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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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Statement on the death of the Duke of Edinburgh

Statement on the death of the Duke of Edinburgh

A moment of sorrow for the entire nation, as we mourn the loss of the Duke of Edinburgh. My thoughts are with the entire Royal Family today, but especially the Queen who was married to Prince Philip for over seven decades. It is always a tragedy to lose your partner and I offer my utmost

Julian’s parliamentary committee presses government to aid covid-hit wholesale and suppliers sector

The House of Commons Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee on which Julian...

£2.9million funding boost for York’s cultural and heritage sites

Julian has welcomed the announcement that York will receive £2,965,522 to support iconic cultural...

Local Coronavirus Update

Since my last weekly vaccine update, family and friends have been able to enjoy...

Category: News & Articles

  • September 23, 2020

    York Press column – The challenges ahead as Brexit and COVID-19 return to the headlines

    Since my last column for the York Press, two weeks ago, we have seen the re-emergence of two national challenges with which the Government is currently tasked with grappling. The first is Brexit, which even after the parliamentary ups and downs of last year and our exit in January, is still proving itself to be […]
  • September 18, 2020

    £2 million new funding for York Hospital A and E ahead of winter

    York Hospital’s A and E department has been allocated an additional £2 million in funding by the government to improve its resuscitation area, clinical decision unit, children’s waiting area, and ensure it has sufficient isolation capacity. This represents York’s portion of the £150 million of new money the Department of Health is awarding to A […]
  • September 18, 2020

    Julian helps deliver government compromise on Internal Market Bill to give Parliament greater say

    As one of the 20 Conservative MPs who put their names to Bob Neill’s amendment to guarantee a House of Commons vote on overriding aspects of the EU withdrawal agreement in the event of an emergency, Julian has warmly welcomed the government’s announcement it will now incorporate this change into the new law. The Internal […]
  • September 16, 2020

    Julian leads MPs in supporting University of York ‘BioYorkshire’ project to generate green economic growth and jobs

    Julian has led North Yorkshire MPs in supporting the new ‘BioYorkshire’ green economy project, launched this week by York University and Askham Bryan College in the constituency. BioYorkshire aims to make North Yorkshire the leading national hub for green innovation and enterprise, as the UK’s first carbon-negative region. It brings together businesses, scientists and research […]
  • September 15, 2020

    Julian’s Statement on Internal Market Bill

    Last night I voted with the government at the first parliamentary stage of this Bill. I support the general thrust of the proposals and want to see them debated and improved, but would like to see clear amendments to ensure greater parliamentary control of powers to breach the EU Withdrawal Agreement in an emergency. For […]
  • September 9, 2020

    York Press column – It’s Time to Build on York’s Bounce Back

    As summer comes to a close and our children eagerly return to school, York can reflect on a successful and safe reopening of our local economy. Cafes are buzzing, pubs are bustling, and restaurants have enjoyed record bookings throughout August. Of course, this is due in part to the fantastic Eat Out to Help Out […]
  • September 5, 2020

    Julian Celebrates Success of Eat Out to Help Out in York

    More than 320,000 meals were claimed in York under the Government’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme, according to the latest statistics. In total, more than 100 million meals were claimed across the UK under the scheme, which ran throughout the month of August. In total, 84,700 establishments signed up to the scheme, including 322 […]
  • September 3, 2020

    Julian nominates York Hospital and Vale of York NHS teams for NHS Parliamentary Awards

    Julian has put forward the heart failure team at York Hospital NHS Trust, alongside the Yorkshire and Humber Patient Safety Collaborative and the Primary Care Covid Support Hub from Vale of York NHS, as entrants in this year’s NHS Parliamentary Awards. This contest allows MPs to highlight best practice and innovation from their local areas, […]
  • August 28, 2020

    York Press column – Exam Issues and Local Investment

    Results day can be a stressful experience for both students and parents at the best of times. In the case of A-level results, a lot can rest on getting the grades required to satisfy university offers. I regret to say that this year that experience was not made any easier by the shambolic way that […]
  • August 26, 2020

    Over £680,000 of government start-up loans awarded to York Outer small businesses, new figures show

    New small businesses in York Outer have benefited from £680,573 of affordable finance through the government’s Start-Up Loans scheme, new statistics issued on the occasion of the scheme’s 75,000th loan show. This is the constituency’s share of the £54 million provided to start-up enterprises across the Yorkshire and Humber region by the government-directed British Business […]