Monthly Archives: October 2010

Mike Calls for Squatting to be Criminalised

Mike Weatherley, the Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has raised the issue of squatting with Ministers. He has written directly to the Rt Hon Grant Shapps MP, Minister for Housing, and has also submitted a series of Parliamentary … Continue reading

Mike Against Fox Hunting

Mike in his office, enjoying a cup of tea out of his League Against Cruel Sports mug. Since being elected in May 2010, Mike has been actively campaigning against the repeal of the 2004 Hunting Act. Mike believes that hunting … Continue reading

No Smoking Day

Mike supporting No Smoking Day.Mike attended the launch of the 28th annual No Smoking Day campaign, hosted by The No Smoking Day Charity.

Mike Attends Launch of Artists Open Houses

Mike with Andrew Kay and Angi Mariani from Latest Homes.Photo courtesy of Patrick Kneath. In 1981, painter Ned Hoskins opened his Brighton home to the public during the festival and it was so popular that today, some 1500 artists exhibit … Continue reading

Toilet Provision on Brighton-Portsmouth Rail Service

Mike has written to the Managing Director of Southern, Chris Burchell, concerning the introduction of toilet-free rail services running through Hove and Portslade. The text of his letter is as follows: Dear Mr Burchell I write having been contacted by … Continue reading

Brighton & Hove Business Show

Mike and local councillors supporting the Business Show.Showing his support for local entrepreneurs, Mike attended the Brighton & Hove Business Show at Hove Town Hall.

New Primary School in Hove

Mike celebrating the good news (in the rain!).Mike welcomes the news that the Connaught Centre on Connaught Road in the heart of his constituency is to be converted into a primary school. Having campaigned for a new school since his … Continue reading

Rebalancing the Law for Landlords

Mike is supporting a petition to rebalance the law for landlords with unscrupulous tenants. The petition states the following: “We the undersigned wish to (i) highlight the difficulties experienced by responsible landlords when faced with unscrupulous tenants, (ii) seek changes … Continue reading

Adult Education Petition Handed to Council

Mike chairing the public meeting in the Connaught Centre that he organised.Mike presented a petition calling for the Connaught Centre to remain usable for adult education classes to Brighton & Hove Cabinet Member for Children & Young People, Cllr Vanessa … Continue reading