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
This Senedd: 1, Welcomes the investigation by the charity Electrical Safety First into the online sale of unsafe electrical devices that claim to help householders save on energy bills...
For debate on 16/06/2022
Will the Minister provide an update on the shortage of care support workers in Wales?
Tabled on 08/06/2022
To propose that the Senedd: 1. Notes the high quality of food produced in Wales. 2. Further notes that not enough food is produced or processed in Wales. 3. Calls on the Welsh Governme...
For debate on 01/06/2022
Will the First Minister provide an update on the adoption of roads by councils in Wales?
Tabled on 31/05/2022
What assessment has the Minister made of the effect of the current rate of inflation on older people in Wales?
Tabled on 30/05/2022
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
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 -
View Current Register of Interests
Cross Party Membership
- Arts and Health
- Beer and Pubs
- Children and Families
- Children in Our Care
- Co-operatives & Mutuals
- Coeliac Disease & Dermatitis Herpetiformis
- Cross Party Housing Group
- Deaf Issues
- Digital in Wales
- Fuel Poverty and Energy Efficiency
- Funerals and Bereavement
- Further Education and Skills
- Haemophilia and infected blood
- Hospice and Palliative Care
- Human Rights
- Human Trafficking in Wales
- Learning Disability
- Lung Health
- Medical Research
- Muscular Dystrophy and Neuromuscular Conditions
- Older People and Ageing (Chair)
- Public & Commercial Service Union (PCS) (Chair)
- Race & Equality
- Rare, Genetic and undiagnosed conditions (Chair)
- Renewable and Low Carbon Energy
- Smoking and Health