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
At Prime Minister’s Questions this afternoon, Julian called for the government to share more evidence on why York was put into tier 2 covid restrictions from last Saturday, set out a roadmap for how......
After years of discussion and debate, it seems that we are finally about to close the gap with many urban areas around the country and secure a devolution deal for York and North Yorkshire. The Government sees the introduction of a mayor and combined authority as a good opportunity to look again at the other tiers of […]
Julian has welcomed grants awarded through the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund (CRF) to help music venues, theatres and museums face the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic as well as to ensure they have a sustainable future. In total, over £1.9million was awarded across York. The following grants were awarded in our city: Fulford […]
Julian has today voiced his concerns after the Government announced that York would join much of the rest of the North in the second tier of Covid-19 restrictions. The change will mean that people will be prevented from socialising indoors with people from outside of their household or support bubble, with potentially severe consequences for […]
Julian yesterday pushed Treasury Ministers on providing targeted support for businesses that could suffer a significant loss of trade without benefiting from the enhanced government support for businesses that have to close altogether, under the new ‘3 tier’ plan to contain rising coronavirus cases. To control Britain’s share of the ongoing Europe-wide surge in covid […]
During last night’s consideration of House of Lords proposed changes to the Agriculture Bill, Julian spoke and voted against the government to demand stronger guarantees on the protection of UK food standards against lower-grade imports in future trade agreements, while also supporting sensible improvements made by the government to the overall Bill. The Agriculture Bill […]
After years of discussion and debate, it seems that we are finally on the verge of closing the gap with many urban areas around the country and securing a devolution deal for York and North Yorkshire. The creation of a combined authority, headed by an elected mayor, would mean an additional layer of local government […]
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.