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Mike Weatherley MP – Farewell Message

This website was established while I was a Member of Parliament. As Parliament has been dissolved, there are no Members of Parliament until after the Election on 7th May 2015.     I wanted to send out a short message … Continue reading

Mike Calls on ISPs to Stop Hiding Behind EU Directive and Assist More in Fight Against Piracy

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, and former Intellectual Property Adviser to the Prime Minister, has today published a discussion paper on an EU directive which looks at safe harbour provisions – allowing providers of … Continue reading

Mike Campaign for Harmonisation of Online/Offline Criminal Penalties Successful

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, and former Intellectual Property Adviser to the Prime Minister, is delighted that his campaign for penalties for crime committed online to be recognised as the same as offline crime … Continue reading

Mike Welcomes New Government Amendment on Secondary Ticketing

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, and co-chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Secondary Ticketing, has been campaigning hard against excessive ‘ticket touting’ and welcomed the new position on Secondary Ticketing as the Government … Continue reading

Mike reiterates position that ‘Trading Standards Are Key to Tackling IP Crime’

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, and former Intellectual Property Adviser to the Prime Minister, has reiterated his support for Trading Standards in a profile of his work in the Trading Standards Review magazine. To … Continue reading

Mike Calls for Tax Breaks for Live Music Venues

Mike Weatherley, Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, and former Intellectual Property Adviser to the Prime Minister, has written to his colleague the Rt Hon George Osborne MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer, requesting the introduction of tax breaks … Continue reading

Mike Backs Legalisation to Protect Music Fans

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, and co-chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Secondary Ticketing, is supporting the Lords amendments tabled in the Consumer Rights Bill that would provide greater transparency for those purchasing … Continue reading

Mike Encourages Budding Local Musicians to Enter Music Competition and PM Wishes Competitors Best of Luck

Following the launch of Rock the House 2015 earlier this year, Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade and founder of Rock the House, is encouraging his constituents to take part in the competition. Rock the … Continue reading

Former IP Adviser to PM Reiterates Need for International Anti-Piracy Strategy

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, and former Intellectual Property Adviser to the Prime Minister, who earlier in the year published a report examining the advertising revenue on pirate websites, has reiterated the need for … Continue reading

Prime Minister Puts Weight of No 10 Behind Mike’s Education Report

Following the publication of his IP education report, Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, and former Intellectual Property Adviser to the Prime Minister, has received full support and endorsement from his colleague, the Rt Hon … Continue reading