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


Ash Denham

I understand the point behind amendment 86, but I am not convinced that three years after royal assent is the right timetable. The committee will understand that ...



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


Ash Denham

Lengthy court proceedings and undue delays in cases relating to children are not in a child’s best interests, which is why section 21 provides that <...



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


Ash Denham

Clearly, the deployment of the judiciary is a matter for the Lord President and the sheriffs principal.



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


Ash Denham

Amendment 39 gives the Scottish ministers power by regulations to amend the list of persons who may be appointed by the court to investigate the reasons for actua...



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


Ash Denham

I appreciate the aims of amendment 84, but I cannot support it. I am aware that a number of stakeholders have suggested that the bill should introduce a formal system of child support worker...



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


Ash Denham

Section 13 requires the court to reassess the appointment of a curator ad litem every six months. The provision currently applies to curators appointed before the...



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


Ash Denham

Amendments 57 and 80 would direct Scottish ministers to make regulations to provide for legal aid to be available for parties to...



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


Ash Denham

I think that I am right in saying that Liam McArthur said that he was not going to move amendment 78. I was going to say that it was opposed by Social Work Scotla...



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


Ash Denham

On amendment 54, the committee recommended in the stage 1 report that the word “practicable” be removed from section 10. The section highlights the importance that the Government places on t...



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


Ash Denham

I am open to discussing with Fulton MacGregor ahead of stage 3 other terms that he would like us to consider for an amendment. However, I am content at the moment that the terms in use are m...

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
Not VotedDefeated
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
Not VotedCarried
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
Not VotedDefeated
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
Not VotedDefeated
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
Not VotedDefeated
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
Not VotedCarried
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
Not VotedDefeated

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Motion S5M-21964: Ash Denham, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21834: Ash Denham, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/05/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21028: Ash Denham, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/02/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21023: Ash Denham, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/02/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21026: Ash Denham, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/02/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21025: Ash Denham, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/02/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21024: Ash Denham, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/02/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21027: Ash Denham, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/02/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21029: Ash Denham, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/02/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18220: Ash Denham, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/07/2019 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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