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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...

Category: News & Articles

  • May 24, 2023

    Julian encourages York residents to take rising skin cancer risks seriously

    Julian has added his voice to Melanoma Awareness Month after experts raised concerns in response to the new data released today by the charity Melanoma Focus which shows that 32% of British people reported rarely or never using sunscreen when in the UK and only 11% saying that they always use it. Melanoma skin cancer […]
  • May 24, 2023

    York Press column: Reflections on local elections

    With the dust now settled on the local elections, it only seemed appropriate to use my latest column to assess the results in York.   As is now tradition, the local elections have ushered in a new administration with Labour taking the baton from the Liberal Democrats and Green Party. While I would also criticise […]
  • May 23, 2023

    Julian raised concerns about Bupa Holgate Park with Health Minister

    Julian has met with the Minister responsible for Dental Care, Neil O’Brien MP, to discuss the closure of Bupa’s Dental Care Practice at Holgate Park as well as wider issues affecting dental care both in York and across the country. This meeting follows from Bupa’s announcement that it will close its Holgate Park practice on […]
  • May 23, 2023

    Julian meets with engineers to advance Beverley to York rail link

    This week, Julian met with AECOM and the Minsters Rail group to discuss next steps for the proposed new rail line to link York and Hull. The new rail line, which received £50,000 from the Government to fund a Strategic Outline Business Case, is currently being considered by the Department for Transport for further funding. […]
  • May 20, 2023

    Julian commits to action on Altzheimer’s diagnosis

    As part of Dementia Action Week 2023 (15-21 May), Julian attended a Parliamentary reception hosted by Alzheimer’s Society where he learned that the dementia diagnosis rate in York Outer is 55.2%. The main objective of this event was to raise awareness of the importance of quality diagnosis for people living with dementia and how getting […]
  • May 17, 2023

    £2 cap on bus fares in York extended until October

    After a successful six months, Julian was pleased to see the Government extend the £2 cap on bus fares until 31st October 2023. The current extension of the scheme was initially set to end on June 30 but will now last until October 31. The cap is in place for services outside of London, and […]
  • May 16, 2023

    Julian attends Farm to Food Summit reception

    Julian welcomes new investment and support for British farmers set out at the UK Farm to Fork Summit today. Representatives from the whole food supply chain came together at 10 Downing Street for the summit, to identify further opportunities to boost growth, drive innovation and improve sustainability. The summit fulfils a commitment made by the […]
  • May 12, 2023

    Julian supports residents in objection to 300 homes off New Lane

    On behalf of constituents in Huntington, Julian has written to the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, Michael Gove MP, and the Planning Inspectorate to object to an application for 300 homes off New Lane. While planning is predominantly a local authority matter, Julian’s view has consistently been that our communities require […]
  • May 9, 2023

    Julian chairs discussion with National Medical Examiner on registering AMR deaths

    In his capacity as Chair of The All-Party Parliamentary Group for Antibiotics, Julian brought together industry leaders and parliamentarians to discuss the existential threat of drug-resistant infections and question how accurate death certificates really are. The session also offered a fantastic opportunity to draw on the expertise of Dr Alan Fletcher, the National Medical Examiner […]
  • May 4, 2023

    Julian celebrates delivery of manifesto pledge to recruit 20,000 new police officers

    Julian welcomes the news that the Conservative Party have kept their manifesto pledge to recruit 20,000 new police officers, including North Yorkshire Police adding 251 officers to its ranks. Since the recruitment drive was launched in 2019, the 43 police forces across England and Wales have seen an additional 20,951 police officers recruited, delivering on […]