Monthly Archives: March 2011

Mike’s Speech on Squatting

Mike has given a speech in Parliament concerning squatting. The text of his speech is as follows: “Mr Brady, it is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship today. I will start with a quote. “This place isn’t nice enough … Continue reading

Launch of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Retail & Business Crime

Mike, Peter Aldous MP and Penny Mordaunt MP.31 MPs signed up to become members of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Retail & Business Crime (APPG-RBC) at the inaugural meeting. Formed by Mike, with the support of the National Business … Continue reading

Mike Gets Charged Up for WWF’s Earth Hour

Mike got on his bike to pedal with a Panda for WWF’s Earth Hour, the world’s biggest call for action to protect the planet. On 26 March, between 8.30pm-9.30pm, the global skyline will be plunged into darkness as families, businesses … Continue reading

Hove and Portslade Battle of the Bands – Rock the House Quarter-Finals

Mike is searching for the best live music act to represent Hove and Portslade in the national Rock the House competition. What is Rock the House? Rock The House is a music competition with a political twist; supporting unsigned bands … Continue reading

Squatting Campaign Close to Victory

Mike’s campaign to criminalise squatting is close to victory as the Justice Secretary, the Rt Hon Kenneth Clarke QC MP, voiced his support for a change in the law to end the days of squatters’ rights. Mike has been leading … Continue reading

First Class Medal of Perfection

Mike congratulating Mr Khalil on receiving the First Class Medal of Perfection. The First Class Medal of Perfection was awarded to Mr Khalil, a resident of Hove, by the President of Sudan for charity work in England and Sudan. Mike … Continue reading

February Bulletin: A Message From Mike

As a new feature for 2011, I will be updating my constituents – and anybody else who might be interested – by e-mail on exactly what I have been up to on behalf of Hove and Portslade each month. As … Continue reading

Mike Supports The Big Lemon

Mike with Tom Druitt, Director of The Big Lemon. Mike has written to the Chief Executive of Brighton & Hove City Council, John Barradell, on the subject of fair competition amongst bus companies locally. He has also written to the … Continue reading

Active Harry

Mike Weatherley MP and Simon Kirby MP meet Active Harry. Mike and Simon had the pleasure of meeting child fitness star Active Harry (Harry Johnson, aged ten). Harry is the Youth Ambassador For Health & Fitness in Brentwood, appointed by … Continue reading

Mike Visits Renewable Energy Business

Mike at the Portslade branch of Plumbing Trade Supplies. Encouraging the uptake of renewable energy technology to help constituents slash fuel bills – and boost the heating industry – was the focus of Mike’s visit. Mike visited the Portslade branch … Continue reading