People of the Senedd

Mike Hedges MS

Mike Hedges MS

Senedd Constituency Member

Welsh Labour and Co-operative Party

Welsh Labour Group

Swansea East

My Senedd Activities

Will the First Minister make a statement on the use of snares?

Tabled on 14/10/2021

What measures will the Welsh Government introduce to tackle river pollution from agriculture?

Tabled on 06/10/2021

What funding has the Welsh Government provided to support each of the Pride events in Wales?

Tabled on 09/07/2021

Will the Minister make a statement on educational attainment in Wales?

Tabled on 07/07/2021

To propose that the Senedd: 1. Notes that: a) an annual holiday is a major factor in preventing death from any cause other than old age; b) a holiday enables people to get away from th...

For debate on 23/06/2021

Will the First Minister outline the Welsh Government's strategy to grow the economy of the Swansea Bay city region?

Tabled on 17/06/2021

More information and calendar events

Detailed information: Mike Hedges MS

Biography

Key interests and achievements

Mike’s personal interests include sport, the Urdd and choirs. Mike is affiliated with Friends of the Earth, Oxfam and Amnesty International and his political interests include education, housing, local government, sports provision and social deprivation.

Personal history

Mike has lived in Morriston for many years but was born in Plasmarl. He is married to Anne and has a daughter, Catrin, who attends Bangor University. He attended Plasmarl, Parklands and Penlan Schools, then Swansea and Cardiff universities.

Professional background

Originally a research scientist for British Steel at Port Talbot, Mike spent 27 years as a lecturer in Pontypridd, teaching computing, before becoming an Assembly Member.

Political history

Mike represented the Morriston ward on Swansea Council between 1989 and 2012 and he held many posts on the council, including Council Leader. He has been the Welsh Local Government Association spokesperson on both social services and information.

Taking an active interest in education, Mike has been a governor of Swansea University, Swansea Institute, Mynyddbach and Morriston Comprehensives, and Swansea College, and is currently chair of the governors of Glyncollen and Ynystawe Primary schools.

He was also a non-executive director of Swansea NHS trust between 1999 and 2005.

Register of Interests

Register of Interests – Fifth Senedd (PDF, 3.25MB)

Register of Interests – Fourth Assembly (PDF, 850kb)

Membership

Terms of office

  1. 06/05/2011 - 05/04/2016
  2. 06/05/2016 - 28/04/2021
  3. 08/05/2021 -

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Cross Party Membership

Elections

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