Mark Griffin MSP

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Social Security Committee 16 April 2018 [Draft] : 16 April 2018


Mark Griffin

Do you have any timetable or an expectation about when that will be delivered?



Social Security Committee 16 April 2018 [Draft] : 16 April 2018


Mark Griffin

I do not agree with your position. I think that you have to automatically split payments in order to alleviate the problem of financial domestic abuse. An abused ...



Social Security Committee 16 April 2018 [Draft] : 16 April 2018


Mark Griffin

Okay. Thank you. The next thing that I wou...



Social Security Committee 16 April 2018 [Draft] : 16 April 2018


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

Good morning, secretary of state. I want to go back to universal credit and to talk specifically about the flexibilities that are available to claimants in Scotla...



Meeting of the Parliament 29 March 2018 : 29 March 2018


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

The roll-out of universal credit has been shambolic and has been roundly criticised by many members in this chamber. Can the cabinet secretary give an assurance t...



Meeting of the Parliament 28 March 2018 [Draft] : 28 March 2018


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I apologise to the chamber and to Mr Wightman for missing the opening portion of his speech.



Meeting of the Parliament 28 March 2018 [Draft] : 28 March 2018


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

The Government has cited the fact that the complex interaction between Scottish income tax policy and entitlement to universal credit reduces to just £7 the net b...



Meeting of the Parliament 27 March 2018 [Draft] : 27 March 2018


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

Can the minister confirm that when people enrol in fair start Scotland, they will remain eligible to access their own individual training allowances? Also, can participants take part in othe...



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


Mark Griffin

That is helpful. Thank you.



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


Mark Griffin

As I said, it is a massive step forward. I just wonder about taking it to its logical conclusion, since we are talking about benefit automation. Thank you for cla...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-11347.1: Scotland’s Support for the (UNESCO) Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage (Rachael Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 29/03/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 78 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-11289.2: Better Buses (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 63, Against: 51 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-11289: Better Buses (John Finnie)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 109, Against: 0 Abstain: 5
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ForCarried
S5M-11290.2.1: Scrap the Council Tax (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 28, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-11290.2: Scrap the Council Tax (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 86, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-11290.1: Scrap the Council Tax (James Kelly)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 23, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
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S5M-11290: Scrap the Council Tax (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 86, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-11160.1: Building Greater Fairness in the Workplace (Dean Lockhart)
Meeting Date: 22/03/2018
Result - For: 25, Against: 76 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-11160.3: Building Greater Fairness in the Workplace (Jackie Baillie)
Meeting Date: 22/03/2018
Result - For: 21, Against: 80 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-11160: Building Greater Fairness in the Workplace (Jamie Hepburn)
Meeting Date: 22/03/2018
Result - For: 76, Against: 25 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-15913: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15914: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
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Question S5W-15907: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15847: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15837: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/04/2018 Show Full Question >>

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