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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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  • August 1, 2014

    Celebrating Yorkshire Day

    Today is Yorkshire Day, the annual opportunity to commemorate the Yorkshire Declaration of Integrity and celebrate the county. As a proud Yorkshireman, Julian was pleased to wear a white rose to mark the occasion, commenting: “I am so pleased to be from the finest county in the country, and Yorkshire Day is truly an occasion […]
  • July 31, 2014

    Supporting the Special Care Baby Unit in York

    Julian was delighted to recently have the opportunity to visit the Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU) at York Hospital to mark their thirty year anniversary. During his visit, Julian learned about the important work which SCBU does to support special care babies and their families at a difficult time, as well as the ways they […]
  • July 18, 2014

    Julian Slam’s Council’s Development Proposals in Comprehensive Response to Local Plan Consultation

    Julian has hit out at the City of York Council in his comprehensive 36-page response to the Local Plan Further Sites consultation. In his submission, Julian said: “I am not, nor have I ever been, opposed to sustainable development in appropriate locations. I have always said that, as York is a very special historic cathedral […]
  • July 17, 2014

    Prime Minister Welcomes York’s Growth in Jobs and Investment

    Yesterday in Parliament, Julian raised York’s falling unemployment rates and leading agriculture sector with the Prime Minister. Speaking in the House of Commons during Prime Ministers Questions, Julian asked “Unemployment has more than halved in my constituency since 2010, and York is poised to benefit from a multi-million pound investment through three agri-science projects as […]
  • July 16, 2014

    Julian calls for action on antibiotic resistance

    Yesterday in Parliament, Julian called on the Government to do more to tackle the growing danger of antibiotic resistance.  Speaking in the House of Commons during the Health debate, Julian asked “I very much welcome the Government’s international lead on antibiotic resistance, led by the Prime Minister. Does my hon. Friend agree that increasing the […]
  • July 15, 2014

    Julian Calls on Government to Give Local Communities Control of Green Belts

    Alongside cross-party parliamentary colleagues, Julian has published a report calling on the Government to hand over control of Britain’s Green Belts from local authorities to local communities. The report, produced by the All Party Parliamentary Group for the Green Belt, of which Mr Sturdy is a Vice-Chair and entitled ‘Green Belts: A Local Way Forward […]
  • July 14, 2014

    Julian’s July Column in the York Press

    Antibiotics have revolutionised healthcare. Since its discovery in 1928, penicillin has saved the lives of tens of millions of people. However the lifesaving role of antibiotics is being threatened by the emergence of antibiotic resistant ‘super-bugs’. The G8 science ministers meeting last year highlighted antibiotic resistance as one of the greatest threats facing humanity, this […]
  • July 10, 2014

    Seven Days to Have Your Say

    Following an extensive campaign to raise awareness of the Council’s Local Plan development proposals and encourage consultation participation in the constituency, including hosting five packed out public meetings, Julian has appealed to all York residents to have their say on the Local Plan Further Sites recommendations in these last seven days before the consultation closes […]
  • July 9, 2014

    York’s New Research Centres Are Essential To Feeding Global Population

    Yesterday in Parliament Julian welcomed the multi-million pound government-backed initiative to make York a major centre for agricultural excellence. Julian first championed the region’s potential for farming expertise when he was first elected back in 2010. He has since raised the matter in Parliament and met with successive Farming Ministers to discuss his proposals as […]
  • July 7, 2014

    Welcoming the Tour de France to Yorkshire

    This past weekend Julian was delighted to be able to join the thousands of supporters as they lined the streets to cheer the riders of the Grand  Départ on their way to Sheffield. Having declined the invitation from City of York Council to join their exclusive celebrations at York Racecourse, Julian instead opted to spend the […]