visits Copmanthorpe Pharmacy to encourage residents to ‘Stay Well this Winter’ and ‘Think Pharmacy First’

    Julian recently visited Copmanthorpe Pharmacy to learn about how North Yorkshire Community Pharmacies are supporting the “Stay Well this Winter” campaign promoted by the NHS and Public Health England. This encourages people most at risk from colder weather, including people with long-term health conditions and the over 65s, to prepare for the lower temperatures, along […]
  • December 4, 2017

    Julian Pledges his support to help campaigners save New Earswick Swimming Pool

    Last Saturday, Julian visited New Earswick Swimming Pool where he met with campaigners, pool users and parents to discuss the shock decision by the Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust (JRHT) to close this facility. Since this announcement in October to close the pool, Julian has corresponded with many constituents who have all expressed their level of […]
  • December 1, 2017

    Julian visits Haxby fish and chip shop for Small Business Saturday 2017

    Julian today paid a visit to the award-winning Millers fish and chip shop in Haxby to support the Small Business Saturday 2017 campaign. This annual event highlights the achievements of small businesses, and encourages people to support small enterprises across the UK. Millers has been established in Haxby for 75 years, and is now run […]
  • December 1, 2017

    Julian’s York Press Column: Autumn Budget

    The decision taken by George Osborne in 2010 to have a second Budget was a notable moment and the first time such an occurrence had happened since 1979. Since then we have had two Budgets in 2015 and then two again this year. The reason for our double helping is a result of the Chancellor’s […]
  • November 22, 2017

    Julian Welcomes Chancellor’s Balanced Approach in Budget Announcement

    Julian welcomed today’s Budget announcement; describing it as “a sensible balance between fiscal responsibility and optimistic investment”. The Chancellor of the Exchequer opened his statement by asserting that the UK’s deficit will fall to 2.3 per cent of GDP in 2017 as national debt will start falling next year as a share of national income. […]