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Julian Sturdy - Strong Voice for York Outer

Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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Julian questions Ministers on flood defences south of York

Julian questions Ministers on flood defences south of York

Julian this morning asked Ministers about the resilience of flood defences, and emphasised the need to remember smaller communities south of York when drawing up flood protection plans. In the House of Commons during questions to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Michael Gove, Julian said: “Hard flood defences like the

Julian visits Copmanthorpe Pharmacy to encourage residents to ‘Stay Well this Winter’ and ‘Think Pharmacy First’

Julian recently visited Copmanthorpe Pharmacy to learn about how North Yorkshire Community Pharmacies are...

Julian Pledges his support to help campaigners save New Earswick Swimming Pool

Last Saturday, Julian visited New Earswick Swimming Pool where he met with campaigners, pool...

Julian visits Haxby fish and chip shop for Small Business Saturday 2017

Julian today paid a visit to the award-winning Millers fish and chip shop in...

Julian Welcomes Reopening of Lendal Bridge to Cars

April 9, 2014

800px-Lendal_Bridge_YorkJulian has welcomed the reopening of Lendal Bridge in York to cars saying:

“I’m delighted to see the Council has u-turned on this disastrous policy. This is a major victory for common sense and I’m looking forward to easier access through the City Centre and less congestion in other areas of York as a result.

“It remains to be seen what will happen to the several million pounds worth of disputed fines. I’m aware that the Council is appealing the adjudicator’s judgement, but I fear this will only serve to prolong the severe embarrassment they’re already experiencing. I call on the Council to have the humility to repay the fines and bring about an end to this fiasco.

“I must praise the decisive action of Councillor Chris Steward and his colleagues who have been leading the opposition to this ill-thought through policy and holding its makers to account.”