Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP

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Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP

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  • Member for: Edinburgh Western
  • Region: Lothian
  • Party: Scottish Liberal Democrats

Alex is a member of the following Committees:

Alex is a member of the following Cross-Party Groups:

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Committee on the Scottish Government Handling of Harassment Complaints 20 February 2019 [Draft] : 20 February 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton

On the same issue, I understand entirely Maureen Watt’s point, but I am anxious about our going off individually to do private study. I would prefer us to all hav...



Committee on the Scottish Government Handling of Harassment Complaints 20 February 2019 [Draft] : 20 February 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton

I understand the collective will of the committee and the committee’s understanding of the rules around sub judice that necessitate our perhaps suspending our formal hearings in this inquiry...



Committee on the Scottish Government Handling of Harassment Complaints 20 February 2019 [Draft] : 20 February 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton

May I add a reflection on the comments of Donald Cameron and Jackie Baillie? My party’s position is that we have some sympathy with their remarks, because the opt...



Committee on the Scottish Government Handling of Harassment Complaints 20 February 2019 [Draft] : 20 February 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton (Edinburgh Western) (LD)

I have no relevant interests.



Health and Sport Committee 19 February 2019 : 19 February 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton

Unlike PE1611, PE1568 will not be followed by a glut of similar petitions to the Public Petitions Committee; it relates to a stand-alone issue. I am anxious about closing it, because that wo...



Health and Sport Committee 19 February 2019 : 19 February 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton

I endorse what Miles Briggs has just said. It is important to recognise that mental health is a very dynamic landscape, although it is not necessarily one of impr...



Health and Sport Committee 19 February 2019 : 19 February 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton

I am grateful for that response. It is encouraging to hear that we still have healthy competition for those roles.



Health and Sport Committee 19 February 2019 : 19 February 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton (Edinburgh Western) (LD)

I will expand on the issue around leadership. We have picked up on the slightly worrying churn at the higher end of the leadership of IJBs—57 per cent of senior m...



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 07 February 2019 [Draft] : 07 February 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton

I heard that evidence from the Solicitor General, too. I think that she was asking us to get a picture in the round of every child who comes before a children’s h...



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 07 February 2019 [Draft] : 07 February 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton

Do you agree that, if we are to get the proper comprehensive suite of interventions for a young person who has exhibited harmful behaviour, for which the children’s hearings system in Scotla...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-15907: Budget (Scotland) (No.3) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 21/02/2019
Result - For: 66, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-15879: Scottish Rate Resolution (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 19/02/2019
Result - For: 61, Against: 52 Abstain: 6
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AgainstCarried
S5M-15723: Establishment of a Committee (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 06/02/2019
Result - For: 92, Against: 19 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15625.1: Budget (Scotland) (No.3) Bill (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 31/01/2019
Result - For: 30, Against: 96 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15625: Budget (Scotland) (No.3) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 31/01/2019
Result - For: 67, Against: 58 Abstain: 1
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AgainstCarried
S5M-15607.1: Presumption to Mainstream (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 30/01/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15615.2: Tackling Antisocial Behaviour (Ash Denham)
Meeting Date: 30/01/2019
Result - For: 69, Against: 50 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15609.2: A Connected Scotland, the Scottish Government’s Strategy for Tackling Social Isolation and Loneliness (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 29/01/2019
Result - For: 23, Against: 84 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-15507.2: Supporting Entrepreneurship (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 23/01/2019
Result - For: 82, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15514: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/01/2019
Result - For: 82, Against: 0 Abstain: 27
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ForCarried

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Motion S5M-15964: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 21/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15897: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 19/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15885: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 18/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15880: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 18/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15883: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 18/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15667: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 31/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15535: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 22/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15510: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 22/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15506: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 21/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15438: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 16/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-21768: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 21/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02936: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 20/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21631: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 11/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21630: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 11/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21447: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 05/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
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Question S5W-21446: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 05/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5T-01462: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 28/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21094: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 17/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21095: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 17/01/2019 Show Full Question >>

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