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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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Government announcement on ending covid restrictions

Government announcement on ending covid restrictions

“Given the amazing success of the booster programme in protecting York households, and the latest encouraging virus data, I am glad the government has decided to let current ‘Plan B’ measures expire at the end of this month. Although I have serious concerns about the Prime Minister’s judgement on other matters, I think he has

Julian welcomes Cystic Fibrosis medicine announcement

I am delighted by the recent news that the life-changing Kaftrio modular therapy has...

York Press column – Finally we are learning to live with covid

As we move through the cold days and early evenings, we have the significant...

Statement on alleged Downing Street Parties

The recent revelations about the party in the garden of Number 10 on the...

Category: News & Articles

  • August 14, 2014

    Julian welcomes new £200 million fund to protect greenbelt land

    The campaign to protect York’s greenbelt has received a major boost  as the Planning Minister announced a new fund to promote development on brownfield sites. Councils across the country can bid for government funding to build thousands of new homes on brownfield land. The £200 million fund will be shared between 10 new housing zones, […]
  • August 8, 2014

    Julian Dismayed at Local Health Bosses U-Turn on IVF

    Julian has today expressed his profound disappointment with yesterday’s announcements that the Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Group has voted not to offer any free cycles of IVF to couples this year, due to financial constraints. Less than two months ago, in June, it had been hoped that IVF would finally be offered on the […]
  • August 8, 2014

    Julian visits Commonwealth war graves to honour the fallen

    Today Julian visited the war graves of over 200 soldiers who died in the First and Second World Wars. Julian made the visit to Fulford Cemetery on Fordlands Road with Stephen Liversage, the Northern Regional Supervisor for the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Speaking outside the cemetery, Mr Sturdy emphasised the importance of remembering a key […]
  • August 4, 2014

    Consultation Begins on Strensall with Towthorpe Village Design Statement

    On Monday 21st July, a public consultation began on Strensall with Towthorpe’s Village Design Statement (VDS), which will last until Sunday 7th September. After working closely with the group responsible for producing the VDS and taking part in previous surveys, Julian has called on all Strensall and Towthorpe residents to engage in the process and […]
  • August 1, 2014

    Celebrating Yorkshire Day

    Today is Yorkshire Day, the annual opportunity to commemorate the Yorkshire Declaration of Integrity and celebrate the county. As a proud Yorkshireman, Julian was pleased to wear a white rose to mark the occasion, commenting: “I am so pleased to be from the finest county in the country, and Yorkshire Day is truly an occasion […]
  • July 31, 2014

    Supporting the Special Care Baby Unit in York

    Julian was delighted to recently have the opportunity to visit the Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU) at York Hospital to mark their thirty year anniversary. During his visit, Julian learned about the important work which SCBU does to support special care babies and their families at a difficult time, as well as the ways they […]
  • July 18, 2014

    Julian Slam’s Council’s Development Proposals in Comprehensive Response to Local Plan Consultation

    Julian has hit out at the City of York Council in his comprehensive 36-page response to the Local Plan Further Sites consultation. In his submission, Julian said: “I am not, nor have I ever been, opposed to sustainable development in appropriate locations. I have always said that, as York is a very special historic cathedral […]
  • July 17, 2014

    Prime Minister Welcomes York’s Growth in Jobs and Investment

    Yesterday in Parliament, Julian raised York’s falling unemployment rates and leading agriculture sector with the Prime Minister. Speaking in the House of Commons during Prime Ministers Questions, Julian asked “Unemployment has more than halved in my constituency since 2010, and York is poised to benefit from a multi-million pound investment through three agri-science projects as […]
  • July 16, 2014

    Julian calls for action on antibiotic resistance

    Yesterday in Parliament, Julian called on the Government to do more to tackle the growing danger of antibiotic resistance.  Speaking in the House of Commons during the Health debate, Julian asked “I very much welcome the Government’s international lead on antibiotic resistance, led by the Prime Minister. Does my hon. Friend agree that increasing the […]
  • July 15, 2014

    Julian Calls on Government to Give Local Communities Control of Green Belts

    Alongside cross-party parliamentary colleagues, Julian has published a report calling on the Government to hand over control of Britain’s Green Belts from local authorities to local communities. The report, produced by the All Party Parliamentary Group for the Green Belt, of which Mr Sturdy is a Vice-Chair and entitled ‘Green Belts: A Local Way Forward […]