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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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  • March 2, 2016

    Julian visits local supermarket to champion Yorkshire produce

    Last week Julian visited the Co-op store in Poppleton to meet with staff and local suppliers in order to promote Yorkshire produce. After a store tour and discussing trading conditions with Co-op staff, Julian met with Paul Mercer from Wheldrake whose company Mercer’s manufactures a range of Yorkshire chutneys, preserves, and jams. The Co-op now […]
  • March 1, 2016

    Success! Appeal for giant wind turbine on the edge of York is rejected.

    The long running campaign to stop a 78 metre wind turbine from being built near Kexby has ended in success. Julian said today’s announcement that the developer’s appeal had been rejected will be met with relief from local residents. Julian has campaigned alongside local residents, some of whom were only 500m away from the giant […]
  • February 25, 2016

    Julian Declares Position on EU Referendum

    “The outcome of the referendum vote on 23rd June will be a defining moment for Britain. In an act of true democracy in which our nation’s history is enshrined, the people of Britain, from York to Yeovil, will decide whether our future is stronger within or outside of the European Union. “This is not, as […]
  • February 23, 2016

    Julian Raises the Plight of Community Pharmacy’s in Parliament

    Today in Parliament Julian raised his concerns over proposals to reduce community pharmacy budgets as part of the Governments plans to deliver £22 billion of efficiency savings in the NHS by 2020. Speaking in the debate Julian said: “A pharmacy owner in my constituency has contacted me to say if these proposed cuts go through […]
  • February 19, 2016

    Update: Explosion at House in Haxby

    This morning at approximately 7.30am there was an explosion at a property on Springwood in Haxby, and it has been reported that a man has sadly lost his life. This afternoon Julian visited the scene to speak to local residents and the emergency services who were in attendance. Commenting Julian said, “It is with great […]
  • February 17, 2016

    Julian supports Alzheimer’s Society’s Fix Dementia Care campaign

    Last week in Parliament Julian attended the launch of the Alzheimer’s Society’s new campaign ‘Fix Dementia Care’, which calls for improvements in hospital care for people living with dementia. The event called for greater transparency across the NHS following an Alzheimer’s Society investigation which found that too many people with dementia are falling while in […]
  • February 12, 2016

    Julian highlights concerns over the future flood resilience of York’s communications infrastructure

    During a debate in Parliament this week, Julian raised the communications problems York residents faced during the Boxing Day floods. Raising the issue with the Digital Economy Minister, Ed Vaizey, Julian asked “The Minister will be well aware that not only the North-West but York suffered badly from flooding and we lost telecommunications for a […]
  • February 5, 2016

    Julian pledges his support on World Cancer Day

    Yesterday, Julian attended an event in Parliament to show his support for World Cancer Day (4th February). Meeting with representatives from four of the UK’s biggest cancer charities, Julian was pleased to hear about the work that is being done between charities to unite the nation and help transform the lives of millions of people […]
  • February 4, 2016

    Julian Calls for Investigation into Health Provider Following the Closure of Bootham Park Hospital

    Yesterday in a Westminster Hall debate in Parliament Julian called for an investigation into the behaviour of the Leeds and York NHS Partnership Trust, who were responsible for providing care at Bootham Park before it was closed by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) due to ongoing patient safety fears. Several reports were produced by the […]
  • January 26, 2016

    Skills Minister Nick Boles meets with Julian’s Rural Business Group

    Last week in Parliament the Minister of State for Skills, Nick Boles MP, addressed the All Party Parliamentary Group for Rural Business, of which Julian is the Chair. The Minister discussed the need for a more specialised approach to sixth form education and the need for rural businesses to have access to a wide range […]