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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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York Press column: All action ahead of Easter

York Press column: All action ahead of Easter

It has been a jam-packed couple of weeks since my last column where I had an opportunity to reflect on the Chancellor’s Budget. I want to begin by highlighting the fantastic news that inflation has dropped to 3.4 per cent – the lowest in two and a half years. When the Prime Minister came to

Julian works with Parkinson’s UK

This week in Parliament, Julian had a really positive meeting with Laura from Parkinson’s...

Julian meets with Minister to discuss Renters (Reform) Bill

Alongside Andy Simpson of York Residential Lettings Association, Julian met with Jacob Young MP...

Julian supports Dogs Trust plea to end puppy smuggling

Julian has pledged his support on the issue of puppy smuggling today at a...

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  • July 13, 2023

    Julian backs investment in tidal power to hit net zero targets

    This week, Julian attended a drop in event in Parliament dedicated to increasing awareness for tidal power in the UK. On the back of the war in Ukraine and the supply-demand imbalance that has been created, as well as the legally binding target to achieve Net Zero by 2050, energy security has become a much […]
  • July 11, 2023

    Julian continues to press Minister on York dental care services

    Today at Health Questions, Julian took the opportunity to ask the Health Secretary about access to NHS dental care in York, following his recent work on behalf of constituents in the aftermath of Bupa’s decision to close their clinic at Holgate Park. Julian asked the Secretary of State: “The Minister is fully aware of Bupa’s […]
  • July 7, 2023

    Julian tours new Accident and Emergency department at York Hospital

    Ahead of being open for patients on Monday, Julian toured York Hospital’s new Accident and Emergency department to see the state of the art facilities that has been upgraded after a two-year project backed by government funding. The new department will increase treatment capacity, create a dedicated area for pediatric admissions and will improve the […]
  • July 5, 2023

    York Press column: How constituency visits inform my work in Westminster

    After a week in Westminster, there is no better way to spend a Friday than immersing myself in local issues and meeting with constituents. My work in York is the basis of everything I do in parliament and is key to see how legislation impacts residents.   Last Friday, I joined North Yorkshire Police’s neighbourhood […]
  • July 4, 2023

    Julian meets with Foreign Office Minister to present APPG Report on WASH and AMR in developing countries

    Julian held a productive meeting with Andrew Mitchell MP, Minister for Development and Africa, to promote a report jointly commissioned by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Antibiotics and the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene. The report highlights the link between poor sanitation in developing countries and the risk posed by antimicrobial resistance. […]
  • July 1, 2023

    Julian joins in the fun at Copmanthorpe Carnival

    Along with family from across York, Julian enjoyed Saturday’s Copmanthorpe Carnival which was the culmination of a week-long diary of events raising money for the Copmanthorpe Recreation Centre. Despite Cllr Steward’s best attempts, Julian resisted the assault course but enjoyed the chance to talk to residents even when holding different birds of prey. After the […]
  • June 30, 2023

    Julian joins neighbourhood policing team for walkabout in Haxby

    Following a number of concerns raised by residents, Julian joined York’s neighbourhood policing team for a walkabout in Haxby. We are fortunate to live in one of the safest cities in the country but that does not mean we should not be vigilant. Often what starts as juvenile antisocial behaviour can escalate if there is […]
  • June 28, 2023

    Julian raises concerns with Minister after Healthwatch York report on mental health services

    Following the release of a worrying Healthwatch York report on mental health services, Julian raised concerns directly with the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care as he updated Parliament on efforts to improve inpatient services across the country. ulian asked the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care a question in the […]
  • June 24, 2023

    Julian supports Blood Cancer UK event

    This week, Julian attended a Parliamentary drop-in session to discuss the effects of blood cancer, specifically the issues with diagnosis and treatments on offer. Blood cancer is described as a “hidden cancer” by those who suffer it, given the symptoms are often very slight or, indeed, non-existent. However, it remains the third biggest cancer killer […]
  • June 22, 2023

    Julian supports Global MND Awareness Day

    This week, Julian attended the Motor Neurone Disease Association’s (MND) Parliamentary drop-in session to mark Global MND Awareness Day. This was a fantastic opportunity to raise greater awareness over a disease that causes such pain and disruption to the lives of those that it affects, as well as a chance to speak with individuals living […]