Monthly Archives: April 2013

Justice Committee Member Hove MP Weatherley Backs Prison Reform

Justice Select Committee Member Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has backed a shake-up in prison rewards, following the Justice Department’s change in the prison regime. Mike’s colleague the Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP, Secretary … Continue reading

Mike Highlights Plight of Iranian Pastor

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has backed a Early Day Motion (EDM) that brings to light the sad story of Farshid Fathi, a Christian pastor in Iran, who has been imprisoned on account of … Continue reading

Hove Tandoori Enters Regional Final in Tiffin Cup 2013

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, is delighted to announce that Hove Tandoori has been selected to go through to the regional finals of the parliamentary curry competition, the Tiffin Cup. Hove Tandoori, located on … Continue reading

Mike Thrilled by Seafront Plinth Success

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has welcomed the news that planning permission has been granted for the seafront plinth project that he recently backed. Hove Civic Society is behind the novel idea for a … Continue reading

Plans to Develop the BHASVIC Field Do Not Have My Support

Following the surprise announcement of plans to build a whole new school on BHASVIC playing field, Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has reassured residents that he does not support building over this popular green … Continue reading

Mike Backs Calls for Thatcher International Airport

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has backed a Parliamentary Motion which calls for tribute to be made to the late Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher by renaming one of Britain’s international airports. Early Day Motion … Continue reading

Protection of Brown Hares Needs to go Further

Despite the launch of a new Code of Practice on the management and welfare of brown hares, Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has backed calls for further protection for hares by having the Department … Continue reading

Mike Welcomes Another Fall in Unemployment

Following another fall in unemployment locally, Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has again reiterated that the Government’s economic recovery is working. The Office for National Statistics has confirmed that the number of unemployed claimants … Continue reading

Mike Sponsors Motion on Homophobic Chanting at Football Games

Following on from the recent report on homophobia at Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club matches, Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has sponsored an Early Day Motion (EDM) calling on clubs, supporters, the police … Continue reading

Margaret Thatcher’s Funeral a Fitting Send-off

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has commended the send-off that Margaret Thatcher was given today, as her funeral was watched by the nation and around the world. As well Her Majesty The Queen, leaders … Continue reading