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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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  • February 20, 2023

    APPG on Antibiotics report launch

    On Monday, the APPG on Antibiotics, of which Julian is Chairman, and the APPG on Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene, chaired by Fleur Anderson MP, launched their report, Prevention First: Why clean water and hygiene are the best medicine against the spread of drug-resistant infections. The day of the report’s launch in Parliament saw healthcare professionals […]
  • February 16, 2023

    Julian inspects accident hotspot in Huntington

    Since 2018, there has been 4 traffic accidents on the bend in the Old Village, Huntington, which has resulted in damage to properties and left many residents fearing when the next accident will take place. Following calls from constituents to support the implementation of traffic calming mechanisms, Julian visited the Village to see the damage […]
  • February 15, 2023

    York Press column: A strong record on work

    One of the things I am most proud about the Conservative Party’s record is how since 2010 we have helped 1,000 people per day on average into work and are now seeing unemployment at the lowest level since records began.  I had the pleasure of visiting Reed in Partnership who work with the DWP to […]
  • February 13, 2023

    Julian meets with Thomas Pocklington Trust

    Julian remains committed to his campaign to make York accessible to all residents and recently met the Thomas Pocklington Trust to discuss how blue badge restrictions have impacted the blind and visually impaired. It is clear that even if some restrictions remain for the wider public, the lack of flexibility for blue badge drivers is […]
  • February 10, 2023

    Julian unites with Cancer Research UK for World Cancer Day

    This week, Julian attended a drop in event on Wednesday hosted by Cancer UK to mark World Cancer Day 2023. World Cancer Day seeks to unite people all over the world to raise awareness of cancer and to encourage greater action to be taken in order to tackle this terrible disease. Julian had the opportunity […]
  • February 8, 2023

    President Zelenskyy address Members of Parliament and Peers

    “It was a privilege to listen President Zelenskyy speak to Members of Parliament and Peers this afternoon about the courageous struggle of the Ukrainian people against the heinous Russian invasion. The United Kingdom was a world leader in supporting Ukraine a year ago at the start of the invasion and we continue to offer them […]
  • February 6, 2023

    Julian meets with CEO of NHS Trust as part of York health audit

    Last week, Julian met with Simon Morritt, CEO of York & Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, as part of his audit of York’s health services. High on the agenda for discussion was A&E wait times, delays discharging patients, and how general practice could work more closely to assist York Hospital. Also discussed was the […]
  • February 4, 2023

    Restart Scheme in York

    On Friday, Julian visited Reed in Partnership who work with the DWP to help administer the Restart Scheme in York. The Restart Scheme is a specific programme designed to help those who have been out of work for nine months or longer to pick up the skills they need for the modern workforce, fill the […]
  • February 3, 2023

    Julian meets with Unity Health as part of York health audit

    As part of his ongoing audit of health services in York, Julian met with Dr Richard Wilcox of Unity Health. While many of the pressures facing general practice are similar regardless of where in the city or even the country you are based, Unity Health does have a unique outlook on our city’s health given […]
  • February 1, 2023

    York Press column: We must clear covid backlogs

    Every winter local health services come under pressure as flu season and the cold weather expose the most vulnerable to greater risk. This has been more profound in recent years due to lockdowns impacting our general immunity as well as increasing NHS backlogs. Given this, I have been dedicating significant periods of parliamentary and constituency […]