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Key issues that Mike has campaigned on: Live Music and Intellectual Property Rights Criminalisation of Squatting King Alfred Promotion of Small Businesses Travellers Animal Welfare

Mike Collects 1,500 Signatures Against ‘Green’ Plans for Traveller Site on National Park

Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has collected 1,500 signatures in a petition following his public meeting about plans for a static traveller site in Horsdean, Patcham, on the South Downs National Park. Around 500 … Continue reading

Traveller Invasion is Completely Unacceptable

Mike has visited terrified residents in Portslade who live next to fields which have been commandeered by travellers over the Jubilee. Rather than enjoying the Jubilee celebrations, residents have been disturbed throughout the night and during the day by a … Continue reading

Public Meeting on New Traveller Site to be Hosted by Mike

Mike is hosting a public meeting, along with council colleagues, on the proposals for a new traveller site on the South Downs in Patcham. Travellers took over another piece of public open space last week when they illegally occupied Greenleas … Continue reading

Mike Tells Local Council that Residents are NOT Racist

Mike has spoken out against Brighton & Hove City Council’s handling of Traveller issues in the city – before going on to suggest a way forward. In a keynote speech that was addressed to the Traveller Strategy Scrutiny Panel at … Continue reading

‘Top Green Swaps Team’ Welcomed by Mike

Mike has welcomed the defection of the Green Leader of Norfolk County Council. Cllr Philip Hardy, leader of the Greens in Norfolk County Council, has defected to the Conservative Party. Cllr Hardy has said that he shares the Conservatives’ vision … Continue reading

Shameful Green Games Are Latest Nail in Standards Board Coffin

Mike has called for the flawed standards committee of Brighton & Hove City Council to be abolished following the overtly partisan nature of its investigations. Following a recent Green-led ‘investigation’ into the conduct of Cllr Dawn Barnett who protested about … Continue reading

No More ‘Tolerated’ Traveller Sites, says MP Weatherley to ‘Green’ Council

Mike has joined Conservative council colleagues in condemning Caroline Lucas and her Green Party comrades for their weak approach in minimizes traveller damage to our parks this summer. Mike has suggested an end to so-called ‘tolerated’ sites well in advance … Continue reading

July Bulletin: A Message from Mike

Firstly, I want to thank everyone who came along to my Connaught School meeting that was held on 14th July. I felt that it was an extremely successful and productive session. Gil Sweetenham from Brighton & Hove City Council gave … Continue reading

Mike Urges Rethink on Green Party’s Lackadaisical Traveller Free-For-All

Mike has condemned the free-for-all that has ensued in Brighton & Hove as a result of the lackadaisical policies of Caroline Lucas MP and the local Green Administration with respect to travellers. The latest incident has resulted dozens of messages … Continue reading