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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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  • September 15, 2023

    Julian supports “What Are We Waiting For” campaign

    Julian joined Macmillan Cancer Support this week to highlight the issues our cancer care system is facing across the UK and in York. Together, Julian and Macmillan joined forces to raise awareness of the long waits for tests and treatment people living with cancer are facing across the UK. This year’s annual Coffee Morning event […]
  • September 14, 2023

    Julian joins celebration of Britain’s farmers on Back British farming day

    This Back British Farming Day, Julian demonstrated his support for British farmers and growers and celebrating the high-quality, environmentally friendly and nutritious food they produce for the country. The day is also a celebration and appreciation of a job ranked by the British public as one of the most important and well-respected professions, second only […]
  • September 13, 2023

    Government backs ‘Buy British Button’ after lobbying from Julian

    On Back British Farming Day, September 13th 2023, the Government announced its support for a ‘Buy British’ section on supermarket’s online stores, following an open letter signed by Julian. Julian joined calls for the ‘Buy British’ tab which would collate produce from across the UK when people are shopping for groceries. An open letter from […]
  • September 13, 2023

    York Press column: Bringing York’s priorities direct to Ministers

    After a summer filled with constituency events, parliament returned last week with a packed agenda of drop-in sessions, virtual surgery appointments, key legislation, and Ministerial meetings. It is World Alzheimer’s Month and I am proud to be supporting Alzheimer’s Research UK as a Dementia Research Champion, working with this brilliant charity to increase awareness of […]
  • September 9, 2023

    Julian congratulates all winners at Strensall Village Show

    Julian celebrated the stiff competition at Strensall Village Show and congratulated all the winners across nearly a hundred categories. Julian especially liked the Ted Lasso painting! Speaking at the show, Julian said: “Congratulations to the winning entrants and a big thank you to all the volunteers for making the show a success. Strensall Village Show […]
  • September 8, 2023

    Julian meets LNER at York Railway Station to discuss ticket office closures

    While the ticket office at York Railway Station is not earmarked for closure, Julian met with LNER this week to raise concerns of constituents. The consultation on ticket office closures has closed and it is clear the strength of feeling from the public due to the hundreds of thousands of submissions. A main concern is […]
  • September 7, 2023

    Julian meets with Minister for Rail to discuss Copmanthorpe Level Crossing

    Julian met with the Minister for Rail, Huw Merriman MP, to discuss the upcoming inquiry regarding Copmanthorpe Level Crossing and raise concern that Network Rail decisions were being made with a very short term point of view to save money now at the expense of a larger bill later. Julian is firmly backing the local […]
  • September 6, 2023

    Julian saddles up for National Horserace Week

    Julian attended the British Horseracing Authority’s Parliamentary reception this week to celebrate the British horseracing sector. The reception gave him the opportunity to speak with various representatives and stakeholders from within this vibrant sector that contributes so much to York’s economy. The event also allowed key stakeholders within the industry to raise concerns and challenges […]
  • September 5, 2023

    Julian celebrates twenty years of the Agricultural Industries Confederation

    Julian was proud to sponsor a dinner in Parliament to celebrate twenty years of the Agricultural Industries Confederation who work in support of modern, sustainable, commercial agriculture. Robert Sheasby, AIC’s Chief Executive, said: “It was a pleasure to bring such a wide range of politicians, civil servants, envoys and agri-food stakeholders together with AIC Members […]
  • September 2, 2023

    Julian holds NFU roundtable to talk to local farmers

    This week, Julian held a NFU Roundtable with farmers from across York Outer to discuss issues facing the sector which will hinder aims to boost domestic food production. Regardless of the type of farming – arable, dairy or livestock – the same key themes emerged. These included stewardship, labour and skills, as well as rural […]