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 28 June 2018 : 28 June 2018


Alex Cole-Hamilton

However, my boss, Willie Rennie, keeps insisting that I am the only person for the jobs.



Meeting of the Parliament 28 June 2018 : 28 June 2018


Alex Cole-Hamilton (Edinburgh Western) (LD)

I will depart briefly from my prepared remarks to address this morning’s events. Governments must reflect the better natures of the societies that they seek to represent. That said, the Firs...



Meeting of the Parliament 27 June 2018 : 27 June 2018


Alex Cole-Hamilton (Edinburgh Western) (LD)

Recommendation 5 covers provision for emergency accommodation for the migrant homeless population that has no recourse to public funds. Does the minister recognis...



Health and Sport Committee 26 June 2018 : 26 June 2018


Alex Cole-Hamilton

As a corollary to my first question about young people waiting so long that they stop being young people and become adults, transitions to adult services across s...



Health and Sport Committee 26 June 2018 : 26 June 2018


Alex Cole-Hamilton

I echo Amy Woodhouse’s point about youth work, because a lot of young people who do not necessarily engage with formal education are probably more predisposed to ...



Health and Sport Committee 26 June 2018 : 26 June 2018


Alex Cole-Hamilton

One of the big achievements of the 2014 act was extending the age of leaving care to 21, which was a cross-party success. That is seen as world leading. H<...



Health and Sport Committee 26 June 2018 : 26 June 2018


Alex Cole-Hamilton

Good morning to the panel. I remind members of my interests: I worked for eight years with the Aberlour Child Care Trust, which is a major residential care provider; I also worked with Who C...



Health and Sport Committee 26 June 2018 : 26 June 2018


Alex Cole-Hamilton (Edinburgh Western) (LD)

I am the Liberal Democrat MSP for Edinburgh Western and my party’s health spokesperson.



Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2018 : 26 June 2018


Alex Cole-Hamilton (Edinburgh Western) (LD)

I echo the thanks of other members to Richard Leonard and the Labour Party for bringing this important motion to Parliament. I will address the cabinet secretary’s departure later in my rema...



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 21 June 2018 : 21 June 2018


Alex Cole-Hamilton

We have been talking a lot, rightly, about victims of bullying in school, but I have been reflecting on bullies themselves, because bullying behaviour can often be a response to trauma—for e...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-12943: Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee's 5th Report, 2018 (Session 5) (Clare Haughey)
Meeting Date: 27/06/2018
Result - For: 101, Against: 0 Abstain: 6
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ForCarried
S5M-12891.2: World Refugee Day: Supporting People to Settle in Scotland (Michelle Ballantyne)
Meeting Date: 21/06/2018
Result - For: 20, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-12891.1: World Refugee Day: Supporting People to Settle in Scotland (Ross Greer)
Meeting Date: 21/06/2018
Result - For: 81, Against: 0 Abstain: 20
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ForCarried
S5M-12861.2: Review of Government FoI Handling and Record Keeping (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 20/06/2018
Result - For: 66, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
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S5M-12706.4: Health (Maureen Watt)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 62 Abstain: 0, Casting Vote: Against
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S5M-12706: Health (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 0 Abstain: 62
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ForCarried
S5M-12708.4: Finance and the Constitution (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 68, Against: 56 Abstain: 0
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S5M-12708: Finance and the Constitution (Willie Rennie)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 67, Against: 56 Abstain: 0
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S5M-12741: Approval of SSI (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 103, Against: 21 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-12690.2: Improving the Lives of Scotland’s Gypsy/Travellers (John Finnie)
Meeting Date: 12/06/2018
Result - For: 76, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried

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Motion S5M-13361: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 30/07/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13346: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 30/07/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13033: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 28/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12995: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 26/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12925: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 21/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12921: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 21/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12768: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 13/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12706: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 11/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12703: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 11/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12701: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 11/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-18311: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 17/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
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