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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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York Press column – New government must deliver for our region

York Press column – New government must deliver for our region

This summer has brought a dramatic overhaul of our country’s government, with the appointment of Boris Johnson as Prime Minister. This certainly makes for a huge change in style from Theresa May, and the extensive Cabinet reshuffle means the wider government has also undergone thorough renewal. Above all, there has been a major clarification of

Julian concerned to hear of potential job losses at York based SuperBreak

Julian has today reacted to the disappointing news that Malvern Group, the parent company...

Julian applauds strong start made by new Prime Minister

Julian has applauded the progress that his preferred candidate in the Conservative leadership race,...

Julian welcomes the introduction of Claudia’s Law

Julian has today welcomed the introduction of the Guardianship (Missing Persons) Act 2017 after...

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  • January 18, 2017

    Julian lobbies Minister over Strensall and Imphal Barracks Closure Plans

    Today, Julian met with Mark Lancaster, the Minister in charge of plans to close Queen Elizabeth Barracks and Towthorpe Lines at Strensall in 2021, and Imphal Barracks at Fulford Road in 2031, at the Ministry of Defence in Whitehall. Julian emphasised the significance of these changes for the local community, and sought assurances on the […]
  • January 11, 2017

    Guardianship Bill Brought Before Parliament

    Julian was encouraged with the steps taken towards introducing guardianship legislation in Parliament today. The matter was brought before the House of Commons in a 10 Minute Rule Motion introduced by Kevin Hollinrake, the MP for Thirsk and Malton. The Bill would allow families to manage the financial and property affairs of a person who […]
  • January 6, 2017

    Julian’s York Press Column: The Year Ahead

    The late Prime Minister, Harold MacMillan once remarked that it was a ‘trite observation to say “we live in a period of transition”’. I have been mulling over this assertion throughout the festive period as I recollected the year’s most memorable events. The more time that I spend in politics, the more I find myself […]
  • December 21, 2016

    Julian’s Christmas Message

    I think it’s fair to say that 2016 has been anything but boring, and for many of us in York we will be hoping for a much drier Christmas period than the misery brought about by last year’s Boxing Day Floods. This year we’ve had all change at Number 10, our future is now outside […]
  • December 19, 2016

    Julian Hails Tuberous Sclerosis Treatment Campaign Success

    Julian is absolutely delighted to report that NHS England have recently agreed to routinely fund Everolimus for sufferers of inoperable brain tumours caused by Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC). TSC is a life-threatening genetic disease which can lead to the growth of benign tumours throughout the body, including in vital organs such as the heart, kidneys, […]
  • December 16, 2016

    Julian Shows Support for Cystic Fibrosis Sufferers in Parliament

    Earlier this week Julian spoke in a Westminster Hall Debate on Cystic Fibrosis and the implications of the Accelerated Access Review after being contacted by constituents who are directly affected by the illness. Just over a year ago he spoke in a similar debate after supporting its application, and called for NICE and NHS England […]
  • December 15, 2016

    Julian Welcomes School Funding Progress

    Julian described yesterday’s education funding announcement as “a victory for York’s schools”. The Secretary of State for Education made a statement to Parliament announcing the second consultation on the Government’s implementation of a national funding formula for schools in England that will come into effect from September 2018. In her speech, Ms Justine Greening described […]
  • December 3, 2016

    Julian Visits Local Butcher & Pie Maker in Support of Small Business Saturday

    Julian has paid a visit to Ged Bell Butcher & Pie Makers based in Dringhouses in support of Small Business Saturday 2016. Ged Bell established the family business in 1980 only a short distance from York Racecourse, which is now run by his son Lee who met with Julian and discussed their progress with Christmas […]
  • December 2, 2016

    Julian’s York Press column: Everolimus NHS campaign and the Autumn Statement

    Our NHS is vital to providing security and peace of mind to all families nationwide, and symbolises our commitment to care for each other as a community. This is particularly important to families whose loves ones suffer from rare diseases, as access to appropriate medicines is often difficult. This is why I have taken a […]
  • November 24, 2016

    Julian Leads Cross Party Group of MPs Lobbying NHS England Over Much-Needed Everolimus Drug

    A cross-party group of MPs, led by Julian and Greg Mulholland, are writing to NHS Chief Executive Simon Stevens urging him to make the Everolimus drug available to those suffering from inoperable brain tumours caused by Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC). TSC is a potentially life-threatening genetic disease that is present from birth and causes non-cancerous […]