Mark Griffin MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 03 December 2019 [Draft] : 03 December 2019


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I welcome the opportunity to speak in the debate on armed forces veterans. From the outset, I acknowledge the debt of gratitude that Scotland owes to those who ha...



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


Mark Griffin

Do you intend to seek agreement from the DWP, HMRC and Social Security Scotland that they would support anyone who came out of a pilot in order to ensure that the...



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


Mark Griffin

You touched on one of the key points, which is whether a pilot could offer a guarantee of no detriment. We know how difficult it would be to maintain no detriment...



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


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I want to explore the consent of participants. The report leaves that open, to an extent, although it talks about whether consent would be real or not. If existin...



Social Security Committee 21 November 2019 [Draft] : 21 November 2019


Mark Griffin

Thank you. The committee would appreciate any more information that you can provide on that number.



Social Security Committee 21 November 2019 [Draft] : 21 November 2019


Mark Griffin

There seems to be a perception that the DWP is an agency that pursues alleged fraud to a greater extent than others do, and that whether overpayment has been unin...



Social Security Committee 21 November 2019 [Draft] : 21 November 2019


Mark Griffin

A range of bodies—the DWP, HMRC, local authorities and Social Security Scotland—administer entitlements. If there is a perception that alleged fraud is dealt with...



Social Security Committee 21 November 2019 [Draft] : 21 November 2019


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

First, carrying on from that discussion, I want everyone watching to be aware of the contactSCOTLAND-BSL service, which is Government funded. Any deaf BSL user ca...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 November 2019 [Draft] : 21 November 2019


Mark Griffin

I completely agree with Mr Balfour that there are no simple answers as to how we increase uptake. Why do the Conservatives feel that it is appropriate to let the ...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 November 2019 [Draft] : 21 November 2019


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

The timing of the debate is impeccable, given that an election campaign is in full flow and that, as other members have mentioned, it is 20 years since pensioners...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-20110.1: Achieving a Fairer Scotland (Jeremy Balfour)
Meeting Date: 04/12/2019
Result - For: 18, Against: 74 Abstain: 0
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S5M-20110.3: Achieving a Fairer Scotland (Pauline McNeill)
Meeting Date: 04/12/2019
Result - For: 70, Against: 21 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-20110.2: Achieving a Fairer Scotland (Alison Johnstone)
Meeting Date: 04/12/2019
Result - For: 23, Against: 69 Abstain: 0
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S5M-20110: Achieving a Fairer Scotland (Aileen Campbell)
Meeting Date: 04/12/2019
Result - For: 70, Against: 22 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-20049: Scottish Elections (Franchise and Representation) Bill (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 28/11/2019
Result - For: 63, Against: 18 Abstain: 0
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S5M-19967.2: TV Licences for over 75s (Rachael Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 21/11/2019
Result - For: 18, Against: 54 Abstain: 0
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S5M-19967.1: TV Licences for over 75s (Claire Baker)
Meeting Date: 21/11/2019
Result - For: 54, Against: 18 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-19967: TV Licences for over 75s (Fiona Hyslop)
Meeting Date: 21/11/2019
Result - For: 54, Against: 18 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-19939.3: Universal Credit (Shirley-Anne Somerville)
Meeting Date: 20/11/2019
Result - For: 65, Against: 46 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-19939.2: Universal Credit (Michelle Ballantyne)
Meeting Date: 20/11/2019
Result - For: 24, Against: 87 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-20103.1: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/12/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19921: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19577.2: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/10/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16593.3: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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Question S5W-26701: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/12/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26697: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/12/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26700: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/12/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26696: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/12/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26699: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/12/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26688: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/12/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26671: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/12/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26536: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26526: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26350: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/11/2019 Show Full Question >>

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