Monthly Archives: July 2011

MP Weatherley Welcomes Hove Tiffin Cup Finalist to Parliament

Mike recently welcomed Ganges Brasserie to Parliament to take part in the Tiffin Cup 2011 final. The Tiffin Cup winner is chosen from a list of restaurants that have been nominated by their local MPs. Ganges Brasserie on Church Road … Continue reading

Connaught Meeting a Great Success, says Hove MP Weatherley

Mike held a successful Connaught School public meeting today, Thursday 14th July. Forty interested residents – and children – turned up and heard from Gil Sweetenham (Schools Futures Project Director), Cllr Andrew Wealls and Mike Weatherley MP. Residents and parents … Continue reading

June Bulletin: A Message From Mike

June was an exciting month for many of us, both nationally and locally – laws have been reformed, heroes have been welcomed home, and winners have been announced. This month’s bulletin starts with some bad news though. Brighton & Hove … Continue reading

Mike Supports Constituents who Have Fallen Victim to Crime Abroad

Mike Weatherley, the Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, and Chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Retail and Business Crime, gave a speech in Parliament urging the Government to support the EU directive on a minimum standard … Continue reading

Mike Weatherley Signs Up To Organ Donor List

Mike has signed up to the Organ Donor Register as part of National Transplant week. Having recently hailed the importance of giving blood, Mike wanted to emphasise the significance of signing the Organ Donor Register. This is easy to do … Continue reading

Mike Sports British Olympic Fashion Range

Mike donned some Olympic-themed clothing as part of a parliamentary project to promote British manufacturing and design. The Olympic themed clothing range was designed for The Sussex Fashion Trust by Julius Arthur Quinn from Brighton University. The designs were commissioned … Continue reading

Mike Supports Quieter Night Deliveries

Mike has congratulated the Noise Abatement Society on its successful collaborative work with the Department for Transport and the Freight Transport Association on the subject of quieter late night deliveries. The Quiet Delivery Demonstration Scheme was developed jointly by the … Continue reading

Top Conservative Politicians Oppose Reckless Council Tax Rise

Cllr Geoffrey Theobald OBE, Conservative Group Leader, and Hove MP Mike Weatherley have condemned the Greens’ proposed rise in council tax that could see a Band D taxpayer a staggering Ł700 worse off over 4 years under projected figures. Following … Continue reading

Hove MP Weatherley Calls For Greens To Be Destroyed

Mike has called on Brighton & Hove City Council to purge out-of-control weeds on Livingstone Road in Hove. After visiting Livingstone Road residents to see the weeds for himself, Mike was astonished at the extent to which the weeds are … Continue reading

Connaught School Public Meeting – 14th July

Mike will be chairing a public meeting to update parents on Hove’s new Connaught Primary School. This follows the meeting which he held last year in advance of the announcement of the school’s opening being made. As many local parents … Continue reading