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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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Julian quizzes Boris Johnson on York covid tier 2 restrictions at Prime Minister’s Questions

Julian quizzes Boris Johnson on York covid tier 2 restrictions at Prime Minister’s Questions

At Prime Minister’s Questions this afternoon, Julian called for the government to share more evidence on why York was put into tier 2 covid restrictions from last Saturday, set out a roadmap for how the city can escape by driving cases down, and introduce greater support for businesses impacted. Tier 2 (high alert) is the

York Press column – East/West delivers the best devolution deal for York

After years of discussion and debate, it seems that we are finally about to...

Julian welcomes funding for York from the £1.57billion Culture Recovery Fund

Julian has welcomed grants awarded through the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund (CRF)...

Julian voices concerns as York enters ‘high’ Covid alert level

Julian has today voiced his concerns after the Government announced that York would join...

Julian joins North Yorkshire MPs writing to the Prime Minister regarding Green Book reforms to help support A64 upgrade funding bid

August 25, 2020

Julian has recently signed a letter coordinated by Thirsk and Malton MP, Kevin Hollinrake, asking the Prime Minister to press ahead with reforms to Green Book rules, which currently favour investment bids in more prosperous areas.

As the Government continues with it’s bold agenda to level up our regional economies to bring them in line with London and the South East, Green Book rules must be reformed to allow more funding bids to be awarded across the north.

From a meeting with Highways England, it is understood that the much-needed improvements to the A64 that would dramatically improve the economic fortunes of large swathes of North Yorkshire, will be judged on the existing Green Book basis and will have to compete with rival schemes in the South.

Julian awaits the Prime Minister’s response and hopes he
bring these reforms forward to provide a much needed levelling of the regional economic playing field right across the country.