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:

Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 15 May 2019 [Draft] : 15 May 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton

I am afraid that I do not have time. Mike ...



Meeting of the Parliament 15 May 2019 [Draft] : 15 May 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton

I am grateful to everyone who contributed to today’s debate.



Meeting of the Parliament 15 May 2019 [Draft] : 15 May 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton

I can tell him—



Meeting of the Parliament 15 May 2019 [Draft] : 15 May 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton

Will the member take an intervention?



Meeting of the Parliament 15 May 2019 [Draft] : 15 May 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton (Edinburgh Western) (LD)

I want to start by thanking the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport for the time that she has given to me on this subject. I know that she agrees with me on many of the problems that we i...



Meeting of the Parliament 09 May 2019 [Draft] : 09 May 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton (Edinburgh Western) (LD)

The report states that senior people in the Scottish Government were aware of the issues for a considerable period of time, which ought to have signalled the seri...



Meeting of the Parliament 08 May 2019 [Draft] : 08 May 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton (Edinburgh Western) (LD)

I am grateful to the Labour Party for bringing the debate to Parliament, and I assure it of our support. The debate comes hot on the heels of the international da...



Meeting of the Parliament 08 May 2019 [Draft] : 08 May 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton

What consideration has the Government given to whether that lack of transparency could deter immigrant entrepreneurs from starting or upscaling businesses in Scot...



Meeting of the Parliament 08 May 2019 [Draft] : 08 May 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton

Last week, the Federation of Small Businesses revealed that one in 10 small businesses in Scotland is led by an immigrant entrepreneur, contributing more than £13...



Meeting of the Parliament 08 May 2019 [Draft] : 08 May 2019


2. Alex Cole-Hamilton (Edinburgh Western) (LD)

To ask the Scottish Government what assessment the finance secretary has made of the contribution that immigration makes to Scotland’s economy. (S5O-03197)

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-17304.1: Impact of Brexit on Scotland's Food and Drink (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2019
Result - For: 29, Against: 82 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-17304.2: Impact of Brexit on Scotland's Food and Drink (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2019
Result - For: 14, Against: 97 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-17304.3: Impact of Brexit on Scotland's Food and Drink (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2019
Result - For: 20, Against: 35 Abstain: 56
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-17304: Impact of Brexit on Scotland's Food and Drink (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2019
Result - For: 76, Against: 29 Abstain: 6
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ForCarried
S5M-17281.4: Treatment Time Guarantee (Jeane Freeman)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 57, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-17281.1: Treatment Time Guarantee (Miles Briggs)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 53, Against: 57 Abstain: 6
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ForDefeated
S5M-17281.2: Treatment Time Guarantee (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 53, Against: 57 Abstain: 6
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ForDefeated
S5M-17281: Treatment Time Guarantee (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 53, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-17280.2: Education (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 63, Against: 52 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-17265.2: Adopting the Place Principle (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 14/05/2019
Result - For: 74, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried

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Motion S5M-17339: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 17/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17338: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 17/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17285: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 14/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17282: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 14/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17281: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 13/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17257: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 10/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17253: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 10/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17189: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 06/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17168: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 02/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17083: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 26/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-03265: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 14/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23111: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 10/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23109: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 10/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23107: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 10/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23108: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 10/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23012: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 07/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22996: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 06/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22995: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 06/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22997: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 06/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03197: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 01/05/2019 Show Full Question >>

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