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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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Julian backs Macmillan’s cancer nurse campaign at World’s Biggest Coffee Morning in Parliament

Julian backs Macmillan’s cancer nurse campaign at World’s Biggest Coffee Morning in Parliament

This week, Julian was one of over 200 Members of Parliament who came together to support Macmillan Cancer Support’s latest campaign. The charity used its well loved World’s Biggest Coffee Morning reception in Parliament to launch a new report “Cancer Nursing on the line”. The report calls for a Cancer Nurse Fund to invest in

Statement on government social care and health proposal

I support the broad principles and intentions behind the government’s plan for a reformed...

Back to school and supply chain issues

On Monday York’s children returned to school, beginning what will hopefully be a much...

York Press column – Afghanistan retreat and investment in York

Last week, I travelled to London for the emergency recall of Parliament to discuss...

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  • February 1, 2017

    Julian Pledges His Support for ‘The Biggest Fight Against Bone Cancer’

    Julian has voiced his support for The Biggest Fight Against Bone Cancer, a new campaign to raise much-needed awareness of and funds for primary bone cancer, at a parliamentary reception hosted by the Bone Cancer Research Trust. Every year in the UK and Ireland around 600 new cases of primary bone cancer are diagnosed and […]
  • January 26, 2017

    Julian signs Book of Commitment ahead of Holocaust Memorial Day

    On Wednesday, Julian signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment at the House of Commons. In doing so, he pledged his commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day, and to honouring those who died, and those who survived and seek to educate younger generations about the reality of hatred and genocide. Holocaust Memorial Day is marked […]
  • 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 […]