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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

  • December 26, 2014

    Julian ‘Extremely Disappointed’ at Shock Outcome of Crucial Local Plan Vote

    Julian has reacted to a crucial vote of Councillors at last week’s Local Plan Working Group meeting, which saw the Local Plan progress on the only very slightly reduced housing figures of 926 dwellings per annum. Officers had put forward four different options for these figures ranging from 996 to 926, based on their adjustments […]
  • December 22, 2014

    Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

    As the temperature dips and the nights get darker, 2014 draws to a close. In many ways it really has been a remarkable year. We commemorated both the centenary of the First World War and the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings, when Britain stood firm against the forces of tyranny. We also saw the […]
  • December 20, 2014

    Julian Supports New Care2Save Charity Shopping Website

    Julian was pleased to support the launch of Care2Save.co.uk, a shopping website that will help raise funds for charities across the country when people shop online. The event was also attended by the actress Donna Air, who recently revealed that her grandfather is suffering from dementia and is being cared for in a hospice. Care2Save […]
  • December 16, 2014

    Julian Makes Christmas Post Office Visit

    Julian made his annual Christmas visit to Royal Mail in York to say thanks for their hard work in the particularly busy festive period. Julian met with the manager of the Birch Park Sorting Office on Huntington Road, Graham Pickering, and his team to wish them luck over Christmas, and to express his gratitude for […]
  • December 13, 2014

    Julian’s York Press Christmas Column

    Driving around York at Christmas time, I am always heartened to see how festive everywhere looks. As the father of two young children, Christmas is about family in my household and I cannot help but spare a thought for those who are without their loved ones at this special time of year. Personally, I have […]
  • December 11, 2014

    Success! Future of East Coast Mainline Headquarters in York confirmed

    Today Julian welcomed the news that the East Coast Mainline Headquarters will remain in York. Julian told Minster FM: “I am absolutely delighted that Virgin East Coast Trains have confirmed that the Headquarters will be kept in York. For generations York has been the beating heart of the East Coast Mainline and for me it […]
  • December 6, 2014

    Small Business Saturday Comes to York Outer

    Julian was delighted to meet with a variety of local businesses for this year’s Small Business Saturday. The campaign is now stronger than ever, and particularly relevant as 300,000 new small businesses have started trading under the coalition government. On the importance of supporting small business Julian said, “I am delighted to again be involved […]
  • December 6, 2014

    Julian quizzes Secretary of State over uncertainty surrounding East Coast Mainline Headquarters

    Today in Parliament, Julian called on the Government to do more to keep the rail headquarters in the city.  Speaking in the House of Commons during the Transport Questions debate, Julian asked “I welcome the franchise announcements, which see major improvements across the network. In respect of the east coast main line, however, there are […]
  • December 5, 2014

    Julian Welcomes Success for IVF Campaign

    Julian has cautiously welcomed yesterday’s news that IVF will be made available on the NHS in York, saying: “I am delighted to hear that the Vale of York CCG have finally voted to offer one cycle of IVF free on the NHS. I know from the many constituents who’ve contacted me on this issue how […]
  • December 4, 2014

    Julian Welcomes Northern Focus of Chancellor’s Autumn Statement

    Julian has welcomed several of the announcements in the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement yesterday, saying they have “paved the way for a truly northern economic powerhouse.” Reacting to the Chancellor’s pre-budget report on the British economy and his investment pledges, Julian said: “The autumn statement has shown that the Government’s long term economic plan is paying dividends, not […]