Monthly Archives: October 2013

Mike Backs Diwali Celebrations in Parliament

As the 2013 celebration of Diwali approaches, Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has backed a reception to celebrate the event in the House of Commons. Diwali, the Hindu festival known as ‘the festival of … Continue reading

Councillors Misled on Sport England 50m Pool Position

It has come to light that Councillors on Brighton & Hove City Council’s King Alfred Project Board were misled by Officers on Sport England’s position on dividable 50m pools. The Project Board’s initial report in May (see 3.14 on attachment) … Continue reading

Mike Receives Flu Jab in Parliament to Highlight Need for Protection

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has received his annual flu jab in Parliament and, in order to help save lives, is urging at-risk groups to get vaccinated against the flu virus as soon as … Continue reading

Mike Backs Calls to Keep Main Roads at 30mph

Mike Weatherley MP has backed proposals from Conservative Councillors, motoring groups, residents and local businesses for main roads in Brighton & Hove to remain at 30mph as plans to create a near-blanket 20mph zone across the city are considered. Green-led … Continue reading

Mike Joins Paralympians in Parliament

At a recent event in the House of Commons, Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, met with two Paralympians to raise awareness of social care for disabled people and discuss the impact of the new … Continue reading

Secret Garden Halloween Night

Shiverers and Mike Weatherley Jointly Launch 50m Pool Petition

Following repeated calls from residents for a 50m swimming facility in the city, Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has launched a petition for a new 50m swimming pool at the King Alfred site with … Continue reading

Mike Praises Cybersmile Charity

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has praised anti-cyber-bullying charity Cybersmile as it is shortlisted for the esteemed 2013 Charity Times Awards, and sponsored a Parliamentary Motion congratulating the charity. Early Day Motion 604 (Cyber-Bullying) … Continue reading

Residents Need to Prepare for the Future

With more and more people having longer in retirement as life expectancy continues to rise, Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, is encouraging residents to think ahead now and to financially prepare for their future. … 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 reiterated that the Government’s economic recovery is working. The Office for National Statistics has confirmed that the number of unemployed claimants in … Continue reading