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

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Parliamentary Activities

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Health and Sport Committee 19 March 2019 [Draft] : 19 March 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton

Are you confident that the specialists, clinicians and workers who are charged with infection control have sufficient continuous training to ensure that they are ...



Health and Sport Committee 19 March 2019 [Draft] : 19 March 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton

Miles Briggs asked about specialists. I am acutely aware that, as we change the model of care that we deliver and build hospitals differently, there are—not to ge...



Health and Sport Committee 19 March 2019 [Draft] : 19 March 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton

That is fine.



Health and Sport Committee 19 March 2019 [Draft] : 19 March 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton

Further to David Torrance’s line of questioning, we understand—and it is clear from what the witnesses have said—that routine testing to identify sources of infection, such as ventilation an...



Health and Sport Committee 19 March 2019 [Draft] : 19 March 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton

You said that you have called the issue out in some of your recent reports and have said that staffing pressures have affected infection control. Are such situati...



Health and Sport Committee 19 March 2019 [Draft] : 19 March 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton

Good morning. In response to Miles Briggs’s question about the drop in the number of inspections, you cited workforce pressures, and that is what my question rela...



Health and Sport Committee 19 March 2019 [Draft] : 19 March 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton (Edinburgh Western) (LD)

I, too, support David Stewart’s comments. The issue has been raised independently with me by constituents and GP practices, and I am anxious about simply nodding ...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 March 2019 [Draft] : 19 March 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton

—to be heard in their own words.



Meeting of the Parliament 19 March 2019 [Draft] : 19 March 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton (Edinburgh Western) (LD)

I thank the minister for early sight of her statement and for the moves to improve supported decision making, although that will not necessarily improve our ability to hear the voices of peo...



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 15 March 2019 [Draft] : 15 March 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton

That is a really interesting point, which we touched on with the previous panel. Should Parliament always follow public opinion, or should it seek to lead and cha...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-16445.1: Land Reform in Scotland, Delivering for Now and the Future (Edward Mountain)
Meeting Date: 21/03/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 87 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-16445.3: Land Reform in Scotland, Delivering for Now and the Future (Claudia Beamish)
Meeting Date: 21/03/2019
Result - For: 83, Against: 32 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-16445.2: Land Reform in Scotland, Delivering for Now and the Future (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 21/03/2019
Result - For: 32, Against: 83 Abstain: 0
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S5M-16445: Land Reform in Scotland, Delivering for Now and the Future (Roseanna Cunningham)
Meeting Date: 21/03/2019
Result - For: 83, Against: 32 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-16407.4: Student Support (Richard Lochhead)
Meeting Date: 20/03/2019
Result - For: 94, Against: 0 Abstain: 29
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ForCarried
S5M-16407.1: Student Support (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 20/03/2019
Result - For: 29, Against: 94 Abstain: 0
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S5M-16407: Student Support (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 20/03/2019
Result - For: 94, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-16408.3: Free Bus Travel for Under-25s (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 20/03/2019
Result - For: 65, Against: 29 Abstain: 29
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ForCarried
SP Bill 35: Damages (Investment Returns and Periodical Payments) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 9
Meeting Date: 19/03/2019
Result - For: 84, Against: 0 Abstain: 26
ForCarried
S5M-16394: Damages (Investment Returns and Periodical Payments) (Scotland) Bill (Ash Denham)
Meeting Date: 19/03/2019
Result - For: 112, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-16431: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 19/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16267.1: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 12/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16245: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 07/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16191: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 06/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16058: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 27/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16032: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 26/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16011: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 25/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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Question S5W-22255: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 19/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22258: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 19/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22257: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 19/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22254: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 19/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22256: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 19/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22218: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 18/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22153: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 13/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21976: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 07/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21975: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 07/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
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