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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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  • November 7, 2022

    Julian praises Dunnington Cancer Support Group

    In a break from Saturday morning campaigning, Julian joined residents to support Dunnington Cancer Support Group’s coffee morning to help raise vital funds for York Against Cancer. At the meeting, Anne Abbiss handed over a cheque for an incredible £10,000 to Julie Russell from York Against Cancer. In fact, the coffee morning alone raised £1702.85 […]
  • November 7, 2022

    North Yorkshire Police officer uplift

    Julian has welcomed new figures that show 219 police officers have been recruited in North Yorkshire and York since 2019 as part of the Conservative Government’s pledge to put 20,000 more officers on the streets by March 2023. Since the recruitment drive was launched in 2019, the 43 police forces across England and Wales have […]
  • November 4, 2022

    York benefits from Arts Council Funding

    Julian celebrated York receiving some of the highest level of funding from recent Arts Council grants aimed at levelling up arts and culture. This year, there was a £446 million increase in funding across England, 𝗶𝗻𝗰𝗹𝘂𝗱𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝟯𝟱% 𝗺𝗼𝗿𝗲 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗬𝗼𝗿𝗸𝘀𝗵𝗶𝗿𝗲 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗛𝘂𝗺𝗯𝗲𝗿. In York, the following organisations received funding: Explore York Libraries and Archives […]
  • November 3, 2022

    Julian works cross-party to support the Protection from Redundancy (Pregnancy and Family Leave) Bill

    While the activity in the House of Commons chamber, especially Prime Minister’s Questions, attracts the most attention, the majority of work a Member of Parliament does in Parliament takes place in the thousand other rooms in the Palace of Westminster. One example of this are the Bill Committees which take place each week and this […]
  • November 2, 2022

    Julian backs British farming

    Julian has shown support for British food and farming today on Back British Farming Day, recognising the vital role farmers in York play in feeding the nation. The National Farmers Union (NFU) provided the emblem of the day, a British wool and wheatsheaf pin badge. This symbolises the fantastic products British food and farming provides […]
  • November 2, 2022

    York Press column: York should be accessible to all

    We are fortunate to live in one of the most beautiful cities in the world that is home to an array of incredible independent businesses and numerous enticing hospitality outlets. In fact, we risk taking our luck for granted when unfortunately not even all York residents can enjoy the simple pleasure of an afternoon in […]
  • November 1, 2022

    Julian applies for Westminster Hall debate on blue badge access to city centres

    Julian has entered the ballot to hold a Westminster Hall debate on the crucial issue of blue badge access to town and city centres. As many will know, this is incredibly relevant in York as blue badge holders face unfair restrictions which have made the city centre an effective no-go zone for many. This excludes […]
  • October 25, 2022

    Julian welcomes Rishi Sunak as Prime Minister

    “Wholehearted congratulations to Rishi Sunak! I am proud to have backed him in this leadership election as I did in the summer. He will provide the stable leadership we need to navigate global challenges. He will have my full support in Parliament as we put the country’s interests first and govern for all corners of […]
  • October 21, 2022

    Julian endorses Rishi Sunak to be Leader of the Conservative Prime Minister

    As nominations for the Conservative Party leadership election open, Julian has released the following statement: “For the avoidance of doubt, my views have not changed since summer. Rishi has the experience we need to take our economy forward and bring stability to Government. He has a strong track record of facing challenges head on and […]
  • October 19, 2022

    APPG on Antibiotics and APPG on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene joint-meeting

    This morning, Julian chaired a joint-meeting of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Antibiotics and the APPG on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene. This meeting focused on the threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). This is where bacterial, viral and fungal infections mutate overtime and no longer respond to medication. AMR is a huge problem globally. It […]