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 04 April 2019 [Draft] : 04 April 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton

The village of Kirkliston in my constituency has doubled in size in recent years, but public transport has not improved in response to that. Huge pressure is being put on arterial routes bec...



Meeting of the Parliament 04 April 2019 [Draft] : 04 April 2019


3. Alex Cole-Hamilton (Edinburgh Western) (LD)

To ask the Scottish Government how it proposes to improve transport links to Kirkliston. (S5O-03104)



Meeting of the Parliament 03 April 2019 [Draft] : 03 April 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton

I was thinking about them with every word that I said, because there is no greater threat to young people in this country than the crisis that the Conservative Go...



Meeting of the Parliament 03 April 2019 [Draft] : 03 April 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton

I am in my first minute. If I have got time, I will come back to the member.



Meeting of the Parliament 03 April 2019 [Draft] : 03 April 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton (Edinburgh Western) (LD)

I, too, am grateful to the Conservatives for securing time for this debate on an issue of such importance to the health of our nation. I will come later to why th...



Meeting of the Parliament 03 April 2019 [Draft] : 03 April 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton (Edinburgh Western) (LD)

I echo the thanks that other members have expressed to the Conservatives for securing time for this debate and to the workforce that looks after us. <...



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 28 March 2019 [Draft] : 28 March 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton

You joined us on our road trip to Skye and heard that some faith communities in the west of Scotland regard a parent’s right to physically chastise their child as...



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 28 March 2019 [Draft] : 28 March 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton

You mentioned violence, and there is a debate in the evidence that we have heard about the causal link between smacking—physical punishment—in the home and violen...



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 28 March 2019 [Draft] : 28 March 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton

If we agree that behaviour is a product of mental process, is it incongruous that a three-year-old might be receive physical punishment as a tool of sanction for ...



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 28 March 2019 [Draft] : 28 March 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton

May I test some of the arguments against your bill with you? We have heard a lot about protective punishment—physical intervention and chastisement to prevent a c...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-16554.4: Revoking Article 50 (Fiona Hyslop)
Meeting Date: 27/03/2019
Result - For: 89, Against: 28 Abstain: 1
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S5M-16554.1: Revoking Article 50 (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 27/03/2019
Result - For: 28, Against: 89 Abstain: 1
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S5M-16554.3: Revoking Article 50 (Neil Findlay)
Meeting Date: 27/03/2019
Result - For: 84, Against: 33 Abstain: 1
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S5M-16554: Revoking Article 50 (Patrick Harvie)
Meeting Date: 27/03/2019
Result - For: 89, Against: 28 Abstain: 1
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ForCarried
S5M-16555.1: Climate Emergency (Maurice Golden)
Meeting Date: 27/03/2019
Result - For: 28, Against: 90 Abstain: 0
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S5M-16555.4: Climate Emergency (Roseanna Cunningham)
Meeting Date: 27/03/2019
Result - For: 58, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
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S5M-16555.3: Climate Emergency (Claudia Beamish)
Meeting Date: 27/03/2019
Result - For: 22, Against: 96 Abstain: 0
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S5M-16555: Climate Emergency (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 27/03/2019
Result - For: 6, Against: 111 Abstain: 0
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S5M-16445.3: Land Reform in Scotland, Delivering for Now and the Future (Claudia Beamish)
Meeting Date: 21/03/2019
Result - For: 83, Against: 32 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-16445.2: Land Reform in Scotland, Delivering for Now and the Future (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 21/03/2019
Result - For: 32, Against: 83 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-16970: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 16/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16824: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 05/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16793: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 04/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16698: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 01/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16593.2: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 27/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16573: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 26/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16533: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 22/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16431: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 19/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16267.1: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 12/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16245: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 07/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-03127: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 15/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22659: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 15/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22658: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 15/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22657: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 15/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22646: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 12/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22645: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 12/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22617: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 10/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22618: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 10/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22616: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 10/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22615: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 10/04/2019 Show Full Question >>

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