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Mike Condemns Illegal Wildlife Trade

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has signed a Parliamentary motion which condemns the killing of thousands of elephants by poachers in Africa. Early Day Motion 773 (African Elephants and the Ivory Trade) highlights the … Continue reading

Mike Reaffirms His Support to PM for Hunting Ban

In a letter to the Prime Minister, Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has reaffirmed his support for the Hunting Act 2004, which banned hunting with dogs. Mike is a strong supporter of animal welfare … Continue reading

Mike Supports Parliamentary Motion on UK Wildlife Crime

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has stressed the importance of tackling wildlife crime in the UK and creating a long-term financial and strategic plan to end the trafficking of protected species. EDM 98 (Tackling … Continue reading

Protection of Brown Hares Needs to go Further

Despite the launch of a new Code of Practice on the management and welfare of brown hares, Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has backed calls for further protection for hares by having the Department … Continue reading

Mike Backs Parliamentary Motion on Protecting Polar Bears

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, is backing an Early Day Motion (EDM) that highlights the general decline of polar bears and calls for their protection level to be increased so that they cannot be … Continue reading

Mike Backs Petition Against Keeping Primates as Pets

Following calls by residents for Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, to back a campaign which is fighting for better standards of care for primates, Mike has announced that he is supporting the petition. The … Continue reading

The Production of Foie Gras is Cruel and Inhumane

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, is drawing attention to a petition to ban Foie Gras. The petition (full wording below) calls for a ban of the production and importation of Foie Gras across the … Continue reading

Parliamentary Motion on Turtle Farming Signed by Mike

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, is backing an Early Day Motion (EDM) that highlights the concerns raised by the World Society for the Protection of Animals over the Cayman Turtle Farm in the Cayman … Continue reading

Mike Reaffirms His Support for Hunting Ban

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has reaffirmed his support for the Hunting Act 2004, which banned hunting with dogs. Mike is a strong supporter of animal welfare and has pledged to vote against any … Continue reading

Mike Defends Badgers in Cull Debate

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has supported badgers against a cull when speaking in a Parliamentary debate this afternoon. Earlier this week, the Government announced that it will delay the planned cull until next … Continue reading