Mark Griffin MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 10 January 2019 : 10 January 2019


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I am grateful to the members whose support for the motion made this debate possible, and to Joe FitzPatrick for his interest in the issue.



Social Security Committee 20 December 2018 [Draft] : 20 December 2018


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

In your application, you talk about the fact that “higher proportio...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 December 2018 [Draft] : 19 December 2018


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

Earlier this month, The Times



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 : 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...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-15380.3: Securing a Just Transition to a Carbon-neutral Economy (Claudia Beamish)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2019
Result - For: 85, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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S5M-15380.1: Securing a Just Transition to a Carbon-neutral Economy (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2019
Result - For: 6, Against: 107 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15380: Securing a Just Transition to a Carbon-neutral Economy (Roseanna Cunningham)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2019
Result - For: 86, Against: 0 Abstain: 28
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ForCarried
S5M-15279.3: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 89 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15279.2: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 51, Against: 65 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-15279.1: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 24, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-15279: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 83, Against: 27 Abstain: 6
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ForCarried
S5M-15261.1: Recognising the Life Sciences Sector in Scotland (Dean Lockhart)
Meeting Date: 09/01/2019
Result - For: 29, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15243.2: Ultra-low Emission Vehicles (Liam McArthur)
Meeting Date: 08/01/2019
Result - For: 50, Against: 67 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-15184.2: Contribution of EU Citizens to Scotland (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 19/12/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 90 Abstain: 0
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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-21010: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21003: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21004: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21005: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21007: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20986: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20910: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20878: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20877: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02780: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/01/2019 Show Full Question >>

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