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 04 June 2019 [Draft] : 04 June 2019


Ash Denham

I am not persuaded that introducing whole-life sentences for a small minority of the most serious cases would make a practical difference to our justice system. I understand that, as of Marc...



Meeting of the Parliament 04 June 2019 [Draft] : 04 June 2019


Ash Denham

This has been a useful debate that has highlighted the importance of ensuring that our sentencing law provides our courts with the powers to sentence offenders appropriately while meeting th...



Meeting of the Parliament 04 June 2019 [Draft] : 04 June 2019


The Minister for Community Safety (Ash Denham)

One of the most difficult and important decisions that anyone working in our criminal justice system can face is that which is faced by High Court judges who are ...



Meeting of the Parliament 04 June 2019 [Draft] : 04 June 2019


Ash Denham

Children and young people are transported in non-cellular escort vehicles that have a range of securing measures. For example, each vehicle must be fitted with a ...



Meeting of the Parliament 04 June 2019 [Draft] : 04 June 2019


Ash Denham

The member has raised an important point. I believe that contractors should be held accountable for their level of service. I do not have any further information ...



Meeting of the Parliament 04 June 2019 [Draft] : 04 June 2019


Ash Denham

I thank the member for that question. I take on board the concerns that he has raised. The escorting contract has, of course, freed up front-line staff in both th...



Meeting of the Parliament 04 June 2019 [Draft] : 04 June 2019


Ash Denham

We absolutely do not think that. The Scottish Prison Service does not have a record of staff raising such concerns, but if any instances were to be raised with th...



Meeting of the Parliament 04 June 2019 [Draft] : 04 June 2019


Ash Denham

About 180,000 prisoner movements are undertaken every year, the vast majority of which are in cellular vehicles. There are occasions on which non-cellular vehicle...



Meeting of the Parliament 04 June 2019 [Draft] : 04 June 2019


Ash Denham

On Mr Johnson’s point about safety in cars, in April 2019, GEOAmey tested new bulkheads, which are now being installed throughout the fleet to improve driver safe...



Meeting of the Parliament 04 June 2019 [Draft] : 04 June 2019


Ash Denham

I checked with the SPS this morning. As the member will no doubt be aware, a new prisoner escort service

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-17660: Restricted Roads (20 mph Speed Limit) (Scotland) Bill (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2019
Result - For: 26, Against: 83 Abstain: 4
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-17645: Census (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill (Fiona Hyslop)
Meeting Date: 12/06/2019
Result - For: 115, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
SP Bill 37: Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1A
Meeting Date: 06/06/2019
Result - For: 25, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 37: Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 78
Meeting Date: 06/06/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 89 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 37: Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 77
Meeting Date: 06/06/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 89 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 37: Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 6
Meeting Date: 06/06/2019
Result - For: 94, Against: 21 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 37: Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 7
Meeting Date: 06/06/2019
Result - For: 93, Against: 21 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 37: Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 8
Meeting Date: 06/06/2019
Result - For: 93, Against: 20 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 37: Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 9
Meeting Date: 06/06/2019
Result - For: 93, Against: 20 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 37: Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 10
Meeting Date: 06/06/2019
Result - For: 94, Against: 20 Abstain: 0
ForCarried

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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 >>
Motion S5M-15169: Ash Denham, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/12/2018 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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