Monthly Archives: July 2011

Hove MP Weatherley Launches Angel of Mine Campaign

Mike has launched the Angel of Mine campaign in order to raise Ł20,000 for Keep a Child Alive, an HIV/AIDS charity. At the launch at Pop Bar last night, Mike kick-started the campaign that Brighton & Hove resident Louis Brown … Continue reading

Travellers Must Stop Destruction of Park, Hove MP Tells Scared and Angry Residents

Mike visited concerned residents of the Greenleas Park area in Hangleton on Wednesday to witness the nightmare that travellers are causing in the usually quiet suburban area. Around 50 residents, amid a large police presence, met with Mike to vent … Continue reading

Mike to Visit Latest Group of Residents to Lose Park to Travellers

Mike is to visit distressed residents who live in the area surrounding Greenleas Park in Hangleton on Wednesday to witness the disruption that travellers are causing following the Green Party’s announcements on the subject of welcoming travellers to the city. … Continue reading

Mike Urges Rethink on Green Party’s Lackadaisical Traveller Free-For-All

Mike has condemned the free-for-all that has ensued in Brighton & Hove as a result of the lackadaisical policies of Caroline Lucas MP and the local Green Administration with respect to travellers. The latest incident has resulted dozens of messages … Continue reading

Mike Nominates Local Community Champion to Carry Olympic Torch

Mike has nominated Lorette Mackie, a local community champion, to carry the Olympic torch when it comes to Brighton & Hove next year. Lorette is the Community Development Worker for Portslade and has worked tirelessly for the community for the … Continue reading

Mike Raises Concern Over Badger Cull

Mike has raised deep concerns about the badger cull which has been proposed to limit bovine TB. Mike has actively promoted animal rights since his election to Parliament last year and he is worried that a vaccination programme is being … Continue reading

Mike Highlights Detrimental Health Effects of Shisha Smoking

Mike has signed an Early Day Motion that draws attention to the detrimental health effects of shisha smoking. Early Day Motion 2027 calls on the Government to take greater steps to increase awareness of the dangers associated with shisha smoking. … Continue reading

Mike Hands Blatchington Mill School Petition to Prime Minister

Mike joined with students and teachers from Blatchington Mill School, to present a ‘Send My Sister to School’ petition to No. 10 Downing Street. The ‘Send My Sister to School’ campaign focuses on giving girls the same chance as boys … Continue reading

Mike Calls for Caution over UK’s Nuclear Ambition

Mike has spoken out against the Government’s plan to expand Britain’s nuclear power facilities. A vocal opponent of nuclear power, Mike urged the Government to be cautious with its Nuclear Programme and give thorough consideration to all of the alternatives … Continue reading

Are Drug Deaths Avoidable? – Mike Announces 30th September Drug Conference

Mike Weatherley, the Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, and member of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Drug Reform, is holding a day-long drugs conference on the future of Britain’s approach to drug laws. The Brighton & Hove … Continue reading