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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 12, 2023

    Quench Cafe Coffee Morning

    Julian joined local residents at the weekly Quench Cafe Coffee Morning in Bishopthorpe to discuss the issues that matter most among them. Fuelled by delicious teacakes, Julian picked up case work on road repairs, pavements in disrepair and poor maintenance by housing authorities. Julian will return in a few weeks time to provide an update […]
  • October 11, 2023

    York Press column: A fortnight is a long time in politics

    I cannot recall another time when such monumental change has occurred between my fortnightly columns.   On the international stage, conflict has returned to the Middle East after Hamas committed a battery of heinous terrorist attacks in Israel targeting children, women and the elderly. There is no legitimacy, justification, or reasoning for this violence. These events have […]
  • September 30, 2023

    UNICEF Coffee Morning in Poppleton

    Julian joined Coffee on the Green in Poppleton for their monthly charity coffee morning. This month funds were being raised for UNICEF and thanks to the generosity of the local community over £1,100 will be going to support the charity’s incredible work. Speaking at the coffee morning, Julian said: “An incredible thank you to the […]
  • September 29, 2023

    Macmillan Coffee Morning at Rollits

    Julian joined local law firm Rollits to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Research with their coffee morning. Earlier this month, Julian met with Macmillan Cancer Support in Parliament to commit to their What Are We Waiting For campaign. There are approximately 8,300 people living with cancer in York and this is expected to rise to […]
  • September 27, 2023

    York Press column: Focussed on health both in Westminster and the constituency

    As we enter conference recess, we are in the final stages of this parliamentary session with the King’s first State Opening of Parliament set for November.   Recess does not mean holiday though, simply more time to spend in York meeting with constituents and local businesses to help push forward my agenda for an event better […]
  • September 26, 2023

    Julian opens new eye clinic

    Julian welcomed Optegra to York by opening their new eye clinic on York Business Park. Optegra – a network of specialist eye hospitals and clinics across the UK – works with the NHS treating cataracts patients to help bring down waiting times. The clinic aims to bring York’s average waiting time down to six weeks […]
  • September 22, 2023

    Community Connections Open Day in Haxby

    Julian enjoyed visiting the Community Connections Open Day in Haxby this week and was pleased to see it so well attended yesterday. The event provided residents an opportunity to discover everything that is going on in the local community, from shops and services to activities and opportunities. Julian was particularly moved by hearing the great […]
  • September 20, 2023

    Julian meets with Healthwatch to discuss access to dental care

    As part of his ongoing campaign to improve access to dental care for constituents, Julian met with Healthwatch York to review their recent report and discuss how they could work together. Healthwatch advocates on behalf of patients and can act as a signpost service for treatment as well as complaints. You can find out more […]
  • September 17, 2023

    Julian meets with UK’s leading kidney patient support charity to discuss organ donation

    Julian met with Kidney Care UK in Westminster to discuss organ donation as part of of Organ Donation Week, 18-24 September. Currently there are 121 people on the transplant list in need of a kidney transplant in York Outer. More than 20 people who have either experienced the life changing impact of a kidney transplant, […]
  • September 16, 2023

    Julian visits Pavers to back their plans to expand

    Julian has visited Pavers at their Poppleton HQ to discuss their current plans to expand, which were recently rejected by City of York Council’s planning committee.This application follows a rejected planning application in 2022. Pavers, which now sells 5m pairs of shoes a year and has to use off-site warehousing, presented its plan for a […]