Having lived on the edge of our great city with my family all my life, it has been an absolute honour and privilege to represent the wonderful constituency of York Outer since 2010. It has been extremely important to me to be accessible to all, and I pride myself on that record. I remain as determined as ever to continue with and improve this commitment where I can.
I hope that you find my website helpful and informative, and please remember that I am here to serve you, regardless of your political persuasion. Therefore if I can be of any further assistance please do not hesitate to contact me directly.
With kind regards
Julian enjoyed being on BBC Radio York earlier this week to talk about his Westminster Hall debate on York’s bid to host the Great British Railways HQ. You can listen to the interview from......
Julian has today held a debate in Parliament on the subject of York’s bid to become the home of the new public body, Great British Railways. Responding to Julian was the Rail Minister, Chris Heaton-Harris, who will ultimately have a role in deciding the outcome of the bid. Announced by the Government earlier this year, […]
Julian has welcomed the government’s acceptance yesterday of the proposed amendment to the government’s draft health law he signed to ensure greater NHS focus on increasing cancer survival rates. The amendment will now be incorporated into the new law when it completes its passage through Parliament. The Health and Care Bill aims to improve the […]
Last night I withheld my support from the government in the vote on its amendment New Clause 49 to the Health and Care Bill, proposing to exclude local authority support payments from counting towards the £86,000 lifetime limit on personal care costs. Although I am glad the government is proceeding with much-needed reform of social […]
Julian has added his name to a proposed amendment to the government’s draft new health and care law to ensure greater NHS focus on earlier cancer diagnosis and increasing cancer survival rates. His signature makes it more likely that this planned amendment will be considered for debate, as it enjoys support from MPs. The Health […]
Yesterday, Julian welcomed the Prime Minister to York railway station as he embarked on a tour of northern constituencies to coincide with the Government announcement of their Integrated Rail Plan. Describing the plan as a ‘mixed bag’, Julian said he shared the disappointment of many that the Government were rowing back on commitments to build […]
Last Sunday marked one hundred years of remembrance as we know it, with the introduction of the poppy and formation of the Royal British Legion to care for former members of the armed forces in 1921. First observed flourishing on battlefields where nothing else grew, the poppy signifies renewal and resilience, and the hope that […]
As someone who has lived and worked in the local area all his life Julian believes that local communities should be at the heart of society and is passionate about keeping them there.
He was raised locally and has farmed in the area all of his working life. He lives on the outskirts of York with his wife Victoria and two children George and Florence.