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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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York Press column – Unity and self-discipline will get us through Coronavirus

York Press column – Unity and self-discipline will get us through Coronavirus

A month on from my last column on overcoming Yorkshire’s flooding challenges, our community and country now faces an even sterner test. The necessary restrictions on movement, and closure of public spaces make this in some ways the most serious emergency our nation has ever faced. Even on the brink of invasion in 1940, schools,

Julian writes to the Foreign Secretary to urge him to send repatriation flights to Australia and New Zealand

A number of constituents who are struggling to return home to the UK have...

Cross-party group of 12 Yorkshire MPs write to Housing Minister to oppose Askham Bog development appeal

Julian, together with 11 other MPs from across Yorkshire, has today written to the...

Julian writes to the Chancellor to urge him to provide more support to the self-employed

Julian has today written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak to ask...

Category: News & Articles

  • November 22, 2017

    Julian Welcomes Chancellor’s Balanced Approach in Budget Announcement

    Julian welcomed today’s Budget announcement; describing it as “a sensible balance between fiscal responsibility and optimistic investment”. The Chancellor of the Exchequer opened his statement by asserting that the UK’s deficit will fall to 2.3 per cent of GDP in 2017 as national debt will start falling next year as a share of national income. […]
  • November 21, 2017

    Important Update on 30 Hours Free Childcare

    Julian is promoting important information for working parents regarding the 30 hours free childcare scheme. The Government are now looking ahead to a new cohort of children joining the scheme in January. These are the children who will have turned three years old by the end of December. Parents wanting to take up a 30 […]
  • November 17, 2017

    Julian Leads Debate on Antibiotic Resistance

    Yesterday, Julian led a debate in Parliament to mark World Antibiotics Awareness Week. The annual event aims to make antimicrobial resistance a globally recognised health issue. World Antibiotics Awareness Week seeks to raise awareness of the importance of preserving the power of antibiotics through appropriate use, and to increase the recognition that individuals, professionals and […]
  • November 16, 2017

    Julian visits new Huntington House Mental Health Centre

    Last Friday, Julian visited York’s new mental health centre, Huntington House, to look around the site and speak to staff about the services they will be offering to local residents. Based at Jockey Lane in Huntington, the centre opened its doors last month, after the Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust, the body […]
  • November 9, 2017

    Julian Stands up for Anaemia Patients

    To back a campaign by the Anaemia Manifesto Steering Committee (AMSC), Julian was tested for anaemia, a ‘hidden condition’ which affects around 4 million people in the UK and costs the NHS an estimated £54 million each year. Julian met with patients and clinicians to discuss how we could help improve the lives of those […]
  • November 1, 2017

    Julian Granted Debate to Mark World Antibiotics Awareness Week 2017

    Yesterday, Julian made an application to the Backbench Business Committee for a debate to mark World Antibiotics Awareness Week 2017. The annual event will be running between 13 and 19th November and aims to make antimicrobial resistance a globally recognised health issue. World Antibiotics Awareness Week seeks to raise awareness of the importance of preserving […]
  • October 31, 2017

    Julian Supports World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

    On Wednesday the 18 October, Julian showed his support for Macmillan Cancer support by attending a World’s Biggest Coffee Morning event in Parliament. The occasion marked the launch of a new report, ‘Am I Meant to Be Okay Now?: Stories of Life After Treatment’, that focuses on the challenges faced by people after cancer treatment ends. […]
  • October 27, 2017

    Julian’s York Press Column: Local Plan Consultation

    I am writing my column during a period which has become a regular occurrence for York residents over the past few years – Local Plan draft consultation time. It has been a long road to this point. My mind is cast back to chairing packed out village halls during the consultations under the previous Labour […]
  • October 26, 2017

    Julian Meets With Chief Executive at Askham Bryan College

    Earlier this month Julian visited Askham Bryan College to meet with the Chief Executive, Catherine Dixon. After an informative tour of the college, Julian was able to discuss a number of matters regarding apprenticeships and technical qualifications, and was pleased to hear about the college’s plans for expansion.     Over 2,000 employers are currently involved […]
  • October 25, 2017

    ME in York – Film Showing at City Screen York on 1st November

    Last week, Julian was looking into the impact of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) in York, and engaging with the York ME Community, the local support group for those affected by this illness. ME affects around 800 people in the York area, and an estimated 250,000 across the country. It is a very serious and debilitating condition, […]