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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

  • September 8, 2022

    Statement on the death of HM The Queen

    The United Kingdom, the British Overseas’ Territories and the Commonwealth have lost its greatest ever public servant. No one will ever emulate Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s lifetime of dedication to her people and it is difficult to begin to comprehend life without her unifying presence in our lives. For most people, they have never […]
  • September 8, 2022

    Julian demands support for business integral to our national food security

    Today, Julian had the opportunity to question the new Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Ranil Jayawardena MP in the House of Commons about the importance of national food security. Julian used his question to highlight the salience of rising energy prices and the potentially devastating impact that they can have on […]
  • September 8, 2022

    Julian meets with GRIDSERVE in Westminster

    This morning, Julian, visited the GRIDSERVE presentation on electric car charging points near Westminster. GRIDSERVE are the UK’s largest electric vehicle charging point provider and generate the electricity they use to power their charging points using solar energy farms, one of which is situated in York. Julian has long supported the expansion of the electric […]
  • September 7, 2022

    York Press column: Why the energy supply crisis needs to be Liz Truss’ number one priority

    After a summer of hustings and electioneering, we have a new leader of the Conservative Party and a new Prime Minister. I want to offer Liz Truss my congratulations on her success, and I will give her my full backing in Parliament as she begins to unveil her legislative agenda.  While it was not meant […]
  • August 26, 2022

    Julian visits Barclays Eagle Lab at the Guildhall

    Today, Julian visited the new Barclays Eagle Lab at the refurbished Guildhall. This Eagle Lab is a new partnership between Barclays and the University of York to support founders and entrepreneurs to innovate and grow. What started out initially as an idea to use under utilised branch space has now grown to 34 sites with […]
  • August 25, 2022

    Save New Earswick Indoors Bowls Club

    Julian wholeheartedly supports the cross-party community effort by New Earswick Indoor Bowls Club members and local residents to stop Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust from closing a treasured community asset in pursuit of portfolio expansion. Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust has attempted similar before when they tried to close New Earswick Swimming Pool but a successful community-led […]
  • August 24, 2022

    York Press column: Now more than ever we must stand up for local services

    This summer has seen a couple of concerning setbacks for the provision of local services in towns and villages in my constituency. Last month came news that from October the Haxby branch of Barclays bank would be part of the latest round of closures, with Barclays citing huge reductions in the number of customers using […]
  • August 23, 2022

    Wyre Pond Appeal

    Several concerned constituents have written to Julian regarding the dire state of Wyre Pond after prolonged warm weather and limited rainfall have left little water for local wild life. The immediate concern is with a hosepipe ban due to begin on Friday and substantial rainfall not forecast for some time, the pond will completely dry […]
  • August 22, 2022

    Julian secures visit from Barclays Van for Haxby branch customers

    Following the disappointing decision by Barclays to close their branch in Haxby, York Outer MP Julian Sturdy has secured a visit by the Barclays Van to assist the community as they transition to not having over-the-counter services in town. A team from Barclays will be at Haxby Memorial tomorrow with appointment slots available to book […]
  • August 21, 2022

    Action to save the Number 11 Bishopthorpe – Ashley Park bus service

    Julian shares the concerns of residents after it emerged that the vital local bus service between Bishopthorpe and Ashley Park via South Bank and the city centre was at risk of being cut. While discussions between City of York Council and the operator First York are still ongoing, fears have been raised over a proposed […]