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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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  • October 13, 2022

    Julian raises concern over access to primary healthcare for York villages

    At Business Questions this morning, Julian asked for a debate on Government time about rural access to primary healthcare, especially GP services. This follows Wheldrake surgery being closed for a prolonged period meaning some residents are paying £30 for a roundtrip in a taxi to visit the nearest GP surgery in Elvington. Also, Stockton-on-the-Forest GP […]
  • October 12, 2022

    Julian supports call for more scrutiny of new trade deals

    Julian was pleased to be able to support his Conservative colleague Anthony Mangnall MP in his Westminster Hall debate on the subject of scrutiny of future UK trade deals. Since leaving the European Union, the UK Government has secured over 70 trade agreements and have most recently signed tailored deals with New Zealand and Australia. […]
  • October 12, 2022

    Julian presses Prime Minister on paediatric waiting time targets

    At Prime Minister’s Questions today, Julian asked the Prime Minister to review waiting time targets for paediatric care to ensure York’s young children can receive the care they need as soon as possible.This follows a visit to York Hospital children’s wards last month where Julian met doctors, nurses and staff who ensure our city’s young […]
  • October 5, 2022

    York Press Column: A Mixed Mini-Budget

    With the events of the last fortnight, I could dedicate this column to no other issue than the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s recent mini budget.   First, I would say that the Chancellor correctly diagnosed that if we all want better paying jobs and first-class frontline services then we need to learn the lessons that […]
  • September 30, 2022

    Julian meets with Heslington Parish Council about proposed cycle path to Wheldrake

    While the cycle path would be a great asset, removing the need for cyclists to cycle along dangerous roads near Crockey Hill, the route must work for those coming into the city as well as those cycling out. Plus, it must not negatively impact the communities along the route. There has been a campaign for […]
  • September 30, 2022

    Julian visits York Hospital’s Children’s Wards

    Julian visited York Hospital to meet with Dr Abbey, Clinical Director for Paediatrics, to walk down to the Children’s Wards to see the high level of care given to local children. Julian is extremely supportive and thankful for all the work that doctors, nurses and all staff do at York Hospital so he was grateful […]
  • September 29, 2022

    Celebrating Naburn Primary School’s 150th Anniversary

    Julian was honoured to join staff, parents, teachers and local residents celebrating the 150th anniversary of Naburn Primary School. The anniversary was ever more poignant given the recent difficulties involving OFSTED but on the day there was no doubt from those in attendance that the school deserved and should go on for at least another […]
  • September 28, 2022

    Telephone Call with Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy about Fracking Concerns

    This evening Julian had a one-on-one phone call with the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Jacob Rees-Mogg MP, to discuss his concerns about the lifting of the moratorium on fracking. This follows a meeting in Downing Street last week when Julian raised the concerns of local residents directly with the Prime […]
  • September 22, 2022

    Statement on lifting of the moratorium on fracking

    My position on fracking has been clear since this issue first arose almost a decade ago. I have said time and time again that fracking should only proceed where there is local consent. I have held public meetings, met with Parish Councils, pressured Ministers in Parliament and listened to constituents on this issue. On August […]
  • September 21, 2022

    York Press column: Lessons We Can Learn from Queen Elizabeth’s Life

    As the national period of mourning following the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II draws to a close, we must now look to her life for lessons on service, duty and dedication to ensure the values that were the cornerstone of her incredible reign live on.   On her twenty-first birthday, Queen Elizabeth made […]