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Julian Sturdy - Strong Voice for York Outer

Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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Julian meets Health Minister on future of Bootham Park Hospital site

Julian meets Health Minister on future of Bootham Park Hospital site

Julian yesterday met with Health Minister Stephen Barclay to discuss the future of the Bootham Park Hospital site, having raised the issue in Parliament earlier this month. City of York Council wants NHS Property Services to halt their plans to sell the site and allow the local NHS and the Council sufficient time to devise

Julian presses Ministers on improving technical education

Julian today pressed Ministers in the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy to...

York Press Column – 70th anniversary of our NHS

Last Thursday, I attended a special choral celebration at York Minster to commemorate the...

Julian raises local planning powers over fracking at Prime Minister’s Questions

Julian today used Prime Minister’s Questions to raise local concerns about proposed changes to...

Julian backs HS2 news

February 5, 2013

Earlier this week, the Secretary of State for Transport announced that York will be connected to HS2.

Commenting on the announcement Julian said “I am delighted we finally have confirmation that York has been linked into the new HS2 line. This is something that politicians from all parties in York alongside local business leaders have been pushing for, and I am pleased our voices have been listened too.
 
“The economic benefits of improved connectivity and faster journey times to London will be a great boast for our city and we must now seize the opportunity that High Speed Rail can bring to regeneration projects such as the York central site.

“Alongside the northern hub expansion and the electrification of the transpennine express rail service, we are now seeing real commitment and investment in the North, improving connectivity across our region in a concerted effort to close the North-South divide.”