Monthly Archives: July 2014

Mike Welcomes Music Education Funding

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove & Portslade, and Vice-Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Music Education, has welcomed news that the Department for Education has increased funding for music education. The Government has dedicated Ł75m … Continue reading

Mike Presents Azaro With Tiffin Cup Prize

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has presented the staff of Azaro with a special Tiffin Cup Chef Jacket and certificate as Azaro was Highly Commended in this year’s Tiffin Cup, following its entry into … Continue reading

Mike Backs Parliamentary Motion on Responsible Farming

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove & Portslade, has backed an Early Day Motion (EDM) that calls on the Government to promote a more responsible use of antibiotics in intensive farming. EDM 247 (Use of Antibiotics in … Continue reading

Another Fall in Unemployment Welcomed by Mike

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

Mike Backs Parliamentary Motion to Reduce Tourism-related VAT

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove & Portslade, has backed an Early Day Motion (EDM) that calls on the Government to cut VAT for the tourism sector. EDM 40 (Tourism VAT Reductions) urges the Government to work … Continue reading

Mike Joins Home Secretary on Visit to National IP Crime Unit

Mike Weatherley, Intellectual Property Adviser to the Prime Minister and the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has joined his colleague the Rt Hon Theresa May MP, Home Secretary, as she visited in order to find out more … Continue reading

Mike Urges Residents to Get Insured

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, is backing a joint campaign by The Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) and the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, which encourages holidaymakers to take out adequate travel insurance before … Continue reading

Mike Backs Bone Marrow Campaign

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has backed the Anthony Nolan campaign in order to help raise awareness about bone marrow donation. The UK blood cancer charity Anthony Nolansaves the lives of people with blood … Continue reading

Mike Backs Wildlife Crime Legislation

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove & Portslade, has backed an Early Day Motion (EDM) that calls on the Government to deliver a strategic plan to tackle wildlife crime within the UK. EDM 189 (Wildlife Crime) urges … Continue reading

Azaro Highly Commended in Tiffin Cup 2014

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, is delighted that Azaro has been Highly Commended in this year’s Tiffin Cup, following its entry into the Parliamentary food competition. Azaro, located on Church Road in Hove, was … Continue reading