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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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Julian lobbies government to suspend Sunday Trading restrictions to aid families and key workers

Julian lobbies government to suspend Sunday Trading restrictions to aid families and key workers

Julian has joined members of Parliament’s Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Select Committee in writing to the Secretary of State for Business, Alok Sharma MP, to call for the suspension of Sunday Trading Laws for as long as emergency powers are in effect. Julian believes that the current restrictions imposed on shops make it much

Julian welcomes new ‘Nightingale’ hospital to fight coronavirus in Yorkshire

I am reassured by the official confirmation that a new ‘Nightingale’ emergency coronavirus hospital...

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...

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...

Category: News & Articles

  • 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 […]
  • November 23, 2016

    Julian Responds to Autumn Statement as ‘Serious Plan for Whole-Country Growth’

    Julian has responded to the Government’s Autumn Statement presented today by the Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond. Speaking after the announcement Julian said, “This was always going to be a challenging Autumn Statement than those of previous years following the result of the EU referendum and delivered by a new Chancellor with his own […]
  • November 23, 2016

    Julian encourages people in York Outer to ‘Stay Well This Winter’

    York Outer MP Julian Sturdy is today urging local people to get their flu jab and find out more about how they can stay well this winter. Mr Sturdy said, “Flu jabs are particularly important if you are a pensioner or suffer from a long term health condition, and I encourage everyone who wants to […]