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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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  • May 2, 2018

    Julian backs calls to improve bowel cancer screening

    Julian has added his voice to cross-party calls for improvements to the bowel cancer screening regime, speaking in a parliamentary debate on the subject in Westminster Hall on Tuesday. Julian said: “A member of my close family—my father-in-law—is suffering from bowel cancer. Thanks to the superb support of the NHS he is on the road […]
  • May 1, 2018

    Julian Raises Concerns with Charities Commission in Parliamentary Debate

    In Parliament today Julian intervened in a debate on safeguarding children and young people in sport to raise concerns with the limited powers of the Charities Commission. The debate, led by the Mr Bambos Charalambous, the Member of Parliament for Enfield Southgate, focused on further steps to protect children attending sports clubs in the wake […]
  • April 25, 2018

    Julian welcomes Northern Rail back to Parliament

    Once again, Julian hosted a Northern Rail event for Members of Parliament across the north to meet with directors and discuss upcoming developments on the rail network. Following a successful event last October, MPs from across the region took the opportunity to drop-by and discuss progress on a number of projects aimed at modernising rail […]
  • April 19, 2018

    York Press Column: Military Intervention in Syria

    On Saturday the United Kingdom, alongside the US and France, targeted three chemical weapons facilities in Syria following a poison gas attack in the town of Douma a week earlier. There has been a lot written in national media over last few days, but I want to give you my thoughts on the operation our […]
  • April 18, 2018

    Julian speaks up for York Outer residents on fly tipping

    Julian has spoken up for York Outer residents in Parliament regarding the scourge of fly tipping. Julian raised the issues of waste disposal charges and the effect they can have on fly tipping and the role enforcement agencies can play at a debate held in Westminster Hall on Tuesday. Following the debate, Julian said: “Fly […]
  • April 9, 2018

    Julian learns about managing Yorkshire’s uplands for public benefit

    Last month Julian met with environmental groups, land managers and Richmond MP Rishi Sunak in Bishopdale in the Yorkshire Dales National Park to discuss how the region’s upland areas can be managed to provide environmental benefits, like natural flood defences and measures to combat the impacts of climate change. The government has proposed that current […]
  • March 23, 2018

    York Press Column: Spring Statement

    Last week, the Chancellor of the Exchequer delivered his first Spring Statement. This is the Government’s opportunity to respond to forecasts from the independent forecaster the Office for Budgetary Responsibility. I have the OBR’s report on my desk, however I am sure you will be pleased to read that I won’t be covering all 236 […]
  • March 22, 2018

    Julian welcomes progress on infrastructure fund bid for York Central and Clifton Gate sites.

    Julian has warmly welcomed the announcement from the Secretary of State for Housing, the Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP, that the City of York Council’s application to the Housing Infrastructure Fund (HIF) has moved on to the next stage. Commenting, Julian said “I am delighted that York’s application to the HIF has cleared the first […]
  • March 22, 2018

    Julian meets Minister on future on Strensall Barracks site

    On Wednesday Julian met with Minister Tobias Ellwood and officials at the Ministry of Defence in London for an update on plans for the closure and sale of Queen Elizabeth Barracks and Towthorpe Lines in Strensall. Julian emphasised the importance of engagement and communication with the affected local community. He also stressed that the potential […]
  • March 21, 2018

    Julian lobbies government on access to new Cystic Fibrosis drug

    Julian has acted to support local residents affected by Cystic Fibrosis by writing to the Health Secretary and tabling written parliamentary questions to the Department of Health regarding the provision of the drug Orkambi on the NHS. Orkambi can have a life-altering impact on the lives of people with Cystic Fibrosis, helping to alleviate some […]