Monthly Archives: August 2012

“Weatherley’s Law” Comes into Force Tomorrow

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, is poised to see his parliamentary work on the criminalisation of squatting, dubbed by squatters as “Weatherley’s Law”, come into force on Saturday 1st September. After a long campaign … Continue reading

Mike Wishes Pride 2012 Well

Mike Weatherley, Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has congratulated the organisers of this year’s Pride festival event for the way in which they have prepared for this weekend’s big event. Brighton & Hove Pride is a fantastic celebration … Continue reading

Government’s Environmental Agenda on Track

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, is supporting the Government’s drive to address several key environmental issues, after recent projections highlight a positive future for the solar PV sector. The Government has announced that the … Continue reading

Squatting to be Illegal Within the Week

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has visited residents who have been affected by nearby squats to discuss the change in the law which criminalises squatting from Saturday 1st September. Having been contacted by residents … Continue reading

Two Local Films Nominated for Next Round of Mike’s National Film Competition

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, and founder of Film the House, is delighted that two local entries have made it to the next round of the competition. Singer Elvis Jenner and band Echo Rain … Continue reading

Record GCSE Results for Brighton & Hove Praised by Mike

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has praised local students on their improvements on this year’s GCSE results over last year. Pupils across Brighton & Hove managed to boost their A*-C results to 56% this … Continue reading

Mike Calls for Review of Air Passenger Duty

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, is backing a Parliamentary Motion which calls on the Government to commission a study of the economic benefits of Britain’s Air Passenger Duty. EDM 174, which has received cross-party … Continue reading

Mike and PCC Candidate Katy Bourne Discuss Police Issues in Westminster

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, met with Katy Bourne, the Conservative Candidate for Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner, in Westminster to discuss policing issues facing local residents. Katy Bourne is the Conservative Party Candidate … Continue reading

Hove MP Weatherley Calls on Visitors to Take Their Rubbish With Them

Photo courtesy of Shannon Stewart. Mike Weatherley has called on visitors to Brighton & Hove beaches to take their rubbish back with them when they leave for the day. After a weekend of perfect beach weather, residents have complained to … Continue reading

Hove MP Weatherley Champions Paralympic Games Following Olympic Success

Mike Weatherley is championing Britain’s sporting success following the positive reception that Britain has received for hosting the Olympic Games and, like many excited residents, is looking forward to the upcoming Paralympics. The Olympics received international acclaim following the impressive … Continue reading