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Julian Sturdy - Strong Voice for York Outer

Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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Julian questions Ministers on flood defences south of York

Julian questions Ministers on flood defences south of York

Julian this morning asked Ministers about the resilience of flood defences, and emphasised the need to remember smaller communities south of York when drawing up flood protection plans. In the House of Commons during questions to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Michael Gove, Julian said: “Hard flood defences like the

Julian visits Copmanthorpe Pharmacy to encourage residents to ‘Stay Well this Winter’ and ‘Think Pharmacy First’

Julian recently visited Copmanthorpe Pharmacy to learn about how North Yorkshire Community Pharmacies are...

Julian Pledges his support to help campaigners save New Earswick Swimming Pool

Last Saturday, Julian visited New Earswick Swimming Pool where he met with campaigners, pool...

Julian visits Haxby fish and chip shop for Small Business Saturday 2017

Julian today paid a visit to the award-winning Millers fish and chip shop in...

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.”