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.
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With kind regards
This week, Julian was one of over 200 Members of Parliament who came together to support Macmillan Cancer Support’s latest campaign. The charity used its well loved World’s Biggest Coffee Morning reception in Parliament......
I support the broad principles and intentions behind the government’s plan for a reformed social care system, funded by a new 1.25% Health and Social Care Levy based on a National Insurance rise, but have some serious questions about how this will work in practice, which I would like to see answered. I know how […]
On Monday York’s children returned to school, beginning what will hopefully be a much less disrupted year of education. Parliament also sits again from 6th September, and I have hitherto been working from York, addressing a large volume of local casework, and getting out and about across the city. Like other parents, I have seen […]
Last week, I travelled to London for the emergency recall of Parliament to discuss the victory of the Taliban in Afghanistan. This closes a saga dating back to that September morning in 2001 when Western democracies learned we faced a murderous threat that could theoretically strike anywhere, anytime. The menace behind the need for anti-terror […]
Today I have been in London for the emergency recall of Parliament to discuss the victory of the Taliban in Afghanistan. I listened carefully to the Prime Minister’s statement, and in particular to the well-informed and moving contributions by those MPs who served there as members of our armed forces. The terrible scenes from Kabul […]
Julian Sturdy, Member of Parliament for York Outer, has today welcomed a landmark new investment of £500k to upgrade roads across York, as the Government works to level up transport across the country. This important new funding will help cut congestion, boost safety, and reduce journey times and emissions across York, supporting both the economy […]
Regular readers of this column will know that I have been concerned about the impact of Covid restrictions across many areas, but perhaps the most alarming and long lasting impacts have been to our children’s education. With children losing nearly a third of learning time since the pandemic began, the Government now has three principal […]
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.