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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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  • March 5, 2013

    Public Meeting on Local Crime and Policing

    On Friday 8th March, Julian will be taking part in an open meeting, in conjunction with York Central MP Hugh Bayley and North Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner Julia Muligan, to give York residents the chance to raise their concerns about local crime. The meeting is part of a six week consultation period that follows the publishing […]
  • March 1, 2013

    Julian joins York MIND in saying ‘It’s OK to Be Blue’

    Julian has today offered his support to the mental health charity York MIND and their ‘It’s Ok to Be Blue’ campaign, by wearing blue. His constituency staff have joined him by also wearing blue clothing and have done a collection for the charity. York MIND is a local charity which offers support to those suffering with mental […]
  • February 28, 2013

    Julian raises dementia care and rates of undiagnosed cases

    This week in Parliament, Julian raised the issue of the growing rates of undiagnosed cases of dementia in York and North Yorkshire to Jeremy Hunt the Secretary of State for Health. Dementia is a growing problem. 820,000 people are currently living with the disease, which is forecast to rise rapidly as the population continues to […]
  • February 20, 2013

    Julian backs calls for a new station in Haxby

    This evening Julian  will be meeting with residents from Haxby and Wigginton to discuss with them their campaign for a train station in Haxby. David Wells from Rail Future will also be present at the meeting and will chair the discussion. The meeting is part of an ongoing campaign to open a new Haxby Station, […]
  • February 18, 2013

    The fight over illegally tethered horses goes on

    The campaign over the problem of illegally tethered horses in York continues to rumble on and last week Julian meet with David Bowles, Head of Public Affairs at the RSPCA to raise the matter once more. Following the meeting, Julian said “Discussions centred around three major areas on which to tackle this highly visible horse […]
  • February 13, 2013

    Let’s bring Richard III home

    Julian has today outlined his support for the campaign to have Richard III buried in York. Julian also announced that he has written to the Archbishop of York, the Ministry of Justice and the Private Secretary to Her Majesty the Queen, to request that the Yorkist King’s final resting place be considered very carefully. The […]
  • February 6, 2013

    Julian explains his stance on Same Sex Marriage

    Following the high profile of the recent same sex marriage debate in Parliament, Julian has written out to all constituents who have been in touch about the matter over the past few months. A copy of Julian’s letter can be viewed below:- Dear Resident, As you will know, the difficult and sensitive issue of same […]
  • February 5, 2013

    Julian backs HS2 news

    Earlier this week, the Secretary of State for Transport announced that York will be connected to HS2. Commenting on the announcement Julian said “I am delighted we finally have confirmation that York has been linked into the new HS2 line. This is something that politicians from all parties in York alongside local business leaders have […]
  • February 1, 2013

    York will be part of Tour de France

    Julian has welcomed news that York will be part of the Tour de France 2014 route. Julian has also urged communities and businesses in the York area to make the most of the world’s largest annual sporting event coming to our great city. Julian, who is a vice-chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group for […]
  • January 10, 2013

    Julian Speaks in Key Welfare Debate

     On Tuesday 8th January 2013, Julian spoke in a crucial welfare debate in the House of Commons. A full copy of Julian’s contribution can be found below:- “It is a great privilege to be called to speak in this sensitive and important debate. Any debate that focuses on our welfare system tends to provoke a […]