Monthly Archives: June 2011

Mike Supports One Punch Can Kill Campaign

Mike has backed the One Punch Can Kill campaign set up by the family of Ashley Mansell. Ashley Mansell is one of a number of people who have died recently in Brighton & Hove as a result of being punched. … Continue reading

Weatherley Intervention Leads to Van Dweller Council Tax at Medina House

Since his election to the House of Commons last year as Hove’s representative Mike has raised the issue of the appalling state of Medina House on a number of occasions. The latest action saw Mike writing to the Chief Executive … Continue reading

Mike Backs Campaign Against Disability Hate Crime

Mike has shown his support for Mencap’s Stand by me campaign, that was launched during Learning Disability Week (20th-26th June 2011). The campaign will challenge the police, the criminal justice system and the courts to take the lead in ending … Continue reading

Mike Pledges Support for Circus Animal Ban

Mike has today pledged his support for a ban in the shortest possible time-frame for wild animals in circuses. Since his election, Mike has consistently voted in favour of animal rights and has supported a number of campaigns for better … Continue reading

Mike Salutes Heroic ‘Tigers’ at Freedom of the City March

Mike has paid tribute to Britain’s Armed Forces and highlighted the deep gratitude that we all owe to them for our continued security. Mike wanted to take the opportunity to thank our combined Armed Forces for providing protection to all … Continue reading

Mike Supports AGE UK’s Falls Awareness Week

Mike has welcomed this year’s Falls Awareness Week, which runs from 20th-24th June. According to AGE UK, every year more than 3 million people aged over 65, including half of those aged 80 and above, will have a fall. The … Continue reading

Mike Sends Squatters Packing

The Prime Minister has today announced plans to take forward Mike’s proposals to make squatting a criminal offence – and Mike’s campaign has received recognition from Kenneth Clarke, Secretary of State for Justice. Mike has been calling on the Government … Continue reading

Top Conservative Politicians Join Forces to Support Cumulative Impact Zone in Brunswick Town

Mike Weatherley MP and Cllr Geoffrey Theobald OBE, Conservative Group Leader, have called on all Brighton & Hove City Councillors to support the extension of the Cumulative Impact Zone to cover Brunswick Town. Late night drinking has become such a … Continue reading

Mike Meets with the Environment Agency

The Environment Agency invited Mike to see how it is monitoring water quality in Sussex. Mike accompanied Area Manager James Humphrys and Sampling & Collection Officer Adrian Davis on one of Adrian’s weekly visits to Hove beach to take a … Continue reading

Hove MP Calls for City Architecture to Look to the Future

Mike has called on Brighton & Hove City Council to reject plans for the proposed development on the site of the former Sackville Hotel on Kingsway in Hove. After reviewing the plans for the new development, Mike wrote to John … Continue reading