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Julian Sturdy - Strong Voice for York Outer

Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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Julian calls for reassurances on East Coast Main Line

Julian calls for reassurances on East Coast Main Line

Following the Secretary of State for Transport’s announcement that Virgin Trains East Coast’s contract for operating services on the East Coast Main Line would be terminated on 24 June 2018, Julian sought assurances that infrastructure challenges would be addressed going forward. Julian noted the unique set of infrastructure challenges on the East Coast Main Line,

York Press Column: Environmental issues and York

As the focus of political debate remains fixed on pressing questions like the twists...

Julian leads MPs in lobbying government over rural 4G mobile coverage

Julian has led a cross-party group of MPs in calling for action to ensure...

Julian Raises Tour de Yorkshire at Prime Minister’s Questions

During Prime Minister’s Questions this afternoon Julian took the opportunity to raise the Tour...

The ‘Further Sites’ Proposals

The Further Sites Documentation

To download the ‘Local Plan Further Sites’ document in full, click here.

For the full list of documents, appendices and maps, click here.

Key Proposals

The Key Proposals within the Further Sites document, as Julian sees them, are as follows:

1. Withdrawal of Dunnington and Huntington Traveller Sites and Knapton Showpeople Site.

2. Extension of Elvington Showpeople Site from 1 to 3 pitches and create a new 7 pitch Traveller Site in Elvington, south of Elvington Lane and the Medical Practice.

3. Addition of dedicated greenspace to several sites including Whinthorpe, Clifton Gate, Land to the North of Haxby, Land to the East of Metcalfe Lane and the Land at New Lane, Huntington.

4. Addition of new housing sites north of Stockton Lane, south of Boroughbridge Road, north of Escrick and at Connaught Court, Fulford.

5. Addition of new sites ‘safeguarded’ for long term future development east of Earswick, at Intake Lane, Dunnington, north of Elvington, north of Escrick, at East Field, Wheldrake.

6. Addition of new sites for solar farms at Knapton Moor and on land Northwest of Stockton Hermitage.

7. Addition of site between Askham Bryan water tower and the ring road for a ‘Compressed Natural Gas Station and Freight Consolidation Centre’.