Monthly Archives: May 2011

Mike on Squatting

“FACT: squatters cause damage, are frequently anti-social, delay buildings being developed and avoid the daily expenses we all have to pay. They are usually politically motivated and anti establishment. Any suggestion that squatters are only looking for a place to … Continue reading

Mike Presses Minister on Patient Choice in Cataract Treatments

Mike has met with Health Minister Earl Howe to raise the issue of improving patient information and choice of cataract treatments, and to press him to commit in principle to bringing about a positive change in the way that such … Continue reading

MP Weatherley tells Olympic Committee not to forget Hove (and Portslade!)

The Organising Committee of the 2012 Olympic Games announced today that the Olympic torch will be brought to Brighton on Saturday 16th July as part of its tour of Britain before the Games commence on 27th July. Mike has welcomed … Continue reading

Mike Sends Echo Rain to ‘Rock the House’

Above: Mike with Hove and Portslade’s entry in Rock the House. Mike has staged a battle of the bands event to decide which local act should be put forward as our local entrant in ‘Rock the House’. The winner, Echo … Continue reading

April Bulletin: A Message From Mike

I pledged to campaign hard for Hove and Portslade, and that’s exactly what I have done over the past twelve months. I have aired my constituents’ views on live music, HIV/AIDS, squatting, and our local identity at a national level, … Continue reading

Mike Picks Best Local Curry

Mike with the owner of Ganges Brasserie. Mike has held a competition to find the best South Asian restaurant in his constituency. The winner, Ganges Brasserie, has been put forward as Hove and Portslade’s entrant in the 2011 Tiffin Cup. … Continue reading