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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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Julian asks Treasury Ministers to support the life sciences sector

Julian asks Treasury Ministers to support the life sciences sector

At Treasury Questions, Julian asked Ministers about what fiscal steps they are taking to support the life sciences sector. Investment in the life sciences covers many areas and benefits private, public and academic institutions. Life Sciences is already one of the UK’s most successful sectors, worth over £94 billion to the UK economy in 2021,

York Press column: King’s Speech marks beginning of a new era

Yesterday saw the first King’s Speech for seventy-two years as King Charles III set...

Constituency Garden of Remembrance

The Constituency Garden of Remembrance in New Palace Yard opened this week. The Constituency...

Julian lobbies Chancellor for support for pubs and breweries ahead of Autumn Statement

Julian has written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer calling for targeted support to...

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  • March 17, 2023

    Julian hosts post-Budget Business Club

    Following Wednesday’s Budget, Julian brought together businesses from all major sectors in York to discuss how the Chancellor’s measures will affect them and find out what further support is needed. Julian was joined by Kevin Hollinrake MP in his role as Minister for Enterprise, Markets and Small Business. Following the business lunch, Julian said: “It […]
  • March 15, 2023

    Spring Budget 2023

    Today’s Budget was just the tonic to negative outlook and naysaying that has plagued political discourse in the last six months. Rather than talk down our country, the Chancellor optimistically set the course for sustained economic growth. Thanks to the measures taken by the Chancellor in his Autumn Statement, Britain is no longer predicted to […]
  • March 15, 2023

    York Press column: Hopes for Budget Day

    Ahead of today’s Budget, it is important to take stock and remember where we have come from since Rishi Sunak became Prime Minister in the autumn of last year. Projections indicate inflation has peaked. Wholesale energy prices have begun to fall. And the United Kingdom may avoid recession entirely with growth returning earlier than expected. […]
  • March 2, 2023

    Government funding will make First York depot fully electric

    Julian has welcomed a £1.8 million funding grant to purchase 9 more additional zero emission buses which will make the First Bus, James Street depot one of the first fully electric depots outside of London. This builds on a separate funding bid from 2022 in which City of York Council were awarded £8.4 million from […]
  • March 1, 2023

    York Press column: Delivering my plan for York

    Regular readers will know that I have launched an audit of York’s health services and have had meeting with many of the city’s GP practices as well as with the CEO of the Hospital Trust. These discussions will help me influence health policy in Westminster and I hope will lead to best practices in York […]
  • March 1, 2023

    2,600 civil service jobs coming to York

    It is fantastic to see the Government recognise the potential of the York Central site by choosing to base one of their northern hubs in our city. 2600 Cabinet Office jobs with the potential for other departments to follow is a huge vote of confidence in the regeneration project and Julian hopes this will be […]
  • February 28, 2023

    Julian supports Rare Disease Day

    To mark Rare Disease Day, Julian attended the Rare Disease reception in Parliament hosted by Genetic Alliance UK. The objective of this reception to raise awareness of Mitochondrial Disease in the UK through parliamentarians, patients, and health professionals having the opportunity to discuss the challenges faced by those living with such rare conditions. Julian notes […]
  • February 27, 2023

    Statement on the Windsor Framework

    Julian is delighted that the Prime Minister has been able to strike a workable deal with the EU that offers long-lasting pragmatic solutions to address the problems that were in the Northern Ireland Protocol. The Windsor Framework seeks to achieve three core objectives of ensuring the free flow of trade across the whole of the United Kingdom, preserve […]
  • February 23, 2023

    Julian backs FairCharge’s campaign to align VAT on EV charging

    This week, Julian attended a drop-in session in Parliament hosted by FairCharge to discuss the affordability and practicalities of Electric Vehicle charging points. It is well known that the electric vehicle still has many hurdles to overcome before it can be considered the mainstream option for motorists. Charging vehicles being a principle factor. It is […]
  • February 22, 2023

    Meeting with Chancellor of the Exchequer alongside northern MPs

    Ahead of the Spring Budget on March 15, Julian met with the Chancellor today alongside a small group of Northern Conservative MPs from Yorkshire, the North East, and the North West. He used the meeting to highlight his plan for York Outer and how the Government can support his campaigns to make our city an […]