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Julian Sturdy - Strong Voice for York Outer

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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  • September 9, 2023

    Julian congratulates all winners at Strensall Village Show

    Julian celebrated the stiff competition at Strensall Village Show and congratulated all the winners across nearly a hundred categories. Julian especially liked the Ted Lasso painting! Speaking at the show, Julian said: “Congratulations to the winning entrants and a big thank you to all the volunteers for making the show a success. Strensall Village Show […]
  • September 8, 2023

    Julian meets LNER at York Railway Station to discuss ticket office closures

    While the ticket office at York Railway Station is not earmarked for closure, Julian met with LNER this week to raise concerns of constituents. The consultation on ticket office closures has closed and it is clear the strength of feeling from the public due to the hundreds of thousands of submissions. A main concern is […]
  • September 7, 2023

    Julian meets with Minister for Rail to discuss Copmanthorpe Level Crossing

    Julian met with the Minister for Rail, Huw Merriman MP, to discuss the upcoming inquiry regarding Copmanthorpe Level Crossing and raise concern that Network Rail decisions were being made with a very short term point of view to save money now at the expense of a larger bill later. Julian is firmly backing the local […]
  • September 6, 2023

    Julian saddles up for National Horserace Week

    Julian attended the British Horseracing Authority’s Parliamentary reception this week to celebrate the British horseracing sector. The reception gave him the opportunity to speak with various representatives and stakeholders from within this vibrant sector that contributes so much to York’s economy. The event also allowed key stakeholders within the industry to raise concerns and challenges […]
  • September 5, 2023

    Julian celebrates twenty years of the Agricultural Industries Confederation

    Julian was proud to sponsor a dinner in Parliament to celebrate twenty years of the Agricultural Industries Confederation who work in support of modern, sustainable, commercial agriculture. Robert Sheasby, AIC’s Chief Executive, said: “It was a pleasure to bring such a wide range of politicians, civil servants, envoys and agri-food stakeholders together with AIC Members […]
  • September 2, 2023

    Julian holds NFU roundtable to talk to local farmers

    This week, Julian held a NFU Roundtable with farmers from across York Outer to discuss issues facing the sector which will hinder aims to boost domestic food production. Regardless of the type of farming – arable, dairy or livestock – the same key themes emerged. These included stewardship, labour and skills, as well as rural […]
  • September 1, 2023

    Julian pledges to be a Dementia Research Champion

    As World Alzheimer’s Month begins, Julian is proud to have pledged to be a dementia research champion in Parliament. Throughout September, he will be using social media to raise awareness of ongoing research into dementia and lobbying Ministers to pledge to do more to fight this awful condition.
  • August 30, 2023

    York Press column: The variety of a day in the constituency

    Nothing quite compares to the variety of an average day in the constituency. With community groups, businesses, constituents, and charities to meet, I can cover an array of issues travelling to all corners of York. This is especially important during recess as having more time away from parliament allows me to meet more people which […]
  • August 27, 2023

    Julian supports Designer Outlet in their ambition to create more local jobs

    Julian met with Paul Tyler, Centre Manager at McCarthurGlen Designer Outlet, to discuss plans for the fast approaching festive period as well as their ambitions to build two new anchor tenant units to continue the growth of the shopping centre. Since the pandemic, the Designer Outlet has bounced back and attracted new brands to help […]
  • August 25, 2023

    Julian lobbies Network Rail on Copmanthorpe Level Crossing

    Julian met with Network Rail at the site of the current level crossing at Copmanthorpe to discuss the upgrade to the Transpennine line. He used this opportunity to once again lobby for a fully accessible ramped footbridge to be installed to ensure it can used by all residents. With ambitions to upgrade the active travel […]