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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Equalities and Human Rights Committee 13 December 2018 [Draft] : 13 December 2018


Alex Cole-Hamilton

Thank you for that clarification, convener. I absolutely misspoke there. That is quite right, and I thank you for putting that on the record.



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 13 December 2018 [Draft] : 13 December 2018


Alex Cole-Hamilton

I have a final question to ask, if I may, convener.



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 13 December 2018 [Draft] : 13 December 2018


Alex Cole-Hamilton

As I said, such sexual exploitation is particularly insidious. That is largely because, in many cases, the victims do not recognise their victimhood. We should th...



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 13 December 2018 [Draft] : 13 December 2018


Alex Cole-Hamilton

I want to talk about the continuum between sexual harassment in the physical world and sexual exploitation, particularly in the online communities that our childr...



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 13 December 2018 [Draft] : 13 December 2018


Alex Cole-Hamilton

Audrey Opdycke-Barnes mentioned that she is not a native to the information superhighway. None of us is, but our children are. It is fair to say that, with the be...



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 13 December 2018 [Draft] : 13 December 2018


Alex Cole-Hamilton

Thank you. One of the most insidious aspects of child sexual exploitation is that victims often do not recognise their victimhood. As such, they are less likely to be forthcoming to an adult...



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 13 December 2018 [Draft] : 13 December 2018


Alex Cole-Hamilton (Edinburgh Western) (LD)

It is great to hear the panel’s evidence, which has been riveting so far. I will talk about the spectrum between sexual harassment and sexual exploitation, which ...



Meeting of the Parliament 13 December 2018 [Draft] : 13 December 2018


Alex Cole-Hamilton

On what I said about leaders and followers, Oliver Mundell was in the committee when we took stage 1 evidence in which the vast majority of stakeholders said that...



Meeting of the Parliament 13 December 2018 [Draft] : 13 December 2018


Alex Cole-Hamilton

Thank you. Ruth Maguire made a typically t...



Meeting of the Parliament 13 December 2018 [Draft] : 13 December 2018


Alex Cole-Hamilton

I look forward to the exchanges on this subject during the passage of John Finnie’s bill. However, I say two things to Gordon Lindhurst. First, in the countries t...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-15126.3: Demonstrating Leadership in Human Rights (Mary Fee)
Meeting Date: 13/12/2018
Result - For: 30, Against: 83 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-15126.2: Demonstrating Leadership in Human Rights (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 13/12/2018
Result - For: 88, Against: 0 Abstain: 24
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ForCarried
S5M-15126: Demonstrating Leadership in Human Rights (Christina McKelvie)
Meeting Date: 13/12/2018
Result - For: 89, Against: 0 Abstain: 24
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ForCarried
S5M-14447: Pow of Inchaffray Drainage Commission (Scotland) Bill (Tom Arthur)
Meeting Date: 13/12/2018
Result - For: 112, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15096.4: Sea Fisheries and End of Year Negotiations (Peter Chapman)
Meeting Date: 11/12/2018
Result - For: 26, Against: 83 Abstain: 1
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15096.1: Sea Fisheries and End of Year Negotiations (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 11/12/2018
Result - For: 84, Against: 26 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15096.3: Sea Fisheries and End of Year Negotiations (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 11/12/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 31 Abstain: 17
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AgainstCarried
S5M-15096: Sea Fisheries and End of Year Negotiations (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 11/12/2018
Result - For: 67, Against: 26 Abstain: 17
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ForCarried
S5M-15032: Protecting Our Interests: Scotland's Response to the UK Government and EU's Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 05/12/2018
Result - For: 92, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15017: Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill - UK Legislation (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 04/12/2018
Result - For: 100, Against: 7 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried

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Motion S5M-15180: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 17/12/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15167: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 14/12/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15126.2: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 12/12/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15080: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 06/12/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15079: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 06/12/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14914.1: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 27/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14968: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 27/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14844: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 20/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14749.2: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 14/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14655: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 06/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-20527: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 11/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20522: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 11/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20521: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 11/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20394: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 05/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20393: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 05/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02695: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 05/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20284: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 29/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20283: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 29/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20281: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 29/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20282: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 29/11/2018 Show Full Question >>

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