Mark Griffin MSP

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Social Security Committee 19 December 2019 [Draft] : 19 December 2019


Mark Griffin

I appreciate that the consultation was listened to and that exceptions have been put in place. I am asking the question purely because you said that the regulations are drafted in this way b...



Social Security Committee 19 December 2019 [Draft] : 19 December 2019


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I want to come back to the people who can be required to give information. It is fair to say that that was the biggest area of concern in the consultation. I take on board what the cabinet s...



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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-20415.3: Education (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2020
Result - For: 60, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-20415.2: Education (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2020
Result - For: 63, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-20415: Education (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2020
Result - For: 63, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-20448: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2020
Result - For: 117, Against: 0 Abstain: 6
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ForCarried
S5M-20318.1: European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 08/01/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-20318: European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 08/01/2020
Result - For: 92, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
SP Bill 46: Referendums (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 19/12/2019
Result - For: 54, Against: 67 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 46: Referendums (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 19/12/2019
Result - For: 55, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 46: Referendums (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 3
Meeting Date: 19/12/2019
Result - For: 54, Against: 67 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 46: Referendums (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 13
Meeting Date: 19/12/2019
Result - For: 56, Against: 68 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated

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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 S5F-03878: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26906: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26877: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26876: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26874: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26870: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26869: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26868: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
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Question S5W-26699: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/12/2019 Show Full Question >>

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