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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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  • March 23, 2016

    Julian Pushes Government to Deliver on Guardianship Promises

    Today Julian hosted a debate in Parliament on protecting the affairs and property of missing people (also known as Claudia’s Law). He has been working closely with the charity Missing People, and his constituent Peter Lawrence whose daughter Claudia sadly disappeared back in 2009. At present when someone goes missing their families are often left […]
  • March 18, 2016

    Julian backs National Apprentice Week 2016

    Julian visited The Granary housing development in Clifton Without (also known as the Grain Store site) and met with a number of apprentices to mark National Apprentice Week 2016. Redrow Homes, the developers of the site, are launching their annual apprentice recruitment drive. Speaking with apprentices, Julian met Tim who is now in his final […]
  • March 16, 2016

    Julian welcomes the Chancellors funding announcement on flood defence spending

    Julian has today welcomed the Chancellor’s 2016 Budget with potentially transformative funding being announced for flood defences, alongside help for small businesses and our education system. The Chancellor has announced that as part of the Government’s £700 million boost to flood defence and resilience spending, £150 million will be invested in flood defence schemes in […]
  • March 15, 2016

    The UK’s First Gigabit City

    Alongside Rawcliffe and Clifton Without Ward Councillors Sam Lisle, Stuart Rawlings, and Peter Dew, Julian met with TalkTalk who are rolling out ultra-fibre optic (UFO) broadband delivering speeds of 1000 Mbps. The joint venture with Sky and City Fibre is the first of its kind in the UK. The infrastructure has been laid in Rawcliffe […]
  • March 11, 2016

    Julian visits new family homes development in York

    Julian visited a key development of 215 new family homes in York Outer last Friday. The 15-acre site is being developed on the former Grain Stores site in Water Lane, Cilfton Without, by Redrow Homes. The majority of homes offered will be three and four-bedroom family homes with a small number of one and two-bedroom […]
  • March 9, 2016

    Flooding on Shipton Road

    At the peak of the Boxing Day Floods properties on Shipton Road in Rawcliffe were very nearly flooded. Running parallel to Shipton Road is a culvert running into Blue Beck which caused this isolated flooding. Julian recently visited the site with local Councillor Stuart Rawlings and spoke to residents whose homes were within inches of […]
  • March 7, 2016

    Julian raises the issue of Nursery Funding in Parliament

    Today in Parliament Julian raised the issue of Nursery Funding and called for the future early years budget to be ring-fenced, ensuring nursery providers receive sufficient funding to implement the 30 hours of free childcare. Speaking in Parliament, Julian said “I very much welcome that York is one of pilot schemes and I congratulate the Minister […]
  • March 7, 2016

    Julian sees All Schools programme in action

    In February Julian visited Joseph Rowntree School to learn more about the school’s partnership with the Rugby Football Union’s All Schools programme. The All Schools programme achieved its aim of introducing 400 state secondary schools to rugby in time for the 2015 World Cup. After England successfully hosted the tournament, the RFU is intending to […]
  • March 6, 2016

    Action on Rawcliffe Sewage Plant Smells

    Julian recently met with representatives from Yorkshire Water as well as the Rawcliffe and Clifton Without Councillors Stuart Rawlings, Peter Dew and Sam Lisle, to discuss the issue of problems smells coming from the Sewage Plant in Rawcliffe. This is an historic problem which has been raised by residents with Julian and the Ward Councillors […]
  • March 4, 2016

    Julian lends his support to local domestic abuse charity

    As part of an awareness raising campaign funded by the North Yorkshire Police Crime Commissioner, local domestic abuse charity IDAS (Independent Domestic Abuse Services) invited Julian to visit their refuge in York to find out more about the vital work they perform in the local area. In 2015, IDAS received over 1150 referrals into its […]