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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 3, 2016

    Julian highlights £5 million fund available to York businesses

    The Government highlighted today that flood affected businesses in York can apply to a £5 million fund to advertise that they are open for business. The response came following today’s questions to the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, where Mr Sturdy enquired what the Government is doing to support tourism in York following the […]
  • March 2, 2016

    Julian visits local supermarket to champion Yorkshire produce

    Last week Julian visited the Co-op store in Poppleton to meet with staff and local suppliers in order to promote Yorkshire produce. After a store tour and discussing trading conditions with Co-op staff, Julian met with Paul Mercer from Wheldrake whose company Mercer’s manufactures a range of Yorkshire chutneys, preserves, and jams. The Co-op now […]
  • March 1, 2016

    Success! Appeal for giant wind turbine on the edge of York is rejected.

    The long running campaign to stop a 78 metre wind turbine from being built near Kexby has ended in success. Julian said today’s announcement that the developer’s appeal had been rejected will be met with relief from local residents. Julian has campaigned alongside local residents, some of whom were only 500m away from the giant […]
  • February 25, 2016

    Julian Declares Position on EU Referendum

    “The outcome of the referendum vote on 23rd June will be a defining moment for Britain. In an act of true democracy in which our nation’s history is enshrined, the people of Britain, from York to Yeovil, will decide whether our future is stronger within or outside of the European Union. “This is not, as […]
  • February 23, 2016

    Julian Raises the Plight of Community Pharmacy’s in Parliament

    Today in Parliament Julian raised his concerns over proposals to reduce community pharmacy budgets as part of the Governments plans to deliver £22 billion of efficiency savings in the NHS by 2020. Speaking in the debate Julian said: “A pharmacy owner in my constituency has contacted me to say if these proposed cuts go through […]
  • February 19, 2016

    Update: Explosion at House in Haxby

    This morning at approximately 7.30am there was an explosion at a property on Springwood in Haxby, and it has been reported that a man has sadly lost his life. This afternoon Julian visited the scene to speak to local residents and the emergency services who were in attendance. Commenting Julian said, “It is with great […]
  • February 17, 2016

    Julian supports Alzheimer’s Society’s Fix Dementia Care campaign

    Last week in Parliament Julian attended the launch of the Alzheimer’s Society’s new campaign ‘Fix Dementia Care’, which calls for improvements in hospital care for people living with dementia. The event called for greater transparency across the NHS following an Alzheimer’s Society investigation which found that too many people with dementia are falling while in […]
  • February 12, 2016

    Julian highlights concerns over the future flood resilience of York’s communications infrastructure

    During a debate in Parliament this week, Julian raised the communications problems York residents faced during the Boxing Day floods. Raising the issue with the Digital Economy Minister, Ed Vaizey, Julian asked “The Minister will be well aware that not only the North-West but York suffered badly from flooding and we lost telecommunications for a […]
  • February 5, 2016

    Julian pledges his support on World Cancer Day

    Yesterday, Julian attended an event in Parliament to show his support for World Cancer Day (4th February). Meeting with representatives from four of the UK’s biggest cancer charities, Julian was pleased to hear about the work that is being done between charities to unite the nation and help transform the lives of millions of people […]
  • February 4, 2016

    Julian Calls for Investigation into Health Provider Following the Closure of Bootham Park Hospital

    Yesterday in a Westminster Hall debate in Parliament Julian called for an investigation into the behaviour of the Leeds and York NHS Partnership Trust, who were responsible for providing care at Bootham Park before it was closed by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) due to ongoing patient safety fears. Several reports were produced by the […]