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Mike Launches National Commercial Squatting Fightback with Letter to Downing Street

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, along with Mike Stimpson, Chair of the Southern Landlords Association, has hand-delivered a personal letter to the Prime Minister calling for anti-squatting legislation to be extended to commercial properties. … Continue reading

Mike Asks PM to Back Campaign to Criminalise Squatting in Commercial Premises

Following legislation that came into force last year that criminalised squatting in residential premises, Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has called directly on the Prime Minister to now back the campaign to extend the … Continue reading

Squatting Statement

“The Government recognises the vulnerability of certain people in society which is why councils have a statutory duty of care towards the homeless. Councils must help when such cases are brought to their attention. This is well known by the … Continue reading

Mike Questions Minister Over New Squatting Law

Following legislation that came into force last year that criminalised squatting in residential premises, Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has raised the problem of squatting in non-residential properties in the House of Commons. In … Continue reading

Mike Tables Parliamentary Motion on Commercial Squatting

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has tabled an Early Day Motion (EDM) that highlights the need for owners of commercial property to have the same rights as owners of residential premises when it comes … Continue reading

Squatters Harming Local Economy

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has slammed those squatters who are holed up in a building in central Brighton, as they prevent 150 new jobs coming to the city. Squatters are currently occupying the … Continue reading

Despite Recent Attack by Violent Squatters, Mike Delivers Speech to Sussex Students

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has finally delivered his speech to a group of Sussex University Conservative Society students, after he was prevented from speaking by a group of violent squatter thugs on campus … Continue reading

Mike to Appear on ITV Squatting Documentary

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, is to feature in Richard Madeley’s ITV documentary, Madeley Meets the Squatters, which will be broadcast on ITV1 on Thursday 6th December at 9pm. Mike has been campaigning for … Continue reading

Mike Condemns Squat in Former School

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has condemned squatters who took over a former school in The Drive in Hove last week, exploiting a gap in the law that does not criminalise squatting in commercial … Continue reading

Be vigilant for squatters this weekend

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has urged residents to be on their guard over the weekend as squatters from around the country descend on Brighton & Hove. The Squatters Network of Brighton (SNOB) has … Continue reading