24 September 1947) is a Welsh Liberal Democrat
politician, and has been Member of the Welsh Assembly
since 1999. He was previously a Powys County Councillor
Science Teacher (Humphrey Perkins Jn. High School, Barrow in Soar; Belvidere Secondary School, Shrewsbury
) 1970-75. Head of Gen. Science, The Grove School, Market Drayton, 1975-77. Farmer since 1977. Chairman, Llanfair Caereinion Branch National Farmers Union
(NFU) 1983-85. Chairman County Livestock Committee 1988-1991. Instigated/chaired NFU County Public Affairs Committee since 1990. NFU County Chairman 1991. Produced and presented Radio Maldwyn farming programme 1994-5. NFU elected delegate 1995. Started a farmers programme on local radio and a scheme for students to visit farms.
Agriculture, rural communities, community regeneration and the voluntary sector. Represented and campaigned for farmers locally and nationally.
As a Liberal Democrat County Councillor Mick has instigated a successful community regeneration scheme which obtained Market Towns Initiative status.
Finance and Administration Committee - Liberal Democrat member. Chair of the Legislation Committee 2002-3
Liberal Democrat County Councillor
Caereinion High School PTA member 1986, Parent Governor 1988-94
Vice Chairman Powys Eisteddfod Finance Committee 1989
Promoter, Llanfair Caereinion Show Raffle, since 1991
Governor, Caereinion Primary School, 1994-5
Chairman Llanfair Town Forum, since 1995 - a successful community regeneration group