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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

  • April 23, 2015

    Julian supports MacMillan Cancer Action Day

    Julian is supporting MacMillan’s Cancer Action Day and has praised York health services for providing one of the best patient experiences in the country. Macmillan are calling on all political parties to commit to improving cancer outcomes so they start to match the best in Europe by the end of the next Parliament. The Conservative […]
  • April 21, 2015

    Success! Plans to enlarge a waste centre near Rufforth are dropped

    Local residents in Rufforth are delighted that Yorwaste has made a U-turn and dropped their plans to extend their waste and recycling facility at Harewood Whin, on the outskirts of York. Julian has consistently supported the Rufforth and Knapton Action Group in their opposition to the highly controversial plans, which would have seen a large […]
  • April 20, 2015

    Julian Highlights Health Funding Reform as Key Election Priority

    Julian has reiterated his commitment to achieving fairer health funding for our area, as set out in his six point plan to secure a better future for the constituency. Since his election in 2010, Julian has been campaigning tirelessly, both locally and in Parliament, to try to resolve the unfair funding formula which allocates money […]
  • April 20, 2015

    Out and About Campaigning

    Since the Dissolution of Parliament on the 30th March I have been out and about everyday campaigning across the constituency. Below is a brief overview of where I have been and who I have been campaigning alongside.     Rawcliffe and Clifton Without In Rawcliffe and Clifton Without Julian was joined by local election candidates […]
  • April 8, 2015

    Julian visits York Railway Institute

    Julian has visited the York Railway Institute and discussed the future of the club with both management and local residents. The Railway Institute was founded in 1889 and now has over 3,000 members across the city. Julian received a tour of the sports centre on Queen Street, the sports pitches at New Lane, the bowling […]
  • March 30, 2015

    Julian Launches Campaign for Re-election in York Outer

    On Saturday, Julian officially launched his election campaign in Haxby, with his wife Victoria and his daughter Florence, alongside local campaigners. Julian has worked tirelessly representing his constituents in York Outer and hopes to be able to champion local interests and needs for another 5 years. As the election campaign kicks into gear Julian will be seen in […]
  • March 29, 2015

    Julian Named ‘Parliamentary Beer Champion’

    Julian has received a special award for his work in supporting – and promoting – the region’s pubs and breweries. He was presented with the “Parliamentary Beer Champion 2015 ” award by Simon Theakston, Executive Chairman of T&R Theakston Ltd and former Chairman of the Yorkshire British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA). The honour is a […]
  • March 28, 2015

    Julian Attends Candidate Coffee Morning With Parents Living With Autism

    Julian has recently attended a coffee morning with two parents whose children suffer with autism, in an effort to better understand what life is like for families living with the condition. He met with Mandy Brunskill of Clifton Moor, whose son Liam lives in a specialist facility in Thorne near Doncaster, as well as Ros Houghton […]
  • March 27, 2015

    York delegation meets with Transport Minister to discuss future funding of the outer ring road

    Julian has met with the Transport Minister, Robert Goodwill, to make the case for much needed investment in the outer ring road. Julian hosted a delegation of York businesses and decision-makers in Parliament to call on the Department for Transport to agree to a long term solution to York’s congestion problems. In attendance was the […]
  • March 24, 2015

    Julian supports Alzheimer’s Society’s dementia campaign

    This week Julian pledged to support the 850,000 people living with dementia across the country. Julian joined over 200 other MPs and representatives from Alzheimer’s Society in Westminster to meet people with dementia and commit to support those affected by the condition. Julian said: “We all have a part to play in improving the lives […]