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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Equalities and Human Rights Committee 25 June 2020 [Draft] : 25 June 2020


Alex Cole-Hamilton

Thank you for that comprehensive answer. The final area that I will a...



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 25 June 2020 [Draft] : 25 June 2020


Alex Cole-Hamilton

Let us move on to a wider issue that affects older people, in particular. The convener will perhaps permit me to ask about mental health issues afterwards. At the...



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 25 June 2020 [Draft] : 25 June 2020


Alex Cole-Hamilton (Edinburgh Western) (LD)

Good morning, minister—it is nice to see you. I want to ask about a couple of things. First, we know that the test is quite a traumatic experience, and carers are...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 24 June 2020 [Draft] : 24 June 2020


Alex Cole-Hamilton (Edinburgh Western) (LD)

Yesterday’s announcement on the return to our schools will be welcome news for many parents, but for one group it creates a whole new layer of anxiety. Lockdown has been hardest for children...



Justice Committee 23 June 2020 [Draft] : 23 June 2020


Alex Cole-Hamilton (Edinburgh Western) (LD)

Thank you for the opportunity to speak to the committee—it is a great pleasure to join you today.



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 23 June 2020 [Draft] : 23 June 2020


Alex Cole-Hamilton (Edinburgh Western) (LD)

As Liberal Democrat equalities spokesperson and deputy convener of the Equalities and Human Rights Committee, it gives me great pleasure to support the bill. I th...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 23 June 2020 [Draft] : 23 June 2020


Alex Cole-Hamilton

If the cabinet secretary is confident that the tracing process is rigorous, but it is still turning up just one contact for each new case, is she equally confiden...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 23 June 2020 [Draft] : 23 June 2020


Alex Cole-Hamilton

The Sunday Post repo...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 23 June 2020 [Draft] : 23 June 2020


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

To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the number of people tracked through its test and trace system, and the availability of its digital tool to the public. (S...



Committee on the Scottish Government Handling of Harassment Complaints 22 June 2020 [Draft] : 22 June 2020


Alex Cole-Hamilton (Edinburgh Western) (LD)

I would like to start where Donald Cameron left off. I share his concern about the very regrettable delays, some of which were caused by the sub judice aspects of the criminal trial; others ...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-22119.3: Advisory Group on Economic Recovery Recommendations (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 23/06/2020
Result - For: 52, Against: 12 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22119: Advisory Group on Economic Recovery Recommendations (Fiona Hyslop)
Meeting Date: 23/06/2020
Result - For: 52, Against: 12 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22115: Civil Partnership (Scotland) Bill (Shirley-Anne Somerville)
Meeting Date: 23/06/2020
Result - For: 64, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 33
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 22, Against: 56 Abstain: 1
ForDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 35
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 42, Against: 38 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 36
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 37
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 38
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 39
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 61, Against: 19 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 40
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated

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Motion S5M-22210: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 01/07/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22204: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 01/07/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22190: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 30/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22139: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 23/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22078: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 17/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22075: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 17/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22049: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 16/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22007: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 09/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21968: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 08/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21908: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 02/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-30632: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 09/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30596: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 08/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30589: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 08/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30584: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 08/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30583: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 08/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30581: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 08/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30576: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 08/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30516: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 06/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30499: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 06/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30461: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 03/07/2020 Show Full Question >>

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