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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

  • September 25, 2020

    Julian Raises a Mug in Support for Macmillan’s Coffee Morning

    Julian has joined supporters from Macmillan Cancer Support for a virtual Coffee Morning to show their support for the long-standing event. Now in its 30th year, the charity fundraiser usually sees millions of pounds donated every year to help support people affected by cancer. Every 90 seconds someone in the UK is diagnosed with cancer. […]
  • September 24, 2020

    Julian Welcomes Chancellor’s Winter Economy Plan After Lobbying for Continued Support

    Julian welcomed Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s statement in Parliament today as the Government unveiled their Winter Economy Plan, which has been backed by the CBI and the TUC. Among the package of measures announced today, Julian is particularly pleased to see changes to the repayment terms of the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme; an extension of […]
  • September 23, 2020

    York Press column – The challenges ahead as Brexit and COVID-19 return to the headlines

    Since my last column for the York Press, two weeks ago, we have seen the re-emergence of two national challenges with which the Government is currently tasked with grappling. The first is Brexit, which even after the parliamentary ups and downs of last year and our exit in January, is still proving itself to be […]
  • September 18, 2020

    £2 million new funding for York Hospital A and E ahead of winter

    York Hospital’s A and E department has been allocated an additional £2 million in funding by the government to improve its resuscitation area, clinical decision unit, children’s waiting area, and ensure it has sufficient isolation capacity. This represents York’s portion of the £150 million of new money the Department of Health is awarding to A […]
  • September 18, 2020

    Julian helps deliver government compromise on Internal Market Bill to give Parliament greater say

    As one of the 20 Conservative MPs who put their names to Bob Neill’s amendment to guarantee a House of Commons vote on overriding aspects of the EU withdrawal agreement in the event of an emergency, Julian has warmly welcomed the government’s announcement it will now incorporate this change into the new law. The Internal […]
  • September 16, 2020

    Julian leads MPs in supporting University of York ‘BioYorkshire’ project to generate green economic growth and jobs

    Julian has led North Yorkshire MPs in supporting the new ‘BioYorkshire’ green economy project, launched this week by York University and Askham Bryan College in the constituency. BioYorkshire aims to make North Yorkshire the leading national hub for green innovation and enterprise, as the UK’s first carbon-negative region. It brings together businesses, scientists and research […]
  • September 15, 2020

    Julian’s Statement on Internal Market Bill

    Last night I voted with the government at the first parliamentary stage of this Bill. I support the general thrust of the proposals and want to see them debated and improved, but would like to see clear amendments to ensure greater parliamentary control of powers to breach the EU Withdrawal Agreement in an emergency. For […]
  • September 9, 2020

    York Press column – It’s Time to Build on York’s Bounce Back

    As summer comes to a close and our children eagerly return to school, York can reflect on a successful and safe reopening of our local economy. Cafes are buzzing, pubs are bustling, and restaurants have enjoyed record bookings throughout August. Of course, this is due in part to the fantastic Eat Out to Help Out […]
  • September 5, 2020

    Julian Celebrates Success of Eat Out to Help Out in York

    More than 320,000 meals were claimed in York under the Government’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme, according to the latest statistics. In total, more than 100 million meals were claimed across the UK under the scheme, which ran throughout the month of August. In total, 84,700 establishments signed up to the scheme, including 322 […]
  • September 3, 2020

    Julian nominates York Hospital and Vale of York NHS teams for NHS Parliamentary Awards

    Julian has put forward the heart failure team at York Hospital NHS Trust, alongside the Yorkshire and Humber Patient Safety Collaborative and the Primary Care Covid Support Hub from Vale of York NHS, as entrants in this year’s NHS Parliamentary Awards. This contest allows MPs to highlight best practice and innovation from their local areas, […]