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
What is the Welsh Government doing to address the number of empty buildings in Swansea?
Tabled on 30/11/2023
Will the Minister provide an update on use of the mutual investment model by the Welsh Government?
Tabled on 29/11/2023
What assessment has the Minister made of the availability and quality of social care provision in Wales?
Tabled on 15/11/2023
How is the Minister ensuring that further education colleges are producing increasing numbers of skilled workers for the Welsh economy?
Tabled on 18/10/2023
What action is the Welsh Government taking to increase the number of co-operative housing units?
Tabled on 18/10/2023
To propose that the Senedd: 1. Notes: a) that November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, and that 16 November 2023 is World Pancreatic Cancer Day; b) that the survival rates in Wal...
For debate on 12/10/2023
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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.
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
- Animal Welfare
- Arts and Health
- Beer and Pubs
- Children and Families
- Children in Our Care
- Co-operatives & Mutuals
- Coeliac Disease & Dermatitis Herpetiformis
- Deaf Issues
- Digital in Wales
- Eating Disorders
- 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)
- Peace and Reconciliation
- Public & Commercial Service Union (PCS) (Chair)
- Race & Equality
- Rare, Genetic and undiagnosed conditions (Chair)
- Renewable and Low Carbon Energy
- Rented Housing and Leasehold Properties (Chair)
- Smoking and Health
- Welsh Wool