Alex Cole-Hamilton

Member of the Scottish Parliament for Edinburgh Western

Before Parliament, Alex worked in the childrens voluntary sector, including being Director of Together (Scottish Alliance for Children's Rights) and worked on the campaign to raise the age of leaving care in Scotland to 21.

Since being elected Alex led the successful campaign to save HIV Scotland from planned funding cuts, forced the Government to abandon their plans to abolish jury trials during the Covid pandemic and has spoken up for bus services, dentist and GP provision, and protecting greenbelt land in west Edinburgh.

He has prioritised campaigning on children's mental health, first aid awareness, long covid and supporting Ukrainian refugees. He was sanctioned by the Kremlin in August 2022 following his public criticism of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, and for his efforts to highlight Russian influence in Scotland.

Alex was first elected in 2016, and was re-elected in 2021.

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Less than half of Royal Infirmary patients seen within 4 hours

17 Feb 2023

Alex said

"People are being left in pain as less than half of patients attending A&E in the capital are seen within 4 hours.

“Time and time again, my party has called for an urgent inquiry into the hundreds of avoidable deaths linked to the emergency care crisis and for a staff burnout prevention strategy. Patients are paying the price for this SNP/Green Government’s inaction.

“Scottish Liberal Democrats are calling on the Government to ditch its stubbornness and stop clutching onto a failing recovery plan. If Humza Yousaf is not able to turn the tide, he will have to go.”

 

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