Monthly Archives: February 2014

Mike Joins New Business Launch

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, was delighted to attend the launch of new hair removal and skin clinic, No+ Vello, on Church Road in Hove. Mike joined new proprietor, Lydia Hess, at the launch, … Continue reading

Mike Encourages Businesses to Sign up to Broadband Funding

Following an allocation of funding from Central Government, Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, is encouraging organisations from across the city to sign up for superfast broadband support. Back in 2012, Mike was instrumental in … Continue reading

Mike Backs Local Conservatives’ Tax Freeze Budget

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has welcomed and backed new budget proposals from his Conservative colleagues on Brighton & Hove City Council. Residents in Brighton & Hove face a huge council tax rise of … Continue reading

Mike Gets Down to Business with Brighton & Hove Chamber of Commerce

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has met with Sarah Springford, Director of Brighton & Hove Chamber of Commerce and Tracey Allen, the Living Wage Campaign Manager, to discuss pressing issues affecting residents of the … Continue reading

Mike Backs Fathers’ Rights within the Family Court System

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has signed Early Day Motion (EDM) 210 regarding shared parenting rights and the family courts. EDM 210 calls on the Government to review the operations within the family court … 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

Mike says Supermarket Pricing Not on Side of Consumers

Following an investigation by consumer group Which?, Mike has criticised supermarkets for facilitating opaque pricing on products. Mike is concerned that competition is being hampered as in order for the free market to work effectively, competition needs to be fair. … Continue reading

Mike Joins Celebrations of 9 Years of Hunt Ban

At a reception in Parliament, Mike joined the RSPCA, the League Against Cruel Sports and the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) to mark the 9th anniversary of the Hunting Act coming into force. The Hunting Act prohibited the hunting … Continue reading

Mike to Pick Best Local Curry House

For the fifth year running, Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, is holding a competition to find the best South Asian restaurant in his constituency. The winner will be put forward as Hove and Portslade’s … Continue reading

Secretary of State for Justice meets 50 Hove Local Business Owners

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, today hosted a Local Business Forum with the Secretary of State for Justice, the Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP. Mike introduced Chris to 50 owners of businesses in his … Continue reading