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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...

Category: News & Articles

  • May 27, 2016

    Julian Welcomes Revised Nursery Pilot Funding Deal

    Julian has welcomed the Department for Education’s latest offer to York nursery providers for the free 30-hours pilot scheme commencing this September. The latest funding deal for York nursery providers will offer them a combined rate of £4.00 per hour over all thirty hours in comparison to the £3.38 they currently receive for providing fifteen […]
  • May 18, 2016

    Julian Welcomes Queen’s Speech

    Julian has welcomed today’s Queen’s Speech, which includes legislation to boost broadband speeds, give local communities more control over planning, and to improve the nation’s transport infrastructure. The York Outer MP has campaigned for many years to improve broadband speeds across rural areas around the outskirts of York. The Government’s Digital Economy Bill will deliver […]
  • May 11, 2016

    Julian Welcomes HS2 Opportunities for Local Businesses

    Julian has welcomed an initiative launched by HS2 Limited to encourage local businesses from across Yorkshire and the Humber to find out how they can benefit from the work generated from the HS2 rollout. On Wednesday 18th May HS2 Limited are inviting businesses to meet face-to-face with HS2 experts in Leeds to learn about supply […]
  • April 27, 2016

    Julian calls for urgent action on antibiotic resistance

    Yesterday afternoon, Julian hosted a debate in Parliament on the need to incentivise the next generation of antibiotic drugs. Julian has long championed the need to tackle the growing threat of antibiotic resistance, and since his first debate on this matter back in 2014 both the Prime Minister and the Chancellor have made major speeches […]
  • April 27, 2016

    Bishopthorpe Coffee Shop Surgery

    Julian is holding a drop-in coffee shop surgery with Cllr John Galvin this Saturday 30th April in Bishopthorpe, between 9.30am-11am at the ‘Delicacy’ Coffee Shop (28 Acaster Lane, Bishopthorpe, YO23 2SJ). If there are any issues which you would like to raise with Julian please drop by – no appointments are needed!
  • April 22, 2016

    Julian Lobbies the Council to Apply for Ring Road Upgrade Funding

    Julian has been in correspondence with the City of York Council continuing his campaign to dual the northern ring road. As every resident of York will know, the A1237 is one of the city’s most congested roads even out of peak times. The gridlock is immensely frustrating for residents and also affects local businesses as […]
  • April 22, 2016

    Yorkshire MPs Lead the Campaign for ‘Claudia’s Law’

    Julian has written a joint letter with York Central MP Rachael Maskell and Thirsk & Malton MP Kevin Hollinrake to the Prime Minister to lobby for new laws on guardianship for missing people to be included in the upcoming Queen’s Speech. The law, increasingly known as ‘Claudia’s Law’ in memory of Claudia Lawrence who went […]
  • April 18, 2016

    Supporting The British Legion and the Armed Forces Community

    Julian recently met with Debbie Harding, The Royal British Legion’s local Area Manager, in Parliament to discuss support for the Armed Forces community and this year’s World War One commemorations. The Royal British Legion is the country’s largest Armed Forces charity, providing welfare assistance to many thousands of veterans, serving personnel and their families. It […]
  • March 31, 2016

    Haxby Coffee Shop Surgery

    Julian is holding a drop-in coffee shop surgery this Saturday 2nd April in Haxby, between 9.30am-11am at the Aroma Coffee Shop (30 The Village, Haxby, YO32 3HT). If there are any issues which you would like to raise with Julian please drop by – no appointments are needed!
  • March 23, 2016

    Julian Pushes Government to Deliver on Guardianship Promises

    Today Julian hosted a debate in Parliament on protecting the affairs and property of missing people (also known as Claudia’s Law). He has been working closely with the charity Missing People, and his constituent Peter Lawrence whose daughter Claudia sadly disappeared back in 2009. At present when someone goes missing their families are often left […]