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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

  • December 3, 2016

    Julian Visits Local Butcher & Pie Maker in Support of Small Business Saturday

    Julian has paid a visit to Ged Bell Butcher & Pie Makers based in Dringhouses in support of Small Business Saturday 2016. Ged Bell established the family business in 1980 only a short distance from York Racecourse, which is now run by his son Lee who met with Julian and discussed their progress with Christmas […]
  • December 2, 2016

    Julian’s York Press column: Everolimus NHS campaign and the Autumn Statement

    Our NHS is vital to providing security and peace of mind to all families nationwide, and symbolises our commitment to care for each other as a community. This is particularly important to families whose loves ones suffer from rare diseases, as access to appropriate medicines is often difficult. This is why I have taken a […]
  • November 24, 2016

    Julian Leads Cross Party Group of MPs Lobbying NHS England Over Much-Needed Everolimus Drug

    A cross-party group of MPs, led by Julian and Greg Mulholland, are writing to NHS Chief Executive Simon Stevens urging him to make the Everolimus drug available to those suffering from inoperable brain tumours caused by Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC). TSC is a potentially life-threatening genetic disease that is present from birth and causes non-cancerous […]
  • November 23, 2016

    Julian Responds to Autumn Statement as ‘Serious Plan for Whole-Country Growth’

    Julian has responded to the Government’s Autumn Statement presented today by the Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond. Speaking after the announcement Julian said, “This was always going to be a challenging Autumn Statement than those of previous years following the result of the EU referendum and delivered by a new Chancellor with his own […]
  • November 23, 2016

    Julian encourages people in York Outer to ‘Stay Well This Winter’

    York Outer MP Julian Sturdy is today urging local people to get their flu jab and find out more about how they can stay well this winter. Mr Sturdy said, “Flu jabs are particularly important if you are a pensioner or suffer from a long term health condition, and I encourage everyone who wants to […]
  • November 9, 2016

    Julian Seeks Assurances on Strensall and Imphal Barracks Closure Plans

    Julian is urgently seeking clarification and assurances from the government on its plans, announced on Monday, to close Ministry of Defence sites at Strensall and Fulford Road, York. To fulfil the government’s aim of ensuring the United Kingdom has the strong, effective armed forces that are necessary in a dangerous world, Ministers have decided they […]
  • November 2, 2016

    Julian Stands Up For Local Community Pharmacies

    Today, Julian spoke in a debate on the future funding of Community Pharmacies in Parliament. The Government are looking to reform the way that pharmacies are funded after analysis showed that 40 per cent of pharmacies are in clusters of three or more, and that funding models do not incentivise better integration into primary care […]
  • October 28, 2016

    Julian explores UK food and farming options post-Brexit

    Julian recently met with some of the country’s most innovative producers and farmers to discuss the future of UK food production. As Chairman of both the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Science and Technology in Agriculture, and the APPG for Rural Business, Julian met food producers from a range of farms and businesses, from dairy […]
  • October 25, 2016

    Julian Sees Opportunities for Yorkshire in Heathrow Decision

    Julian has welcomed the Government’s announcement to push ahead with developing a third runway at Heathrow Airport as recommended by the Airports Commission in July 2015. Mr Chris Grayling, Secretary of State for Transport and Infrastructure made the announcement in the House of Commons earlier today whilst acknowledging that this decision was important for the […]
  • October 25, 2016

    Julian Pushes NHS England to Provide Better Care for Sufferers of Tuberous Sclerosis

    Julian is calling on NHS England to urgently publish a new prescribing policy for the drug Everolimus, used to treat brain tumours caused by Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC). TSC is a life-threatening genetic disease which can lead to the growth of benign tumours throughout the body, including in vital organs such as the heart, kidneys, […]