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Social Security Committee 22 February 2018 [Draft] : 22 February 2018


Mark Griffin

I thank Mr Balfour for that intervention, because I was just about to come on to that point. As it stands, people need to go to court if they want to appeal, whic...



Social Security Committee 22 February 2018 [Draft] : 22 February 2018


Mark Griffin

We support the amendments in this group and we will seek to work with the Government and the minister ahead of stage 3 on areas that we think can be improved.

Social Security Committee 22 February 2018 [Draft] : 22 February 2018


Mark Griffin

I welcome the Government’s comments. Aside from the duty to maximise the income of an individual, we should look holistically at the wider picture. We should look...



Social Security Committee 22 February 2018 [Draft] : 22 February 2018


Mark Griffin

I appreciate that the motives behind amendment 197 are not immediately obvious, but I hope that I will be able to explain them.



Social Security Committee 22 February 2018 [Draft] : 22 February 2018


Mark Griffin

If the convener can give me a bit of leeway, I say that I welcome the comments of committee members and the unanimous support for the principle behind amendment 1...



Social Security Committee 22 February 2018 [Draft] : 22 February 2018


Mark Griffin

Amendments 171 and 172 are sponsored by SAMH, and the intention behind them is that, if the person who is being assessed has a mental health condition, the person who conducts any face-to-fa...



Social Security Committee 22 February 2018 [Draft] : 22 February 2018


Mark Griffin

On the basis of the information from the Government, I seek the committee’s permission to withdraw the amendment.



Social Security Committee 22 February 2018 [Draft] : 22 February 2018


Mark Griffin

Amendment 196 has the support of the Child Poverty Action Group. It seeks to remove the possibility that someone could automatic...



Social Security Committee 22 February 2018 [Draft] : 22 February 2018


Mark Griffin

I welcome the minister’s comments and our agreement on the broad policy intention of the amendments. I would welcome the opportunity to work with the Government a...



Social Security Committee 22 February 2018 [Draft] : 22 February 2018


Mark Griffin

My amendments in the group, which would require ministers to provide a determination in writing, have been lodged on the advice of the Child Poverty Action Group....

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-10571.3: Scotland’s Population Needs and Migration Policy (Jackson Carlaw)
Meeting Date: 22/02/2018
Result - For: 26, Against: 82 Abstain: 0
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S5M-10571.2: Scotland’s Population Needs and Migration Policy (Willie Rennie)
Meeting Date: 22/02/2018
Result - For: 4, Against: 104 Abstain: 0
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S5M-10571: Scotland’s Population Needs and Migration Policy (Fiona Hyslop)
Meeting Date: 22/02/2018
Result - For: 78, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-10518: Budget (Scotland) (No.2) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 21/02/2018
Result - For: 70, Against: 56 Abstain: 0
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S5M-10397: Scottish Rate Resolution (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 20/02/2018
Result - For: 67, Against: 50 Abstain: 0
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S5M-10307.1: Stemming the Plastic Tide: Action to Tackle the Impact of Single-use Plastics on Land and in our Seas (Maurice Golden)
Meeting Date: 07/02/2018
Result - For: 34, Against: 62 Abstain: 26
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SP Bill 8: Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 10
Meeting Date: 01/02/2018
Result - For: 90, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
AgainstCarried
SP Bill 8: Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 11
Meeting Date: 01/02/2018
Result - For: 89, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
AgainstCarried
S5M-10218: Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 01/02/2018
Result - For: 118, Against: 1 Abstain: 0
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S5M-10183.1: Budget (Scotland) (No.2) Bill (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 31/01/2018
Result - For: 30, Against: 95 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 S5O-01800: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/02/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-14565: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/02/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-14566: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/02/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-14564: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/02/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-14419: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/02/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-14381: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/02/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-14380: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/02/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-14377: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/02/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02035: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/02/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-14364: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/02/2018 Show Full Question >>

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