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Julian Sturdy - Strong Voice for York Outer

Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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York Press column – Government must deliver on growth to maintain trust

York Press column – Government must deliver on growth to maintain trust

There is no point pretending last week’s heavy by-election losses do not send a serious message to the government. Defeated in both a traditionally very ‘safe’ rural West Country seat and urban West Yorkshire, my party is clearly struggling to retain public confidence across a diverse swathe of communities. My thoughts on how our leadership

Haxby Railway Station one step closer with successful Restoring York Railways bid

Following months of intense lobbying in Westminster supporting City of York Council’s bid for...

Julian backs precision breeding law to ensure food security and protect the environment

This week, Julian used the first House of Commons stage of the government’s Genetic...

York Press column – Action on Education

Every child deserves a first-class education to equip them with the skills to pursue...

Local Plan ‘Further Sites’ News

Wednesday 4th June 2014 – The Council’s Local Plan Further Sites consultation goes live. It will last for six weeks and close on Wednesday 16th July. To find out more, click here.

Saturday 24th May 2014 – Julian hosts first in a series of public meetings on the Local Plan Further Sites proposals. Click here to read more.

Tuesday 13th May 2014 – Julian hosts parliamentary debate on safeguarded land, in which he called on the Council to remove the unnecessary allocation of greenbelt land as ‘safeguarded’ for future long term development. To read Julian’s comments in advance of the debate, click here. Or to read the Minister’s response or watch the debate in full, click here.

Thursday 11th April 2014 – Julian has responded to the Local Plan Further Sites Consultation document, published last night, claiming that the Council have “not listened to the strongly expressed views of the people of York and its surrounding communities” and that the changes were largely “superficial”. To read his comments in full, click here.