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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Equalities and Human Rights Committee 06 December 2018 [Draft] : 06 December 2018


Alex Cole-Hamilton

That is good to hear.



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 06 December 2018 [Draft] : 06 December 2018


Alex Cole-Hamilton

As you know, minister, there is a spectrum of sexual harassment—it ranges from physical abuse to online grooming and exploitation. Before I came to this committee...



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 06 December 2018 [Draft] : 06 December 2018


Alex Cole-Hamilton

I would be very grateful if you could do that. You mentioned that there were about 16,000 responses to the consultation, and that in itself is symptomatic of the ...



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 06 December 2018 [Draft] : 06 December 2018


Alex Cole-Hamilton

The intersectionality around this issue is quite stark. I struggle to think of an equalities issue on which tensions between equalities groups are as fraught as t...



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 06 December 2018 [Draft] : 06 December 2018


Alex Cole-Hamilton

Thank you, minister. If we look back on the bill with a year’s hindsight, are there any gaps? Is there anything that we should have done differently?



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 06 December 2018 [Draft] : 06 December 2018


Alex Cole-Hamilton (Edinburgh Western) (LD)

Good morning, minister. It is nice to welcome you back to the committee. You will be aware that, earlier in this parliamentary session, this committee considered ...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 December 2018 [Draft] : 06 December 2018


Alex Cole-Hamilton (Edinburgh Western) (LD)

It is my privilege to offer the Liberal Democrats’ support for the bill’s general principles. I tread in the footsteps of my friend and colleague Kirsty Williams ...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 December 2018 [Draft] : 06 December 2018


Alex Cole-Hamilton

Does Lewis Macdonald agree that the professional voice is important not only when it comes to safe staffing, and that the best ideas can stem from the ward and be...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 December 2018 [Draft] : 06 December 2018


Alex Cole-Hamilton

Although the bill is worthy, it is nothing without adequate workforce planning underpinning it. We cannot legislate to make staffing safer and expect that just to happen. Can the cabinet sec...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 December 2018 [Draft] : 06 December 2018


Alex Cole-Hamilton (Edinburgh Western) (LD)

Will the cabinet secretary give way?

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
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
S5M-14962.2: Ending Homelessness Together (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 29/11/2018
Result - For: 20, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-14914.2: New Approach Needed to Tackle Scotland’s Drugs Crisis (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 28/11/2018
Result - For: 85, Against: 32 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-14914: New Approach Needed to Tackle Scotland’s Drugs Crisis (Miles Briggs)
Meeting Date: 28/11/2018
Result - For: 89, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
SP Bill 24: Scottish Crown Estate Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 21/11/2018
Result - For: 28, Against: 89 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 24: Scottish Crown Estate Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 10
Meeting Date: 21/11/2018
Result - For: 114, Against: 0 Abstain: 4
ForCarried
SP Bill 24: Scottish Crown Estate Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 11
Meeting Date: 21/11/2018
Result - For: 33, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 24: Scottish Crown Estate Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 26
Meeting Date: 21/11/2018
Result - For: 33, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 24: Scottish Crown Estate Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 17
Meeting Date: 21/11/2018
Result - For: 89, Against: 0 Abstain: 28
ForCarried

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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 >>
Motion S5M-14621.4: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 05/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14548.4: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 31/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14406.2: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 23/10/2018 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-20393: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 05/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20394: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 05/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question 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-20282: 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 S5O-02643: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 27/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20201: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 27/11/2018 Show Full Question >>

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