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Social Security Committee 08 February 2018 [Draft] : 08 February 2018


Mark Griffin

I seek to withdraw amendment 182, given that it seems that all members of the committee and the Government agree that a change i...



Social Security Committee 08 February 2018 [Draft] : 08 February 2018


Mark Griffin

We will support amendments 67 and 68, in the name of Jeremy Balfour, both of which are backed by MND Scotland and Marie Curie. However, we will not support amendm...



Social Security Committee 08 February 2018 [Draft] : 08 February 2018


Mark Griffin

I will support the amendments in the name of the minister; my amendments are simply probing amendments that I will not move. They were lodged on the back of conce...



Social Security Committee 08 February 2018 [Draft] : 08 February 2018


Mark Griffin

I take on board the points that have been made and I will not press amendment 120. We will seek to achieve the ambition in the amendment, which is to link some of...



Social Security Committee 08 February 2018 [Draft] : 08 February 2018


Mark Griffin

I will be brief. The definition of “Scottish social security system” in the bill is currently too narrow and fails to take account of other schemes to support low...



Social Security Committee 08 February 2018 [Draft] : 08 February 2018


Mark Griffin

We have said from the beginning that we support the principle that the power to create new benefits should be in the bill, but we share Ben Macpherson’s concerns. We would expect that any ne...



Social Security Committee 08 February 2018 [Draft] : 08 February 2018


Mark Griffin

Amendment 79 allows us to have a debate about how we use the powers to tackle disability poverty. Of households living in poverty, 42 per cent have at least one d...



Social Security Committee 08 February 2018 [Draft] : 08 February 2018


Mark Griffin

The Scottish Government’s response to the stage 1 report acknowledges that ministers have a duty to comply with human rights treaties such as the ICESCR, but the ...



Social Security Committee 08 February 2018 [Draft] : 08 February 2018


Mark Griffin

I feel that amendments 116 and 117 would advance the Scottish Government’s objectives of ensuring that Scotland’s social security system is world leading and of taking a human rights based a...



Social Security Committee 08 February 2018 [Draft] : 08 February 2018


Mark Griffin

Before the minister completes her comments, can she expand on the reasoning behind amendment 12? The amendment states that

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-10518: Budget (Scotland) (No.2) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 21/02/2018
Result - For: 70, Against: 56 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-10397: Scottish Rate Resolution (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 20/02/2018
Result - For: 67, Against: 50 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-10307.1: Stemming the Plastic Tide: Action to Tackle the Impact of Single-use Plastics on Land and in our Seas (Maurice Golden)
Meeting Date: 07/02/2018
Result - For: 34, Against: 62 Abstain: 26
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AbstainDefeated
SP Bill 8: Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 10
Meeting Date: 01/02/2018
Result - For: 90, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
AgainstCarried
SP Bill 8: Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 11
Meeting Date: 01/02/2018
Result - For: 89, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
AgainstCarried
S5M-10218: Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 01/02/2018
Result - For: 118, Against: 1 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-10183.1: Budget (Scotland) (No.2) Bill (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 31/01/2018
Result - For: 30, Against: 95 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-10183.2: Budget (Scotland) (No.2) Bill (James Kelly)
Meeting Date: 31/01/2018
Result - For: 23, Against: 102 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-10183: Budget (Scotland) (No.2) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 31/01/2018
Result - For: 69, Against: 56 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-10159: Gender Representation on Public Boards (Scotland) Bill (Angela Constance)
Meeting Date: 30/01/2018
Result - For: 88, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried

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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 S5O-01800: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/02/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-14565: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/02/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-14566: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/02/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-14564: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/02/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-14419: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/02/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-14381: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/02/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-14380: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/02/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-14377: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/02/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02035: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/02/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-14364: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/02/2018 Show Full Question >>

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