Mark Griffin MSP

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Social Security Committee 17 May 2018 [Draft] : 17 May 2018


Mark Griffin

I do not know whether you will be able to answer this question, which would probably be better put to COSLA. Previously, there was a concern that the administrati...



Social Security Committee 17 May 2018 [Draft] : 17 May 2018


Mark Griffin

Are any members of the panel aware of how common it has been for other local authorities to top up?



Social Security Committee 17 May 2018 [Draft] : 17 May 2018


Mark Griffin

I have some questions about the budget allocations for the Scottish welfare fund. Are your respective local authorities happy with the level of the Scottish welfa...



Social Security Committee 17 May 2018 [Draft] : 17 May 2018


Mark Griffin

I have a specific question for Ms Mignard about the family reunion crisis grant. Is the £100,000 budget adequate to cover the demand that may be put on that fund?...



Social Security Committee 17 May 2018 [Draft] : 17 May 2018


Mark Griffin

My substantive questions concern the budget for the Scottish welfare fund. It has been frozen since April 2013, which represents a real-terms cut of £3 million. W...



Social Security Committee 17 May 2018 [Draft] : 17 May 2018


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I fully agree with the powerful points that Bill Scott made about how applicants are treated, which is why I moved amendments to the Social Security (Scotland) Bi...



Meeting of the Parliament 09 May 2018 : 09 May 2018


Mark Griffin

In December 2016, the cabinet secretary announced the formation of a urology cancer services review, in recognition of the fact that prostate cancer is the most c...



Meeting of the Parliament 09 May 2018 : 09 May 2018


14. Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to ensure that all eligible men receive an mpMRI scan before a prostate biopsy. (S5O-02070)



Social Security Committee 03 May 2018 [Draft] : 03 May 2018


Mark Griffin

It would be advantageous for us to be able to scrutinise the budget and the cost that is being attributed to the particular parts that the committee has an interest in.



Social Security Committee 03 May 2018 [Draft] : 03 May 2018


Mark Griffin

Thanks for that, minister. One of the recommendations that the Auditor...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-12264: Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (Relief from Additional Amount) (Scotland) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 17/05/2018
Result - For: 109, Against: 1 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-12223.1: European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2018
Result - For: 30, Against: 95 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-12223.2: European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (Neil Findlay)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2018
Result - For: 93, Against: 31 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-12223: European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2018
Result - For: 93, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-12140.1: A Route Map to an Energy Efficient Scotland (Alexander Burnett)
Meeting Date: 10/05/2018
Result - For: 64, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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S5M-12140.4: A Route Map to an Energy Efficient Scotland (Pauline McNeill)
Meeting Date: 10/05/2018
Result - For: 64, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-12140: A Route Map to an Energy Efficient Scotland (Kevin Stewart)
Meeting Date: 10/05/2018
Result - For: 65, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-12076.2: Scottish National Investment Bank (Jackie Baillie)
Meeting Date: 08/05/2018
Result - For: 19, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
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S5M-12076.3: Scottish National Investment Bank (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 08/05/2018
Result - For: 26, Against: 84 Abstain: 0
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S5M-12010.3: Scotland's Digital Connectivity (Colin Smyth)
Meeting Date: 03/05/2018
Result - For: 104, Against: 2 Abstain: 6
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Motion S5M-12124: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 08/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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Question S5W-16800: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16802: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16801: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16803: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16798: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16799: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16804: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16791: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16790: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16776: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/05/2018 Show Full Question >>

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