Monthly Archives: January 2013

Government Minister Visits Homeless Charity in Hove

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has today welcomed his colleague Brandon Lewis MP, a Minister in the Department for Communities & Local Government, to Hove in a visit to Off the Fence, a local … Continue reading

Mike Welcomes New Hospital Chief

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has congratulated Matthew Kershaw who has been appointed as the new Chief Executive of Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust. Matthew has over 20 years experience in healthcare … Continue reading

Protect Our Bees

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, is backing an Early Day Motion (EDM) that calls for a ban on a pesticide that is decimating our bee population. EDM 312 (Pesticide Use and Bumble Bees) highlights … Continue reading

Mike Champions Award-winning Local Shop

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has visited award-winning local wine shop Quaff to congratulate owner Toby Pierce on his national Independent Retailer Award. Quaff was recently recognised by the International Wine & Spirit Competition … Continue reading

Mike Backs New Live Venue Law

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, helped lead a campaign that has successfully persuaded the Government that live music venues with a capacity of under 500 people should no longer require a license. Mike has … Continue reading

Mike to Welcome Government Minister to Hove

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, is delighted to announce that his colleague Brandon Lewis MP will be coming to Hove. Mr Lewis has accepted Mike’s invitation to visit Off the Fence, a local homelessness … Continue reading

Local Businesses Should Make Most of Overseas Market Research Scheme

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has called on local businesses to take up the opportunities that are offered by the Export Marketing Research Scheme (EMRS), which is funded by UK Trade & Investment, a … Continue reading

Mike Encourages Students to be Chancellor for the Day

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, is supporting Chance to be Chancellor, a national competition for schools which aims to encourage economic awareness among young people. Mike is calling again on schools in Hove and … Continue reading

Squatters Harming Local Economy

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has slammed those squatters who are holed up in a building in central Brighton, as they prevent 150 new jobs coming to the city. Squatters are currently occupying the … Continue reading

Mike Helps Raise Awareness of Meningitis

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has signed the Meningitis Matters pledge as part of a public awareness drive on the life-threatening disease. Mike recently showed support for the Meningitis Research Foundation’s Meningitis Matters campaign … Continue reading