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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 5, 2021

    York Press column – Nestle news must not hold back York’s recovery

    Although most York residents will have enjoyed a well-earned bank holiday, this will sadly have been a worrying time for Nestle employees given the company’s decision to shed 98 roles at its Haxby Road site, as part of a wider big investment in our city. I am available to assist all impacted constituents, and on […]
  • April 30, 2021

    Julian questions Transport Secretary on foreign travel reopening

    Yesterday, Julian questioned the Transport Secretary on the need to provide urgent clarification for both holidaymakers and businesses in the wider travel industry on how the Government’s proposed traffic light system for foreign travel is going to work. Speaking in the House of Commons, Julian said it was essential for the Government to publish detailed […]
  • April 29, 2021

    Julian discusses Pet Thefts with Home Secretary

    Julian welcomed the Home Secretary Priti Patel MP as well as Philip Allot, the Conservative candidate for Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner in North Yorkshire, to Red House Kennels and Cattery near York to discuss dog theft. The Home Secretary confirmed that a major Government meeting is shortly taking place between different departments, including DEFRA […]
  • April 29, 2021

    BBC Radio York – Julian discusses Nestle Investment and Job Losses

    Julian spoke to Georgey Spanswick on BBC Radio York to discuss the recent announcement that Nestle will be investing an additional £20.2 million into their York site to boost KitKat production via machine upgrades and efficiencies. Sadly these improvements mean that 98 workers will be made redundant. £20 million is a significant investment to the […]
  • April 28, 2021

    Nestle jobs announcement

    This is very concerning news for those affected, and I am already in touch with Nestle arranging an urgent meeting, at which I will press them to make the very best arrangements for local employees. I understand these proposals are still at consultation stage, and I expect Nestle to ensure this is a meaningful process […]
  • April 23, 2021

    Local Coronavirus Update

    This is my first coronavirus update since non-essential retail reopened and hospitality businesses could open outdoors. It is great to see York with a renewed buzz and that the overwhelming majority of residents are enjoying the return of pubs, cafes and restaurants responsibly. While we may be enjoying a coffee or a pint outside with […]
  • April 21, 2021

    York Press column – Reopening York for good

    With the reopening of non-essential shops, hospitality and sports facilities on 12th April, and lengthening hours of sunlight, life and energy does now seem to be returning to our city as we head towards the fairly normal summer we all deserve. Like many residents, I have enjoyed a long-overdue haircut, and the hitherto-forbidden privilege of […]
  • April 20, 2021

    Julian presses Foreign Office ministers on food security and climate change

    Julian this morning questioned Foreign Office ministers in the House of Commons about ensuring that the challenge of global food security is kept at the heart of government action on climate change and international aid. At Questions to the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, Julian asked: “A major hurdle in reducing […]
  • April 20, 2021

    Julian urges Health Secretary to prevent rise in non-covid deaths from NHS pandemic disruption

    In the House of Commons yesterday afternoon, Julian pressed Matt Hancock on the NHS catching up with non-covid medical conditions to prevent rising deaths from other diseases, now virus deaths have fallen so low. Throughout the pandemic, Julian has lobbied government to ensure the right balance is struck between beating coronavirus in York, and not […]
  • April 16, 2021

    Julian meets with TIER and welcomes e-bikes to York

    After a successful six months in our city, Julian met with representatives from Tier to test drive their e-scooters and learn about their plans for expansion within the city, which include the introduction of e-bikes. With an ever-expanding area of coverage and an fleet continually increasing in size, e-scooters and e-bikes offer a green alternative […]