People of the Senedd
Mike Hedges MS
Senedd Constituency Member
Welsh Labour and Co-operative Party
Welsh Labour Group
97 Pleasant Street
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
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.
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.
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.
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)
Terms of office
- 06/05/2011 - 05/04/2016
- 06/05/2016 - 28/04/2021
- 08/05/2021 -
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Cross Party Membership
- Co-operatives & Mutuals
- Coeliac Disease & Dermatitis Herpetiformis
- Cross Party Housing Group
- Deaf Issues
- Digital in Wales
- Funerals and Bereavement
- Haemophilia and infected blood
- Hospice and Palliative Care
- Human Trafficking in Wales
- Muscular Dystrophy and Neuromuscular Conditions
- Older People and Ageing (Chair)
- Public & Commercial Service Union (PCS) (Chair)
- Smoking and Health