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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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  • January 25, 2023

    Julian 221 additional police officers for North Yorkshire Police

    Julian has welcomed new figures that show 221 police officers have been recruited in North Yorkshire and York since 2019 as part of the Conservative Government’s pledge to put 20,000 more officers on the streets by March 2023. Nationally, we’re 84% of the way to delivering our manifesto commitment of 20,000 extra police in England […]
  • January 24, 2023

    Cold Weather Payments triggered

    Cold Weather Payments have been triggered in York Outer for the period January 16 to January 22 in the following postcodes: YO1, YO10, YO19, YO23, YO24, YO26, YO30, YO31, YO32, YO41 and YO60 You will automatically receive £25 if you are on certain benefits. You should receive the payment within 14 working days into the […]
  • January 24, 2023

    Julian launches audit into York healthcare services

    To help address the current difficulties within our health service and provide tangible solutions to Ministers in Westminster, Julian is embarking on an audit of health services within York. Over the next month, he aims to meet with representatives from all GP practice groups in the city and York Hospital to get an overview of […]
  • January 20, 2023

    Julian reacts to York’s unsuccessful Levelling Up fund bids

    It is incredibly disappointing to learn this week that both of York’s levelling up bids were unsuccessful. The riverside redevelopment will revitalise the city centre economy and the boost to active travel routes would have only added to the accessibility of Haxby Railway Station. Detailed feedback is provided to all unsuccessful bids so I hope […]
  • January 18, 2023

    Julian supports amendment to give backbenchers more say over changing EU laws

    Julian has voted for a cross-party backbench amendment to the EU Retained Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill put forward by Labour MP Stella Creasey and fellow Yorkshire Conservative MP David Davis. The amendment sought to require the Government to publish an exhaustive list of every piece of legislation being revoked under the ‘Sunset Clause’, and […]
  • January 17, 2023

    Julian meets with Network Rail regarding Copmanthorpe Level Crossing

    Julian was pleased to attend a meeting with Network Rail to discuss progress and developments regarding Copmanthorpe rail crossing this morning. Following the tragic death of an individual on the tracks in the Copmanthorpe area in November 2022, the importance of securing a safe crossing from one side of the track to the other has […]
  • January 13, 2023

    Progress on parking at Poppleton Station

    Following concerns raised by Upper Poppleton Parish Council about parking along Station Road, Julian brought representatives from Network Rail and Northern Rail to see the existing car park and discuss whether unused land on the opposite side of the road could be provide additional parking spaces. Being able to view the site in person gave […]
  • January 11, 2023

    York Press column: The Prime Minister’s hopes for 2023

    Every year the winter months present their own unique challenges to families and local services. This year these challenges are even more prevalent with the rise in cost of living fuelled by inflation, hospital backlogs due to pandemic treatment priorities, and the pressures on global energy supply as a result of Russia’s illegal invasion of […]
  • January 10, 2023

    Julian chairs inquiry on energy support

    Today, Julian chaired a meeting of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Rural Business and the Rural Powerhouse as part of the group’s four-part cost of living inquiry into the most pressing issues facing communities. The main issues discussed today were energy support, energy security and decarbonisation. This follows on from inquiry sessions on housing, […]
  • December 28, 2022

    York Press column: Looking ahead to 2023

    With the dust not yet settled on 2022, there is already a lot to look forward and be hopeful for in 2023 as we aim to make it the best year yet for York.   Only days ago, I received notification from the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities that due to the quality of bids […]