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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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Julian expresses delight at Government confirmation of ring road dualling scheme

Julian expresses delight at Government confirmation of ring road dualling scheme

Julian has today received official confirmation from the Roads Minister, Baroness Vere that she has signed off on City of York Council’s bid for Government funding for the dualling of the A1237 between the Rawcliffe and Hopgrove roundabouts. Subject to the approval of the Final Business Case, the Department has agreed to contribute just under

Julian welcomes National Railway Museum funding boost and requests meeting with Housing Minister to secure York Central access funding

Julian has today welcomed the Culture Secretary’s announcement that the National Railway Museum in...

Julian welcomes Queen’s Speech 2019

Julian has welcomed the Queen’s Speech for 2019, setting out the government’s proposed draft...

Julian urges Prime Minister to support campaign to save Askham Bog

Yesterday, Julian questioned the First Secretary of State, Dominic Raab, who was standing in...

Julian welcomes National Family Business Show to York

May 13, 2019

Last week Julian was invited to open the inaugural National Family Business Show at York Racecourse, organised by the sector’s representative body Family Business United.

The event brought together 240 delegates and 50 exhibitors to share experiences and advice on running a family business, a sector that is an important part of the local economy of York and North Yorkshire.

After opening the show, Julian said: Family businesses play a vital role in our economy, and in the everyday life of communities up and down the country.  From my own experience in a family farming business, I well know the unique benefits and challenges they involve, and am delighted to support the National Family Business Show taking place here in York.” 

In a modern economy that can often feel impersonal and complex, family enterprises provide a human focus and attention to quality which other businesses struggle to match, benefiting both consumers and employees. Family-run enterprises are rooted in their areas, and serve customers with pride and care.  It is in everyone’s interests to see them thrive in York and across the country