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Meeting of the Parliament 27 June 2018 : 27 June 2018


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

We welcome the bill. The new discoverability test, which requires a person to be aware that their loss, injury or damage was caused by a person’s act or omission ...



Meeting of the Parliament 27 June 2018 : 27 June 2018


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

Will the Solicitor General take an intervention?



Meeting of the Parliament 27 June 2018 : 27 June 2018


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

Some local authorities exhaust their welfare allocation and people are left in desperate need who would qualify for a welfare fund grant but do not get it simply because of the time of year ...



Social Security Committee 21 June 2018 : 21 June 2018


Mark Griffin

Thank you.



Social Security Committee 21 June 2018 : 21 June 2018


Mark Griffin

The reason for the question is that I spoke to a social worker at the weekend about a client who has died with no funds to pay for a funeral. The social worker ha...



Social Security Committee 21 June 2018 : 21 June 2018


Mark Griffin

When a close friend or neighbour takes responsibility, would they qualify for funeral expenses assistance if they met the qualifying criteria but were not a direc...



Social Security Committee 21 June 2018 : 21 June 2018


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

Yes. Before I go on to funeral expenses assistance, I ask Mr Cuthell to outline what happens when a person who has no family members dies.



Meeting of the Parliament 21 June 2018 : 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 : 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 : 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...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-12943: Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee's 5th Report, 2018 (Session 5) (Clare Haughey)
Meeting Date: 27/06/2018
Result - For: 101, Against: 0 Abstain: 6
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ForCarried
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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AgainstDefeated
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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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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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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Question S5W-18350: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18249: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18137: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18117: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18100: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18099: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18077: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18078: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18079: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18076: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/08/2018 Show Full Question >>

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