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Julian Sturdy - Strong Voice for York Outer

Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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Julian seeks meeting with Shepherd Group after closure announcement for Portastor of Huntington

Julian seeks meeting with Shepherd Group after closure announcement for Portastor of Huntington

I have today contacted local business the Shepherd Group, Portastor’s parent company, to request a meeting on the planned closure of this firm, so I can receive a detailed update on what this means for Portastor employees, and see if there is anything I can do to assist them at this difficult time. Portastor currently

Julian raises York youth mental health services in Parliament

Yesterday, Julian spoke about the importance of keeping waiting times for York’s youth mental...

York Press column – Action on climate change

No one following the news recently can have missed the growing prominence of climate...

Julian meets Minister for Children and Families to highlight Special Educational Needs pressures in York

Last week, Julian met with the Minister for Children and Families, Nadhim Zahawi MP,...

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’.