Monthly Archives: May 2014

Rock Superstar Slash to Meet Mike Weatherley in Parliament

Mike Weatherley, Intellectual Property Adviser to the Prime Minister and Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, will be welcoming legendary guitar player Slash to Parliament on Monday. Slash will be accompanied by Myles Kennedy & the Conspirators. The … Continue reading

How the Internet Giants Can Help in the Fight Against Online Piracy

Mike Weatherley, Intellectual Property Adviser to the Prime Minister and Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has published a report entitled Search Engines and Piracy, which outlines the shortcomings of search engine providers in the fight against online … Continue reading

Search Engines and Piracy – A Discussion Paper by Mike Weatherley MP

For a PDF of the report, click here. Full text of the report is below. Please note this a private discussion paper and not Government policy. Contents                           … Continue reading

Mike Offers Government Diplomatic Assistance in Wake of Thailand Military Coup

Mike Weatherley, Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) ASEAN, and the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has written to the Foreign Secretary to offer his support in his capacity as the Chair of the APPG. The … Continue reading

Choice on Europe is Clear

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has reiterated his support for the Prime Minister’s promises on Britain’s relationship with Europe in the election on Thursday 22nd May. The core guarantees of the Conservative Party European … Continue reading

Home Secretary to Join Mike on Visit to New National IP Crime Unit

Mike Weatherley, Intellectual Property Adviser to the Prime Minister and the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, is delighted that the Home Secretary has accepted his invitation to visit the newly-formed Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU), which … Continue reading

More People Moving Off Benefits and Into Work in Hove and Portslade

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has welcomed new figures showing that the number of people claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance in his constituency has fallen by 540 over the past year. The Office for National Statistics has … Continue reading

Mike Welcomes Foreign Secretary to Hove

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has welcomed his colleague the Rt Hon William Hague MP, Foreign Secretary, to meet some of his constituents in Hove. The Foreign Secretary met with residents at an event … Continue reading

“Let’s Get Behind Festival”

As the Brighton Festival continues throughout May, Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, is hoping that residents will take advantage of what is on offer over the weekend. The Brighton Festival was founded in 1965 … Continue reading

Mike Encourages Residents to Take Bike Safety Seriously

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, is encouraging residents to pedal down to a local cycling safety event being held on Saturday 17th May. At the event, one hundred free bells will be given out … Continue reading