Monthly Archives: February 2011

Mike Launches Rock the House

Mike is proud to launch the first ever Parliamentary competition to find the best live band and live music venue in the UK, Rock the House, and to invite nominations from within his Hove and Portslade constituency. Rock the House … Continue reading

Anti-Social Behaviour on Southern Trains

Mike has written to the Managing Director of Southern, Chris Burchell, concerning anti-social behaviour on Southern trains. The text of his letter is as follows: Dear Chris I have lost count of the number of times that the issue of … Continue reading

Park House Planning Brief

Mike has written to Brighton & Hove City Council concerning the planning brief for Park House. The text of his letter is as follows: Dear Jo Following countless conversations with and many letters from a great number of my constituents, … Continue reading

Mike Meets with Type 1 Diabetes Campaigners

Mike met with representatives of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) to learn about type 1 diabetes and find out how the charity is funding research in order to find a cure for the condition. After hearing about the realities … Continue reading

Mike Forms Retail Crime Forum

Efforts to prevent and reduce retail crime have taken a major step forward with Mike setting up a cross-party forum to discuss retail crime issues. The group, called the All Party Parliamentary Group on Retail and Business Crime, will look … Continue reading

Portslade MP Says Remove Brighton

Mike has questioned Royal Mail over why residents of Portslade must include the term ‘Brighton’ within their addresses. Having been contacted about the issue by a number of Portslade residents since his election in May 2010, Mike is campaigning for … Continue reading

Interview with Charalampos Xekoukoulotakis

Mike was interviewed by journalist Charalampos Xekoukoulotakis for Brighton and Hove Free Press. The text of the interview is below. Which issues do you regard as your priorities in your capacity as MP for Hove and Portslade? The people of … Continue reading

Local MPs Welcome Home Affairs Select Committee to Brighton & Hove

Mike Weatherley MP and Simon Kirby MP welcomed the Home Affairs Select Committee to Brighton & Hove. The Select Committee was invited to Brighton Town Hall to hear evidence from local language schools about changes to student visas. English language … Continue reading

Mike Visits Rodhus Art and Design

Mike and Richard Ainsworth, the driving force behind Rodhus.Mike attended the launch of Rodhus Art and Design on Hollingdean Road in Brighton. Rodhus provides artists and designers with workshop areas, gallery space and business assistance. Richard Ainsworth is passionate about … Continue reading