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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Health and Sport Committee 19 February 2019 : 19 February 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton

Unlike PE1611, PE1568 will not be followed by a glut of similar petitions to the Public Petitions Committee; it relates to a stand-alone issue. I am anxious about closing it, because that wo...



Health and Sport Committee 19 February 2019 : 19 February 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton

I endorse what Miles Briggs has just said. It is important to recognise that mental health is a very dynamic landscape, although it is not necessarily one of impr...



Health and Sport Committee 19 February 2019 : 19 February 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton

I am grateful for that response. It is encouraging to hear that we still have healthy competition for those roles.



Health and Sport Committee 19 February 2019 : 19 February 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton (Edinburgh Western) (LD)

I will expand on the issue around leadership. We have picked up on the slightly worrying churn at the higher end of the leadership of IJBs—57 per cent of senior m...



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 07 February 2019 [Draft] : 07 February 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton

I heard that evidence from the Solicitor General, too. I think that she was asking us to get a picture in the round of every child who comes before a children’s h...



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 07 February 2019 [Draft] : 07 February 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton

Do you agree that, if we are to get the proper comprehensive suite of interventions for a young person who has exhibited harmful behaviour, for which the children’s hearings system in Scotla...



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 07 February 2019 [Draft] : 07 February 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton

I support amendment 119. Amendments in my name to increase the age of criminal responsibility have not been agreed to. Mary Fee’s amendment with its progressive angle strengthens the bill. I...



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 07 February 2019 [Draft] : 07 February 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton

I hear what the minister says about wanting to remove from the bill any semblance of criminality for children. However, if that was truly the Government’s intent, we would have outlawed the ...



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 07 February 2019 [Draft] : 07 February 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton

Extending the section on the right not to answer questions to provide a right to silence might seem like a semantic point, but I propose doing so through amendment 64 for several reasons. It...



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 07 February 2019 [Draft] : 07 February 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton

I welcome Daniel Johnson to the meeting. I am grateful to him for lodging amendment 100. In the context of my amendments, which have just fallen, on prohibition of police cell use, amendment...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-15879: Scottish Rate Resolution (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 19/02/2019
Result - For: 61, Against: 52 Abstain: 6
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AgainstCarried
S5M-15723: Establishment of a Committee (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 06/02/2019
Result - For: 92, Against: 19 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15625.1: Budget (Scotland) (No.3) Bill (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 31/01/2019
Result - For: 30, Against: 96 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15625: Budget (Scotland) (No.3) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 31/01/2019
Result - For: 67, Against: 58 Abstain: 1
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AgainstCarried
S5M-15607.1: Presumption to Mainstream (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 30/01/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15615.2: Tackling Antisocial Behaviour (Ash Denham)
Meeting Date: 30/01/2019
Result - For: 69, Against: 50 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15609.2: A Connected Scotland, the Scottish Government’s Strategy for Tackling Social Isolation and Loneliness (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 29/01/2019
Result - For: 23, Against: 84 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-15507.1: Supporting Entrepreneurship (Dean Lockhart)
Meeting Date: 23/01/2019
Result - For: 28, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15507.2: Supporting Entrepreneurship (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 23/01/2019
Result - For: 82, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15514: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/01/2019
Result - For: 82, Against: 0 Abstain: 27
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Motion S5M-15897: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 19/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15885: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 18/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15880: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 18/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15883: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 18/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15667: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 31/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15535: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 22/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15510: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 22/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15506: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 21/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15438: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 16/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15411: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 15/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-02936: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 20/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21631: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 11/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21630: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 11/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21447: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 05/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21446: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 05/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
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Question S5W-21384: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 01/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5T-01462: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 28/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21094: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 17/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21096: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 17/01/2019 Show Full Question >>

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