Ash Denham MSP

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Ash Denham MSP

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  • Member for: Edinburgh Eastern
  • Region: Lothian
  • Party: Scottish National Party

Ash is a member of the following Committees:

Ash is a member of the following Cross-Party Groups:

Parliamentary Activities

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


Ash Denham

I thank Rhoda Grant for raising a serious issue. We are aware that some perpetrators of domestic abuse might seek to lodge repeated court cases regarding contact ...



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


The Minister for Community Safety (Ash Denham)

The Children (Scotland) Bill was introduced on 2 September. A key aim of the bill is to further protect victims of domestic abuse and their children in family courts.



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


Ash Denham

I certainly agree with that. My thoughts are with Ron Ewing’s family and friends at this time after their sad loss. Clearly, Ron was the driving force in introduc...



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


The Minister for Community Safety (Ash Denham)

Smokey Paws is to be commended for its work in raising awareness of the safety of pets in fires and fundraising to provide the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service wi...



Meeting of the Parliament 01 October 2019 [Draft] : 01 October 2019


Ash Denham

The member is quite right to make that point, and I will undertake to ensure that we are working in a joined-up fashion across Government to address the issues.



Meeting of the Parliament 01 October 2019 [Draft] : 01 October 2019


Ash Denham

The review that is under way is looking at what we can do in the short term in order to address the enforcement of the 2010 act. The review that we will carry out next year will have a much ...



Meeting of the Parliament 01 October 2019 [Draft] : 01 October 2019


Ash Denham

This has been a constructive debate on the comprehensive report that the committee prepared. Once again, I thank the committee m...



Meeting of the Parliament 01 October 2019 [Draft] : 01 October 2019


Ash Denham

The 2010 act places a statutory duty on the Government to consult, so we cannot just move ahead and bring in the database. That is why we are doing the consultati...



Meeting of the Parliament 01 October 2019 [Draft] : 01 October 2019


Ash Denham

Yes, and that is absolutely why I will see whether it is possible to record such information.



Meeting of the Parliament 01 October 2019 [Draft] : 01 October 2019


Ash Denham

I believe that what the member is referring to involves the term “reasonable apprehension”, which Jenny Marra described.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-19287.1: Supporting Innovation (Alexander Burnett)
Meeting Date: 08/10/2019
Result - For: 49, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-19287.2: Supporting Innovation (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 08/10/2019
Result - For: 49, Against: 52 Abstain: 6
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AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 38: Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 03/10/2019
Result - For: 47, Against: 64 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 38: Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 3
Meeting Date: 03/10/2019
Result - For: 47, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 38: Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 03/10/2019
Result - For: 47, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated
S5M-18623: Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill (John Finnie)
Meeting Date: 03/10/2019
Result - For: 84, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-19193.1: Give Them Time Campaign (Maree Todd)
Meeting Date: 02/10/2019
Result - For: 57, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-19190.2: Don't Extend the ScotRail Franchise (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 02/10/2019
Result - For: 57, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-19190.1: Don't Extend the ScotRail Franchise (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 02/10/2019
Result - For: 28, Against: 89 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-19190: Don't Extend the ScotRail Franchise (Colin Smyth)
Meeting Date: 02/10/2019
Result - For: 32, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated

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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Motion S5M-18220: Ash Denham, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/07/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17210: Ash Denham, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16769: Ash Denham, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16394: Ash Denham, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16239: Ash Denham, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15920: Ash Denham, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15749: Ash Denham, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15615.2: Ash Denham, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15526: Ash Denham, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15300: Ash Denham, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-17246: Ash Denham, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02182: Ash Denham, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02133: Ash Denham, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02103: Ash Denham, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16510: Ash Denham, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16506: Ash Denham, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02077: Ash Denham, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5T-01059: Ash Denham, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02040: Ash Denham, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02282: Ash Denham, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/04/2018 Show Full Question >>

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