Monthly Archives: January 2011

Chinese New Year

Mike celebrating Chinese New Year at Hove Town Hall.

Mike Calls for Police to Administer Noise Law

Mike has tabled an Early Day Motion (EDM 1325) calling for police throughout the UK to be given equal powers to Environmental Health Teams in administering noise law, as agreed on a local basis. Such legislation would allow police to … Continue reading

Holocaust Memorial Day 2011

Mike signing the Book of Commitment.Mike has pledged his commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day by signing a Book of Commitment in the House of Commons to honour those who perished in the Holocaust. With 27th January marking the 66th anniversary … Continue reading

Portslade MP Backs Climbing Plans

Concept sketch by David Le Lay Architects.Mike has given his support to plans to build the south of England’s highest climbing wall in Portslade. The three-storey former Flexer Sacks factory in Portslade has been picked as the potential venue for … Continue reading

Mike Against Beak Trimming

Mike has spoken out against the cruel practice of beak trimming. A portion of the beaks of laying hens are routinely removed in the UK as a preventative measure against cannibalism and fighting. The practice was due to be banned … Continue reading

Hove MP Calls for Safer Medicines

Patient safety group Safer Medicines Campaign has thanked Mike for signing Early Day Motion 475 “Safety of Medicines” to improve the safety testing of new drugs. Although many medicines are essential and save many lives, their side effects hospitalise a … Continue reading

Mike Visits Local HomeSafe Scheme

Mike at the Hove HomeSafe scheme HomeSafe provides services to help vulnerable people live independently in their homes. Their work includes making homes safer, more secure and suitable to people’s needs and circumstances. “We’re always pleased to showcase HomeSafe’s excellent … Continue reading

“Alcohol and Residential Areas – A Bitter Cocktail?” by Mike Weatherley MP

With over 1,400 licensed premises, Brighton & Hove’s claim to having the most pubs in the country is much more than just an urban myth. The figure includes restaurants, off-licences, hotels too so the 250,000 people living in Brighton & … Continue reading

Mike Comes Out in Support of NOtoAV

Mike has come out in support of the NOtoAV campaign. NOtoAV is the official campaign for the ‘No’ vote for the national referendum on changing the voting system from First Past the Post (FPTP) to the Alternative Vote (AV). How … Continue reading

Make Brighton Rock!

A competition called Make Brighton Rock has been set up to find new ways to improve Brighton – with a reward for those with the best ideas. Make Brighton Rock is asking for ideas to be submitted which will then … Continue reading