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:

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Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 18 March 2020 [Draft] : 18 March 2020


Ash Denham

I agree.



Meeting of the Parliament 18 March 2020 [Draft] : 18 March 2020


Ash Denham

Over the past week, I have been in contact with the SFRS about its planning. It has already taken a number of measures to get ready for what we might face, and it has reviewed all its planni...



Meeting of the Parliament 18 March 2020 [Draft] : 18 March 2020


The Minister for Community Safety (Ash Denham)

The Scottish Government is not a party in the negotiations on firefighter pay, which is a matter between the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service, as the employer, an...



Justice Committee 17 March 2020 [Draft] : 17 March 2020


Ash Denham

My understanding is that the most appropriate type of settlement is a matter of agreement between the parties.



Justice Committee 17 March 2020 [Draft] : 17 March 2020


Ash Denham

Is it correct that the officials are not allowed to speak at this point?



Justice Committee 17 March 2020 [Draft] : 17 March 2020


Ash Denham

No; I think that periodical payments would be more likely to be used in settlements.



Justice Committee 17 March 2020 [Draft] : 17 March 2020


Ash Denham

I am not sure that it is available. Does Hamish Goodall have anything on that?



Justice Committee 17 March 2020 [Draft] : 17 March 2020


Ash Denham

I understand what you are saying, and I can see that you are very concerned about the issue. I reiterate that the concerns that the committee has raised are appli...



Justice Committee 17 March 2020 [Draft] : 17 March 2020


Ash Denham

The legislation is concerned only with civil litigation and has nothing to do with criminal injuries compensation, so it is not the appropriate place to make prov...



Justice Committee 17 March 2020 [Draft] : 17 March 2020


Ash Denham

I am looking at it in the wider context. If claims management companies, and their fees, are currently completely unregulated, it is better to approve the regulations, so that they may be re...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-21279: Female Genital Mutilation (Protection and Guidance) (Scotland) Bill (Christina McKelvie)
Meeting Date: 19/03/2020
Result - For: 84, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-21177.3: Expansion of Funded Childcare (Maree Todd)
Meeting Date: 11/03/2020
Result - For: 58, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-21177.1: Expansion of Funded Childcare (Mary Fee)
Meeting Date: 11/03/2020
Result - For: 61, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-21177: Expansion of Funded Childcare (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 11/03/2020
Result - For: 61, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-21170: Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 2020 [draft] (Ben Macpherson)
Meeting Date: 10/03/2020
Result - For: 88, Against: 23 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-21174: Scottish Biometrics Commissioner Bill (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 10/03/2020
Result - For: 110, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-21113: Budget (Scotland) (No.4) Bill (Kate Forbes)
Meeting Date: 05/03/2020
Result - For: 63, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-21090: Scottish Rate Resolution (Ben Macpherson)
Meeting Date: 04/03/2020
Result - For: 58, Against: 50 Abstain: 5
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ForCarried
S5M-21013.1: Budget (Scotland) (No.4) Bill (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 27/02/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 90 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-21013: Budget (Scotland) (No.4) Bill (Kate Forbes)
Meeting Date: 27/02/2020
Result - For: 65, Against: 54 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried

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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 >>
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 >>
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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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