Monthly Archives: September 2011

Drugs Paraphernalia in Parks is a Scary Example of Our Broken Drugs Strategy

Mike has spoken out after revelations that drugs equipment was found in a park in Brighton & Hove. Commenting, Mike said: “As a parent I cannot imagine anything scarier than finding needles in a park where my children were playing. … Continue reading

All Speakers Confirmed for Drugs Debate

Mike has confirmed attendance of all speakers for his ‘Are Drug Deaths Avoidable?’ debate. Commenting, Mike said: “With the debate on Friday, I hope that as many members of the public will attend as possible. The speakers are experts in … Continue reading

Mike Welcomes Students to the City

Above: Mike and fellow Conservatives welcome students to Brighton & Hove at Sussex University’s 2011 Freshers’ Fair. With members of the Conservative society, Mike got chatting to new students about their start of university life. Students have signed up to … Continue reading

Mike Honours Former Councillor with New Award

Mike joined in the celebration for the first ever David Smart Award this year, awarded for most creative allotment in Brighton & Hove as part of the City in Bloom prizes. Mike paid tribute to David at the award ceremony … Continue reading

Hove MP Leads Bikers into City in EU Protest

Mike has led a convoy of hundreds of bikers along the A23 in to Brighton & Hove as part of a co-ordinated objection against new EU regulations. Proposed EU regulations threaten to restrict motorbike owners from carrying out modifications and … Continue reading

Mike Joins Generation Expo

Mike has wished Generation Expo, a life festival for the over 40s, good luck with their exhibition at the Brighton Centre. Generation Expo is a light-hearted place to mix straightforward, sensible planning for the future with enjoyment of the future. … Continue reading

StartUp Britain

Mike giving out a prize in StartUp Britain’s free laptop draw. StartUp Britain is a new campaign by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs. Designed to celebrate, inspire and accelerate enterprise in the UK, it has the full backing of the Prime Minister, … Continue reading

Mike Welcomes Drug Debate Comments

Mike has welcomed comments from Chief Superintendent Graham Bartlett, Sussex Police Divisional Commander, and Martin Barnes, Chief Executive of DrugScope, on the forthcoming ‘Are Drug Deaths Avoidable?’ debate. Commenting on the debate, Graham Bartlett said: “I am delighted to be … Continue reading

Mike Supports Updating Law on ‘Ripping’ Music

Mike has written to the Rt Hon Vince Cable MP, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation & Skills, in support of the Government’s proposals to bring the law on copyright into the 21st Century. Format shifting, moving music from one … Continue reading

‘Enforcing good behaviour on trains should start with guards’, says Hove MP Weatherley

Mike Weatherley, the Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has written to the Chief Executive of Southern Railway to encourage guards to lead the way against anti-social behaviour on trains. Acutely aware of the daily problems that anti-social passengers … Continue reading