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 02 April 2019 : 02 April 2019


The Minister for Community Safety (Ash Denham)

I, too, congratulate Rona Mackay on securing this members’ business debate on stalking. She made a thought-provoking speech, which brought vividly to life the serious impact that stalking ca...



Local Government and Communities Committee 27 March 2019 [Draft] : 27 March 2019


Ash Denham

There is nothing to stop boards going beyond the current minimum requirements when they undertake engagement. When they are developing the licensing policy statem...



Local Government and Communities Committee 27 March 2019 [Draft] : 27 March 2019


Ash Denham

The Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005 requires a local authority to appoint at least one LSO for its area. The data that the Scottish Government has shows that the nu...



Local Government and Communities Committee 27 March 2019 [Draft] : 27 March 2019


Ash Denham

We are looking at the matter. Peter Reid will give you the detail.



Local Government and Communities Committee 27 March 2019 [Draft] : 27 March 2019


Ash Denham

I take that point. We will be happy to look into it and see whether we can publish something that would be helpful.



Local Government and Communities Committee 27 March 2019 [Draft] : 27 March 2019


Ash Denham

Okay, so it is more technical.



Local Government and Communities Committee 27 March 2019 [Draft] : 27 March 2019


Ash Denham

We do not want people to face barriers to participating; we want to encourage community engagement, which is why we have the local forums and so on. That is all d...



Local Government and Communities Committee 27 March 2019 [Draft] : 27 March 2019


Ash Denham

Community councils are statutory consultees for a premises licence and we would always encourage them to put forward their views. Anybody who is worried about pre...



Local Government and Communities Committee 27 March 2019 [Draft] : 27 March 2019


Ash Denham

There is always more that can be done, but I think that, in this case, there are already lots of opportunities for local residents to express their views. The lic...



Local Government and Communities Committee 27 March 2019 [Draft] : 27 March 2019


Ash Denham

I will let Peter Reid answer that one.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-16554.4: Revoking Article 50 (Fiona Hyslop)
Meeting Date: 27/03/2019
Result - For: 89, Against: 28 Abstain: 1
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ForCarried
S5M-16554.1: Revoking Article 50 (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 27/03/2019
Result - For: 28, Against: 89 Abstain: 1
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S5M-16554.3: Revoking Article 50 (Neil Findlay)
Meeting Date: 27/03/2019
Result - For: 84, Against: 33 Abstain: 1
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ForCarried
S5M-16554: Revoking Article 50 (Patrick Harvie)
Meeting Date: 27/03/2019
Result - For: 89, Against: 28 Abstain: 1
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ForCarried
S5M-16555.1: Climate Emergency (Maurice Golden)
Meeting Date: 27/03/2019
Result - For: 28, Against: 90 Abstain: 0
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S5M-16555.4: Climate Emergency (Roseanna Cunningham)
Meeting Date: 27/03/2019
Result - For: 58, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
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S5M-16555.3: Climate Emergency (Claudia Beamish)
Meeting Date: 27/03/2019
Result - For: 22, Against: 96 Abstain: 0
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S5M-16555: Climate Emergency (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 27/03/2019
Result - For: 6, Against: 111 Abstain: 0
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S5M-16445.3: Land Reform in Scotland, Delivering for Now and the Future (Claudia Beamish)
Meeting Date: 21/03/2019
Result - For: 83, Against: 32 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-16445.2: Land Reform in Scotland, Delivering for Now and the Future (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 21/03/2019
Result - For: 32, Against: 83 Abstain: 0
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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 >>
Motion S5M-15169: Ash Denham, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/12/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14665: Ash Denham, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/11/2018 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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