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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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Julian leads parliamentary debate to call on the Government to take urgent action on Special Educational Needs (SEN) support in schools

Julian leads parliamentary debate to call on the Government to take urgent action on Special Educational Needs (SEN) support in schools

Julian has today led calls in Parliament for urgent policy changes to the system of support for children with SEN. Having secured a 90-minute debate in Westminster Hall, he opened the debate by highlighting the disparity that still exists in outcomes between school pupils with SEN and their non-SEN peers. He urged the Government to reconsider the

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Julian Turns on New £1.5 million Sewer Connecting Copmanthorpe and Bishopthorpe

June 21, 2016

Julian has turned on a new sewer which runs between Copmanthorpe and Bishopthorpe, following a £1.5 million investment by Yorkshire Water.

The pipe, which ran parallel to the railway line, had burst a number of times in recent years. The completion of the new sewer pipe is very welcome as the problem of leaks should now be eliminated.

Following the visit Julian said, I very much enjoyed seeing first-hand the investment by Yorkshire Water to reduce the risk of sewer flooding between Bishopthorpe and Copmanthorpe by commissioning a new 2km pipe, which was previously prone to bursting.

“Key infrastructure like sewerage networks are often taken for granted until something goes wrong, and it is welcome that Yorkshire Water has undertaken this important work.”