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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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York Press column – New government must deliver for our region

York Press column – New government must deliver for our region

This summer has brought a dramatic overhaul of our country’s government, with the appointment of Boris Johnson as Prime Minister. This certainly makes for a huge change in style from Theresa May, and the extensive Cabinet reshuffle means the wider government has also undergone thorough renewal. Above all, there has been a major clarification of

Julian concerned to hear of potential job losses at York based SuperBreak

Julian has today reacted to the disappointing news that Malvern Group, the parent company...

Julian applauds strong start made by new Prime Minister

Julian has applauded the progress that his preferred candidate in the Conservative leadership race,...

Julian welcomes the introduction of Claudia’s Law

Julian has today welcomed the introduction of the Guardianship (Missing Persons) Act 2017 after...

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  • May 23, 2018

    Julian presses Prime Minister on bowel cancer screening

    Julian today urged Theresa May to ensure the government listens to calls to lower the screening age for bowel cancer from 60 to 50 during Prime Minister’s Questions. Bowel cancer is responsible for the deaths of some 16,000 people a year, and is the fourth-most common cancer in the UK. If detected early on it […]
  • May 17, 2018

    Julian calls for reassurances on East Coast Main Line

    Following the Secretary of State for Transport’s announcement that Virgin Trains East Coast’s contract for operating services on the East Coast Main Line would be terminated on 24 June 2018, Julian sought assurances that infrastructure challenges would be addressed going forward. Julian noted the unique set of infrastructure challenges on the East Coast Main Line, […]
  • May 16, 2018

    York Press Column: Environmental issues and York

    As the focus of political debate remains fixed on pressing questions like the twists and turns of the Brexit process; it remains important to devote time to considering our management of the environment, the state of which will ultimately have significant impacts on our everyday lives. Given my ongoing work on the House of Commons […]
  • May 15, 2018

    Julian leads MPs in lobbying government over rural 4G mobile coverage

    Julian has led a cross-party group of MPs in calling for action to ensure better 4G mobile coverage for people in rural areas. Acting in his capacity as Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Rural Business, Julian coordinated the sending of a joint letter to the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media […]
  • May 9, 2018

    Julian Raises Tour de Yorkshire at Prime Minister’s Questions

    During Prime Minister’s Questions this afternoon Julian took the opportunity to raise the Tour de Yorkshire in a question regarding economic benefits and investment in British regions. Noting that the successful event over the bank holiday weekend had attracted a record number of spectators, Julian drew attention to the county’s hospitality and beautiful countryside, before […]
  • May 3, 2018

    Julian Gives Support to Nature Recovery Network

    Julian recently attended an event hosted by The Wildlife Trusts to show his support for the creation of a Nature Recovery Network; a well-designed network of places for nature which links ups green spaces and protected areas in towns, cities and countryside to deliver positive benefits for both people and wildlife. Research across the globe […]
  • May 2, 2018

    Julian backs calls to improve bowel cancer screening

    Julian has added his voice to cross-party calls for improvements to the bowel cancer screening regime, speaking in a parliamentary debate on the subject in Westminster Hall on Tuesday. Julian said: “A member of my close family—my father-in-law—is suffering from bowel cancer. Thanks to the superb support of the NHS he is on the road […]
  • May 1, 2018

    Julian Raises Concerns with Charities Commission in Parliamentary Debate

    In Parliament today Julian intervened in a debate on safeguarding children and young people in sport to raise concerns with the limited powers of the Charities Commission. The debate, led by the Mr Bambos Charalambous, the Member of Parliament for Enfield Southgate, focused on further steps to protect children attending sports clubs in the wake […]
  • April 25, 2018

    Julian welcomes Northern Rail back to Parliament

    Once again, Julian hosted a Northern Rail event for Members of Parliament across the north to meet with directors and discuss upcoming developments on the rail network. Following a successful event last October, MPs from across the region took the opportunity to drop-by and discuss progress on a number of projects aimed at modernising rail […]
  • April 19, 2018

    York Press Column: Military Intervention in Syria

    On Saturday the United Kingdom, alongside the US and France, targeted three chemical weapons facilities in Syria following a poison gas attack in the town of Douma a week earlier. There has been a lot written in national media over last few days, but I want to give you my thoughts on the operation our […]