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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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  • December 5, 2013

    Julian Welcomes Autumn Statement and Job Growth across York

    Julian Sturdy has welcomed the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement today, with the British economy set to grow faster than any other major advanced economy. Economic growth this year is double the economic forecasts, with 2.4 per cent growth predicted for next year. This good news follows the revelation that under the previous government, the British economy […]
  • November 29, 2013

    Julian’s Call for Evidence for Parliamentary Greenbelt Report

    Julian has called on residents from across the region to submit their views on how Greenbelt land is protected and preserved for the future to a Parliamentary Group who are producing a report for Government. The York Outer MP is himself a Vice Chair of the ‘All Party Parliamentary Group on the Greenbelt’, which is writing […]
  • November 28, 2013

    Julian Calls for Fly Grazing To Become A Criminal Offence

    Julian has called on the Government to take tougher action in order to tackle the problem of fly grazing, which is becoming increasingly common around the outskirts of York. Discussing the issue in Parliament, the York Outer MP urged the Minister to legislate for tougher sanctions on those who break the law, arguing that “fly-grazing should […]
  • November 22, 2013

    Julian Calls for a Debate on the DAB Switchover

    Yesterday Julian questioned the Leader of the House, Andrew Lansley, on whether MPs could debate the switching off of FM and AM frequencies in favour of the new digital radio platform. Speaking in the Chamber, Julian asked: “I am sure that the whole House shares my affection for our local independent radio stations that provide […]
  • November 22, 2013

    Julian Calls for Rethink on Proposed Bus Reductions in Rufforth

    North Yorkshire County Council has proposed a number of changes to their subsidised bus services across the county, in order to try to achieve budget savings of £1.1m. The proposed changes, which are out for consultation until Monday, include reductions to the 412/413 service in Rufforth and will see buses in the village halved in […]
  • November 20, 2013

    Julian Supports The Martin House ‘Good Night’s Sleep’ Appeal

    On Saturday, York Outer MP Julian Sturdy helped raise much needed funds for the Martin House Good Night’s Sleep Appeal by packing bags at Sainsburys in Haxby, raising nearly £300. Afterwards Julian said: ‘I am so pleased to be able to support this important campaign. As a father of two young children I know only […]
  • November 19, 2013

    Julian Updates Councillors on Ring Road Upgrade Funding Situation

    Last week, Julian attended a special meeting of the City of York Council’s Corporate and Scrutiny Management Committee, in which he answered questions from Councillors on his efforts to secure funding for improvements to the northern outer ring road. Julian explained to Councillors that under the current Government, transport infrastructure funding streams have been simplified […]
  • November 15, 2013

    Julian welcomes Nestle announcements on new jobs for young people

    Julian has expressed his delight at the news that Nestle will be creating nearly 2000 new jobs over the next three years specifically for young people, with the company’s site in York set to benefit. The announcements are part of Nestlé’s impressive European Youth Employment Initiative, in which the firm are trying to help 20,000 […]
  • November 12, 2013

    Julian’s November Column

    Earlier this week, Councillors and Officers sat down to discuss the 16,000 submissions the City of York Council received during their eight week consultation on the draft Local Plan. This incredible figure includes written comments from around 5,000 respondents. The dominant themes emerging from the consultation were the concerns at the overall level of development, […]
  • November 9, 2013

    Julian remembers the Fallen on Rememberance Sunday

    This Sunday Julian will join the Civic Party of York to remember the sacrifices made by our brave Service men and women over the years. Commenting, Julian said: “Every November I am proud to wear a poppy as a sign of my support and respect for our troops, past and present, and for the sacrifices […]