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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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  • October 19, 2022

    York Press column: Health matters to York

    While the national news has been rightly been dominated by the effects of last month’s mini-budget, I thought I would use this column to highlight that Members of Parliament across the House of Commons have not overlooked the other issues that are important to our constituents. In the last week, I have given particular focus […]
  • October 19, 2022

    Julian calls for more support for off-grid homes

    In a Westminster Hall debate this week, Juliian took the opportunity to support his colleague Fay Jones in calling for further support for off-grid homes, such as those in Rufforth. While the majority of homes in York Outer are receiving support through the Energy Price Cap, which means energy usage of an average family will […]
  • October 18, 2022

    ConHome article: Investing in productivity and modernisation is how DEFRA can drive growth

    Our food security has never been more critical. With Russia’s illegal invasion of Ukraine, rising energy prices, and global extreme weather events, the ability to produce more food at home is of the upmost importance. And, following our departure from the European Union and our desire to once more be a world-leading trading nation, so […]
  • October 18, 2022

    Julian supports Royal British Legion North of England reception

    Julian was honoured to support Royal British Legion (RBL) by attending their North of England reception in Westminster to hear first hand the important work they do to support the welfare of our armed forces. The Royal British Legion is the UK’s largest Armed Forces charity, with 180,000 members, 110,000 volunteers and network partners and […]
  • October 18, 2022

    Julian celebrates Colleges Week

    This week, Julian attended a drop-in session in Parliament to show his support for National College Week. In York we are incredibly lucky to have York College, one of the first ten accredited Institutes of Technology in the UK. It is important to demonstrate and inform people that academia is not the only path to […]
  • October 14, 2022

    Restart a heart day at Fulford School

    As part of his constituency visits this week, Julian visited Fulford School to promote the Restart a Heart Day initiative alongside Yorkshire Ambulance Service. Restart a Heart Day is a day where an alliance of partners from across the country come together to increase public awareness of cardiac arrests and increase the number of people […]
  • October 13, 2022

    Julian raises concern over access to primary healthcare for York villages

    At Business Questions this morning, Julian asked for a debate on Government time about rural access to primary healthcare, especially GP services. This follows Wheldrake surgery being closed for a prolonged period meaning some residents are paying £30 for a roundtrip in a taxi to visit the nearest GP surgery in Elvington. Also, Stockton-on-the-Forest GP […]
  • October 12, 2022

    Julian supports call for more scrutiny of new trade deals

    Julian was pleased to be able to support his Conservative colleague Anthony Mangnall MP in his Westminster Hall debate on the subject of scrutiny of future UK trade deals. Since leaving the European Union, the UK Government has secured over 70 trade agreements and have most recently signed tailored deals with New Zealand and Australia. […]
  • October 12, 2022

    Julian presses Prime Minister on paediatric waiting time targets

    At Prime Minister’s Questions today, Julian asked the Prime Minister to review waiting time targets for paediatric care to ensure York’s young children can receive the care they need as soon as possible.This follows a visit to York Hospital children’s wards last month where Julian met doctors, nurses and staff who ensure our city’s young […]
  • October 5, 2022

    York Press Column: A Mixed Mini-Budget

    With the events of the last fortnight, I could dedicate this column to no other issue than the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s recent mini budget.   First, I would say that the Chancellor correctly diagnosed that if we all want better paying jobs and first-class frontline services then we need to learn the lessons that […]