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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

  • November 26, 2018

    Julian supports disabled cyclists from the York Cycle Campaign

    Julian recently joined Jamie Wood and Jon Phillip, both members of the York Cycle Campaign, for a bicycle ride in the city centre. This opportunity allowed Julian to experience and gain a better understanding of the importance of cycling for people with disabilities and the access issues they face. York Cycle Campaign aims to represent […]
  • November 23, 2018

    York Outer MP meets with Alzheimer’s Society

    Julian Sturdy MP met with local representatives of the Alzheimer’s Society last week to receive an update on their campaigns in North Yorkshire. Julian heard about the ‘Live well with dementia programme’. This package offers support sessions for people in the early stages of dementia following diagnosis. This programme encourages people to engage sooner with […]
  • November 19, 2018

    Julian holds Meeting for all York Outer Parish Councils

    Julian held a meeting at Dunnington Reading Rooms for all the Parish Councils across the constituency. This provided Parish Councils with an opportunity to update Julian on the news from across our various communities and also allowed the Parishes to raise any concerns they have on both local issues and national matters. The main issues […]
  • November 13, 2018

    Julian Welcomes £1million for York Potholes

    Following the Chancellor’s Budget Announcement that £420 million would be allocated for local highways maintenance, Julian was pleased with confirmation that £1 million will be distributed to City of York Council. The overall figure represents the biggest ever single cash injection to improve England’s roads. The funding boost will help local authorities repair potholes, keep […]
  • November 9, 2018

    York Press column – Centenary of end of World War One offers moment for reflection

    This Sunday at 11am will be exactly 100 years since the guns fell silent on the Western Front, signalling the end of the First World War. We are still living with the long-term consequences of this terrible conflict, which touched every family in York, and unleashed powerful forces that helped make the world what it […]
  • November 2, 2018

    Julian visits Skelton pub leading the way in curbing plastic waste

    Last Friday Julian visited The Hungry Horse in Skelton to see first-hand how they are reducing their plastic waste contribution by replacing plastic straws with a sustainable alternative. The pub’s owners, Greene King, are responding to calls from government and the public to reduce consumption of single-use plastic by introducing new compostable PLA straws made […]
  • October 30, 2018

    Julian Welcomes Budget Boost for Hardworking Families and Small Business

    Following yesterday’s Budget Announcement Julian made the following statement: “I am very pleased that the Chancellor has brought forward increases to the Personal Allowance and higher-rate thresholds; delivering a tax cut for 32 million people. This delivers on the Government’s commitment a year early and will be widely welcomed by families and hard-working people up […]
  • October 29, 2018

    Julian supports Macmillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

    Julian showed his support for Macmillan Cancer Support on Wednesday 24 October by attending the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning event in Parliament. This year’s event focused on the challenges that people can face at different stages of their cancer experience. Following the success of Macmillan’s biggest fundraising event of the year on Friday 28 September, […]
  • October 24, 2018

    Julian raises local child’s need for new spinal muscular atrophy drug with Health Secretary

    Julian yesterday asked the Health Secretary to help ensure people with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) can access the life-changing new drug Spinraza on the NHS, including 3 year-old York resident Matilda Jamieson, who has Type 3 SMA. SMA is a serious rare genetic neuromuscular condition that causes progressive muscle weakness and loss of movement through […]
  • October 17, 2018

    Julian Pledges Support for Local Pubs in York Outer

    Julian has pledged his support for the Long Live the Local Campaign to help pubs in his constituency keep their doors open. Julian joins the more than 100,000 people who have signed the petition so far, including 142 in York Outer. Julian is calling on the Government to cut beer tax at the Budget later […]