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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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Julian Welcomes Announcement that York College is to be made an Institute of Technology

Julian Welcomes Announcement that York College is to be made an Institute of Technology

The Department for Education announced on Wednesday that York College will be amongst the first twelve further education providers in the country to be made an Institute of Technology (IoT). IoTs will be a new kind of employer led institution offering top-quality, higher level technical education. They will be formed from collaborations between universities, colleges and employers in

‘York Press’ column – Next steps on Brexit and new York Institute of Technology

I know that many of you will be wondering what on earth is going...

Julian makes the case for additional support for Further Education Colleges

Julian has today spoken in a packed parliamentary debate about the importance of adequately...

Julian welcomes approval of York Central development

Julian has warmly welcomed the approval of the transformative £650 million York Central development...

Category: News & Articles

  • February 2, 2018

    Julian Highlights Charity Funding Opportunity

    Julian is strongly encouraging community groups and local charities across York Outer to think about what they could do with up to £20,000 this year after being contacted by the People’s Postcode Lottery. Between 14 and 28 February 2018, charities are being urged to submit an expression of interest in the funding, which requires basic […]
  • February 1, 2018

    Julian calls on Ministers to prioritise easy migration for university researchers in Brexit negotiations

    Julian this morning asked Ministers responsible for the ongoing withdrawal negotiations to secure new arrangements that facilitate the migration of scientists and other academic researchers. In the House of Commons during questions to the Secretary of State for Exiting the EU, David Davis, Julian said: “Could the Minister reassure me that upcoming negotiations on future […]
  • January 26, 2018

    Julian’s York Press Column – Protecting and renewing our environment

    Amid the weekly routine of political life at Westminster and the buzz of the 24 hour news cycle, it is always encouraging to see the government setting aside the time to think long-term about the kind of country we want to hand on to the next generation. This month saw a welcome example of this […]
  • January 25, 2018

    Julian signs Holocaust Educational Trust Book of Commitment

    This week Julian signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, in doing so pledging his commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust as well as paying tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who work tirelessly to educate young people today. Saturday 27th January will mark the anniversary […]
  • January 17, 2018

    Energy bills savings advice from Citizens Advice York

    York’s Citizens Advice service is organising a series of events to help people save money on their energy bills this winter. Julian would encourage any local residents with questions in this area to consider attending. Citizens Advice York is inviting residents to bring along their bills to a series of local events to ‘check, switch, […]
  • January 17, 2018

    Julian to meet with Post Office to discuss Dringhouses branch closure.  

      Julian has called on the Post Office to provide an urgent update following the recent branch closure on Tadcaster Road. The branch was unexpectedly closed before Christmas and it is now unclear whether it will reopen or be moved to another location. Commenting, Julian said: “It was disappointing news when the Tadcaster Road post […]
  • January 12, 2018

    Julian welcomes new 25 Year Environment Plan and action on plastic waste

    Julian has welcomed yesterday’s launch of the government’s new 25 Year Environment Plan by the Prime Minister, including important measures to tackle the problem of plastic waste. These include a target to achieve zero avoidable plastic waste by 2042, and the extension of the successful 5p plastic bag charge to customers at small shops. The […]
  • December 28, 2017

    York Press Column: The Year Ahead

    I hope that readers have enjoyed a peaceful Christmas and I trust all is going well in the preparation for New Years’ celebrations.  As another year draws hastily to a close, I am taking stock of what has been another busy twelve months and looking ahead with a certain amount of optimism. When writing for […]
  • December 21, 2017

    Julian’s Christmas Message

    As 2017 draws to a close I wanted to take this opportunity to wish all constituents a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Had somebody told me this time last year that I would be fighting a General Election campaign in just under four months I would have been very, very sceptical. However, I […]
  • December 21, 2017

    Julian supports call for wider ivory sales ban

    Julian is supporting calls for the government to widen its proposals for a ban on UK ivory sales to cover all ivory-bearing species, including the hippopotamus, walrus, and narwhal, as well as elephants. During a question session in the House of Commons earlier this month, Conservative MP Zac Goldsmith highlighted evidence of an increase in […]