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Julian Sturdy - Strong Voice for York Outer

Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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Julian’s York Press Column: York’s Rail Opportunities

Julian’s York Press Column: York’s Rail Opportunities

When I think of the beginning of the Railway Age I wonder just what the residents of York made of such a futuristic venture being assembled right through the middle of our great city. At a time where modes of transport were restricted to boat and horse drawn carriage, I expect there was great excitement

Referendum on Upper and Nether Poppleton Neighbourhood Plan

Julian has welcomed the upcoming local referendum on the Upper and Nether Poppleton Neighbourhood...

Julian Calls For Hessay Asphalt Plant to be Blocked

Julian has joined with local residents and ward councillors calling for a proposed asphalt...

Julian sees opportunities in Transport Investment Strategy

Julian has welcomed the Department for Transport’s newly announced investment plan for Britain. The...

Julian Welcome’s Lendal Bridge Ruling

April 1, 2014

According to the latest ruling by the Traffic Adjudicator, York Council are not allowed to issue fines for traffic restrictions on Lendal Bridge. Local MP Julian Sturdy has welcomed the ruling as “a victory for common sense”.

Today Julian commented “The closure of Lendal Bridge has been a dog’s breakfast from start to finish. Not only has it caused horrendous traffic problems throughout the city, it now appears that the Council have been wrongly demanding payment for fines that should never have been issued in the first place.”

“The Council has failed to oversee the trailed closure properly and I think the very least the Council Leader should do is apologise for trouble he has caused local residents and businesses.

“Hopefully the Council will now see sense, waive the outstanding fines that should never have been handed out, and re-open Lendal Bridge as quickly as possible.”