Alex Cole-Hamilton

Alex Cole-Hamilton
Member of the Scottish Parliament
for Edinburgh Western
Assumed office
6 May 2016
Preceded by Colin Keir
Majority 2,960
Personal details
Born 22 July 1977 (age 39)
Political party Scottish Liberal Democrats
Alma mater University of Aberdeen

Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP is a Scottish politician who is the Scottish Liberal Democrat MSP for the constituency of Edinburgh Western.[1]

After attending Madras College, a state school in St Andrews, he graduated from the University of Aberdeen with a degree in politics, and was President of the Students' Representative Council from 1999-2000.

Cole-Hamilton stood in several constituencies unsuccessfully as a Lib Dem candidate in Scottish Parliament elections in 2003 for the Kirkcaldy constituency; 2007 in Stirling and 2011 in Edinburgh Central.

In the United Kingdom general election, 2005 he stood in the constituency of Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath.


Parliament of Scotland
Preceded by
Colin Keir
Member of the Scottish Parliament
for Edinburgh Western

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