Mark Griffin MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 23 November 2017 [Draft] : 23 November 2017


Mark Griffin

I welcome that. There are other ideas flying around, including a similar idea for added fees for the planning service to provide an improved service as well as a ...



Meeting of the Parliament 23 November 2017 [Draft] : 23 November 2017


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I congratulate the members of the Local Government and Communities Committee for the work that they have done so far and for bringing the issue to the chamber.

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


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

The cabinet secretary spoke about the high price that Scotland pays for alcohol-related harm and the need to intervene in the market. My region of Central Scotlan...



Meeting of the Parliament 16 November 2017 [Draft] : 16 November 2017


Mark Griffin

I start this closing speech by restating the point that I made in my opening speech about our continued support for our armed forces personnel and veterans. We ow...



Meeting of the Parliament 16 November 2017 [Draft] : 16 November 2017


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I very much welcome the opportunity to speak in a debate about armed forces veterans and the work of the Scottish veterans commissioner, and to talk about some of the vital support services ...



Meeting of the Parliament 08 November 2017 [Draft] : 08 November 2017


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I congratulate the cabinet secretary and her officials, members of the Social Security Committee and its clerks and all the outside organisations that have put in...



Social Security Committee 02 November 2017 [Draft] : 02 November 2017


Mark Griffin

We have spoken about the fact that many people view the new social security system through the prism of the current system. Making it clear in the bill that the u...



Social Security Committee 02 November 2017 [Draft] : 02 November 2017


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I apologise for arriving late. I would lik...



Social Security Committee 26 October 2017 [Draft] : 26 October 2017


Mark Griffin

I was just recognising that it might not be appropriate to pay someone under the age of 16 through the social security system. There could be other avenues, such ...



Social Security Committee 26 October 2017 [Draft] : 26 October 2017


Mark Griffin

I agree with the point that, for people under 16, there should be wider support through health and social care to alleviate their caring responsibilities. However, with the cuts to local gov...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-09000.3: Suicide Prevention in Scotland (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 21/11/2017
Result - For: 77, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09000: Suicide Prevention in Scotland (Maureen Watt)
Meeting Date: 21/11/2017
Result - For: 77, Against: 0 Abstain: 27
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S5M-08596: Edinburgh Bakers' Widows' Fund Bill (Tom Arthur)
Meeting Date: 21/11/2017
Result - For: 102, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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S5M-08828.1: Migration (Jackson Carlaw)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2017
Result - For: 29, Against: 78 Abstain: 0
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S5M-08828: Migration (Alasdair Allan)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2017
Result - For: 74, Against: 33 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
SPCB Election
Meeting Date: 14/11/2017
Result - For: 106, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 7: Seat Belts on School Transport (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 09/11/2017
Result - For: 98, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 7: Seat Belts on School Transport (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 09/11/2017
Result - For: 67, Against: 25 Abstain: 0
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S5M-08706: Seat Belts on School Transport (Scotland) Bill (Gillian Martin)
Meeting Date: 09/11/2017
Result - For: 102, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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S5M-08696: Child Poverty (Scotland) Bill (Angela Constance)
Meeting Date: 08/11/2017
Result - For: 115, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-08814: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08287: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/10/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08237: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/10/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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Question S5W-12163: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/10/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-12164: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/10/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-12165: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/10/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01366: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/10/2017 Show Full Question >>
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-11053: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/09/2017 Show Full Question >>

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