Below are Mike’s most recent Written Questions. For all Mike’s Written Questions since being elected, click here.

Elections for Positions in the House: Backbench Business — Valedictory Debate

26th March 2015

Mike Weatherley: The two questions I am asked most frequently about being an MP are: “Is it what you expected?” and “Do you feel you have made a difference?” That usually draws me into thinking about the big-ticket items I have been involved in. The first, of course, is just being here and sitting on the Government Benches, from which our country is being turned around—supporting...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: ICT: EU Action

24th March 2015

Mike Weatherley: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what contribution his Department plans to make to the EU consultation on the Digital Single Market.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Internet Service Providers

24th March 2015

Mike Weatherley: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what recent representations his Department has received from rights holders on safe harbour provisions.

Written Answers — Department for Culture Media and Sport: Internet

24th March 2015

Mike Weatherley: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what steps he has taken to support internet service providers and ensure they remain a facilitator for the online industry.

Written Answers — Department for Culture Media and Sport: Internet Service Providers

24th March 2015

Mike Weatherley: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what representations his Department has received from internet service providers on safe harbour provisions.

Written Answers — Department for Culture Media and Sport: Internet Service Providers

24th March 2015

Mike Weatherley: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what recent representations his Department has received from rights holders on safe harbour provisions.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Internet

23rd March 2015

Mike Weatherley: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what his policy is on requiring internet search engines to incorporate trust marks and warnings to signify legal content in their algorithms and the search results presented to the consumers.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Internet Service Providers

23rd March 2015

Mike Weatherley: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what representations his Department has received from internet service providers on safe harbour provisions.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Internet Service Providers

23rd March 2015

Mike Weatherley: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what his policy is on protecting safe harbour provisions and online service providers.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: ICT: EU Action

18th March 2015

Mike Weatherley: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what the Government's policy is on the digital single economy in the EU; and what further progress has been made on setting out the UK's position to the European Commission.

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Online Crime (Sentencing)

17th March 2015

Mike Weatherley: If he will bring forward legislative proposals to reduce the disparity between sentences for physical and online crime.

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Online Crime (Sentencing)

17th March 2015

Mike Weatherley: Does my right hon. Friend agree that the report released last week that suggested that the punishments for online and offline crime should be equalised demonstrates that education is needed to show that the two sentences should be equal?

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Bus Lanes

17th March 2015

Mike Weatherley: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps his Department is taking to make bus lane access standardised throughout the country.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Intellectual Property

17th March 2015

Mike Weatherley: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if she will discuss with the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills potential steps to support teachers in raising awareness among schoolchildren of the importance of intellectual property.

Written Answers — Department for Culture Media and Sport: Tickets: Sales

17th March 2015

Mike Weatherley: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment process his Department plans to implement for the 12 month secondary ticketing review.

Written Answers — Department for Culture Media and Sport: Tickets: Sales

17th March 2015

Mike Weatherley: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, whether his Department plans to have a chair for the review process for secondary ticketing.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Bus Lanes

16th March 2015

Mike Weatherley: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether his Department has conducted or commissioned research on the effect of limiting bus lane access on speed of traffic flow.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Bus Lanes

16th March 2015

Mike Weatherley: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the effects of removing bus lanes in Manchester on the rate of traffic flow.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Intellectual Property: Education

16th March 2015

Mike Weatherley: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what progress his Department has made on the creation of a new Intellectual Property Education Co-ordinator role.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit

16th March 2015

Mike Weatherley: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what progress his Department has made on (a) providing further resources for and (b) expanding the Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit.