Monthly Archives: November 2011

Our Country Needs Unity, Not Divisive Strikes

Mike has called for strikers to join with the rest of the country in working together to tackle the deficit. During this time of change, Mike stressed that Britain needs unity, not divisive strikes. Up to two million public sector … Continue reading

Jeremy Hunt and Hove MP Weatherley Discuss Destructive Ticket Touts

Mike Weatherley, the Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, along with industry leaders met with the Secretary of State for Culture, Media & Sport to discuss the detrimental impact of ticket touting in the UK. Mike, along with a … Continue reading

Mike to Visit Brighton Campsite

Mike is to visit the campsite in Victoria Gardens in Brighton with the BBC. Mike has called on the campers in Victoria Gardens to leave, after clearly stating that long-term camping in public spaces as a form of protest is … Continue reading

Campers Should Pay Rates

Mike has called on the Campers at St Paul’s and in the centre of Brighton to pay Council Tax. Mike has condemned the campers outside St Paul’s in a number of articles in the Daily Express and Time Out. Locally, … Continue reading

Greens Afraid of Council Tax Referendum

Mike has condemned the Greens over their proposed rise of Council Tax and reticence to call a referendum on higher rises. Councils across the country that wish to raise Council Tax above 3.5% must put the decision to residents in … Continue reading

Concerns Over Copyright Exemption Raised by Mike

Mike has raised his concerns with ministers over the exemption to copyright which is proposed in the Hargreaves review. He has written to both Ed Vaizey MP, Minister for Culture, Communications & Creative Industries, and Ed Davey MP, Minister for … Continue reading

EU Bike Protest – Video

EU Bike Protest in Brussels Led by Mike

Above: Mike is pictured with Danny John-Jules, aka ‘Cat’ from the popular BBC series Red Dwarf. Mike has led protesters outside the European Parliament in Brussels in opposing planned European Union regulations. The regulations would bar motorcyclists from customising their … Continue reading

Cyber Crime Early Day Motion Tabled by Mike

Mike has tabled an Early Day Motion (EDM) in the House of Commons to make it easier for businesses to report cyber crime. There is a feeling amongst business owners that the Government is not doing enough to assist those … Continue reading

Mike Takes Part In International Drugs Conference in House of Lords

Mike has attended an international drugs conference hosted by the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Drug Policy Reform in the House of Lords. Mike, a Member of the APPG on Drug Policy Reform, who hosted his own national drugs … Continue reading