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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 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.”