In June 2017, Julian was re-elected as the Member of Parliament for Skipton and Ripon, increasing his majority by more than 6000. In June, Julian was also appointed by the Prime Minister as Government Deputy Chief Whip. In November 2017 he was appointed Government Chief Whip.
The core of his work in Parliament is to be a strong voice for Skipton and Ripon during the Brexit negotiations and to ensure we get the best possible deal for the country and for the area.
By convention, Whips do not speak in the House of Commons. However, he will continue speak up for Skipton and Ripon in his meetings with Ministers and behind the scenes.