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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 Backs Parliamentary Motion Calling for Animal Experiment Transparency

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has backed an Early Day Motion (EDM) that calls for open publication of the licences that are granted for animal experiments around the UK. EDM 716, Transparency in Scientific … Continue reading

Parliamentary Motion Against Use of Stray Animals for Experiments Signed by Mike

Mike has signed a Parliamentary Motion to stop stray animals being used in experiments. Early Day Motion 193 highlights the repeal of the ban on experiments on stray cats and dogs and calls for a Parliamentary Debate on the issue. … Continue reading

Wild Animal Circus Ban Supported by Mike

Mike is supporting an Early Day Motion that urges the Government to enact a ban on the use of wild animals in circuses. The Government aims for Britain to have the highest levels of animal welfare. However, the Department for … Continue reading

Mike Pledges Support for Circus Animal Ban

Mike has today pledged his support for a ban in the shortest possible time-frame for wild animals in circuses. Since his election, Mike has consistently voted in favour of animal rights and has supported a number of campaigns for better … Continue reading

Mike Not to Re-Stand in 2015 General Election

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, and Intellectual Property Adviser to the Prime Minister, has announced that he will not be re-standing at the General Election in 2015. Mike has written to his colleague the … Continue reading

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 Joins Celebrations of 9 Years of Hunt Ban

At a reception in Parliament, Mike joined the RSPCA, the League Against Cruel Sports and the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) to mark the 9th anniversary of the Hunting Act coming into force. The Hunting Act prohibited the hunting … Continue reading

Mike Condemns Wild Dolphin Slaughter

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has condemned the slaughter of over 40 dolphins along Japan’s Pacific coast, as well as the capture of a further 52 dolphins for sale to aquariums. Mike signed EDM … Continue reading

Badger Cull Postponement is Welcome News

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has welcomed the calling-off of the badger cull pilot and hopes that the Government will listen to alternatives that have been proposed by animal welfare campaigners. Mike is pleased … Continue reading