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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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York Press column: All action ahead of Easter

York Press column: All action ahead of Easter

It has been a jam-packed couple of weeks since my last column where I had an opportunity to reflect on the Chancellor’s Budget. I want to begin by highlighting the fantastic news that inflation has dropped to 3.4 per cent – the lowest in two and a half years. When the Prime Minister came to

Julian works with Parkinson’s UK

This week in Parliament, Julian had a really positive meeting with Laura from Parkinson’s...

Julian meets with Minister to discuss Renters (Reform) Bill

Alongside Andy Simpson of York Residential Lettings Association, Julian met with Jacob Young MP...

Julian supports Dogs Trust plea to end puppy smuggling

Julian has pledged his support on the issue of puppy smuggling today at a...

Category: News & Articles

  • May 2, 2023

    Julian welcomes boost to school funding

    Schools in York Outer are set to receive more than £2,145,905 extra investment from the Government. The additional cash is part of a £2 billion injection of new funding for schools – being made in both this year and next year – topping up budgets to help headteachers manage higher costs like energy bills and […]
  • May 1, 2023

    Julian visits National Grid substation ahead of Energy Bill second reading

    Ahead of the Energy Bill’s second reading, Julian visited National Grid’s substation at Millfield Lane to hear about how the legislation will support our energy network in the future and learn about their plans for upgrading infrastructure locally. Transforming our energy system and bringing more clean energy onto the grid is the surest way to […]
  • April 26, 2023

    Julian secures concessions on safe and legal routes in Illegal Migration Bill

    Julian was pleased to see the Illegal Migration Bill pass through the House of Commons, it will now go to the House of Lords where it will be subjected to closer and more detailed scrutiny. As you may be aware, before last night’s votes, Julian signed three amendments to the Bill, mainly with the aim […]
  • April 25, 2023

    Cost of Living support continues

    Julian is pleased to see the Government extend Cost of Living support to families most in need in York Outer as an additional £900 will be given to 5100 households. These payments are being made directly to eligible individuals, with no need for residents to apply or do anything to receive it. In addition to […]
  • April 25, 2023

    Julian supports cross-party debate on city centre blue badge access

    This week, Julian was pleased to be able to speak in an Adjournment debate titled “City Centre Security Measures and Access for Disabled People” where he took the opportunity to discuss the blue badge restrictions imposed in the city centre that discriminates against disabled people who live outside the town centre, particularly in the York […]
  • April 24, 2023

    Julian welcomes Levelling Up Minister to York Central teardrop site

    Julian welcomed the Secretary of State of Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, Michael Gove MP, to York to discuss the potential of the York Central regeneration project. The York Central teardrop site is being supported by £77 million worth of Government investment via Network Rail and Homes England to enable vital infrastructure to connect the […]
  • April 23, 2023

    Submission regarding Network Rail (Copmanthorpe No. 2 Level Crossing) (Land Acquisition and Closure) Order

    Copmanthorpe’s rail crossing has been a heated topic of debate locally since National Rail announced that it was planning on replacing the existing level crossing deeming it to be too dangerous on that segment of railway. The existing level crossing is proposed to be replaced with a stepped bridge. This follows an unsuccessful search for […]
  • April 19, 2023

    Julian meets with BUPA following announcement of closure of York site

    Julian has met with Bupa to discuss their planned closure of Bupa York Dental Care at Holgate Park. This announcement has understandably caused significant concern to Julian’s constituents who use the practice to receive NHS dental care.  Bupa remains committed that all current treatments up until the 30th June will be prioritised, yet routine check-ups […]
  • April 18, 2023

    Julian visits Port of Dover with EFRA Committee

    Julian visited the Port of Dover with other members of the EFRA Select Committee to discuss the implementation of the EU’s new Entry/Exit System (EES) and how we are best preparing for the change. The new biometric system will initially require anyone arriving from outside the EU, including the UK, to have their fingerprints scanned […]
  • April 7, 2023

    York to benefit from over £400,000 of Rural England Prosperity Fund funding

    Communities across rural England are set to benefit from an extra £110m in local authority funding to support rural business and community groups, it has been announced today (7 April). Eligible local authorities in England will receive the funding, which they can invest in initiatives such as farm diversification, projects to boost rural tourism, and […]