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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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  • July 7, 2014

    Welcoming the Tour de France to Yorkshire

    This past weekend Julian was delighted to be able to join the thousands of supporters as they lined the streets to cheer the riders of the Grand  Départ on their way to Sheffield. Having declined the invitation from City of York Council to join their exclusive celebrations at York Racecourse, Julian instead opted to spend the […]
  • July 4, 2014

    Julian Celebrates Tour de France Coming to York

    After campaigning long and hard for the Tour de France to come to Yorkshire, Julian is delighted that the event is about to take place on our city streets. After the highs (and lows) of the tennis, cricket and football, Julian is now looking forward to watching the world’s best cyclists in action and will […]
  • July 2, 2014

    Julian and Local Councillor Welcome Lifeline for Village Post Office

    Julian has joined local ward Councillor, John Galvin, in welcoming the news that an agreement has been reached to relocate the Post Office in Bishopthorpe to Maynews newsagents. The announcements come after months of uncertainty over the future of the Post Office in the village, which could have been withdrawn had no alternative provider been found. […]
  • June 27, 2014

    Supermarket Surgery Tomorrow!

    Tomorrow morning Julian will be hosting one of his regular Supermarket Surgeries in Sainsburys, Haxby Village. Pop along any time between 10am and 11.30am  if you have anything at all to raise with Julian, or if you’d simply like to say hello. All welcome and no appointments necessary.
  • June 25, 2014

    Julian welcomes the Chancellor’s initiative to promote a ‘Northern Powerhouse’ to rival London

    Julian has endorsed George Osborne’s plans for a ‘second global city’ in the North of England. In this week’s Treasury Questions, Mr Sturdy asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer ‘ As we strive to close the north-south divide and continue to deliver faster growth for the north, what further steps is my right hon. Friend proposing […]
  • June 20, 2014

    Julian pledges support to prevent further drowning in York

    Julian has signed up to support the UK’s leading drowning prevention charity in its work to provide water safety education and lifesaving awards across the country. Representatives from The Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS) made the trip to Parliament ahead of their national campaign, Drowning Prevention Week, which runs from June 21 to 29. […]
  • June 19, 2014

    Julian welcomes CCG decision to begin funding IVF in York

    Julian has welcomed the Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Group’s decision today to begin funding one free cycles of IVF treatment on the NHS. Commenting, he said: “I am absolutely delighted to hear that, after careful consideration, the Vale of York CCG have decided to provide one full cycle of IVF treatment free on the […]
  • June 17, 2014

    Julian calls for action to increase local food production

    Julian has called on the Government to support farmers in their efforts to boost British food production. Speaking in the House of Commons Environment, Food and Rural Affairs debate, Julian asked “Does the Secretary of State agree that any further Common Agricultural Policy reform has to focus on the simple issue of using farmland to produce food […]
  • June 16, 2014

    Julian welcomes Chancellor’s announcement to protect York’s greenbelt

    The campaign to protect York’s greenbelt received a major boost as the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced further reforms to the planning rules that will force local authorities to focus house building on former industrial land. Speaking at the official residence of the Lord Mayor of London, George Osborne used the annual Mansion House speech […]
  • June 13, 2014

    Julian’s June Column in the York Press

    There has never been a more important time to make your opinions known. The people of York have the opportunity to submit their views to the Council on how our great city should change over the next generation and the stakes have never been higher. In April last year, the Council published their draft Local […]