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Julian Sturdy - Strong Voice for York Outer

Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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York flood risk and government support

York flood risk and government support

“I welcome this week’s commitment by the Environment Secretary George Eustice to hold a special Yorkshire conference on our region’s flood risk situation, and am reassured by his acknowledgement that the county faces particular flooding issues that require addressing. This meeting should provide an opportunity to discuss improved provision both for communities like Calderdale that

York flood risk update

Julian this morning visited the Environment Agency’s York area incident room, from where the...

Julian opens new Institute of Technology facilities at York College

Last week, Julian visited York College to formally open their new Institute of Technology...

York Press column – Unleash Yorkshire’s potential to make a success of Brexit

At 11pm last Friday, our country officially left the European Union after 47 years...

Julian joins York MIND in saying ‘It’s OK to Be Blue’

March 1, 2013

Julian has today offered his support to the mental health charity York MIND and their ‘It’s Ok to Be Blue’ campaign, by wearing blue. His constituency staff have joined him by also wearing blue clothing and have done a collection for the charity.

York MIND is a local charity which offers support to those suffering with mental ill-health in the York area. On their campaign, Julian said:

“With 1 in 4 people being affected by mental ill-health at some point in their lifetime, it’s really important that we as a society try to rid ourselves of the social stigma that surrounds mental health issues. That’s what this campaign is all about; telling people it’s ok to be blue and to need support from organisations like MIND, even if it’s just needing someone to talk to. I would urge all members of our community to join me in supporting MIND and the very important work they do both nationally and here in York.”

To donate text: “MIND23 £[amount]” to 70070