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 24 September 2020 [Draft] : 24 September 2020


Alex Cole-Hamilton

You covered that, but is there best practice that we could reach for? Are you looking at any other industry standards?



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 24 September 2020 [Draft] : 24 September 2020


Alex Cole-Hamilton

My second and final question is about the processes that you adopt through HR so that you can do a deep dive or have a dashboard as to how many people each year or each month you are recruit...



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 24 September 2020 [Draft] : 24 September 2020


Alex Cole-Hamilton

Good morning to our colleagues from the Government. I have two questions. The first is about the adoption of any schemes that you might have in the Scottish Gover...



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 24 September 2020 [Draft] : 24 September 2020


Alex Cole-Hamilton

Thank you. I have no further questions.



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 24 September 2020 [Draft] : 24 September 2020


Alex Cole-Hamilton

This is my final question. We understand that, if we want our workforce to better reflect the society in which we live, we need the boardrooms that govern that wo...



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 24 September 2020 [Draft] : 24 September 2020


Alex Cole-Hamilton

If Mandy Watts is responsible for scanning the environment—the dashboard—can you see a pull-through from interventions or initiatives and upticks or declines in relative rates of employment ...



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 24 September 2020 [Draft] : 24 September 2020


Alex Cole-Hamilton

Thank you both for coming to see us. My questions are predominantly for the minister, but Mandy Watts should please feel free to interject.



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 24 September 2020 [Draft] : 24 September 2020


Alex Cole-Hamilton

Great. Thinking about the recruitment processes that the Parliament uses when you are recruiting staff to the organisation, what mechanisms do you have to capture the reasons why people are ...



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 24 September 2020 [Draft] : 24 September 2020


Alex Cole-Hamilton

I am very keen to hear about the efficacy of such schemes, because it is all well and good to have an internship programme, but if it does not translate into actual employment, it is not rea...



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 24 September 2020 [Draft] : 24 September 2020


Alex Cole-Hamilton (Edinburgh Western) (LD)

Good morning, David and Aneela, and thank you for coming to see us today. I would like to pick up on that idea that, if you cannot see it, you are less likely to be it. I think that we are a...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-22780.3: Prioritising Education Over Independence (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 65, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-22780: Prioritising Education Over Independence (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 64, Against: 35 Abstain: 21
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S5M-22800: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 114, Against: 1 Abstain: 0
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S5M-22803: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 108, Against: 6 Abstain: 0
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S5M-22731.2: Employment Support (Maurice Golden)
Meeting Date: 17/09/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 88 Abstain: 0
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S5M-22731: Employment Support (Jamie Hepburn)
Meeting Date: 17/09/2020
Result - For: 89, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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S5M-22711.3: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 54, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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S5M-22711.1: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Graham Simpson)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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S5M-22711.2: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Patrick Harvie)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 6, Against: 109 Abstain: 0
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S5M-22711: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Colin Smyth)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 54, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-22590: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 01/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22490: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 21/08/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22448: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 17/08/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22439: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 17/08/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22362: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 05/08/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22344: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 30/07/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22303: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 21/07/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22301: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 21/07/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22281: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 15/07/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22210: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 01/07/2020 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-32067: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 25/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-32039: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 24/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-32015: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 23/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
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Question S5W-32008: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 23/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31988: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 22/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31983: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 22/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
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Question S5W-31966: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 22/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31865: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 16/09/2020 Show Full Question >>

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