Posts from the ‘Assembly Speeches’ Category

  • Speech on Tidal Lagoon 14 February 2017

    Speech on Tidal Lagoon 14 February 2017

    February 17th, 2017 | Assembly Speeches | Mike Hedges AM | No Comments

    18:10 – Mike Hedges We take electricity for granted. We switch our computer, our television, our lights or other electrical devices on and we expect them to work. The electricity has to be generated and available when we need it. Traditionally, electricity has been generated by burning fossil fuels. All fossil fuels are carbon based. […]

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  • Question  on ending of Communities First Programme 14/2/17

    Question on ending of Communities First Programme 14/2/17

    February 17th, 2017 | Assembly Speeches | Mike Hedges AM | No Comments

    15:55 – Mike Hedges This is a very sad day for Swansea East and a sad day for health, as smoking cessation, smoke-free homes, exercise classes, healthy diet and slimming programmes end. A sad day for educational attainment, as Easter exam preparation, homework clubs and family learning programmes end. A sad day for people who […]

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  • Speech on Welsh Budget

    Speech on Welsh Budget

    February 15th, 2016 | Assembly Speeches | Mike Hedges AM | No Comments

    Mike Hedges The budget needs to be put into the context of the policies being pursued at Westminster. As almost all the Welsh Government budget comes as a block grant, cuts in expenditure in England generate, via the Barnett formula, cuts in the Welsh block grant. What we have seen since the Conservatives came into […]

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