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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...

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  • November 16, 2017

    Julian visits new Huntington House Mental Health Centre

    Last Friday, Julian visited York’s new mental health centre, Huntington House, to look around the site and speak to staff about the services they will be offering to local residents. Based at Jockey Lane in Huntington, the centre opened its doors last month, after the Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust, the body […]
  • November 9, 2017

    Julian Stands up for Anaemia Patients

    To back a campaign by the Anaemia Manifesto Steering Committee (AMSC), Julian was tested for anaemia, a ‘hidden condition’ which affects around 4 million people in the UK and costs the NHS an estimated £54 million each year. Julian met with patients and clinicians to discuss how we could help improve the lives of those […]
  • November 1, 2017

    Julian Granted Debate to Mark World Antibiotics Awareness Week 2017

    Yesterday, Julian made an application to the Backbench Business Committee for a debate to mark World Antibiotics Awareness Week 2017. The annual event will be running between 13 and 19th November and aims to make antimicrobial resistance a globally recognised health issue. World Antibiotics Awareness Week seeks to raise awareness of the importance of preserving […]
  • October 31, 2017

    Julian Supports World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

    On Wednesday the 18 October, Julian showed his support for Macmillan Cancer support by attending a World’s Biggest Coffee Morning event in Parliament. The occasion marked the launch of a new report, ‘Am I Meant to Be Okay Now?: Stories of Life After Treatment’, that focuses on the challenges faced by people after cancer treatment ends. […]
  • October 27, 2017

    Julian’s York Press Column: Local Plan Consultation

    I am writing my column during a period which has become a regular occurrence for York residents over the past few years – Local Plan draft consultation time. It has been a long road to this point. My mind is cast back to chairing packed out village halls during the consultations under the previous Labour […]
  • October 26, 2017

    Julian Meets With Chief Executive at Askham Bryan College

    Earlier this month Julian visited Askham Bryan College to meet with the Chief Executive, Catherine Dixon. After an informative tour of the college, Julian was able to discuss a number of matters regarding apprenticeships and technical qualifications, and was pleased to hear about the college’s plans for expansion.     Over 2,000 employers are currently involved […]
  • October 25, 2017

    ME in York – Film Showing at City Screen York on 1st November

    Last week, Julian was looking into the impact of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) in York, and engaging with the York ME Community, the local support group for those affected by this illness. ME affects around 800 people in the York area, and an estimated 250,000 across the country. It is a very serious and debilitating condition, […]
  • October 24, 2017

    Julian sees Drive for Literacy in action at Poppleton Ousebank primary school

    This week, Julian visited Poppleton Ousebank primary school to learn more about their partnership with the national literacy charity, Driver Youth Trust. Together they will be implementing ‘Drive for Literacy’, DYT’s flagship programme – designed to support pupils with literacy difficulties by developing existing skills in schools. Many children in the UK have literacy difficulties […]
  • October 23, 2017

    To support enterprise, fairness and food the government should extend the Groceries Code Adjudicator

    During the autumn, Ministers are expected to announce their plans for the future of our Groceries Code Adjudicator, sometimes called the “Supermarkets’ Ombudsman”. Extending the remit of this successful regulator, on which the government has been consulting, is a much-needed step that would support enterprise, competition and fairness in the groceries sector – from field […]
  • October 17, 2017

    Julian backs Anthony Nolan campaign

    Julian has backed a campaign by blood cancer charity Anthony Nolan, calling for better care for people recovering from a stem cell transplant. Despite stem cell transplant patients often being known as “patients for life” due to the long-term side-effects of the treatment, many are not receiving adequate support for the physical, practical and psychological […]