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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

  • October 30, 2023

    Julian praises Dunnington Cancer Support Group’s incredible fundraising

    Julian joined residents on Saturday at Dunnington Cancer Support Group’s Christmas Coffee Morning to help raise much needed funds for York Against Cancer. A regular at these coffee mornings, Julian was still blown away by the incredible fundraising efforts as the group handed over a cheque for £10,000 to York Against Cancer. Speaking after the […]
  • October 27, 2023

    Julian meets developers at site of Clifton Gate

    Julian met with Bellway, Barratt and David Wilson Homes to discuss the Clifton Gate development which is set to deliver 3000 homes as part of the draft Local Plan. The development has been designed as a self-contained new community rather than urban expansion of an existing suburb. It will include amenities for the new residents, […]
  • October 25, 2023

    York Press column: End of a parliamentary session and an era

    After eighteen months, the third session of the 58th (and final) Parliament on behalf of Queen Elizabeth II will come to a close this week as parliament is prorogued ahead of the King’s Speech.  This is a historic occasion for a number of reasons, namely that it marks the end of Queen Elizabeth’s legislative legacy and […]
  • October 24, 2023

    Julian asks Government to build international coalition to tackle antimicrobial resistance

    At Foreign Office Questions, Julian asked the Minister for Development, Andrew Mitchell MP, if he would “commit to building a coalition of higher-income countries pledging to improve access to antibiotics, diagnostics, education and prevention, which we all know are vital to stopping AMR?” In response, the Minister said: “My hon. Friend is absolutely right: AMR […]
  • October 18, 2023

    Julian wears it pink in support of Breast Cancer Now campaign

    Julian added a splash of pink to his usual Westminster attire to support Breast Cancer Now’s wear it pink fundraiser, which will take place on Friday 20 October to raise vital funds for world-class breast cancer research and life-changing support.  Julian was joined by other parliamentarians in Westminster this week, to raise awareness of one […]
  • October 17, 2023

    Julian speaks at Copmanthorpe Level Crossing inquiry

    On behalf of constituents in Copmanthorpe and Bishopthorpe, Julian gave evidence at an inquiry into the potential closure of Copmanthorpe’s level crossing. As part of the multimillion pound upgrades to the Transpennine route, trains will now travel at greater speeds resulting in quicker journey times for passengers. For this reason, Network Rail has deemed the […]
  • October 12, 2023

    Quench Cafe Coffee Morning

    Julian joined local residents at the weekly Quench Cafe Coffee Morning in Bishopthorpe to discuss the issues that matter most among them. Fuelled by delicious teacakes, Julian picked up case work on road repairs, pavements in disrepair and poor maintenance by housing authorities. Julian will return in a few weeks time to provide an update […]
  • October 11, 2023

    York Press column: A fortnight is a long time in politics

    I cannot recall another time when such monumental change has occurred between my fortnightly columns.   On the international stage, conflict has returned to the Middle East after Hamas committed a battery of heinous terrorist attacks in Israel targeting children, women and the elderly. There is no legitimacy, justification, or reasoning for this violence. These events have […]
  • September 30, 2023

    UNICEF Coffee Morning in Poppleton

    Julian joined Coffee on the Green in Poppleton for their monthly charity coffee morning. This month funds were being raised for UNICEF and thanks to the generosity of the local community over £1,100 will be going to support the charity’s incredible work. Speaking at the coffee morning, Julian said: “An incredible thank you to the […]
  • September 29, 2023

    Macmillan Coffee Morning at Rollits

    Julian joined local law firm Rollits to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Research with their coffee morning. Earlier this month, Julian met with Macmillan Cancer Support in Parliament to commit to their What Are We Waiting For campaign. There are approximately 8,300 people living with cancer in York and this is expected to rise to […]