Mark Griffin MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 04 December 2018 : 04 December 2018


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

Like Mr Corry, I declare an interest as an armed forces veteran. We we...



Meeting of the Parliament 29 November 2018 [Draft] : 29 November 2018


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

The inescapable fact emerging from today’s debate is that, for the first time in a number of years, homelessness is rising. We have heard from a number of members...



Meeting of the Parliament 29 November 2018 [Draft] : 29 November 2018


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

Today’s debate celebrates the day of our patron saint, Andrew, and gives us the chance to celebrate our Scottish heritage. As Tom Arthur’s motion says, tomorrow i...



Meeting of the Parliament 29 November 2018 [Draft] : 29 November 2018


Mark Griffin

I note the cabinet secretary’s answer and remind her that disabled people are desperately keen to know how and when their benefits will be fully delivered by Scot...



Meeting of the Parliament 29 November 2018 [Draft] : 29 November 2018


4. Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

To ask the Scottish Government whether it will rule out the delivery of personal independence payment and disability living allowance by the Department for Work and Pensions under agency arr...



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


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I am grateful that the cabinet secretary has said that the Government will use its powers to create a new benefit and that it is working towards a new income supp...



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


Mark Griffin

At the moment, the money automatically goes to the individual, but they can choose to switch to direct payments to the landlord. Would it be possible for payments...



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


Mark Griffin

Housing organisations that support the housing first model of social security payments secure someone’s tenancy before doing anything else and advocate the use of...



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


Mark Griffin

You have touched on Scottish choices. Two are already in place and, given what we heard from the DWP, the work on automatic split payments is at an advanced stage...



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


Mark Griffin

That announcement was made eight months ago. When will you be able to come back to Parliament—this committee would be particularly interested in the issue—with mo...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-15032: Protecting Our Interests: Scotland's Response to the UK Government and EU's Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 05/12/2018
Result - For: 92, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-15017: Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill - UK Legislation (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 04/12/2018
Result - For: 100, Against: 7 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-14962.2: Ending Homelessness Together (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 29/11/2018
Result - For: 20, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-14914.2: New Approach Needed to Tackle Scotland’s Drugs Crisis (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 28/11/2018
Result - For: 85, Against: 32 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-14914: New Approach Needed to Tackle Scotland’s Drugs Crisis (Miles Briggs)
Meeting Date: 28/11/2018
Result - For: 89, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
SP Bill 24: Scottish Crown Estate Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 21/11/2018
Result - For: 28, Against: 89 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 24: Scottish Crown Estate Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 10
Meeting Date: 21/11/2018
Result - For: 114, Against: 0 Abstain: 4
ForCarried
SP Bill 24: Scottish Crown Estate Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 11
Meeting Date: 21/11/2018
Result - For: 33, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 24: Scottish Crown Estate Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 26
Meeting Date: 21/11/2018
Result - For: 33, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 24: Scottish Crown Estate Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 17
Meeting Date: 21/11/2018
Result - For: 89, Against: 0 Abstain: 28
ForCarried

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Motion S5M-15016.3: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/12/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15009: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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Question S5W-20469: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20470: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20406: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20405: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20404: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20403: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20402: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20363: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20332: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20331: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/12/2018 Show Full Question >>

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