Mark Griffin MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 13 March 2019 [Draft] : 13 March 2019


Mark Griffin

Labour called for the RPI to be used, to shift away from George Osborne’s decision to use the consumer prices index, and to support carers with an extra £33 next ...



Meeting of the Parliament 13 March 2019 [Draft] : 13 March 2019


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

Two weeks ago, I called on the Scottish Government to use the retail prices index to uprate carers allowance and supplement, in order to help unpaid carers. I did so because Parliament still...



Social Security Committee 07 March 2019 [Draft] : 07 March 2019


Mark Griffin

I think that we should write, raising those issues. A lot of the issues that we have heard in evidence really concern me, including those around potential sanctio...



Social Security Committee 07 March 2019 [Draft] : 07 March 2019


Mark Griffin

That would be helpful. My other area of questioning was about whether you or sister organisations at a UK level have considered legal challenges to the policy. A ...



Social Security Committee 07 March 2019 [Draft] : 07 March 2019


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I would like to continue the convener’s line of questioning briefly, before I ask my own questions. You mentioned the impact that the changes will have on passported benefits. That concerns ...



Meeting of the Parliament 07 March 2019 [Draft] : 07 March 2019


Mark Griffin

The cabinet secretary will know of my interest in the operation of the fund because of my experience of the time that my daughter spent in a neonatal ward. How does the number of application...



Meeting of the Parliament 07 March 2019 [Draft] : 07 March 2019


4. Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the progress of the neonatal expenses fund. (S5O-02966)



Social Security Committee 28 February 2019 [Draft] : 28 February 2019


Mark Griffin

Okay, thank you.



Social Security Committee 28 February 2019 [Draft] : 28 February 2019


Mark Griffin

What level of detail will there be for the statistics that you intend to release for the best start grant pregnancy and baby payments? I would be particularly int...



Social Security Committee 28 February 2019 [Draft] : 28 February 2019


Mark Griffin

As I indicated in my questions, this is such a momentous stage in the devolution of social security entitlement that the uprating method that will be used deserve...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-16445.1: Land Reform in Scotland, Delivering for Now and the Future (Edward Mountain)
Meeting Date: 21/03/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 87 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-16445.3: Land Reform in Scotland, Delivering for Now and the Future (Claudia Beamish)
Meeting Date: 21/03/2019
Result - For: 83, Against: 32 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-16445.2: Land Reform in Scotland, Delivering for Now and the Future (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 21/03/2019
Result - For: 32, Against: 83 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-16445: Land Reform in Scotland, Delivering for Now and the Future (Roseanna Cunningham)
Meeting Date: 21/03/2019
Result - For: 83, Against: 32 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-16407.4: Student Support (Richard Lochhead)
Meeting Date: 20/03/2019
Result - For: 94, Against: 0 Abstain: 29
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ForCarried
S5M-16407.1: Student Support (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 20/03/2019
Result - For: 29, Against: 94 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-16407: Student Support (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 20/03/2019
Result - For: 94, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-16408.3: Free Bus Travel for Under-25s (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 20/03/2019
Result - For: 65, Against: 29 Abstain: 29
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AgainstCarried
SP Bill 35: Damages (Investment Returns and Periodical Payments) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 9
Meeting Date: 19/03/2019
Result - For: 84, Against: 0 Abstain: 26
Not VotedCarried
S5M-16394: Damages (Investment Returns and Periodical Payments) (Scotland) Bill (Ash Denham)
Meeting Date: 19/03/2019
Result - For: 112, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried

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Motion S5M-16012: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15634: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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Question S5W-22309: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22308: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22307: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22306: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22305: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22304: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22300: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22242: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22243: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22237: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/03/2019 Show Full Question >>

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