Mark Griffin MSP

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


Mark Griffin

If the Conservative Government invested in public services and got people into work, and if we had a zero unemployment rate, maybe there would be a case for closi...



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


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

The closure of 23 jobcentres that the DWP is pursuing will affect deprived communities across Scotland, from Lanarkshire and Glasgow to the Western Isles and the ...



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


Mark Griffin

I accept that the minister does not want to facilitate any sanctions, but a person could be sanctioned for not seeking work whether they attended the Scottish Gov...



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


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

Good morning, minister. I have some questions about conditionality and sanctions. I welcome the Government’s approach to ensure that the programmes are voluntary ...



Meeting of the Parliament 01 February 2017 [Draft] : 01 February 2017


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

The cabinet secretary will be aware of the fantastic work that is done on income maximisation by advocacy and advice workers in third sector and voluntary organis...



Health and Sport Committee 31 January 2017 : 31 January 2017


Mark Griffin

The clerks can correct me if I am wrong, but I think that, procedurally, the committee has to make a decision within a certain timescale, which I think ends in th...



Health and Sport Committee 31 January 2017 : 31 January 2017


Mark Griffin

The Welsh Government would have had a public relations department and a budget for the publication of documents. That is why there were so many responses. If I went out to consultation, I wo...



Health and Sport Committee 31 January 2017 : 31 January 2017


Mark Griffin

I agree. The reason why the Welsh consultation got so many responses is that it was on a Government bill, so it was backed by the full weight of the Government.



Health and Sport Committee 31 January 2017 : 31 January 2017


Mark Griffin

There could be pre-legislative discussions with the Government and the civil service, but the way in which the process works is that a member lodges a one-line pr...



Health and Sport Committee 31 January 2017 : 31 January 2017


Mark Griffin

I would not be consulting on a draft bill, so there would be no bill that people could look at to say whether they agreed with section 1, section 2 or whatever. T...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-03898.2: Scotland’s Social Enterprise Strategy 2016-26 (Dean Lockhart)
Meeting Date: 09/02/2017
Result - For: 95, Against: 12 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-03898.1: Scotland’s Social Enterprise Strategy 2016-26 (Richard Leonard)
Meeting Date: 09/02/2017
Result - For: 49, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-03898.3: Scotland’s Social Enterprise Strategy 2016-26 (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 09/02/2017
Result - For: 17, Against: 32 Abstain: 59
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-03873.1: The Future of the Jobcentre Plus Network in Scotland (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 08/02/2017
Result - For: 30, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-03873: The Future of the Jobcentre Plus Network in Scotland (Jamie Hepburn)
Meeting Date: 08/02/2017
Result - For: 91, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-03858.3: Article 50 (John Lamont)
Meeting Date: 07/02/2017
Result - For: 31, Against: 92 Abstain: 1
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-03858.1: Article 50 (Lewis Macdonald)
Meeting Date: 07/02/2017
Result - For: 20, Against: 102 Abstain: 2
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ForDefeated
S5M-03858.2: Article 50 (Ross Greer)
Meeting Date: 07/02/2017
Result - For: 72, Against: 33 Abstain: 18
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AbstainCarried
S5M-03858.4: Article 50 (Willie Rennie)
Meeting Date: 07/02/2017
Result - For: 5, Against: 119 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-03858: Article 50 (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 07/02/2017
Result - For: 90, Against: 34 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried

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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 >>
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 >>
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Question S5O-00697: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/02/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-07192: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/02/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-07173: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/02/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-07172: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/02/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-07115: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/02/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-07010: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 08/02/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-06918: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/02/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-06917: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/02/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-06915: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/02/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-06914: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/02/2017 Show Full Question >>

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