|Member of Parliament
for York Outer
6 May 2010
|Preceded by||Constituency created|
|Born||3 June 1971|
|Alma mater||Harper Adams University|
The son of Robert Sturdy Conservative Party MEP for the East of England Sturdy grew up in Yorkshire and was educated at Ashville College, a co-educational independent school in the spa town of Harrogate in North Yorkshire, from 1981 to 1989, at which he states “...my years there helped shape me into being the person I am today", followed by Harper Adams Agricultural College close to the village of Edgmond (near to the market town of Newport) in Shropshire.
Prior to entering Parliament, Sturdy served as a Harrogate councillor, between 2002 and 2007. He stood as the Conservative Party candidate for Scunthorpe in the 2005 general election, finishing second with 25.7% of the vote. His father is the Member of the European Parliament for the East of England Robert Sturdy. He is also a farmer, a career for which he had studied at agricultural college.
Sturdy was elected to the House of Commons as Member of Parliament for York Outer in the 2010 general election with a majority of 3688. He was appointed as a member of the Transport Select Committee in July.
- "Democracy Live: Your representatives: Julian Sturdy". BBC News. Retrieved 21 November 2012.
- "List of Members returned to serve in Parliament at the General Election 2010". London Gazette. 2010-05-13. Retrieved 2010-05-20.
- "Newly Elected MP Speech Day Guest Of Honour (on page 2)". The Ashvillian Society June 2010. Retrieved 2010-11-28.
- "Julian Sturdy". London: The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 2010-05-07.
- "Scunthorpe". London: The Guardian. Retrieved 2010-05-07.
- "York Outer". BBC News. Retrieved 2010-05-07.
- "Membership of Transport Committee confirmed". Parliament.uk. 2010-07-13. Retrieved 2012-01-07.
- Laycock, Mike; Stead, Mark (2010-05-07). "York Outer victor Julian Sturdy sets out his aims". The Press. Retrieved 2010-05-07.
- Julian Sturdy MP official constituency website
- Julian Sturdy MP Conservative Party profile
- York Conservatives
- Electoral history and profile at The Guardian
- Voting record at Public Whip
- Record in Parliament at TheyWorkForYou
- Profile at Westminster Parliamentary Record
- Profile at BBC News Democracy Live
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
|New constituency||Member of Parliament for York Outer
2010 – present