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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

  • March 7, 2013

    Julian reacts to High Court decision on Leeds Children’s Heart Unit

    Julian has today welcomed a High Court’s decision in favour of the Leeds-based ‘Save our Surgery’ campaign, in their case against the Joint Committee of Primary Care Trusts. Last year, as part of the Safe and Sustainable Review, the JCPCT decided, based on a points-scoring assessment, that the Leeds Unit should be closed. The ‘Save […]
  • March 5, 2013

    Public Meeting on Local Crime and Policing

    On Friday 8th March, Julian will be taking part in an open meeting, in conjunction with York Central MP Hugh Bayley and North Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner Julia Muligan, to give York residents the chance to raise their concerns about local crime. The meeting is part of a six week consultation period that follows the publishing […]
  • March 1, 2013

    Julian joins York MIND in saying ‘It’s OK to Be Blue’

    Julian has today offered his support to the mental health charity York MIND and their ‘It’s Ok to Be Blue’ campaign, by wearing blue. His constituency staff have joined him by also wearing blue clothing and have done a collection for the charity. York MIND is a local charity which offers support to those suffering with mental […]
  • February 28, 2013

    Julian raises dementia care and rates of undiagnosed cases

    This week in Parliament, Julian raised the issue of the growing rates of undiagnosed cases of dementia in York and North Yorkshire to Jeremy Hunt the Secretary of State for Health. Dementia is a growing problem. 820,000 people are currently living with the disease, which is forecast to rise rapidly as the population continues to […]
  • February 20, 2013

    Julian backs calls for a new station in Haxby

    This evening Julian  will be meeting with residents from Haxby and Wigginton to discuss with them their campaign for a train station in Haxby. David Wells from Rail Future will also be present at the meeting and will chair the discussion. The meeting is part of an ongoing campaign to open a new Haxby Station, […]
  • February 18, 2013

    The fight over illegally tethered horses goes on

    The campaign over the problem of illegally tethered horses in York continues to rumble on and last week Julian meet with David Bowles, Head of Public Affairs at the RSPCA to raise the matter once more. Following the meeting, Julian said “Discussions centred around three major areas on which to tackle this highly visible horse […]
  • February 13, 2013

    Let’s bring Richard III home

    Julian has today outlined his support for the campaign to have Richard III buried in York. Julian also announced that he has written to the Archbishop of York, the Ministry of Justice and the Private Secretary to Her Majesty the Queen, to request that the Yorkist King’s final resting place be considered very carefully. The […]
  • February 6, 2013

    Julian explains his stance on Same Sex Marriage

    Following the high profile of the recent same sex marriage debate in Parliament, Julian has written out to all constituents who have been in touch about the matter over the past few months. A copy of Julian’s letter can be viewed below:- Dear Resident, As you will know, the difficult and sensitive issue of same […]
  • February 5, 2013

    Julian backs HS2 news

    Earlier this week, the Secretary of State for Transport announced that York will be connected to HS2. Commenting on the announcement Julian said “I am delighted we finally have confirmation that York has been linked into the new HS2 line. This is something that politicians from all parties in York alongside local business leaders have […]
  • February 1, 2013

    York will be part of Tour de France

    Julian has welcomed news that York will be part of the Tour de France 2014 route. Julian has also urged communities and businesses in the York area to make the most of the world’s largest annual sporting event coming to our great city. Julian, who is a vice-chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group for […]