Monthly Archives: August 2013

Parliament Should Have Say on Unnecessary Badger Cull

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has signed a Parliamentary Motion to call on the Government to allow a vote in the Commons to decide on the impending badger cull. Mike has signed Early Day … Continue reading

Mike Backs Campaign to Bring Former Hove Resident Home

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has backed the campaign launched by family members of former Hove resident Holly Ann Schofield to return to the UK after she was injured in Greece. Holly was seriously … Continue reading

Mike Raises Parking Profit Concerns with City Council

Following a High Court ruling, Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has written to Brighton & Hove City Council to highlight residents’ concerns about the council’s position on using high parking fees as a stealth … Continue reading

Great Local Performance as Exams Get Tougher

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has praised local students as their hard work pays off as they receive record GCSE results. Secondary schools in Hove and Portslade are reporting recording-breaking results, with grade improvements … Continue reading

Serial Protesters Harming Anti-fracking Cause

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, is concerned that professional protestors, who relish altercations with the authorities, are obscuring the legitimate concerns of local residents. Lifestyle protestors, the likes of whom regularly attend an array … Continue reading

Mike Welcomes Another Fall in Unemployment

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

Mike Slams South-to-North Train Subsidies

Following the news that rail fairs are set to increase by an average of 4.1%, Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has slammed the convoluted system of subsidies that is in place and called for … Continue reading

Mike Congratulates Students on Fantastic A-level Results

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has sent his congratulations to local students who received their A-level results today. Mike was delighted to hear that A-level results across Brighton & Hove have improved on the … Continue reading

Mike Urges Caution Over Tourism Tax

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has labelled a tourist tax unworkable and damaging, after Labour MP Sadiq Khan, proposed the idea. Brighton & Hove relies heavily on the revenue that it receives from the … Continue reading

Legislation Needed to Combat Ticket Touts

Following the huge rise in music tickets sold by ticket touts, Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, is calling for the Government to intervene in order to protect music fans. Mike has a keen interest … Continue reading