Monthly Archives: February 2012

Mike Welcomes St Paul’s Protesters Eviction

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has welcomed this week’s eviction of the professional protesters that had been camping outside of St Paul’s since October last year. Mike has condemned the campers in a number … Continue reading

Music Industry Professionals and Rock Stars Join Mike in Live Music Debate

Mike has chaired a debate on live music in Parliament. A number of leading music industry professionals and rock stars joined Mike for an important discussion on live music-related issues. For more information, please see www.rockthehouse2012.com. Panellists included: • Tim … Continue reading

New Nature Zones Championed by Mike

Mike has welcomed a grant of over Ł600,000 for the South Downs to create wildlife havens, restore habitats and encourage local people to get involved with nature. The South Downs Way Ahead project has been chosen as one of 12 … Continue reading

Mike Condemns Serial Robber

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, and Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Retail & Business Crime, has condemned a repeat attempt to rob a local newsagent. Mike recently visited the owner of Associates … Continue reading

Mike Supports Bilingual School Fundraiser

Mike is attending a fundraiser for a bilingual school in Brighton & Hove in April at Fellini, a new Italian restaurant in Hove. The bilingual primary schools aims to be the first English and Spanish primary school in the UK. … Continue reading

Local Nursery Supported by Mike

Mike is supporting the Poets Corner Nursery, in a disagreement over waste collection charges that could force them to close. Mike was contacted by the Poets Corner Nursery after they received enormous bills for waste collection from PHS Wastetech. The … Continue reading

Mike Tables an Urgent Question on Riot Compensation

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, and Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Retail & Business Crime, has tabled an Urgent Question in Parliament on the issue of riot compensation for small businesses across … Continue reading

Know Your Fracture Risk

Mike underwent a fracture risk assessment in the House of Commons to raise awareness of the risk to bones of breakage. Fractures are a major health concern in Hove and Portslade, outnumbering both heart attacks and strokes. It is estimated … Continue reading

Coastal Communities Fund Prospectus Launch Welcomed by Mike

Mike has welcomed the Coastal Communities Fund Prospectus launch by the Department of Communities & Local Government. The new fund underlines the Government’s commitment to support coastal towns now and in the future so that they can benefit from growth … Continue reading

Mike Supports Student Campaign for More Bus Competition

Mike has come out in support of a student campaign for more competition amongst bus companies in Brighton & Hove. Students from Sussex University’s Conservative Society have launched a petition that calls on the Competition Commission to change the rules … Continue reading