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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Meeting of the Parliament 29 September 2016 [Draft] : 29 September 2016


Mark Griffin

The minister will see some personal testimony on the fair funding for our kids website. I am sure that the campaign would be able to present a case load of examples for him to look at, and I...



Meeting of the Parliament 29 September 2016 [Draft] : 29 September 2016


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

Transforming childcare is certainly one of the biggest challenges that we face, and if it is done properly there is a big prize ...



Social Security Committee 22 September 2016 [Draft] : 22 September 2016


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I have a question on sanctions, which seem to hit people particularly hard. When I have visited food banks, I find that people have two big reasons for using them...



Social Security Committee 08 September 2016 [Draft] : 08 September 2016


Mark Griffin

Yes.



Social Security Committee 08 September 2016 [Draft] : 08 September 2016


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I agree. I have been contacted by some food banks, particularly those that missed out on the allocation of funding from the Government’s emergency food fund. It would be interesting to hear ...



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...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-01703.1: The Expansion of Early Learning and Childcare Provision (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 29/09/2016
Result - For: 30, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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S5M-01703.3: The Expansion of Early Learning and Childcare Provision (Daniel Johnson)
Meeting Date: 29/09/2016
Result - For: 32, Against: 90 Abstain: 0
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S5M-01703.2: The Expansion of Early Learning and Childcare Provision (Tavish Scott)
Meeting Date: 29/09/2016
Result - For: 92, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-01703: The Expansion of Early Learning and Childcare Provision (Mark McDonald)
Meeting Date: 29/09/2016
Result - For: 92, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-01677.1: Protect Local NHS Services (Shona Robison)
Meeting Date: 28/09/2016
Result - For: 62, Against: 64 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-01677: Protect Local NHS Services (Anas Sarwar)
Meeting Date: 28/09/2016
Result - For: 64, Against: 0 Abstain: 62
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ForCarried
S5M-01669.2: Securing the Interests of Scotland’s Rural Economy Following the EU Referendum (Peter Chapman)
Meeting Date: 27/09/2016
Result - For: 31, Against: 87 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-01669.1: Securing the Interests of Scotland’s Rural Economy Following the EU Referendum (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 27/09/2016
Result - For: 83, Against: 35 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-01669: Securing the Interests of Scotland’s Rural Economy Following the EU Referendum (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 27/09/2016
Result - For: 83, Against: 35 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-01580.3: Reforming Local Taxation (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 22/09/2016
Result - For: 6, Against: 121 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 S5W-03249: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/09/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-02658: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/09/2016 Show Full Question >>
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Question S5W-02673: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/09/2016 Show Full Question >>
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Question S5W-02670: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/09/2016 Show Full Question >>
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