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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...

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  • January 18, 2023

    Julian supports amendment to give backbenchers more say over changing EU laws

    Julian has voted for a cross-party backbench amendment to the EU Retained Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill put forward by Labour MP Stella Creasey and fellow Yorkshire Conservative MP David Davis. The amendment sought to require the Government to publish an exhaustive list of every piece of legislation being revoked under the ‘Sunset Clause’, and […]
  • January 17, 2023

    Julian meets with Network Rail regarding Copmanthorpe Level Crossing

    Julian was pleased to attend a meeting with Network Rail to discuss progress and developments regarding Copmanthorpe rail crossing this morning. Following the tragic death of an individual on the tracks in the Copmanthorpe area in November 2022, the importance of securing a safe crossing from one side of the track to the other has […]
  • January 13, 2023

    Progress on parking at Poppleton Station

    Following concerns raised by Upper Poppleton Parish Council about parking along Station Road, Julian brought representatives from Network Rail and Northern Rail to see the existing car park and discuss whether unused land on the opposite side of the road could be provide additional parking spaces. Being able to view the site in person gave […]
  • January 11, 2023

    York Press column: The Prime Minister’s hopes for 2023

    Every year the winter months present their own unique challenges to families and local services. This year these challenges are even more prevalent with the rise in cost of living fuelled by inflation, hospital backlogs due to pandemic treatment priorities, and the pressures on global energy supply as a result of Russia’s illegal invasion of […]
  • January 10, 2023

    Julian chairs inquiry on energy support

    Today, Julian chaired a meeting of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Rural Business and the Rural Powerhouse as part of the group’s four-part cost of living inquiry into the most pressing issues facing communities. The main issues discussed today were energy support, energy security and decarbonisation. This follows on from inquiry sessions on housing, […]
  • December 28, 2022

    York Press column: Looking ahead to 2023

    With the dust not yet settled on 2022, there is already a lot to look forward and be hopeful for in 2023 as we aim to make it the best year yet for York.   Only days ago, I received notification from the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities that due to the quality of bids […]
  • December 21, 2022

    York Press column: Let’s not forget the wins of 2022

    It is often only natural when reflecting on the year just passed that we focus on the big national and international events to shape our views, yet it is important not to overlook the many wins of 2022 that may have slipped by without the recognition they truly warranted. In January, the life-changing Kaftrio modular […]
  • December 14, 2022

    Julian speaks at Antibiotics Conference to highlight how legislators are addressing antibiotic resistance

    Julian was honoured to be invited by the British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy to speak at their Winter Conference. He took part in a fireside chat entitled The Patient, The Clinician, And The Politician: The Impact of a Multi-Drug Resistant Infection alongside Prof Mark Wilcox of Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust as well as Lyndsay […]
  • December 13, 2022

    Julian supports amendment to give local authorities power to license second homes and holiday lets

    Julian has signed an amendment to the Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill tabled by neighbouring MP Rachael Maskell which would give local authorities the ability to license and therefore control the number of second homes and holiday lets. This is in response to the rapid rise of AirBnB properties which have added further strain to […]
  • December 12, 2022

    Football Foundation Investment in York

    While football may not be coming home, the future is for the sport is still bright in York thanks to investment from the Football Foundation. York’s local football facility plan is an exciting milestone in our long term ambition to transform the landscape of grassroots football across England. It showcases the community facilities that York […]