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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 1, 2022

    Julian applies for Westminster Hall debate on blue badge access to city centres

    Julian has entered the ballot to hold a Westminster Hall debate on the crucial issue of blue badge access to town and city centres. As many will know, this is incredibly relevant in York as blue badge holders face unfair restrictions which have made the city centre an effective no-go zone for many. This excludes […]
  • October 25, 2022

    Julian welcomes Rishi Sunak as Prime Minister

    “Wholehearted congratulations to Rishi Sunak! I am proud to have backed him in this leadership election as I did in the summer. He will provide the stable leadership we need to navigate global challenges. He will have my full support in Parliament as we put the country’s interests first and govern for all corners of […]
  • October 21, 2022

    Julian endorses Rishi Sunak to be Leader of the Conservative Prime Minister

    As nominations for the Conservative Party leadership election open, Julian has released the following statement: “For the avoidance of doubt, my views have not changed since summer. Rishi has the experience we need to take our economy forward and bring stability to Government. He has a strong track record of facing challenges head on and […]
  • October 19, 2022

    APPG on Antibiotics and APPG on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene joint-meeting

    This morning, Julian chaired a joint-meeting of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Antibiotics and the APPG on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene. This meeting focused on the threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). This is where bacterial, viral and fungal infections mutate overtime and no longer respond to medication. AMR is a huge problem globally. It […]
  • October 19, 2022

    York Press column: Health matters to York

    While the national news has been rightly been dominated by the effects of last month’s mini-budget, I thought I would use this column to highlight that Members of Parliament across the House of Commons have not overlooked the other issues that are important to our constituents. In the last week, I have given particular focus […]
  • October 19, 2022

    Julian calls for more support for off-grid homes

    In a Westminster Hall debate this week, Juliian took the opportunity to support his colleague Fay Jones in calling for further support for off-grid homes, such as those in Rufforth. While the majority of homes in York Outer are receiving support through the Energy Price Cap, which means energy usage of an average family will […]
  • October 18, 2022

    ConHome article: Investing in productivity and modernisation is how DEFRA can drive growth

    Our food security has never been more critical. With Russia’s illegal invasion of Ukraine, rising energy prices, and global extreme weather events, the ability to produce more food at home is of the upmost importance. And, following our departure from the European Union and our desire to once more be a world-leading trading nation, so […]
  • October 18, 2022

    Julian supports Royal British Legion North of England reception

    Julian was honoured to support Royal British Legion (RBL) by attending their North of England reception in Westminster to hear first hand the important work they do to support the welfare of our armed forces. The Royal British Legion is the UK’s largest Armed Forces charity, with 180,000 members, 110,000 volunteers and network partners and […]
  • October 18, 2022

    Julian celebrates Colleges Week

    This week, Julian attended a drop-in session in Parliament to show his support for National College Week. In York we are incredibly lucky to have York College, one of the first ten accredited Institutes of Technology in the UK. It is important to demonstrate and inform people that academia is not the only path to […]
  • October 14, 2022

    Restart a heart day at Fulford School

    As part of his constituency visits this week, Julian visited Fulford School to promote the Restart a Heart Day initiative alongside Yorkshire Ambulance Service. Restart a Heart Day is a day where an alliance of partners from across the country come together to increase public awareness of cardiac arrests and increase the number of people […]