Monthly Archives: December 2011

Mike Over the Moon to Receive Space Invitation

Mike has attended the Annual General Meeting of the Parliamentary Space Committee in the House of Commons. The Parliamentary Space Committee is a cross-party group of MPs and Peers, united to raise awareness of the benefits of Britain’s leading role … Continue reading

New Homeless Funding Welcomed by Mike

Mike has welcomed a £250,000 homelessness funding boost for Brighton & Hove. Mike’s colleague the Rt Hon Grant Shapps MP, Housing Minister, has announced an £8 million funding boost towards the national No Second Night Out pledge. Brighton & Hove … Continue reading

Mike Weatherley MP Contacts Hove and Portslade Businesses

Mike is contacting Hove and Portslade businesses to ask them for input locally that he can use in Westminster. In his letter, Mike said: “As you may be aware, I have been working tirelessly since I was elected in 2010 … Continue reading

Cox Victory is the Beginning of Green Demise

Mike has congratulated Cllr Graham Cox on his election in the Westbourne by-election to Brighton & Hove City Council. In what was considered to be a tight three-way marginal, Graham Cox received 1,027 votes, Labour 826 votes and the Greens, … Continue reading

Watch Out For Fake Goods This Christmas

Mike has called on residents to protect themselves and small businesses by rejecting fake goods this Christmas. Mike recently attended the ‘Real Deal’ campaign in Parliament. The ‘Real Deal’ campaign is a cross-sector partnership initiative that brings together local authority … Continue reading

‘Top Green Swaps Team’ Welcomed by Mike

Mike has welcomed the defection of the Green Leader of Norfolk County Council. Cllr Philip Hardy, leader of the Greens in Norfolk County Council, has defected to the Conservative Party. Cllr Hardy has said that he shares the Conservatives’ vision … Continue reading

Shameful Green Games Are Latest Nail in Standards Board Coffin

Mike has called for the flawed standards committee of Brighton & Hove City Council to be abolished following the overtly partisan nature of its investigations. Following a recent Green-led ‘investigation’ into the conduct of Cllr Dawn Barnett who protested about … Continue reading

Local Portslade Pupil Designs Christmas Card for Mike

Mike has chosen a Christmas card designed by a pupil from a local school, Hillside in Portslade. Matthew Ebers, aged 11, of Chestnut class had his card picked as the winning design for Mike’s 2011 Christmas Card. Matthew’s snowman card … Continue reading

Daniel Hannan MEP Condemns Brighton & Hove Council Tax Rise

Mike Weatherley, the Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, along with Daniel Hannan MEP and Westbourne by-election candidate Graham Cox, have been discussing with residents on the streets of Westbourne the Green administration’s regressive council tax rise. Councils across … Continue reading

Latest Green U-Turn is an Embarrassing Admission of Failure

Mike has spoken out at the Green administration’s awkward u-turn in policy over allowing campers in Brighton & Hove’s  parks, following an assault on a fire-fighter and an expensive clean-up operation. Brighton’s untidiness made national news when campers, encouraged by … Continue reading