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 19 April 2018 [Draft] : 19 April 2018


Alex Cole-Hamilton

I am afraid that I must make progress. I w...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 April 2018 [Draft] : 19 April 2018


Alex Cole-Hamilton

I am grateful to the minister for those comments, and I look forward to working with her to see them being realised.



Meeting of the Parliament 19 April 2018 [Draft] : 19 April 2018


Alex Cole-Hamilton

Thank you, Deputy Presiding Officer. I think that I reached a new height in peer review in my career as a parliamentarian when, on the margins of this meeting, Ad...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 April 2018 [Draft] : 19 April 2018


Alex Cole-Hamilton

Will the member take an intervention?



Meeting of the Parliament 19 April 2018 [Draft] : 19 April 2018


Alex Cole-Hamilton

Does Neil Findlay agree that although methadone has its place, heroin-assisted therapies in other countries have been backed up by scientific evidence as being pa...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 April 2018 [Draft] : 19 April 2018


Alex Cole-Hamilton

As well as wanting cannabis decriminalised for health use, my party has called for a UK-wide regulated market for cannabis for recreational use.



Meeting of the Parliament 19 April 2018 [Draft] : 19 April 2018


Alex Cole-Hamilton

I am grateful to the minister for that intervention. However, if her Government’s response to an upward shift in the number of drug-related deaths is to cut ADP f...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 April 2018 [Draft] : 19 April 2018


Alex Cole-Hamilton (Edinburgh Western) (LD)

I thank the Scottish Government for securing time for today’s debate. It is a crucial issue, and the recent coverage on “Channel 4 News” and our own understanding...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 April 2018 [Draft] : 19 April 2018


Alex Cole-Hamilton (Edinburgh Western) (LD)

The minister is absolutely right to say that there is a link between safe injecting rooms and use of other healthcare facilities. A key service in that regard is ...



Meeting of the Parliament 18 April 2018 [Draft] : 18 April 2018


Alex Cole-Hamilton

I appreciate and accept the Government’s intent to make the application process as simple as possible. However, there will be circumstances in which a disregard i...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-11695.2: Safe Injection Services (Annie Wells)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 80 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-11695.3: Safe Injection Services (Anas Sarwar)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 47, Against: 54 Abstain: 6
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ForDefeated
S5M-11695.1: Safe Injection Services (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 9, Against: 98 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-11695: Safe Injection Services (Aileen Campbell)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 79, Against: 27 Abstain: 1
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ForCarried
S5M-11347.1: Scotland’s Support for the (UNESCO) Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage (Rachael Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 29/03/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 78 Abstain: 0
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S5M-11289.2: Better Buses (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 63, Against: 51 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-11289: Better Buses (John Finnie)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 109, Against: 0 Abstain: 5
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ForCarried
S5M-11290.2.1: Scrap the Council Tax (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 28, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-11290.2: Scrap the Council Tax (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 86, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-11290.1: Scrap the Council Tax (James Kelly)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 23, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-11695.1: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 18/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11638: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 16/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11567: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 11/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11231: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 22/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11216: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 21/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11189: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 21/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11084: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 16/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11018: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 14/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10796: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 05/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10778: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 02/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-15790: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 03/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15791: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 03/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15792: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 03/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15789: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 03/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01964: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 21/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15227: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 12/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15137: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 07/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15138: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 07/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15136: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 07/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15121: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 06/03/2018 Show Full Question >>

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