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

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Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 13 September 2017 : 13 September 2017


Alex Cole-Hamilton

A roof over your head and three square meals a day is not much to ask for, is it? It is a social aspiration that has echoed down...



Meeting of the Parliament 13 September 2017 : 13 September 2017


Alex Cole-Hamilton

I hear Maurice Golden talk a lot about fuel poverty. How did he feel when Theresa May revealed in her manifesto for the snap general election her plans for means ...



Meeting of the Parliament 13 September 2017 : 13 September 2017


Alex Cole-Hamilton

I absolutely agree with Mr Wightman and I will come to that point later in my speech.



Meeting of the Parliament 13 September 2017 : 13 September 2017


Alex Cole-Hamilton (Edinburgh Western) (LD)

I thank the Conservative Party for raising the important issue of housing because, without question, we are in the grip of a national housing crisis. ...



Health and Sport Committee 12 September 2017 : 12 September 2017


Alex Cole-Hamilton

Rachel Cackett alluded to this morning’s headlines, from which we learn that, according to an investigation by



Health and Sport Committee 12 September 2017 : 12 September 2017


Alex Cole-Hamilton

Absolutely. We all know stakeholders—organisations and people who work in the sector—who do miracles with next to nothing and are forced increasingly to do miracl...



Health and Sport Committee 12 September 2017 : 12 September 2017


Alex Cole-Hamilton

Absolutely—I do not disagree. However, COSLA’s own submission refers to



Health and Sport Committee 12 September 2017 : 12 September 2017


Alex Cole-Hamilton

Sorry. You are saying that what is happening is not a cut and that there is not an element of cuts in this whole process, yet COSLA’s own submission disagrees with you on that.



Health and Sport Committee 12 September 2017 : 12 September 2017


Alex Cole-Hamilton

I understand that, as you suggest, the issue is multifactorial. However, when I had meetings over the summer with the senior consultant who was compiling the stat...



Health and Sport Committee 12 September 2017 : 12 September 2017


Alex Cole-Hamilton

But that is not the universal picture.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-06376.1: Education Governance Next Steps (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 31, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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S5M-06376.4: Education Governance Next Steps (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 30, Against: 93 Abstain: 0
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S5M-06376.3: Education Governance Next Steps (Ross Greer)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 30, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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S5M-06376: Education Governance Next Steps (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 96, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 53, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 5
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 51, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 6
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 53, Against: 65 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 7
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 53, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
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S5M-06356: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 68, Against: 53 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 1: Limitation (Childhood Abuse) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 22/06/2017
Result - For: 50, Against: 65 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated

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Motion S5M-07613.1: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 12/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07614: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 11/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07562: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 07/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07253: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 23/08/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07204: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 21/08/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-06607: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 05/07/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-06606: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 05/07/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-06608: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 05/07/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-06581: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 04/07/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-06417: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 27/06/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5T-00651: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 11/09/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-11171: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 08/09/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-11170: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 08/09/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-11173: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 08/09/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-11172: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 08/09/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-11040: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 01/09/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-11004: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 29/08/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-11005: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 29/08/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01207: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 29/08/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-10953: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 25/08/2017 Show Full Question >>

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