Monthly Archives: January 2012

Mike Tells Local Council that Residents are NOT Racist

Mike has spoken out against Brighton & Hove City Council’s handling of Traveller issues in the city – before going on to suggest a way forward. In a keynote speech that was addressed to the Traveller Strategy Scrutiny Panel at … Continue reading

Mike Mucks in to Support Local Pubs

Mike is helping out one of Hove’s most popular pubs on Friday night to highlight the importance of pubs to the local community and economy. Mike will be working part of the evening shift in the Ancient Mariner on Rutland … Continue reading

Camping on Public Land is Unacceptable

Mike has spoken out against campers pitching up on public land on the Hove seafront. A number of tents have appeared recently on the Hove seafront on public owned land. Not linked to any form of protest, these tents are … Continue reading

Holocaust Memorial Day Marked by Mike Signing Book of Commitment

Mike has signed the Holocaust Memorial Day Book of Commitment. Friday 27th January will mark the 67th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the Nazi concentration and extermination camp which is the site of the largest mass murder in history. … Continue reading

Get Your Levels Checked

Mike has called on residents to check their blood glucose levels as part of a campaign to raise awareness of diabetes. Mike has had his blood glucose levels checked in Parliament as the International Diabetes Federation is keen to improve … Continue reading

Culture Minister to Meet with Brighton & Hove Businesses to Support New Broadband Bid

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, and Simon Kirby, the Member of Parliament for Brighton Kemptown, have met with Jeremy Hunt who has pledged his support for a new campaign for ultra-fast broadband for Brighton … Continue reading

Mike to Discuss High Speed Broadband With Jeremy Hunt

Mike is meeting with Jeremy Hunt to discuss High Speed Broadband opportunities in Brighton & Hove. The meeting tomorrow is the result of a letter that Mike sent to the Secretary of State for Culture, Media & Sport following an … Continue reading

Train Operators Must Respond to Large Delays Better

Mike has written to Chris Burchell, Chief Executive of Southern Railway, over the chaos that ensues at large stations following delays. Mike has called specifically for co-ordinated programme of steps to take during large-scale disruptions at principal stations on the … Continue reading

Wild Animal Circus Ban Supported by Mike

Mike is supporting an Early Day Motion that urges the Government to enact a ban on the use of wild animals in circuses. The Government aims for Britain to have the highest levels of animal welfare. However, the Department for … Continue reading

Mike’s Lens is Definitely in Focus for the British Film Industry

Mike is giving cautious backing to Government plans to focus National Lottery funding on the UK film industry. Mike’s announcement follows a speech made by the Prime Minister, David Cameron, at Pinewood Studios in west London which outlined plans to … Continue reading