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 today used Questions to the President of COP 26 in the House of Commons to ask the government to use the summit to promote the vital role cutting-edge science like gene editing can......
I could not begin this column without paying tribute to my former colleague Sir David Amess following his shocking murder at a constituency surgery last Friday. Besides being an attack on our democracy, this means the loss of a husband, father of five, and devoted public servant, and above all I will be thinking of […]
This morning in the House of Commons, Julian questioned the Health Secretary regarding the possible acquisition of a Da Vinci surgical robotic system for cancer treatment by York Hospital. This ground-breaking new medical technology allows for more precise surgery, with greater dexterity and visibility for the surgeon via miniaturised instruments and a high-definition camera inserted […]
Building on his long-running lobbying campaign for tougher sentences for pet thefts, Julian pressed Ministers again at Home Office questions to commit to a date to bring forward legislation to enact changes in the law to avoid any further delay. Julian’s question in the House of Commons was poignant given that Sir David Amess had […]
Julian has today written to Network Rail in response to their consultation on the closure of the level crossing at Copmanthorpe. Network Rail are proposing to close the level crossing as part of wider upgrades to the Transpennine route, which will see increased capacity and faster journey times between York and other major northern cities. […]
Following the Bilsdale transmitter mast fire on August 10, Julian has received regular updates from Arqiva on their attempts to repair the mast and restore service to those who have been affected in York and North Yorkshire. In their latest update, Arqiva has said: They will be carrying out a full test of the new, […]
Julian has welcomed the government’s announcement that 1 of 40 new NHS Community Diagnostic Centres will be located at Hull University Hospital. This will allow for faster and easier scanning and testing across health conditions, with multiple tests becoming possible on a single visit. These new centres are meant to help the NHS get on […]
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.