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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

  • November 8, 2021

    10,000,000 Booster Jab Milestone Reached

    Julian has welcomed the news that 1,3888,202 people in Yorkshire and Humber have received their COVID-19 booster or third jab as the Conservative government continues to step up efforts to ensure that vulnerable people are fully protected against COVID-19 over the winter. The latest figures show that more than 10 million people across the UK […]
  • November 7, 2021

    York Festival of Remembrance

    It was a privilege for Julian to attend this year’s York Festival of Remembrance and join together with residents to pay his respects to those who have died while serving in our armed forces. It was also an opportunity to mark the centenary of the Royal British Legion, both nationally and the York branch. Julian […]
  • November 5, 2021

    Statement on Owen Paterson and Committee on Standards

    I appreciate that many of my constituents are dissatisfied with the actions of the Government this week in relation to the conduct of Owen Paterson and Committee on Standards. I also accept that many were disappointed to see that I had voted for the now-abandoned amendment put forward by Andrea Leadsom MP. To begin, I […]
  • November 3, 2021

    York Press Column: Post-Covid Recovery is on Track, but Remains Fragile.

    The message of last week’s Budget is that the post-Covid recovery is on track, but remains fragile. It is reassuring to see higher than expected economic growth predicted of at least 6% this year and next, although we cannot be complacent and must support workers and businesses to actually deliver this. Given the potential for […]
  • November 3, 2021

    York Benefits From UK Community Renewal Fund

    Julian was excited to see that bids from York had been successful in the first round of funding from the UK Community Renewal Fund. Archaeology on Prescription will receive £122,123 and Street Life will receive £469,765. The UK Community Renewal Fund is another key part of the Government’s levelling up agenda and will ensure that […]
  • November 1, 2021

    114 Extra Police Officers Recruited in North Yorkshire

    Julian has welcomed the announcement that 114 police officers have been recruited in North Yorkshire since September 2019, bringing the total number of officers up to 1,564. This builds on his long running campaign for more police officers for North Yorkshire Police as the largest single county force in England (https://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/opinion/columnists/north-yorkshires-case-more-rural-police-julian-sturdy-3044779 and https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=1084412225336511) The latest […]
  • October 31, 2021

    Julian Sturdy MP Christmas Card Competition

    Julian has written to Primary Schools across York Outer to  invite students to take part in a competition to design his Christmas card.  Each year Julian send hundreds of Christmas cards across the constituency to residents, community groups, businesses and charities as well as to his parliamentary colleagues, including the Prime Minister. This year he […]
  • October 28, 2021

    ‘Project Gigabit’ delivering next generation connectivity in York Outer

    Julian welcome the latest ‘Project Gigabit’ update, which aims to connect the UK to lightning-fast, reliable broadband. Through the scheme, this Government has now reached the milestone of 50% gigabit-capable coverage in the UK – a dramatic rise from 5.8% in January 2019. This growth is expected to continue, reaching 60% gigabit-capable coverage by the […]
  • October 27, 2021

    Julian welcomes Budget boost for York’s economy and public services

    It is reassuring to see higher than expected economic growth predicted of at least 6% this year and next, although we cannot be complacent and must support workers and businesses to actually deliver this. Given the potential for the pandemic to have a dire impact on employment, for young people especially, it is a big […]
  • October 27, 2021

    Julian excited to see York-Beverley line awarded Government funding for the development of a business case

    A bid to restore the 40-mile direct rail route between York and Beverley was given an important boost in today’s Budget. The bid, co-sponsored by Julian and the Beverley and Holderness MP Graham Stuart, will now receive support from officials at the Department for Transport as well as funding for 75% of the cost of […]