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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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Statement on the death of the Duke of Edinburgh

Statement on the death of the Duke of Edinburgh

A moment of sorrow for the entire nation, as we mourn the loss of the Duke of Edinburgh. My thoughts are with the entire Royal Family today, but especially the Queen who was married to Prince Philip for over seven decades. It is always a tragedy to lose your partner and I offer my utmost

Julian’s parliamentary committee presses government to aid covid-hit wholesale and suppliers sector

The House of Commons Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee on which Julian...

£2.9million funding boost for York’s cultural and heritage sites

Julian has welcomed the announcement that York will receive £2,965,522 to support iconic cultural...

Local Coronavirus Update

Since my last weekly vaccine update, family and friends have been able to enjoy...

Category: News & Articles

  • November 9, 2016

    Julian Seeks Assurances on Strensall and Imphal Barracks Closure Plans

    Julian is urgently seeking clarification and assurances from the government on its plans, announced on Monday, to close Ministry of Defence sites at Strensall and Fulford Road, York. To fulfil the government’s aim of ensuring the United Kingdom has the strong, effective armed forces that are necessary in a dangerous world, Ministers have decided they […]
  • November 2, 2016

    Julian Stands Up For Local Community Pharmacies

    Today, Julian spoke in a debate on the future funding of Community Pharmacies in Parliament. The Government are looking to reform the way that pharmacies are funded after analysis showed that 40 per cent of pharmacies are in clusters of three or more, and that funding models do not incentivise better integration into primary care […]
  • October 28, 2016

    Julian explores UK food and farming options post-Brexit

    Julian recently met with some of the country’s most innovative producers and farmers to discuss the future of UK food production. As Chairman of both the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Science and Technology in Agriculture, and the APPG for Rural Business, Julian met food producers from a range of farms and businesses, from dairy […]
  • October 25, 2016

    Julian Sees Opportunities for Yorkshire in Heathrow Decision

    Julian has welcomed the Government’s announcement to push ahead with developing a third runway at Heathrow Airport as recommended by the Airports Commission in July 2015. Mr Chris Grayling, Secretary of State for Transport and Infrastructure made the announcement in the House of Commons earlier today whilst acknowledging that this decision was important for the […]
  • October 25, 2016

    Julian Pushes NHS England to Provide Better Care for Sufferers of Tuberous Sclerosis

    Julian is calling on NHS England to urgently publish a new prescribing policy for the drug Everolimus, used to treat 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, […]
  • October 20, 2016

    Julian hosts evidence hearing on fairer deal for farmers

    Last week in Parliament, Julian chaired a crowded meeting of farmers, experts and MPs from all national parties as part of an ongoing campaign to review the role of the Groceries Code Adjudicator (GCA). The Adjudicator oversees an industry that employs 1 in 7 British workers and is worth £177 billion to the national economy, […]
  • October 18, 2016

    Julian Meets with Families of Missing People as Part of Legal Guardianship Campaign.

    Julian is urging the new Government to introduce powers that would mean families of missing people could protect their missing loved one’s finances and property. An event in Parliament today, organised by the All Party Parliamentary Group for Runaway and Missing Children and Adults, highlighted the plight of families with a missing loved one. Julian […]
  • October 15, 2016

    Julian holds flooding meeting in Acaster Malbis

    Julian recently organised a meeting for residents of Acaster Malbis as part of his ongoing campaign to ensure communities across York Outer get the flooding protection they need. The meeting was held on Friday 30th September, and kindly hosted at the Ship Inn in Moor End (a business that only reopened in March this year […]
  • October 10, 2016

    Julian attends Macmillan Cancer Support Coffee Morning

    Julian recently went along to a charity coffee morning hosted at the ENERGI trampoline park by MacMillan Cancer Support. In 2015 Macmillan reached a total of 5.8 million people in the UK, and the annual ‘World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’ raised a massive £25 million; they are aiming to raise even more this year. Since its […]
  • October 5, 2016

    Julian’s York Press Column: Flooding and Reflections on the Conservative Party Conference

    As we edge closer to winter and the first anniversary of last December’s flooding, despite the current weather, I am sure many people’s minds will turn to the danger of flooding and memories of the terrible disruption experienced by many local residents and businesses over the Christmas period last year.  Residents will also want reassurance […]