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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 28, 2023

    Julian lobbies Chancellor for more support for pubs and breweries

    Ahead of the rate changes to Alcohol Duty next week, Julian has written to the Chancellor calling for further support for pubs to recognise them as valued community assets. The text of Julian’s letter is as follows: Dear Jeremy, Next week, the much awaited rate changes to Alcohol Duty come into effect. While welcome, they […]
  • July 27, 2023

    Julian meets with Minister to protect access to cash

    Last week, Julian met Andrew Griffith MP, the Economic Secretary to the Treasury to discuss his Access to Cash campaign. In recent months and years, Julian has become increasingly concerned by diminishing cash points around York and Britain more generally. This direction of travel leaves several groups behind with few options. Accessing cash is paramount […]
  • July 26, 2023

    AI scholarship boost for University of York

    Julian was very pleased to receive the news from the Secretary of State for Science, Innovation and Technology that the University of York has received funding for scholarships as part of the government’s AI and Data Science Conversion Course programme. The University of York will receive £610,000 in government scholarship funding for the 2023-24 academic […]
  • July 19, 2023

    York Press column: Parliament heating up ahead of summer recess

    Once again, it’s been a very busy last couple of weeks in Parliament, and in the constituency. As you may be aware, last week saw the process of ‘Parliamentary ping-pong’ begin regarding the Illegal Migration Bill.  As is to be expected with a piece of legislation this detailed and with such far reaching consequences for […]
  • July 13, 2023

    Julian backs investment in tidal power to hit net zero targets

    This week, Julian attended a drop in event in Parliament dedicated to increasing awareness for tidal power in the UK. On the back of the war in Ukraine and the supply-demand imbalance that has been created, as well as the legally binding target to achieve Net Zero by 2050, energy security has become a much […]
  • July 11, 2023

    Julian continues to press Minister on York dental care services

    Today at Health Questions, Julian took the opportunity to ask the Health Secretary about access to NHS dental care in York, following his recent work on behalf of constituents in the aftermath of Bupa’s decision to close their clinic at Holgate Park. Julian asked the Secretary of State: “The Minister is fully aware of Bupa’s […]
  • July 7, 2023

    Julian tours new Accident and Emergency department at York Hospital

    Ahead of being open for patients on Monday, Julian toured York Hospital’s new Accident and Emergency department to see the state of the art facilities that has been upgraded after a two-year project backed by government funding. The new department will increase treatment capacity, create a dedicated area for pediatric admissions and will improve the […]
  • July 5, 2023

    York Press column: How constituency visits inform my work in Westminster

    After a week in Westminster, there is no better way to spend a Friday than immersing myself in local issues and meeting with constituents. My work in York is the basis of everything I do in parliament and is key to see how legislation impacts residents.   Last Friday, I joined North Yorkshire Police’s neighbourhood […]
  • July 4, 2023

    Julian meets with Foreign Office Minister to present APPG Report on WASH and AMR in developing countries

    Julian held a productive meeting with Andrew Mitchell MP, Minister for Development and Africa, to promote a report jointly commissioned by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Antibiotics and the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene. The report highlights the link between poor sanitation in developing countries and the risk posed by antimicrobial resistance. […]
  • July 1, 2023

    Julian joins in the fun at Copmanthorpe Carnival

    Along with family from across York, Julian enjoyed Saturday’s Copmanthorpe Carnival which was the culmination of a week-long diary of events raising money for the Copmanthorpe Recreation Centre. Despite Cllr Steward’s best attempts, Julian resisted the assault course but enjoyed the chance to talk to residents even when holding different birds of prey. After the […]