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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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York Press column – Government must deliver on growth to maintain trust

York Press column – Government must deliver on growth to maintain trust

There is no point pretending last week’s heavy by-election losses do not send a serious message to the government. Defeated in both a traditionally very ‘safe’ rural West Country seat and urban West Yorkshire, my party is clearly struggling to retain public confidence across a diverse swathe of communities. My thoughts on how our leadership

Haxby Railway Station one step closer with successful Restoring York Railways bid

Following months of intense lobbying in Westminster supporting City of York Council’s bid for...

Julian backs precision breeding law to ensure food security and protect the environment

This week, Julian used the first House of Commons stage of the government’s Genetic...

York Press column – Action on Education

Every child deserves a first-class education to equip them with the skills to pursue...

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  • October 25, 2016

    Julian Sees Opportunities for Yorkshire in Heathrow Decision

    Julian has welcomed the Government’s announcement to push ahead with developing a third runway at Heathrow Airport as recommended by the Airports Commission in July 2015. Mr Chris Grayling, Secretary of State for Transport and Infrastructure made the announcement in the House of Commons earlier today whilst acknowledging that this decision was important for the […]
  • October 25, 2016

    Julian Pushes NHS England to Provide Better Care for Sufferers of Tuberous Sclerosis

    Julian is calling on NHS England to urgently publish a new prescribing policy for the drug Everolimus, used to treat 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, […]
  • October 20, 2016

    Julian hosts evidence hearing on fairer deal for farmers

    Last week in Parliament, Julian chaired a crowded meeting of farmers, experts and MPs from all national parties as part of an ongoing campaign to review the role of the Groceries Code Adjudicator (GCA). The Adjudicator oversees an industry that employs 1 in 7 British workers and is worth £177 billion to the national economy, […]
  • October 18, 2016

    Julian Meets with Families of Missing People as Part of Legal Guardianship Campaign.

    Julian is urging the new Government to introduce powers that would mean families of missing people could protect their missing loved one’s finances and property. An event in Parliament today, organised by the All Party Parliamentary Group for Runaway and Missing Children and Adults, highlighted the plight of families with a missing loved one. Julian […]
  • October 15, 2016

    Julian holds flooding meeting in Acaster Malbis

    Julian recently organised a meeting for residents of Acaster Malbis as part of his ongoing campaign to ensure communities across York Outer get the flooding protection they need. The meeting was held on Friday 30th September, and kindly hosted at the Ship Inn in Moor End (a business that only reopened in March this year […]
  • October 10, 2016

    Julian attends Macmillan Cancer Support Coffee Morning

    Julian recently went along to a charity coffee morning hosted at the ENERGI trampoline park by MacMillan Cancer Support. In 2015 Macmillan reached a total of 5.8 million people in the UK, and the annual ‘World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’ raised a massive £25 million; they are aiming to raise even more this year. Since its […]
  • October 5, 2016

    Julian’s York Press Column: Flooding and Reflections on the Conservative Party Conference

    As we edge closer to winter and the first anniversary of last December’s flooding, despite the current weather, I am sure many people’s minds will turn to the danger of flooding and memories of the terrible disruption experienced by many local residents and businesses over the Christmas period last year.  Residents will also want reassurance […]
  • September 26, 2016

    Julian visits Boots Pharmacy in Haxby to Promote National Pharmacy Flu Vaccination Service

    Julian recently visited Boots Pharmacy in Haxby to learn more about the national pharmacy flu vaccination service, which aims to make it easier than ever for people to get a flu jab to protect from ill health over the winter. Speaking after the visit Julian said, “I am very happy to once again promote the […]
  • September 19, 2016

    Minister responds to Julian on hydrogen vehicles

    Julian, a member of the Energy and Climate Change Select Committee, has received a response to his parliamentary questions to the Secretary of State for Transport on extending hydrogen vehicle infrastructure nationwide, and the merits of hydrogen vehicles in relation to electric ones. He first raised the need for Britain to remain competitive in the […]
  • September 15, 2016

    Julian questions Ministers on support for farming science and technology

    Julian, recently appointed Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Science and Technology in Agriculture, this week asked Ministers about their plans to support agri-food research, and highlighted its important contribution to innovation across the regions of the UK. In the House of Commons on Tuesday, Julian asked the new Secretary of State for Business, […]