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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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  • July 16, 2022

    Julian holds appointment-based surgery in Huntington

    As part of his regular series of advice surgeries, Julian held an appointment-based surgery at Huntington Community Centre. Issues raised include problems contacting UK Visas and Immigration, NHS standard practices, and the rumoured risk to plans for a Wheldrake to Heslington cycle path. Julian will be following up cases with individual constituents on personal matters […]
  • July 14, 2022

    Julian raises York city centre Blue Badge ban in Parliament

    Yesterday, Julian raised several recent controversial decisions by City of York Council regarding city centre parking provision with the Minster for Disabled People, Chloe Smith. Following the council’s decision in November to remove the exemption for blue badge holders to park in pedestrianised zones and the planned closure of Castle Car Park which would result […]
  • July 13, 2022

    York Press Column: Latest Developments in Westminster

    After all the drama in Westminster this week it is worth taking a moment to reflect on where we are. I am relieved the Prime Minister has accepted that the only way to bring stability to Government is his resignation. It is the best decision for the country, and we can now begin the process […]
  • July 12, 2022

    Julian presses Minister on Government support for science and technology investment in York

    This afternoon Julian questioned the Business Minister Greg Hands on the Government’s commitment to investment in the bioeconomy. It comes after Nottingham-based Azotic Technologies chose a site in Dunnington in Mr Sturdy’s constituency to be the location of a new facility in conjunction with the University of York, creating up to 30 new high skilled […]
  • July 6, 2022

    Julian pressing Barclays to guarantee banking services after Haxby closure announcement

    Julian is arranging an urgent meeting with Barclays to gain commitments to maintain local banking services given recent news of the planned closure of their Haxby branch. Barclays have announced their intention to shut this site in October, citing huge reductions in the number of customers using an in-person service relative to those using telephone […]
  • July 5, 2022

    Julian welcomes Government announcement that York has made Great British Railways HQ shortlist

    Julian has today welcomed the Government announcement that following submissions from 42 towns and cities around the country, York has been shortlisted for the public vote to help decide the new home of Great British Railways. It follows months of campaigning by local politicians, organisations and business groups including a debate organised by Julian in […]
  • June 29, 2022

    York Press column – Government must deliver on growth to maintain trust

    There is no point pretending last week’s heavy by-election losses do not send a serious message to the government. Defeated in both a traditionally very ‘safe’ rural West Country seat and urban West Yorkshire, my party is clearly struggling to retain public confidence across a diverse swathe of communities. My thoughts on how our leadership […]
  • June 24, 2022

    Improving Parking Provision at Poppleton Railway Station

    Julian recently met with Dr Stuart Robson, Chairman of Upper Poppleton Parish Council at Poppleton Railway Station to discuss parking provision. This local station is a great asset and he is keen that it is accessible to all. Julian has raised the issue with Network Rail and will be arranging a meeting with them as […]
  • June 18, 2022

    Julian holds appointment-based surgery in Naburn

    As part of his regular series of advice surgeries, Julian held an appointment-based surgery at Naburn Village Hall. Issues that were raised include the future of the local primary school, how to maintain GP numbers within the NHS, problems with an apartment building management company, and legislation governing financial services. If you would like an […]
  • June 18, 2022

    Haxby Railway Station one step closer with successful Restoring York Railways bid

    Following months of intense lobbying in Westminster supporting City of York Council’s bid for further funding to develop plans for Haxby Railway Station, York Outer MP Julian Sturdy was pleased Ministers shared his enthusiasm for the project by awarding further funding from the Restoring Your Railway fund. The latest tranche of funding will build upon […]