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:

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Parliamentary Activities

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Equalities and Human Rights Committee 10 January 2019 [Draft] : 10 January 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton

I understand. Thank you.



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 10 January 2019 [Draft] : 10 January 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton

If you were able to increase your headcount with people with the right academic expertise and of the right quality, you could truncate the time that it would take...



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 10 January 2019 [Draft] : 10 January 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton

I said that I had finished my questions, but I have just realised that I have not entirely finished. You have talked extensively about the work that you think wil...



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 10 January 2019 [Draft] : 10 January 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton

I think that I can leave it there, convener.



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 10 January 2019 [Draft] : 10 January 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton

I understand that. You have kindly suggested that we know how these processes work—that is not always the case, but we do our best—but the fact is that the legisl...



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 10 January 2019 [Draft] : 10 January 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton

On the issue of time, you have suggested that work on the permutations of lifting the age limit to either 14 or 16 could take a year or two. From what we have hea...



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 10 January 2019 [Draft] : 10 January 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton

I understand. ...



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 10 January 2019 [Draft] : 10 January 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton

Children’s Hearings Scotland also voiced a concern that the work that needs to be done around lifting the age still further is about the standard of proof.

Equalities and Human Rights Committee 10 January 2019 [Draft] : 10 January 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton

Funnily enough, I was coming on to exactly that. I do not want to pre...



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 10 January 2019 [Draft] : 10 January 2019


Alex Cole-Hamilton

What would change for young people who would currently be referred on offence grounds who would get some kind of disposal as a result of their interaction with th...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-15390.3: Scotland’s Future Economy (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 16/01/2019
Result - For: 70, Against: 47 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15390.1: Scotland’s Future Economy (Dean Lockhart)
Meeting Date: 16/01/2019
Result - For: 28, Against: 88 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15390: Scotland’s Future Economy (Richard Leonard)
Meeting Date: 16/01/2019
Result - For: 70, Against: 47 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15380.3: Securing a Just Transition to a Carbon-neutral Economy (Claudia Beamish)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2019
Result - For: 85, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15380.1: Securing a Just Transition to a Carbon-neutral Economy (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2019
Result - For: 6, Against: 107 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15380: Securing a Just Transition to a Carbon-neutral Economy (Roseanna Cunningham)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2019
Result - For: 86, Against: 0 Abstain: 28
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ForCarried
S5M-15279.3: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 89 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15279.2: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 51, Against: 65 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15279.1: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 24, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15279: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 83, Against: 27 Abstain: 6
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ForCarried

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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 >>
Motion S5M-15402: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 14/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15180: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 17/12/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15167: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 14/12/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15126.2: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 12/12/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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Question S5W-20999: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 15/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21001: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 15/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21000: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 15/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02765: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 09/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20787: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 21/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20788: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 21/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20786: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 21/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20785: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 21/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20774: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 20/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20773: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 20/12/2018 Show Full Question >>

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