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 10 October 2019 [Draft] : 10 October 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton

I am sure that the comparison with other nations is cold comfort to people who are waiting, and those people are still waiting. In fact, the Government is not eve...



Meeting of the Parliament 10 October 2019 [Draft] : 10 October 2019


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

A year ago, the Scottish Government published its waiting times plan. It said that nothing that had happened before should count against its record now, and the Parliament swallowed that. Si...



Health and Sport Committee 08 October 2019 [Draft] : 08 October 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton

My question, which comes back to the disparity between mental and physical health in our society, is primarily directed at SAMH, but I would welcome hearing the views of other panellists, to...



Health and Sport Committee 08 October 2019 [Draft] : 08 October 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton

Let us take prevention first. What could we do better? We will come back to realistic medicine and end-of-life issues.



Health and Sport Committee 08 October 2019 [Draft] : 08 October 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton

Let us consider that every patient in Scotland—ourselves included—is on a continuum of care, which is bookended by two worthy philosophical points of view. At the wellness and prevention end...



Health and Sport Committee 08 October 2019 [Draft] : 08 October 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton

Not everyone has to answer the question, but perhaps Gerry Power can start us off.



Health and Sport Committee 08 October 2019 [Draft] : 08 October 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton (Edinburgh Western) (LD)

Good morning and thank you for coming to see us today. I want to talk about the complementary nature—or lack thereof—of the models of medical care and the social model of care. How would you...



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


Alex Cole-Hamilton (Edinburgh Western) (LD)

I welcome the opportunity to participate in this afternoon’s debate. The topic cuts through every sector of Scotland’s economy, be that in areas such as vertical farming or the development o...



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


Alex Cole-Hamilton (Edinburgh Western) (LD)

There is no Brexit deal that is better than the deal that we enjoy as members of the European Union.



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 03 October 2019 [Draft] : 03 October 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton

The wording of my first question was perhaps a little clumsy. I am driving at the issue of full cost recovery for charitable organisations and voluntary sector organisations. Oftentimes, qui...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-19287.1: Supporting Innovation (Alexander Burnett)
Meeting Date: 08/10/2019
Result - For: 49, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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S5M-19287.2: Supporting Innovation (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 08/10/2019
Result - For: 49, Against: 52 Abstain: 6
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SP Bill 38: Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 03/10/2019
Result - For: 47, Against: 64 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 38: Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 3
Meeting Date: 03/10/2019
Result - For: 47, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 38: Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 03/10/2019
Result - For: 47, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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S5M-18623: Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill (John Finnie)
Meeting Date: 03/10/2019
Result - For: 84, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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S5M-19193.1: Give Them Time Campaign (Maree Todd)
Meeting Date: 02/10/2019
Result - For: 57, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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S5M-19190.2: Don't Extend the ScotRail Franchise (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 02/10/2019
Result - For: 57, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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S5M-19190.1: Don't Extend the ScotRail Franchise (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 02/10/2019
Result - For: 28, Against: 89 Abstain: 0
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S5M-19190: Don't Extend the ScotRail Franchise (Colin Smyth)
Meeting Date: 02/10/2019
Result - For: 32, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-19413: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 11/10/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19410: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 11/10/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19409: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 11/10/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19334: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 08/10/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19293: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 07/10/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19245: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 03/10/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19227: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 02/10/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19212: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 01/10/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19130: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 26/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19104: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 25/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-25811: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 11/10/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25796: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 10/10/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25797: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 10/10/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25741: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 09/10/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25737: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 09/10/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25711: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 07/10/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25703: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 07/10/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25697: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 07/10/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25695: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 07/10/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25696: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 07/10/2019 Show Full Question >>

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