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 has welcomed the government’s announcement over the weekend that it will impose a moratorium on fracking with immediate effect, following the conclusion of an Oil and Gas Authority report that it is not......
Julian has today urged City of York Council to take full advantage of a 7.5% increase in their high needs education budget awarded to them by central government. It comes as reports have grown locally of parents struggling to access formal support for their children through a funded Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP). […]
Julian has today launched his campaign for re-election as MP for York Outer in Haxby, with his family and local supporters, having been unanimously re-selected as candidate by York Conservatives. On being re-selected, Julian said: “This election offers the public a chance to break the deadlock in Parliament, so we can resolve Brexit and […]
Julian has welcomed new figures released by the Department for Education which suggest that progress is finally being made towards levelling up education funding for schools in different parts of the country. Per-pupil funding in York Outer has historically been amongst the lowest in the country, however the new figures suggest that the area is […]
It has been four weeks since my last column for the Press in which I expressed my frustration at the delays to key infrastructure projects in York. Well four weeks is certainly a long time in politics. Since then we have received confirmation from the Department for Transport that they have granted programme entry to […]
Julian has warmly welcomed this morning’s news that the medicine Orkambi will become available to Cystic Fibrosis patients on the NHS in the next 30 days, following an agreement between NHS England and the manufacturer Vertex after long negotiations. He has campaigned for this medicine to be made available on behalf of affected local residents […]
Yesterday, Julian lobbied Andrea Leadsom, the Business Secretary, on the role Yorkshire peatlands can play in the drive to meet the government’s target of ‘net zero’ UK carbon emissions by 2050. During questions in the House of Commons to the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, who is responsible for climate change […]
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.