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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

  • January 28, 2019

    Julian visits new York medical technology manufacturer

    Julian recently visited York Instruments, a new advanced manufacturing company with a particular focus on advanced medical devices based at the York Science Park in Heslington. He viewed their main product, a next-generation MEG brain scanner, and discussed the company’s plans for regional expansion. York Instruments only dates to 2015, and already sustains 41 high-skill […]
  • January 25, 2019

    Julian meets Culture Secretary to discuss improving rural mobile 4G

    Last week, Julian met the Secretary of State for Digital and Culture, Jeremy Wright to stress the need for steady further progress on improving rural 4G mobile coverage. Acting in his capacity as Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Rural Business, Julian asked him to take on board the findings of the group’s report […]
  • January 23, 2019

    Julian lobbies local NHS leadership and Health Minister on Bootham Park site and future options for York’s health service

    Julian has lobbied both Health Minister Stephen Hammond and the Accountable Officer of the Vale of York NHS Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), meeting both last week to discuss the future of the old Bootham Park Hospital site, and how this fits with future options for York NHS. City of York Council and York Hospital NHS […]
  • January 21, 2019

    Julian questions Home Secretary on seasonal workers in North Yorkshire post-Brexit

    Julian Sturdy today urged the Home Secretary to remember the need of the region’s rural economy for seasonal workers from Europe as he designs the UK’s new post-Brexit immigration system. The government are currently piloting a seasonal agricultural workers scheme for EU nationals, and the results of this will inform final government policy in this […]
  • January 15, 2019

    Vote on the Brexit agreement

    I spoke in the House of Commons last night in the debate on the government’s Brexit agreement. I believe that, ultimately, the final Brexit settlement has to be a compromise between leave and remain, while fundamentally delivering on the decision of June 2016. Remainers have to accept that the country clearly voted to exit the […]
  • January 3, 2019

    York Press column – From 2018 to 2019

    As 2019 opens, I would like to wish all readers a Happy New Year, and I hope you have all enjoyed a merry Christmas. 2018 was a year of major anniversaries of events that have shaped modern Britain, the centenary of the end of the First World War in 1918, and the 70th anniversary of […]
  • December 20, 2018

    Julian’s Christmas message

    As we approach the end of 2018, I would like to wish all residents of York Outer a very Merry Christmas, and a Happy New Year. This year we marked two major anniversaries of events that have shaped modern Britain, the centenary of the end of the First World War in 1918, and the 70th […]
  • December 19, 2018

    Julian welcomes announcement to save New Earswick Swimming Pool

    Julian is delighted to hear the news that Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust (JRHT) is to hand over the running of the Pool to the Friends of New Earswick Swimming Pool campaigning group (FoNESP) on 31 December 2018. A 25-year lease has been agreed and FoNESP will take on full responsibility for the management and upkeep […]
  • November 30, 2018

    The EU Withdrawal Agreement

    I am very grateful to all local residents who have contacted me so far with their thoughts on the withdrawal agreement and political declaration on our future relationship with the EU, the parliamentary vote on which will be held on Tuesday 11th December after 5 days of debate. I am taking careful note of what […]
  • November 30, 2018

    Julian supports Small Business Saturday

    Julian Sturdy, Member of Parliament for York Outer, has once again supported the ‘Small Business Saturday’ initiative, this year visiting Swains butchers based in Copmanthorpe. Small Business Saturday celebrates the contribution of small and medium sized businesses across the country. Julian regularly meets with local businesses to learn more about the important work they do […]