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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

  • July 6, 2022

    Julian pressing Barclays to guarantee banking services after Haxby closure announcement

    Julian is arranging an urgent meeting with Barclays to gain commitments to maintain local banking services given recent news of the planned closure of their Haxby branch. Barclays have announced their intention to shut this site in October, citing huge reductions in the number of customers using an in-person service relative to those using telephone […]
  • July 5, 2022

    Julian welcomes Government announcement that York has made Great British Railways HQ shortlist

    Julian has today welcomed the Government announcement that following submissions from 42 towns and cities around the country, York has been shortlisted for the public vote to help decide the new home of Great British Railways. It follows months of campaigning by local politicians, organisations and business groups including a debate organised by Julian in […]
  • June 29, 2022

    York Press column – Government must deliver on growth to maintain trust

    There is no point pretending last week’s heavy by-election losses do not send a serious message to the government. Defeated in both a traditionally very ‘safe’ rural West Country seat and urban West Yorkshire, my party is clearly struggling to retain public confidence across a diverse swathe of communities. My thoughts on how our leadership […]
  • June 24, 2022

    Improving Parking Provision at Poppleton Railway Station

    Julian recently met with Dr Stuart Robson, Chairman of Upper Poppleton Parish Council at Poppleton Railway Station to discuss parking provision. This local station is a great asset and he is keen that it is accessible to all. Julian has raised the issue with Network Rail and will be arranging a meeting with them as […]
  • June 18, 2022

    Julian holds appointment-based surgery in Naburn

    As part of his regular series of advice surgeries, Julian held an appointment-based surgery at Naburn Village Hall. Issues that were raised include the future of the local primary school, how to maintain GP numbers within the NHS, problems with an apartment building management company, and legislation governing financial services. If you would like an […]
  • June 18, 2022

    Haxby Railway Station one step closer with successful Restoring York Railways bid

    Following months of intense lobbying in Westminster supporting City of York Council’s bid for further funding to develop plans for Haxby Railway Station, York Outer MP Julian Sturdy was pleased Ministers shared his enthusiasm for the project by awarding further funding from the Restoring Your Railway fund. The latest tranche of funding will build upon […]
  • June 17, 2022

    Julian backs precision breeding law to ensure food security and protect the environment

    This week, Julian used the first House of Commons stage of the government’s Genetic Technology (Precision Breeding) Bill to strongly support this measure to improve national food security, boost animal welfare, enhance environmental protection and help the developing world. This draft law creates new tailored rules to govern precision breeding of plants and animals, with […]
  • June 16, 2022

    York Press column – Action on Education

    Every child deserves a first-class education to equip them with the skills to pursue a world of opportunities, and we are extremely lucky in York to have so many excellent schools staffed by dedicated teachers. Like any industry though, there is rightly some oversight to ensure any issues can be highlighted and remedied. Parents, governors, […]
  • June 11, 2022

    Julian meets local farmers on boosting food production and jobs to beat rising prices

    This Friday Julian met with farmers from around York at Crockey Hill near Naburn to hear their views on what the government can do to help them produce more nutritious, affordable food, and create new jobs and apprenticeships for local residents. He listened to producers in the dairy, potatoes, eggs, meat, wheat and vegetable sectors […]
  • June 10, 2022

    Julian holds drop-in surgery for Dunnington residents

    As part of his regular series of advice surgeries, Julian held a special drop-in surgery for Dunnington residents. Issues that were raised include the ongoing illegal encampment at Noddle Hill layby, pension credit eligibility, speeding in the village and the need for a new cycle path. If you would like an appointment at Julian’s next […]