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 Welsh Government ensure that any vacancies for psychosocial professionals for cystic fibrosis patients are advertised when the Government is notified of the vacancy?

Tabled on 26/05/2022

How is the Welsh Government supporting organic farming in Wales?

Tabled on 18/05/2022

What assessment has the First Minister made of the use of fire and rehire by companies in Wales?

Tabled on 05/05/2022

Will the Minister provide an update on the SA1 development in Swansea?

Tabled on 04/05/2022

What assessment has the Minister made of the effect of inflation on people living on low incomes?

Tabled on 26/04/2022

How much of the £10 million allocated to the tenancy hardship grant scheme has been spent?

Tabled on 25/04/2022

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.

Media Assets

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

Calendar events: Mike Hedges MS