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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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  • August 10, 2022

    York Press column – New North Yorkshire Mayor and new Yorkshire Prime Minister?

    This is a historic month for our great county, as Yorkshire Day on 1st August witnessed the government’s signature of the deal establishing a new Mayor and combined local authority for York and North Yorkshire. This hands back significant powers and budgets from London, with local representatives here in Yorkshire set to gain control of […]
  • August 3, 2022

    Julian welcomes 190 additional police officers for North Yorkshire Police

    Julian has welcomed new figures that show 190 police officers have been recruited in North Yorkshire and York since 2019 as part of the Conservative Government’s pledge to put 20,000 more officers on the streets by March 2023. Since the recruitment drive was launched in 2019, the 43 police forces across England and Wales have […]
  • August 1, 2022

    York and North Yorkshire devolution deal signed

    On Yorkshire Day, a new historic devolution deal for York and North Yorkshire was signed by Greg Clark MP, Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities, and the leaders of City of York Council and North Yorkshire County Council. The devolution deal creates a new combined authority encompassing City of York Council and […]
  • July 27, 2022

    York Press column: Working for York on growth, disability rights and living standards

    Alongside the drama of Boris Johnson’s fall and the Conservative leadership contest, I have continued to work for our city on local priorities. I have always put York first, and am very clear that delivering for our community counts more than day to day headlines. For York to continue to thrive we need to grow […]
  • July 25, 2022

    A64 Hopgrove to Barton-le-Willows upgrade public consultation launched

    This week, Julian has written to residents in Stockton-on-the-Forest, Hopgrove, Towthorpe, Earswick and north Huntington to encourage them to engage with the public consultation launched today. Having successfully campaigned for £25million of investment to dual the A1237 York Outer Ring Road between Rawcliffe and Hopgrove, Julian, alongside neighbouring Members of Parliament Kevin Hollinrake and Robert […]
  • July 22, 2022

    Julian questions climate conference president on using new tech to protect living standards while combating climate change

    Julian this week used questions to the President of the COP 26 climate change conference in the House of Commons to stress climate change should be tackled through new technology and science, rather than through measures that damage economic growth and harm living standards. Britain hosted the COP 26 climate change meeting of world leaders in […]
  • July 16, 2022

    Julian holds appointment-based surgery in Huntington

    As part of his regular series of advice surgeries, Julian held an appointment-based surgery at Huntington Community Centre. Issues raised include problems contacting UK Visas and Immigration, NHS standard practices, and the rumoured risk to plans for a Wheldrake to Heslington cycle path. Julian will be following up cases with individual constituents on personal matters […]
  • July 14, 2022

    Julian raises York city centre Blue Badge ban in Parliament

    Yesterday, Julian raised several recent controversial decisions by City of York Council regarding city centre parking provision with the Minster for Disabled People, Chloe Smith. Following the council’s decision in November to remove the exemption for blue badge holders to park in pedestrianised zones and the planned closure of Castle Car Park which would result […]
  • July 13, 2022

    York Press Column: Latest Developments in Westminster

    After all the drama in Westminster this week it is worth taking a moment to reflect on where we are. I am relieved the Prime Minister has accepted that the only way to bring stability to Government is his resignation. It is the best decision for the country, and we can now begin the process […]
  • July 12, 2022

    Julian presses Minister on Government support for science and technology investment in York

    This afternoon Julian questioned the Business Minister Greg Hands on the Government’s commitment to investment in the bioeconomy. It comes after Nottingham-based Azotic Technologies chose a site in Dunnington in Mr Sturdy’s constituency to be the location of a new facility in conjunction with the University of York, creating up to 30 new high skilled […]