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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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Julian backs Macmillan’s cancer nurse campaign at World’s Biggest Coffee Morning in Parliament

Julian backs Macmillan’s cancer nurse campaign at World’s Biggest Coffee Morning in Parliament

This week, Julian was one of over 200 Members of Parliament who came together to support Macmillan Cancer Support’s latest campaign. The charity used its well loved World’s Biggest Coffee Morning reception in Parliament to launch a new report “Cancer Nursing on the line”. The report calls for a Cancer Nurse Fund to invest in

Statement on government social care and health proposal

I support the broad principles and intentions behind the government’s plan for a reformed...

Back to school and supply chain issues

On Monday York’s children returned to school, beginning what will hopefully be a much...

York Press column – Afghanistan retreat and investment in York

Last week, I travelled to London for the emergency recall of Parliament to discuss...

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  • March 27, 2014

    Julian Raises Delay in Vital Missing Persons Legislation

    Today Julian asked for a statement on the Presumption of Death Act, which is important to the relatives of those who have gone missing and has been delayed in being implemented. Julian raised his concerns on behalf of the family of Claudia Lawrence, who went missing in York over five years ago. He asked “Can we […]
  • March 19, 2014

    Julian Welcomes Chancellor’s Budget as “Good News For Yorkshire”

    Today in Parliament, Julian Sturdy MP praised George Osbourne’s latest Budget announcement, with its measures to help workers, savers, motorists, local charities, pubs and small businesses. He said “I am delighted by today’s announcement, both on a local and on national level. Locally, I am thrilled that the campaign to help Yorkshire Air Ambulance with […]
  • March 19, 2014

    Julian calls for “counterbalance” to West and South Yorkshire combined authorities

    Yesterday in Parliament, Julian Sturdy MP called for the creation of a third combined authority in Yorkshire to encompass North Yorkshire and the East Riding, with York at its centre, to compete with the newly established West and South Yorkshire rivals. The MP for York Outer welcomed the creation of combined authorities, a new legal […]
  • March 15, 2014

    Julian meets with CLA to discuss ban on Sky Lanterns

    Local MP Julian Sturdy meets with Eastern Director of the Country and Land Business Association (CLA), Nicola Currie, to discuss the dangers of Sky Lanterns.  Julian has in the past called on the Government to consider banning Sky Lanterns, which he branded “Flying Death Traps” in light of the destructive consequences that can result from […]
  • March 14, 2014

    Julian’s March Column in the York Press

    Last Saturday saw thousands of Trade Union Congress members and supporters from across the country march through the city centre in protest against the Government’s austerity programme. Whilst I do not agree with their views – having inherited the worst set of public accounts in our post-war history I believe the Government has done well […]
  • March 12, 2014

    Julian Calls for National Consultation on Richard III’s Reburial

    Today Julian raised his concerns about the lack of public consultation over the ongoing legal battle surrounding the reburial of the former King of England, Richard III. Speaking on the eve of the judicial review hearing, Julian believes that the Ministry of Justice should rethink their position. He argued that “Instead of allowing campaigners from […]
  • March 12, 2014

    Julian Challenges Council on Environmental Impact Assessments for Wind Turbine Applications

    The City of York Council has been accused of failing to follow planning guidance correctly when deciding on screening opinions for wind turbines by the York Outer MP, Julian Sturdy. Two screening opinions for proposed turbines at Murton Moor and Kexby have recently been submitted to the Council to determine whether or not Environmental Impact […]
  • March 11, 2014

    Minister Praises York University Street Angels Plans

    In the House of Commons yesterday, local MP Julian Sturdy raised possible new plans York University are considering as part of their strategy for tackling anti-social behaviour. As part of the exchange, the York MP raised the student led initiative to the Minister’s attention as an example of local groups leading the way to clamp […]
  • March 10, 2014

    International Women’s Day 2014

    Julian was delighted to have the opportunity to celebrate International Women’s Day this week with Strensall resident and St Peters sixth form student, Beatrice Rhodes. As part of this year’s ‘Inspiring Change’ theme Beatrice travelled to London to spend a day in Julian’s Westminster office. Following a team meeting, Beatrice joined other students on a […]
  • March 7, 2014

    Julian celebrates the work of the York Adult Cystic Fibrosis Unit

    Last week Julian was delighted to meet with Dr Rebecca Thomas and her colleagues at the York Adult Cystic Fibrosis Unit in York Hospital to celebrate their work with the Cystic Fibrosis Trust. During his time at the Unit Julian heard about major developments in the last few years which have had a positive impact on […]