Mark Griffin MSP

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Mark Griffin MSP

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  • Member for: Central Scotland
  • Party: Scottish Labour

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Parliamentary Activities

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Social Security Committee 30 June 2016 : 30 June 2016


Mark Griffin

I can appreciate that, and I think that it is sensible. Can you give us an indicative timeline for the delivery programme? Which benefits do you expect to come on...



Social Security Committee 30 June 2016 : 30 June 2016


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

Thank you for the paper on the joint ministerial working group, cabinet secretary. I have a question on the timetable and implementation dates. Will the commencement of the powers in tranche...



Meeting of the Parliament 29 June 2016 : 29 June 2016


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I welcome the opportunity to speak in this important debate about gender and the workplace. We should challenge discrimination and loss of opportunity wherever we...



Social Security Committee 16 June 2016 : 16 June 2016


Mark Griffin

I am happy to take part in a planning day. Obviously, this is a new committee and we have a lot of work ahead of us with the new powers that are coming. It would ...



Social Security Committee 16 June 2016 : 16 June 2016


Mark Griffin

I nominate Pauline McNeill as deputy convener. Pa...



Social Security Committee 16 June 2016 : 16 June 2016


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I have no relevant registrable interests to declare.



Meeting of the Parliament 16 June 2016 : 16 June 2016


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

As the First Minister has acknowledged, this is about more than what is sold within schools. Recently, North Lanarkshire Council tried to enforce a ban on fast-fo...



Meeting of the Parliament 16 June 2016 : 16 June 2016


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I say to the minister that it is hard to see how local authorities can carry on providing that service after the central funding from the Scottish Government runs out, especially given the b...



Meeting of the Parliament 09 June 2016 : 09 June 2016


Mark Griffin

I thank the minister. I am grateful for that support, and I know that disabled people throughout the country will be even more grateful.



Meeting of the Parliament 09 June 2016 : 09 June 2016


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

The Government motion that is before us today has—with a small but significant change—the enthusiastic support of members on the Labour side of the chamber.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-00607.1: Gender and the Workplace (Annie Wells)
Meeting Date: 29/06/2016
Result - For: 30, Against: 93 Abstain: 0
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S5M-00601: Implications of the EU Referendum for Scotland (Nicola Sturgeon)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2016
Result - For: 92, Against: 0 Abstain: 31
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ForCarried
S5M-00601.1: Implications of the EU Referendum for Scotland (Ruth Davidson)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2016
Result - For: 34, Against: 68 Abstain: 21
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AbstainDefeated
S5M-00467.3: The Best Start in Life for Scotland's Children (Daniel Johnson)
Meeting Date: 16/06/2016
Result - For: 29, Against: 59 Abstain: 29
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ForDefeated
S5M-00467.4: The Best Start in Life for Scotland's Children (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 16/06/2016
Result - For: 33, Against: 84 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-00467: The Best Start in Life for Scotland's Children (Aileen Campbell)
Meeting Date: 16/06/2016
Result - For: 88, Against: 0 Abstain: 29
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ForCarried
S5M-00448: The Economy (Jackie Baillie)
Meeting Date: 15/06/2016
Result - For: 66, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-00448.3: The Economy (Keith Brown)
Meeting Date: 15/06/2016
Result - For: 66, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-00431: The Contributions of Colleges and Universities to Scotland’s Success (Shirley-Anne Somerville)
Meeting Date: 15/06/2016
Result - For: 95, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-00431.2: The Contributions of Colleges and Universities to Scotland’s Success (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 15/06/2016
Result - For: 33, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
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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 >>
Motion S4M-09447.2: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/03/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08563: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/12/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08437: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/11/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08270.1: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/11/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-06836: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/06/2013 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-00079: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/06/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-00821: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/06/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-00820: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/06/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-00810: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/06/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-00797: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/06/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-00809: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/06/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-00802: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/06/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-00804: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/06/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-00800: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/06/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-00808: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/06/2016 Show Full Question >>

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