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
I am closely monitoring the situation, and have checked in with our local Environment Agency team about the steps they are taking. I aim to visit affected areas and examine the effectiveness of defences......
During yesterday’s debate on amendments to the Trade Bill made by the House of Lords, Julian voted against the government in favour of retaining a Lords amendment that would have guaranteed both Houses of Parliament a clear vote at the beginning and end of a trade deal negotiation. The regaining of full control over trade […]
I am delighted to hear that the Askham Bar vaccination site is being expanded to become a national vaccination centre, which shows the importance that is attached to ensuring a swift and comprehensive rollout of the vaccine to the medically vulnerable in our city and surrounding area. Although it is a long and hard road […]
This morning at Questions to the Secretary of State for International Trade in the House of Commons, Julian pressed the government to commit to ensuring Parliament has the final say when new trade deals are ratified. The regaining of full control over trade from the EU is one of the largest changes of the Brexit […]
Today at Prime Minister’s Questions in the House of Commons, Julian questioned Boris Johnson about considering setting a target for when vaccination of the vulnerable is sufficiently advanced to allow for the easing of restrictions, to give people hope and emphasise that observing lockdown measures is leading somewhere. The vaccination programme has already injected nearly […]
As we get back into what has unfortunately become well-rehearsed routines with the return of a national lockdown, it is imperative that we do not lose hope for 2021 amidst the storm of the resurgent pandemic. With three vaccines now approved and nearly one-hundred-and-fifty million doses secured, we can now begin to chart a course over […]
This morning, Julian asked Matt Hancock to ensure uniform access to the coronavirus vaccine, so those in outlying communities do not receive it behind those in urban centres. Vaccination in York is being organised across GP practices, with vaccination centres at Haxby Health Centre, and a mass vaccination site at Askham Bar managed by the […]
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.