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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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York Press column – New government must deliver for our region

York Press column – New government must deliver for our region

This summer has brought a dramatic overhaul of our country’s government, with the appointment of Boris Johnson as Prime Minister. This certainly makes for a huge change in style from Theresa May, and the extensive Cabinet reshuffle means the wider government has also undergone thorough renewal. Above all, there has been a major clarification of

Julian concerned to hear of potential job losses at York based SuperBreak

Julian has today reacted to the disappointing news that Malvern Group, the parent company...

Julian applauds strong start made by new Prime Minister

Julian has applauded the progress that his preferred candidate in the Conservative leadership race,...

Julian welcomes the introduction of Claudia’s Law

Julian has today welcomed the introduction of the Guardianship (Missing Persons) Act 2017 after...

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  • November 13, 2018

    Julian Welcomes £1million for York Potholes

    Following the Chancellor’s Budget Announcement that £420 million would be allocated for local highways maintenance, Julian was pleased with confirmation that £1 million will be distributed to City of York Council. The overall figure represents the biggest ever single cash injection to improve England’s roads. The funding boost will help local authorities repair potholes, keep […]
  • November 9, 2018

    York Press column – Centenary of end of World War One offers moment for reflection

    This Sunday at 11am will be exactly 100 years since the guns fell silent on the Western Front, signalling the end of the First World War. We are still living with the long-term consequences of this terrible conflict, which touched every family in York, and unleashed powerful forces that helped make the world what it […]
  • November 2, 2018

    Julian visits Skelton pub leading the way in curbing plastic waste

    Last Friday Julian visited The Hungry Horse in Skelton to see first-hand how they are reducing their plastic waste contribution by replacing plastic straws with a sustainable alternative. The pub’s owners, Greene King, are responding to calls from government and the public to reduce consumption of single-use plastic by introducing new compostable PLA straws made […]
  • October 30, 2018

    Julian Welcomes Budget Boost for Hardworking Families and Small Business

    Following yesterday’s Budget Announcement Julian made the following statement: “I am very pleased that the Chancellor has brought forward increases to the Personal Allowance and higher-rate thresholds; delivering a tax cut for 32 million people. This delivers on the Government’s commitment a year early and will be widely welcomed by families and hard-working people up […]
  • October 29, 2018

    Julian supports Macmillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

    Julian showed his support for Macmillan Cancer Support on Wednesday 24 October by attending the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning event in Parliament. This year’s event focused on the challenges that people can face at different stages of their cancer experience. Following the success of Macmillan’s biggest fundraising event of the year on Friday 28 September, […]
  • October 24, 2018

    Julian raises local child’s need for new spinal muscular atrophy drug with Health Secretary

    Julian yesterday asked the Health Secretary to help ensure people with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) can access the life-changing new drug Spinraza on the NHS, including 3 year-old York resident Matilda Jamieson, who has Type 3 SMA. SMA is a serious rare genetic neuromuscular condition that causes progressive muscle weakness and loss of movement through […]
  • October 17, 2018

    Julian Pledges Support for Local Pubs in York Outer

    Julian has pledged his support for the Long Live the Local Campaign to help pubs in his constituency keep their doors open. Julian joins the more than 100,000 people who have signed the petition so far, including 142 in York Outer. Julian is calling on the Government to cut beer tax at the Budget later […]
  • October 16, 2018

    Julian presses government on commercialising university research to power growth

    Julian today urged the government to ensure greater focus on commercialising research to generate economic growth as part of its plans for raising UK spending on R and D (research and development). During questions to the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Greg Clark, in the House of Commons, he asked: “What […]
  • October 11, 2018

    Julian welcomes construction starting on new mental health hospital

    Julian has welcomed the news that construction has begun on York’s new mental health hospital. The Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Trust has announced that building is now beginning at the site off Haxby Road, which has already been excavated and prepared. The new hospital will contain 72 beds in 4 wards, and will […]
  • October 10, 2018

    Julian speaks up for North Yorkshire in debate on historic Agriculture Bill

    Julian today used the first House of Commons debate on the Agriculture Bill to speak up for the interests of local communities and farmers in York and North Yorkshire. The Agriculture Bill is a central part of the Brexit process, establishing an independent British farming and environment framework as the UK leaves the European Union’s […]