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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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York Outer flood risk update

York Outer flood risk update

I am closely monitoring the situation, and have checked in with our local Environment Agency team about the steps they are taking. I aim to visit affected areas and examine the effectiveness of defences in person, covid rules allowing, as soon as possible. The River Ouse is rising to an estimated 4.5 to 4.7 metres

Julian votes against government again on parliamentary control of trade agreements

During yesterday’s debate on amendments to the Trade Bill made by the House of...

Askham Bar vaccination centre upgraded to new national vaccination hub for region

I am delighted to hear that the Askham Bar vaccination site is being expanded...

Julian pushes Ministers on strengthening parliamentary scrutiny of trade agreements

This morning at Questions to the Secretary of State for International Trade in the...

BBC Radio York – Julian discusses Cancer Treatment in York amid Coronavirus

October 8, 2020

Julian joined Steve Bailey on Afternoons on BBC Radio York to discuss cancer referrals during the COVID-19 pandemic and how late diagnosis impacts treatment outcomes.

This follows my question in the House of Commons on Tuesday where I questioned the Health Secretary Matt Hancock on assisting York Hospital NHS Trust to make sure the local fall in cancer referrals at the height of the pandemic does not produce a backlog

Julian was also joined by Julie Russell, General Manager of York Against Cancer, who is also concerned as her organisation has seen a drop in patients seeking their services. York Against Cancer have recently put out the following piece outlining why patients should still go to their GP if they have any health worries: https://www.yorkagainstcancer.org.uk/news/seek-help-if-you-need-it

Listen to the full interview from roughly the 2:10:00 mark, here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p08s5zyzh