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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...

Category: News & Articles

  • November 16, 2022

    York Press column: Keeping the act of remembrance all year round

    The annual national period of remembrance is always a time of reflection and an opportunity to honour the sacrifice of those who gave their lives in service to our country.   While we associate the act of remembrance especially with November, I believe we should never forget the incredible contributions made by our Armed Forces and […]
  • November 12, 2022

    Julian welcomes launch of Veterans’ survey

    The Government has launched the first ever UK-wide survey for veterans and their families. Over the next 12 weeks, veterans across the country are able to complete the survey to shape the future of veteran services. This survey, in collaboration with the Office for National Statistics (ONS), will ask veterans to describe their experiences of […]
  • November 9, 2022

    Julian places tribute in Constituency Garden of Remembrance

    On behalf of residents of York Outer, Julian placed a tribute in the Constituency Garden of Remembrance in New Palace Yard this week. The Constituency Garden of Remembrance is a joint commemoration project by the House of Commons and the Royal British Legion. When completed, the garden will contain tributes from constituencies from all over […]
  • November 7, 2022

    EFRA Committee letter on plastic waste

    Last week, alongside members of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee, Julian called for a total ban on the export of all plastic waste from the UK by 2027. The core aim of this is to reduce Britain’s contribution to global plastic waste pollution, as well as taking ownership and responsibility on this […]
  • November 7, 2022

    Julian praises Dunnington Cancer Support Group

    In a break from Saturday morning campaigning, Julian joined residents to support Dunnington Cancer Support Group’s coffee morning to help raise vital funds for York Against Cancer. At the meeting, Anne Abbiss handed over a cheque for an incredible £10,000 to Julie Russell from York Against Cancer. In fact, the coffee morning alone raised £1702.85 […]
  • November 7, 2022

    North Yorkshire Police officer uplift

    Julian has welcomed new figures that show 219 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. Since the recruitment drive was launched in 2019, the 43 police forces across England and Wales have […]
  • November 4, 2022

    York benefits from Arts Council Funding

    Julian celebrated York receiving some of the highest level of funding from recent Arts Council grants aimed at levelling up arts and culture. This year, there was a £446 million increase in funding across England, 𝗶𝗻𝗰𝗹𝘂𝗱𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝟯𝟱% 𝗺𝗼𝗿𝗲 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗬𝗼𝗿𝗸𝘀𝗵𝗶𝗿𝗲 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗛𝘂𝗺𝗯𝗲𝗿. In York, the following organisations received funding: Explore York Libraries and Archives […]
  • November 3, 2022

    Julian works cross-party to support the Protection from Redundancy (Pregnancy and Family Leave) Bill

    While the activity in the House of Commons chamber, especially Prime Minister’s Questions, attracts the most attention, the majority of work a Member of Parliament does in Parliament takes place in the thousand other rooms in the Palace of Westminster. One example of this are the Bill Committees which take place each week and this […]
  • November 2, 2022

    Julian backs British farming

    Julian has shown support for British food and farming today on Back British Farming Day, recognising the vital role farmers in York play in feeding the nation. The National Farmers Union (NFU) provided the emblem of the day, a British wool and wheatsheaf pin badge. This symbolises the fantastic products British food and farming provides […]
  • November 2, 2022

    York Press column: York should be accessible to all

    We are fortunate to live in one of the most beautiful cities in the world that is home to an array of incredible independent businesses and numerous enticing hospitality outlets. In fact, we risk taking our luck for granted when unfortunately not even all York residents can enjoy the simple pleasure of an afternoon in […]