Monthly Archives: March 2014

Mike Attends WhaleFest

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has attended WhaleFest, an international whale festival that was held in Brighton & Hove on 14th-16th March. WhaleFest is the world’s biggest celebration of wild whales and dolphins, and … Continue reading

Mike Condemns Avoidable Animal Experimentation

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has signed a Parliamentary Motion which highlights arguments against avoidable animal experiments. For Life On Earth is an association for evidence-based medicine that is headed by scientific experts against … Continue reading

Mike Supports Measures to Strengthen Intellectual Property

In a speech in the House of Commons, Mike Weatherley – Intellectual Property Adviser to the Prime Minister and Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade – has reiterated the importance of protecting Intellectual Property Rights on the basis … Continue reading

Mike Calls on Residents to Join Rugby World Cup Volunteer Programme

In the run-up to the 2015 Rugby World Cup, Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, is calling on residents who are interested in sport to take part in a volunteer scheme, which makes hosting the … Continue reading

City Deal a Game Changer for Brighton & Hove

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has ushered in the historic signing of Brighton & Hove’s new City Deal as a game changer for the city and looks forward to serious economic growth in the … Continue reading

Mike Encourages Residents to Open their Gardens for Charity

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, is calling on residents with interesting gardens and open spaces to help support The Sussex Beacon’s annual open garden event. The Garden Gadabout sees over 60 private gardens and … Continue reading

Mike Backs WWF Earth Hour

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has once again pledged his support of WWF’s Earth Hour in Parliament to help raise awareness of the worldwide event. At 8.30pm on Saturday 29th March, millions of people … Continue reading

Mike Welcomes Repair Funding for Churches Damaged by Recent Extreme Weather

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has welcomed the Government’s commitment of funding to help with urgent repair work for churches damaged by recent storms and floods. St Andrew’s Church in Waterloo Street in Hove … Continue reading

Mike Addresses Students and Employers for National Apprenticeship Week

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has championed the Government’s commitment to apprenticeships at a talk that was hosted by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). During the talk, Mike addressed both students and … Continue reading

Mike Calls for Clarity on Effects of Scottish Referendum

Following concerns that have been raised with him by constituents, Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has tabled a series of Written Parliamentary Questions, about the possible impact of Scottish independence. While Mike, who very … Continue reading