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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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  • October 20, 2016

    Julian hosts evidence hearing on fairer deal for farmers

    Last week in Parliament, Julian chaired a crowded meeting of farmers, experts and MPs from all national parties as part of an ongoing campaign to review the role of the Groceries Code Adjudicator (GCA). The Adjudicator oversees an industry that employs 1 in 7 British workers and is worth £177 billion to the national economy, […]
  • October 18, 2016

    Julian Meets with Families of Missing People as Part of Legal Guardianship Campaign.

    Julian is urging the new Government to introduce powers that would mean families of missing people could protect their missing loved one’s finances and property. An event in Parliament today, organised by the All Party Parliamentary Group for Runaway and Missing Children and Adults, highlighted the plight of families with a missing loved one. Julian […]
  • October 15, 2016

    Julian holds flooding meeting in Acaster Malbis

    Julian recently organised a meeting for residents of Acaster Malbis as part of his ongoing campaign to ensure communities across York Outer get the flooding protection they need. The meeting was held on Friday 30th September, and kindly hosted at the Ship Inn in Moor End (a business that only reopened in March this year […]
  • October 10, 2016

    Julian attends Macmillan Cancer Support Coffee Morning

    Julian recently went along to a charity coffee morning hosted at the ENERGI trampoline park by MacMillan Cancer Support. In 2015 Macmillan reached a total of 5.8 million people in the UK, and the annual ‘World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’ raised a massive £25 million; they are aiming to raise even more this year. Since its […]
  • October 5, 2016

    Julian’s York Press Column: Flooding and Reflections on the Conservative Party Conference

    As we edge closer to winter and the first anniversary of last December’s flooding, despite the current weather, I am sure many people’s minds will turn to the danger of flooding and memories of the terrible disruption experienced by many local residents and businesses over the Christmas period last year.  Residents will also want reassurance […]
  • September 26, 2016

    Julian visits Boots Pharmacy in Haxby to Promote National Pharmacy Flu Vaccination Service

    Julian recently visited Boots Pharmacy in Haxby to learn more about the national pharmacy flu vaccination service, which aims to make it easier than ever for people to get a flu jab to protect from ill health over the winter. Speaking after the visit Julian said, “I am very happy to once again promote the […]
  • September 19, 2016

    Minister responds to Julian on hydrogen vehicles

    Julian, a member of the Energy and Climate Change Select Committee, has received a response to his parliamentary questions to the Secretary of State for Transport on extending hydrogen vehicle infrastructure nationwide, and the merits of hydrogen vehicles in relation to electric ones. He first raised the need for Britain to remain competitive in the […]
  • September 15, 2016

    Julian questions Ministers on support for farming science and technology

    Julian, recently appointed Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Science and Technology in Agriculture, this week asked Ministers about their plans to support agri-food research, and highlighted its important contribution to innovation across the regions of the UK. In the House of Commons on Tuesday, Julian asked the new Secretary of State for Business, […]
  • September 12, 2016

    Julian raises the issue of plastic recycling help for local communities

    Following enquiries from constituents about plastic recycling facilities in York, and the variation in services between different local authorities, Julian tabled parliamentary questions to the Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs to seek further clarification for local residents on the issue. Julian asked how much variation there was between different local […]
  • September 9, 2016

    Julian checks in with progress ahead of the opening of York’s new mental health facility at Peppermill Court

    Julian recently visited Peppermill Court to see the progress being made ahead of the opening of the adult mental health facility. Fire has delayed the opening of the specialist unit until early October but Julian was keen to visit and learn more about the new facility. Since Bootham Park Hospital’s closure last September there has […]