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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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  • March 27, 2014

    Julian Welcomes Licensing Decision on Proposed Use of Monk Stray for Events

    After making several representations on behalf of hundreds of residents in the Heworth Without area, Julian is delighted that the Licensing Committee have massively scaled back the Council’s plans to use the Monk Stray open space for public events. If approved, the Council’s original licensing application would have allowed them to use the stray to […]
  • March 27, 2014

    Julian Raises Delay in Vital Missing Persons Legislation

    Today Julian asked for a statement on the Presumption of Death Act, which is important to the relatives of those who have gone missing and has been delayed in being implemented. Julian raised his concerns on behalf of the family of Claudia Lawrence, who went missing in York over five years ago. He asked “Can we […]
  • March 19, 2014

    Julian Welcomes Chancellor’s Budget as “Good News For Yorkshire”

    Today in Parliament, Julian Sturdy MP praised George Osbourne’s latest Budget announcement, with its measures to help workers, savers, motorists, local charities, pubs and small businesses. He said “I am delighted by today’s announcement, both on a local and on national level. Locally, I am thrilled that the campaign to help Yorkshire Air Ambulance with […]
  • March 19, 2014

    Julian calls for “counterbalance” to West and South Yorkshire combined authorities

    Yesterday in Parliament, Julian Sturdy MP called for the creation of a third combined authority in Yorkshire to encompass North Yorkshire and the East Riding, with York at its centre, to compete with the newly established West and South Yorkshire rivals. The MP for York Outer welcomed the creation of combined authorities, a new legal […]
  • March 15, 2014

    Julian meets with CLA to discuss ban on Sky Lanterns

    Local MP Julian Sturdy meets with Eastern Director of the Country and Land Business Association (CLA), Nicola Currie, to discuss the dangers of Sky Lanterns.  Julian has in the past called on the Government to consider banning Sky Lanterns, which he branded “Flying Death Traps” in light of the destructive consequences that can result from […]
  • March 14, 2014

    Julian’s March Column in the York Press

    Last Saturday saw thousands of Trade Union Congress members and supporters from across the country march through the city centre in protest against the Government’s austerity programme. Whilst I do not agree with their views – having inherited the worst set of public accounts in our post-war history I believe the Government has done well […]
  • March 12, 2014

    Julian Calls for National Consultation on Richard III’s Reburial

    Today Julian raised his concerns about the lack of public consultation over the ongoing legal battle surrounding the reburial of the former King of England, Richard III. Speaking on the eve of the judicial review hearing, Julian believes that the Ministry of Justice should rethink their position. He argued that “Instead of allowing campaigners from […]
  • March 12, 2014

    Julian Challenges Council on Environmental Impact Assessments for Wind Turbine Applications

    The City of York Council has been accused of failing to follow planning guidance correctly when deciding on screening opinions for wind turbines by the York Outer MP, Julian Sturdy. Two screening opinions for proposed turbines at Murton Moor and Kexby have recently been submitted to the Council to determine whether or not Environmental Impact […]
  • March 11, 2014

    Minister Praises York University Street Angels Plans

    In the House of Commons yesterday, local MP Julian Sturdy raised possible new plans York University are considering as part of their strategy for tackling anti-social behaviour. As part of the exchange, the York MP raised the student led initiative to the Minister’s attention as an example of local groups leading the way to clamp […]
  • March 10, 2014

    International Women’s Day 2014

    Julian was delighted to have the opportunity to celebrate International Women’s Day this week with Strensall resident and St Peters sixth form student, Beatrice Rhodes. As part of this year’s ‘Inspiring Change’ theme Beatrice travelled to London to spend a day in Julian’s Westminster office. Following a team meeting, Beatrice joined other students on a […]