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 21 June 2018 [Draft] : 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...



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 21 June 2018 [Draft] : 21 June 2018


Alex Cole-Hamilton

I will pick up on a number of the comments made by Cara Spence and other panellists about homophobic abuse in schools. During our inquiry and through my association—and that of others—with t...



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 21 June 2018 [Draft] : 21 June 2018


Alex Cole-Hamilton

Hello, everyone. I am the Lib Dem MSP for Edinburgh Western and the deputy convener of the committee.



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 21 June 2018 [Draft] : 21 June 2018


Alex Cole-Hamilton

That is helpful. I have another question—the final one, I promise. Throughout the inquiry, we have discussed the possibility that the incorporation of certain human rights treaties into Scot...



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 21 June 2018 [Draft] : 21 June 2018


Alex Cole-Hamilton

On the issue of where to focus the work of this committee, when we first grappled with the human rights remit when we took it on...



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 21 June 2018 [Draft] : 21 June 2018


Alex Cole-Hamilton

That is really helpful, and it certainly chimes with the shared view that is emerging across the committee. You raised the idea of a specific human rights committee, and a number of members ...



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 21 June 2018 [Draft] : 21 June 2018


Alex Cole-Hamilton (Edinburgh Western) (LD)

Good morning to our guests by videoconference. I apologise for my late arrival.



Meeting of the Parliament 21 June 2018 [Draft] : 21 June 2018


Alex Cole-Hamilton (Edinburgh Western) (LD)

I am grateful to the Government for the motion for debate. Before I address Scotland’s response to the refugee crisis in the world—and it is a crisis; more people...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 June 2018 [Draft] : 21 June 2018


Alex Cole-Hamilton (Edinburgh Western) (LD)

Will the member take an intervention?



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 14 June 2018 [Draft] : 14 June 2018


Alex Cole-Hamilton

I am sorry, convener. I put that thought in your head before the meeting started.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
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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ForCarried
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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AgainstDefeated
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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AgainstCarried
S5M-12708: Finance and the Constitution (Willie Rennie)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 67, Against: 56 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
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
S5M-12573: Historical Sexual Offences (Pardons and Disregards) (Scotland) Bill (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 06/06/2018
Result - For: 119, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried

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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 >>
Motion S5M-12555: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 01/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12531: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 31/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12408: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 23/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12342.4: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 22/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-17438: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 22/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17437: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 22/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17405: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 21/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17400: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 21/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17403: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 21/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17401: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 21/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17350: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 19/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17349: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 19/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17279: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 15/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17275: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 15/06/2018 Show Full Question >>

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