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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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  • June 30, 2023

    Julian joins neighbourhood policing team for walkabout in Haxby

    Following a number of concerns raised by residents, Julian joined York’s neighbourhood policing team for a walkabout in Haxby. We are fortunate to live in one of the safest cities in the country but that does not mean we should not be vigilant. Often what starts as juvenile antisocial behaviour can escalate if there is […]
  • June 28, 2023

    Julian raises concerns with Minister after Healthwatch York report on mental health services

    Following the release of a worrying Healthwatch York report on mental health services, Julian raised concerns directly with the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care as he updated Parliament on efforts to improve inpatient services across the country. ulian asked the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care a question in the […]
  • June 24, 2023

    Julian supports Blood Cancer UK event

    This week, Julian attended a Parliamentary drop-in session to discuss the effects of blood cancer, specifically the issues with diagnosis and treatments on offer. Blood cancer is described as a “hidden cancer” by those who suffer it, given the symptoms are often very slight or, indeed, non-existent. However, it remains the third biggest cancer killer […]
  • June 22, 2023

    Julian supports Global MND Awareness Day

    This week, Julian attended the Motor Neurone Disease Association’s (MND) Parliamentary drop-in session to mark Global MND Awareness Day. This was a fantastic opportunity to raise greater awareness over a disease that causes such pain and disruption to the lives of those that it affects, as well as a chance to speak with individuals living […]
  • June 21, 2023

    York Press column: My vote on Committee of Privileges’ report on Boris Johnson MP

    I like to normally reserve my fortnightly columns for purely local issues, however, following the events of the last week I must begin with addressing the elephant in the room.   The Committee of Privileges has published their report into the conduct of Boris Johnson while Prime Minister and has found he deliberately misled the […]
  • June 18, 2023

    Fun and Games at Wigginton Primary School Summer Fair

    It is not every day that you get to meet a pantomime dame but Julian got to do just that at this weekend’s summer fair organised by Wigginton Primary School PTA. With the sun shining, students, parents and residents enjoyed a great day to help raise over £2400. Julian is grateful to the PTA and […]
  • June 17, 2023

    Julian joins Big Tent Ideas Festival for talk on Green Revolution

    Julian joined a panel at the Big Tent Ideas Festival held in York today to discuss the potential the switch to Net Zero offers our economy. Julian has been clear that rather than a threat to our economy, he believes the switch to Net Zero offers us an opportunity akin to the industrial revolution with […]
  • June 15, 2023

    Update regarding Stockton-on-the-Forest GP Surgery

    Julian met with the Integrated Care Board (ICB) to discuss the closure of Stockton-on-the-Forrest’s GP surgery that is run by the Haxby Group. The meeting focused on the consequences if the surgery closes and what measures can be taken to ensure that people are not unnecessarily further inconvenienced and hindered from accessing a GP appointment. […]
  • June 9, 2023

    Julian supports improved access to NHS dentistry

    Julian was pleased to attend a reception in Parliament hosted by the British Dental Association on NHS Dentistry. This was a great opportunity for MPs to meet with the British Dental Association and each other to discuss the challenges that their constituents are facing in regards to accessing NHS dental care. There is a united consensus that […]
  • June 8, 2023

    Julian pledges support for York carers

    Julian was pleased to attend a drop in session in Parliament earlier to celebrate Carers Week. This was a fantastic opportunity to meet with Carers UK and other charities involved to discuss the challenges that they are facing and the support that they need. Carers Week is an annual awareness week which recognises the vital […]