Mark Griffin MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 21 June 2018 Business until 13:29 : 21 June 2018


Mark Griffin

We agree that universal credit must be halted and must be fixed. In my region, 9,500 families with children are suffering the misery and destitution from universa...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 June 2018 Business until 13:29 : 21 June 2018


6. Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

To ask the First Minister what the Scottish Government’s response is to the National Audit Office report “Rolling out Universal Credit”. (S5F-02483)



Meeting of the Parliament 31 May 2018 [Draft] : 31 May 2018


Mark Griffin

I am pleased that today’s debate has given confirmation—if any were needed—that the Housing (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill will be ...



Meeting of the Parliament 31 May 2018 [Draft] : 31 May 2018


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

We have moved to stage 3 without any amendments being lodged at this stage. The fact that this will be a short and agreeable debate shows just how uncontroversial and sensible the bill is. L...



Meeting of the Parliament 31 May 2018 [Draft] : 31 May 2018


Mark Griffin

The Twechar bridge over the Forth and Clyde canal is now out of commission, which means that my constituents who live in the Auchinstarry marina can no longer tra...



Meeting of the Parliament 31 May 2018 [Draft] : 31 May 2018


2. Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

To ask the Scottish Government what investment it has committed to transport infrastructure in the Central Scotland region. (S5O-02148)



Meeting of the Parliament 31 May 2018 [Draft] : 31 May 2018


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

It is disappointing that the secretary of state is not living up to the spirit of the comments that she made recently at the Social Security Committee. If the DWP...



Social Security Committee 24 May 2018 [Draft] : 24 May 2018


Mark Griffin

Thank you.



Social Security Committee 24 May 2018 [Draft] : 24 May 2018


Mark Griffin

I have been contacted by constituents who made applications in February or March and who were told that they would not be successful but, if they held off until A...



Social Security Committee 24 May 2018 [Draft] : 24 May 2018


Mark Griffin

Do you have evidence of applications where a grant award would have been made but the budget that was set aside by the local authority had been exhausted by that ...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-12891.2: World Refugee Day: Supporting People to Settle in Scotland (Michelle Ballantyne)
Meeting Date: 21/06/2018
Result - For: 20, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
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S5M-12891.1: World Refugee Day: Supporting People to Settle in Scotland (Ross Greer)
Meeting Date: 21/06/2018
Result - For: 81, Against: 0 Abstain: 20
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ForCarried
S5M-12861.2: Review of Government FoI Handling and Record Keeping (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 20/06/2018
Result - For: 66, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-12706.4: Health (Maureen Watt)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 62 Abstain: 0, Casting Vote: Against
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-12706: Health (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 0 Abstain: 62
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ForCarried
S5M-12708.4: Finance and the Constitution (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 68, Against: 56 Abstain: 0
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S5M-12708: Finance and the Constitution (Willie Rennie)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 67, Against: 56 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-12741: Approval of SSI (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 103, Against: 21 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-12690.2: Improving the Lives of Scotland’s Gypsy/Travellers (John Finnie)
Meeting Date: 12/06/2018
Result - For: 76, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-12573: Historical Sexual Offences (Pardons and Disregards) (Scotland) Bill (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 06/06/2018
Result - For: 119, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried

Search for other Motions lodged by Mark Griffin
EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
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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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Question S5F-02483: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17222: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17223: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17179: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17177: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17175: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17169: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17170: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17171: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17168: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/06/2018 Show Full Question >>

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