Monthly Archives: September 2012

Mike Backs No-Nonsense Approach on New Squatter Law

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has backed the no-nonsense approach that has been taken by magistrates in London, as England’s first squatter is jailed under the new legislation which criminalised squatting on 1st September. … Continue reading

Petition Council for Free Parking in Central Hove

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, is backing a petition by Central Hove Conservatives, Cllr Andrew Wealls and Adam Love, to open up Norton Road car park to residents with parking permits and the public … Continue reading

Mike Encourages Residents to Wear it Pink?

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, is encouraging residents to take park in the 10th Wear it Pink awareness day to help fund cancer research. Every year in the UK, around 48,000 women and 340 … Continue reading

Mike Contacts Transport Minister Over EU Modified Car Ban

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has written to his colleague the Secretary of State for Transport about new EU rules that could make it practically impossible for modified cars to be allowed on British … Continue reading

Memorial to Former Hangleton Councillor a Wonderful Tribute

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, attended the unveiling of a bench in honour of the late Hangleton & Knoll councillor, David Smart. At the centre of Hangleton’s first community Fun Day on Saturday 8th … Continue reading

Yngwie Malmsteen Visits Parliament to Join Mike’s Rock the House

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has taken guitar legend Yngwie Malmsteen on a tour of Parliament where they discussed Mike’s national music competition and Yngwie becoming a patron. Yngwie Malmsteen, a world-renowned guiatarist, recently … Continue reading

Mike Backs Government’s Plan to Get Empty Buildings Back into Use

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has backed plans that have been outlined by the Secretary of State for Communities & Local Government to get empty buildings around the country back into use. The Rt … Continue reading

Mike Announces Baroness Hanham to visit Portslade

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has announced a visit by his ministerial colleague to Portslade on Thursday 20th September. Baroness Hanham CBE, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the Department for Communities & Local … Continue reading

Government Unemployment Strategy is Working

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has backed the Government’s economic strategy as figures show a fall in local unemployment. Last week, the Office for National Statistics published the unemployment figures for Hove and Portslade. … Continue reading

Gove Backs Hove in House Of Commons

Michael Gove MP, Secretary of State for Education, has stated in the House of Commons that he plans to visit the new Hove-based bilingual Free School in its temporary home in Falmer shortly. The move has been backed by the … Continue reading