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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

  • August 20, 2022

    Julian visits Poppleton Village Show

    Julian was pleased to see lots of residents and visitors supporting Poppleton Village Show today. There were some great stands raising money for local causes such as the Yorkshire Air Ambulance and the village library. Julian enjoyed talking to library volunteers about the summer reading challenge for school children and the weekly story time for […]
  • August 19, 2022

    Julian holds appointment-based surgery at his constituency office

    As part of his regular series of advice surgeries, Julian held an appointment-based surgery at his constituency office. Issues raised include the cost of living, rail travel and post-Brexit arrangements for the arts. If you would require assistance and would like to attend Julian’s next appointment-based surgery, please email julian.sturdy.mp@parliament.uk. Julian also holds drop-in surgeries […]
  • August 17, 2022

    Julian writes to residents about planning application for 11 The Village, Wigginton

    Following a number of pieces of correspondence from constituents in objection to plans for a retirement village at 11 The Village in Wigginton, Julian has written to hundreds of residents in the vicinity to ensure they’re aware of the application and can contribute their views to the planning process. In terms of planning, Julian focuses […]
  • August 12, 2022

    Hosepipe Ban for Yorkshire

    Yorkshire Water has announced that it will introduce a hosepipe ban from 26th August. Yorkshire Water’s director of water, Neil Dewis, said: “Parts of Yorkshire have seen the lowest rainfall since our records began more than 130 years ago. The hot, dry, weather means that Yorkshire’s rivers are running low and our reservoirs are around […]
  • August 10, 2022

    York Press column – New North Yorkshire Mayor and new Yorkshire Prime Minister?

    This is a historic month for our great county, as Yorkshire Day on 1st August witnessed the government’s signature of the deal establishing a new Mayor and combined local authority for York and North Yorkshire. This hands back significant powers and budgets from London, with local representatives here in Yorkshire set to gain control of […]
  • August 3, 2022

    Julian welcomes 190 additional police officers for North Yorkshire Police

    Julian has welcomed new figures that show 190 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 […]
  • August 1, 2022

    York and North Yorkshire devolution deal signed

    On Yorkshire Day, a new historic devolution deal for York and North Yorkshire was signed by Greg Clark MP, Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities, and the leaders of City of York Council and North Yorkshire County Council. The devolution deal creates a new combined authority encompassing City of York Council and […]
  • July 27, 2022

    York Press column: Working for York on growth, disability rights and living standards

    Alongside the drama of Boris Johnson’s fall and the Conservative leadership contest, I have continued to work for our city on local priorities. I have always put York first, and am very clear that delivering for our community counts more than day to day headlines. For York to continue to thrive we need to grow […]
  • July 25, 2022

    A64 Hopgrove to Barton-le-Willows upgrade public consultation launched

    This week, Julian has written to residents in Stockton-on-the-Forest, Hopgrove, Towthorpe, Earswick and north Huntington to encourage them to engage with the public consultation launched today. Having successfully campaigned for £25million of investment to dual the A1237 York Outer Ring Road between Rawcliffe and Hopgrove, Julian, alongside neighbouring Members of Parliament Kevin Hollinrake and Robert […]
  • July 22, 2022

    Julian questions climate conference president on using new tech to protect living standards while combating climate change

    Julian this week used questions to the President of the COP 26 climate change conference in the House of Commons to stress climate change should be tackled through new technology and science, rather than through measures that damage economic growth and harm living standards. Britain hosted the COP 26 climate change meeting of world leaders in […]