Mark Griffin MSP

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Social Security Committee 21 September 2017 [Draft] : 21 September 2017


Mark Griffin

Judith Robertson touched on my question when she mentioned independent advocacy. Do members of the panel feel that there is a need for independent advocacy in the...



Social Security Committee 21 September 2017 [Draft] : 21 September 2017


Mark Griffin

My next question is on the balance of the bill and whether the principles should be in primary or secondary legislation or in guidance. Some members of the panel have talked about Government...



Social Security Committee 21 September 2017 [Draft] : 21 September 2017


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I have a question about the balance of the bill, but first I will continue briefly on the point about advocacy. There seems to be a view among Government policy m...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 September 2017 [Draft] : 21 September 2017


Mark Griffin

I thank the First Minister for that answer and thank members across the chamber for the support that my wife and I have had.



Meeting of the Parliament 21 September 2017 [Draft] : 21 September 2017


7. Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

To ask the First Minister what financial support the Scottish Government offers to parents of premature babies whose child is in hospital. (S5F-01542)



Meeting of the Parliament 19 September 2017 [Draft] : 19 September 2017


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

The Human Rights Act 1998, the EU charter and the European convention underline the human rights protection that everyone in Scotland rightly deserves as citizens. Human rights are regularly...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 September 2017 [Draft] : 19 September 2017


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

We welcome the news that the bedroom tax will finally be abolished at source, since that is a long-held ambition of Scottish Labour that goes way back to Jackie B...



Social Security Committee 14 September 2017 [Draft] : 14 September 2017


Mark Griffin

How simply has it been for the Governments to agree on the flexibilities in universal credit and administer them? In Scotland, we have had some legislation on payments directly to landlords,...



Social Security Committee 14 September 2017 [Draft] : 14 September 2017


Mark Griffin

Is that the right way for the Scottish Government to go as well? For example, would it be advisable for the Scottish Government to pursue administering on its own...



Social Security Committee 14 September 2017 [Draft] : 14 September 2017


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

On the mitigation package that was agreed, my understanding is that the Northern Ireland Executive came to a policy decision and then it was passed to the DWP to ...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-06376.1: Education Governance Next Steps (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 31, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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S5M-06376.4: Education Governance Next Steps (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 30, Against: 93 Abstain: 0
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S5M-06376.3: Education Governance Next Steps (Ross Greer)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 30, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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S5M-06376: Education Governance Next Steps (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 96, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 53, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated
SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 5
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 51, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated
SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 6
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 53, Against: 65 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated
SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 7
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 53, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated
S5M-06356: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 68, Against: 53 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 1: Limitation (Childhood Abuse) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 22/06/2017
Result - For: 50, Against: 65 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated

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Motion S5M-07511: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04688: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04278: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/02/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02948.1: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/12/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02651.3: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/11/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00550: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21/06/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00374.3: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 08/06/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14111: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/09/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13046: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/04/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10185.2: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-11368: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/09/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-01542: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/09/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-11109: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/09/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01246: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/09/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-11064: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/09/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-11056: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/09/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-11053: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/09/2017 Show Full Question >>
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Question S5W-11054: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/09/2017 Show Full Question >>

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