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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 7, 2023

    York Press column: Working with Ministers to help Bupa dental care patients

    Following the announcement from Bupa that their Holgate Park premises will close on 30th June I have been engaging with Bupa, the Integrated Care Board (ICB) and Minister Neil O’Brien MP, to discuss the issues we face both in the short and long term in York regarding access to NHS dental care.  I met with […]
  • June 2, 2023

    Julian catches up with Barclays Team in Haxby

    Following their move from the Barclays Banking Van to a new hub in the refurbished Oaken Grove Community Centre, Julian met with the Barclays banking team to discuss their first year of assisting customers outside a traditional branch. Haxby Barclays branch closed last summer as part of wider restructuring plans by the bank. At the […]
  • May 28, 2023

    Julian hosts York and North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce in Parliament

    Julian was very pleased to welcome the York and North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce to Parliament for a meeting with the Minister for Small Business and Hospitality, Kevin Hollinrake MP, Minister for Tourism, The Rt Hon Sir John Whittingdale MP and North Yorkshire MPs, The Rt Hon Julian Smith, Andrew Jones MP and Rachael Maskell […]
  • May 26, 2023

    Julian visits Curlew Fields Dairies to discuss farm diversification

    With the warm weather arriving, Julian enjoyed his visit to Curlew Fields Dairies in Hessay to hear firsthand the difficulties dairy farmers are facing as well as see how the farm is diversifying by selling fresh milk and ice cream on site. Working with Arla, the farm has been able to make their business more […]
  • May 24, 2023

    Julian encourages York residents to take rising skin cancer risks seriously

    Julian has added his voice to Melanoma Awareness Month after experts raised concerns in response to the new data released today by the charity Melanoma Focus which shows that 32% of British people reported rarely or never using sunscreen when in the UK and only 11% saying that they always use it. Melanoma skin cancer […]
  • May 24, 2023

    York Press column: Reflections on local elections

    With the dust now settled on the local elections, it only seemed appropriate to use my latest column to assess the results in York.   As is now tradition, the local elections have ushered in a new administration with Labour taking the baton from the Liberal Democrats and Green Party. While I would also criticise […]
  • May 23, 2023

    Julian raised concerns about Bupa Holgate Park with Health Minister

    Julian has met with the Minister responsible for Dental Care, Neil O’Brien MP, to discuss the closure of Bupa’s Dental Care Practice at Holgate Park as well as wider issues affecting dental care both in York and across the country. This meeting follows from Bupa’s announcement that it will close its Holgate Park practice on […]
  • May 23, 2023

    Julian meets with engineers to advance Beverley to York rail link

    This week, Julian met with AECOM and the Minsters Rail group to discuss next steps for the proposed new rail line to link York and Hull. The new rail line, which received £50,000 from the Government to fund a Strategic Outline Business Case, is currently being considered by the Department for Transport for further funding. […]
  • May 20, 2023

    Julian commits to action on Altzheimer’s diagnosis

    As part of Dementia Action Week 2023 (15-21 May), Julian attended a Parliamentary reception hosted by Alzheimer’s Society where he learned that the dementia diagnosis rate in York Outer is 55.2%. The main objective of this event was to raise awareness of the importance of quality diagnosis for people living with dementia and how getting […]
  • May 17, 2023

    £2 cap on bus fares in York extended until October

    After a successful six months, Julian was pleased to see the Government extend the £2 cap on bus fares until 31st October 2023. The current extension of the scheme was initially set to end on June 30 but will now last until October 31. The cap is in place for services outside of London, and […]