Salmond’s TV show “dishonest and misleading”

Responding to news that Alex Salmond’s RT show has breached broadcasting rules, Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP said:

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Scot Gov needs to look at Falls Strategy if it’s serious about inactivity

Responding to the Government’s new Active Scotland Delivery Plan, Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP said:

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Homeshare can help solve the housing crisis

Responding to confirmation that the number of Scottish households is expected to increase by around a third over the next two decades, Scottish Liberal Democrat MSP Alex Cole-Hamilton has called on the Scottish Government to back Lib Dem calls for a National Care and Accommodation Exchange.

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Scot Gov misses stroke targets by a mile

Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP has today chastised the government for missing its own stroke targets by a huge margin.

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“Same old story” with poor A&E waiting time performance

Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP has criticised the Scottish Government for letting performance against the 4-hour A&E waiting time target slip once again.

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Cole-Hamilton on Brexit threat to care staff

Responding to new research by Ipsos Mori which has found that 9,830 EU nationals who work in social care and childcare in Scotland face an uncertain future because of Brexit, Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP said:

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Scot Gov flip flops on fracking again

Responding to the news that the Scottish Government has extended Ineos’ fracking licence in the area to the south and west of Falkirk, Liberal Democrat MSP Alex Cole-Hamilton said:

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“Culture of care” at Carseview must change

Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP has called on the Mental Health Minister to look into the “culture of care” at Carseview as a matter of urgency following revelations about the mistreatment of its mental health patients in a BBC documentary last night.

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SNP record on “long waits and long journeys” has been scandalous

Responding to Jeane Freeman’s appearance on BBC GMS this morning, in which she identified waiting times, health and social care integration and the workforce as her key priorities, Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP said:

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Scot Gov sits on fence about 16-year-old candidates

Liberal Democrat MSP Alex Cole-Hamilton has criticised the Scottish Government for evading questioning on whether 16 and 17 year olds should be allowed to stand as political candidates.

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