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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...

Category: News & Articles

  • February 15, 2021

    Statement on passing of Peter Lawrence

    I am incredibly saddened by the news of Peter Lawrence’s passing, and want to express my deepest sympathy to his family at this painful time. It is tragic to think he departed this life still not knowing the whereabouts of Claudia, and I will be thinking of the Lawrence family in the days ahead. It […]
  • February 11, 2021

    York Press column: The Success of the Vaccine Rollout Begins to Tip the Balance of Risks of Lockdowns

    While it seems the past five years have been dominated by disagreements with the European Union, over the weekend I found myself agreeing with the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, when she described the United Kingdom’s ability to procure and rollout vaccines as a lone country as being like a speedboat.   […]
  • February 10, 2021

    Julian presses Prime Minister to confirm school return date

    Julian has today questioned the Prime Minister on the Government proposed timetable for students to return to school.  At the moment the Government has indicated that students will return from the 8th of March, however concerns have been raised that this leaves open the possibility of a phased return, which would see children in some year […]
  • February 8, 2021

    Local Factors in Managing Flood Risk and Property Flood Resilience – Call for Evidence

    In July 2020 the Government announced its long-term plan to create a nation more resilient to future flood and coastal erosion risk in its Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Policy Statement. This ambitious plan sets out five key commitments – supported by over 40 actions – to accelerate progress to better protect and better […]
  • February 5, 2021

    Local Coronavirus Update

    From data available as of Thursday, over 1.2 million people have now received a coronavirus vaccine in the North East and Yorkshire contributing to the major milestone of over 10 million vaccinations being administered nationally. One fifth of the adult population has now received a vaccine dose putting us on course to drive away this […]
  • February 3, 2021

    Julian pushes Health Secretary on status of fast-vaccinating areas under lockdown exit plan

    Yesterday, in the House of Commons, Julian asked Matt Hancock about the position of fast vaccinating areas like Yorkshire in the lockdown exit plan the government will outline in the week commencing 22nd February. On Monday at a visit to a West Yorkshire vaccination site, Boris Johnson said the government were considering whether the whole […]
  • February 2, 2021

    Julian Questions Minister On Ensuring Welfare of Armed Forces Personnel Assisting With Vaccine Rollout

    In the House of Commons yesterday, York Outer MP Julian Sturdy questioned Defence Ministers on ensuring that the service personnel who are assisting with the vaccine rollout across the country are receiving the support they would expect if stationed at barracks. Over 5,000 Armed Forces personnel are currently deployed on the largest ever peacetime resilience […]
  • January 29, 2021

    York’s 1st covid cases 1 year on – York Press article

    The confirmation of York’s first coronavirus cases on Friday 31st January 2020 already feels much longer than a year ago. We had all seen the reports of coronavirus in China, but this news made it suddenly very real, that this potential threat to our community was already here. As these were the first British cases, […]
  • January 28, 2021

    Government responds to Julian’s call for lockdown ending plan to track vaccination progress

    I welcome the Prime Minister’s confirmation yesterday that the government has scheduled the last week of February to set out its plan to safely end lockdown, on the basis of progress on the vaccine rollout, acting on requests made by me and parliamentary colleagues, but will wait to see what the detail means for York […]
  • January 28, 2021

    Local Coronavirus Update

    In North Yorkshire and York, more than 126,000 of our most vulnerable residents, those aged over 80 and in care homes as well as care home staff, have now been vaccinated – one sixth of the population. Residents and staff in all of the county’s 235 residential care settings, apart from those settings with outbreaks […]