Monthly Archives: December 2012

Government’s Tax Cuts are Helping Local People, says Mike

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, is pleased to announce that tens of thousands of local residents will pay less tax from April next year. Following tax changes that have been introduced by the Conservative-led … Continue reading

Mike Backs Local Transport Funding Boost

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, is backing a funding boost of almost £1m for local transport in Brighton & Hove between now and 2015. The Government recently announced an additional £215m maintenance fund that … Continue reading

Mike Reaffirms His Support for Hunting Ban

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has reaffirmed his support for the Hunting Act 2004, which banned hunting with dogs. Mike is a strong supporter of animal welfare and has pledged to vote against any … Continue reading

Mike Backs Parliamentary Motion on Energy Efficiency

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, is backing an Early Day Motion (EDM) that calls on the Government to embrace the Energy Efficiency and Reduction in Energy Costs Bill. EDM 841 (Energy Efficiency and Reduction … Continue reading

School Pupils from Portslade Design Christmas Card for Mike

Mike Weatherley, the Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has chosen a Christmas card that were designed by two pupils from a local school, Hillside, in Portslade. Ryan O’Donoghue of Foxglove class and Ziyad Fadlalla of Elm class had … Continue reading

Mike Backs International Children’s Charity

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has met with Hope & Homes for Children, a charity which helps some of the most vulnerable children around the world, at a reception in Parliament – and offered … Continue reading

Mike Backs Clean Wave Petition

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has backed a petition by Surfers Against Sewage (SAS) which aims to highlight the value of waves as a cultural, social, economic and environmental asset to coastal communities. Mike … Continue reading

Mike Opens New Shop That Will Help Local Charities

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, recently opened a second-hand boutique shop with a charitable ethos, The Melrose Closet, on Upper Market Street in Hove. The Melrose Closet is the inspiration of Jill Andrews, who … Continue reading

Mike Congratulates New Sussex Beacon Chief Executive

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has congratulated Simon Dowe, the new Chief Executive for The Sussex Beacon, on his appointment and wished him the utmost success in continuing the charity’s fantastic work across Sussex. … Continue reading

Mike Calls on Council to Embrace Sustainable Communities Act

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, is urging Brighton & Hove City Council to use powers that have been granted to local authorities by the Sustainable Communities Act, in order to increase decision-making that is … Continue reading