Mark Griffin MSP

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Social Security Committee 08 November 2018 [Draft] : 08 November 2018


Mark Griffin

What exactly do work coaches do with claimants to help them to predict how much universal credit they will get each month?



Social Security Committee 08 November 2018 [Draft] : 08 November 2018


Mark Griffin

The PCS acknowledged that there are winners and losers, but the analysis that we have seen shows that some big losers in the system are lone parents and disabled ...



Social Security Committee 08 November 2018 [Draft] : 08 November 2018


Mark Griffin

Members have been concerned about the single payment of universal credit exacerbating situations of domestic abuse.



Social Security Committee 08 November 2018 [Draft] : 08 November 2018


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

The witnesses will know that many members of the committee are concerned about the single household payment of universal credit. Members of all parties in the Par...



Meeting of the Parliament 08 November 2018 : 08 November 2018


Mark Griffin

I say in answer to Tom Arthur’s question that I looked carefully at the DWP’s evidence. I also looked carefully at the evidence from Citizens Advice Scotland, Ste...



Meeting of the Parliament 08 November 2018 : 08 November 2018


Mark Griffin

That was a good answer from Esther McVey that the minister read out. It is clear that the Scottish Government does not know why ...



Meeting of the Parliament 08 November 2018 : 08 November 2018


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

Amendment 2 is the same as the amendment that I submitted at stage 2 and withdrew with the agreement of the committee. As I explained then, I am seeking to reduce...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 November 2018 [Draft] : 06 November 2018


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

The timing of this debate is very welcome, following the UK Government’s budget and Esther McVey’s statement, but it seems that the UK Government thinks that the ...



Social Security Committee 01 November 2018 [Draft] : 01 November 2018


Mark Griffin

I think that the proposal to close the petition is slightly premature, particularly because we are yet to consider and agree the letter that we are going to send ...



Social Security Committee 01 November 2018 [Draft] : 01 November 2018


Mark Griffin

My final question is about your earlier comments about the switch from annual income assessment to monthly income assessment. That is causing problems for people ...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
SP Bill 26: Prescription (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 08/11/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 78 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 26: Prescription (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 08/11/2018
Result - For: 29, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 26: Prescription (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 3
Meeting Date: 08/11/2018
Result - For: 29, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 26: Prescription (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 4
Meeting Date: 08/11/2018
Result - For: 29, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
S5M-14665: Prescription (Scotland) Bill (Ash Denham)
Meeting Date: 08/11/2018
Result - For: 111, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-14602: Breach of the Code of Conduct for MSPs (Bill Kidd)
Meeting Date: 08/11/2018
Result - For: 84, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-14638.1: Safeguarding Scotland’s International Research Collaborations and Reputation for Scientific Excellence from the Threat of Brexit (Oliver Mundell)
Meeting Date: 07/11/2018
Result - For: 28, Against: 87 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-14638.2: Safeguarding Scotland’s International Research Collaborations and Reputation for Scientific Excellence from the Threat of Brexit (Tavish Scott)
Meeting Date: 07/11/2018
Result - For: 65, Against: 30 Abstain: 20
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AbstainCarried
S5M-14638: Safeguarding Scotland’s International Research Collaborations and Reputation for Scientific Excellence from the Threat of Brexit (Richard Lochhead)
Meeting Date: 07/11/2018
Result - For: 66, Against: 28 Abstain: 21
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AbstainCarried
S5M-14621.1: Impact of UK Government Welfare Cuts and Universal Credit on Poverty (Michelle Ballantyne)
Meeting Date: 06/11/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-14621.2: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14160.2: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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Question S5W-19726: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19716: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19715: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19692: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 31/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19665: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19666: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19506: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19504: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19505: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19503: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/10/2018 Show Full Question >>

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