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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...

Category: News & Articles

  • April 23, 2023

    Submission regarding Network Rail (Copmanthorpe No. 2 Level Crossing) (Land Acquisition and Closure) Order

    Copmanthorpe’s rail crossing has been a heated topic of debate locally since National Rail announced that it was planning on replacing the existing level crossing deeming it to be too dangerous on that segment of railway. The existing level crossing is proposed to be replaced with a stepped bridge. This follows an unsuccessful search for […]
  • April 19, 2023

    Julian meets with BUPA following announcement of closure of York site

    Julian has met with Bupa to discuss their planned closure of Bupa York Dental Care at Holgate Park. This announcement has understandably caused significant concern to Julian’s constituents who use the practice to receive NHS dental care.  Bupa remains committed that all current treatments up until the 30th June will be prioritised, yet routine check-ups […]
  • April 18, 2023

    Julian visits Port of Dover with EFRA Committee

    Julian visited the Port of Dover with other members of the EFRA Select Committee to discuss the implementation of the EU’s new Entry/Exit System (EES) and how we are best preparing for the change. The new biometric system will initially require anyone arriving from outside the EU, including the UK, to have their fingerprints scanned […]
  • April 7, 2023

    York to benefit from over £400,000 of Rural England Prosperity Fund funding

    Communities across rural England are set to benefit from an extra £110m in local authority funding to support rural business and community groups, it has been announced today (7 April). Eligible local authorities in England will receive the funding, which they can invest in initiatives such as farm diversification, projects to boost rural tourism, and […]
  • April 1, 2023

    Julian backs #ReverseTheBan Campaign

    Julian was proud to put his backing behind the cross-party #ReverseTheBan campaign ahead of next month’s local elections. Julian has long campaigned for blue badge restrictions to be lifted in York believing the Council have been heavy handed when following security advice from the police. Last year, Julian asked the Minister for Equalities to work […]
  • March 29, 2023

    York Press column: We must support local businesses

    Supporting local businesses is one of the cornerstones of my job. It is important for our economy and jobs that businesses can weather the ongoing storm of rising costs to then bounce back and grow as the year progresses.   For this reason, it is important for me to always stay in contact with businesses. […]
  • March 24, 2023

    Julian visits York Caravan Park as part of English Tourism Week

    As part of English Tourism Week, Julian visited York Caravan Park on Stockton Lane to discuss how they have recovered from the pandemic and how rising costs have impacted their business. Holiday Parks and campsites contribute massively to the UK economy, with the UK Camping and Caravan Alliance reporting in 2019 that they generate £9.3 […]
  • March 23, 2023

    Julian welcomes funding to boost energy efficiency of York homes

    Julian has welcomed a share of £2.5 billion worth of funding to help boost heating efficiency and cut costs in homes across York Outer. The Government has announced £1.4 billion in grant funding under the Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund (SHDF) (£778 million) and Home Upgrade Grant (HUG) (£663 million). This will benefit the people across […]
  • March 22, 2023

    Julian attends RevivR CPR training

    Julian was pleased to attend a drop in event in Parliament hosted by The British Heart Foundation to learn more about CPR and The British Heart Foundation’s great initiative, RevivR. This event provided a briefing on the fantastic free, interactive, online CPR training course which offers people the opportunity to gain the vital lifesaving skill […]
  • March 21, 2023

    Julian presses Chancellor on further support for business energy costs

    At Treasury Questions today, Julian pressed the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Jeremy Hunt MP, for further support for businesses to help manage energy costs. This follows his Business Club meeting last Friday where Julian discussed the Budget with businesses representing all the major sectors in York. While many parts of the Budget were welcomed, there […]