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


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

The First Minister will be aware of press reports that the GMB union is balloting 300 members of staff at Hairmyres hospital on taking strike action. A payroll system change means that the s...



Meeting of the Parliament 12 June 2019 [Draft] : 12 June 2019


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I am grateful to the minister for early sight of his statement. I am pleased to hear about the continued joint work to support veterans across the UK. A week afte...



Social Security Committee 30 May 2019 [Draft] : 30 May 2019


Mark Griffin

Alison Johnstone talked about it being expected that the first disability payment will be in place for next summer. Have the necessary decisions been made to allo...



Social Security Committee 30 May 2019 [Draft] : 30 May 2019


Mark Griffin

Is it possible to develop a detailed financial plan before things like the level of payments and eligibility criteria are fully defined?



Social Security Committee 30 May 2019 [Draft] : 30 May 2019


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

You say in the report that the timeline for delivery of entitlements is clear, but that the workforce and financial planning to support the meeting of that timeli...



Meeting of the Parliament 30 May 2019 [Draft] : 30 May 2019


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

Given that it is a five-year plan, can the cabinet secretary say where in the strategy are the billions of pounds that are needed for an income supplement that will cut child poverty and mee...



Meeting of the Parliament 30 May 2019 [Draft] : 30 May 2019


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

We heard earlier that the best start grant will be made available to people with no recourse to public funds. The cabinet secretary talked about the young carers ...



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


Mark Griffin

I thank the cabinet secretary for that answer. The Government supports a new legal duty on Scottish ministers to have regard to the four EU environmental principl...



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


2. Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

To ask the Scottish Government whether it will integrate the principle of no regression into provisions on keeping pace with EU laws to ensure that no new measures inadvertently lead to a lo...



Social Security Committee 09 May 2019 : 09 May 2019


Mark Griffin

Has there been any regional variance in applications to best start? Have application levels been particularly high in any areas of the country or lower than expec...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-17660: Restricted Roads (20 mph Speed Limit) (Scotland) Bill (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2019
Result - For: 26, Against: 83 Abstain: 4
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ForDefeated
S5M-17645: Census (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill (Fiona Hyslop)
Meeting Date: 12/06/2019
Result - For: 115, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
SP Bill 37: Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1A
Meeting Date: 06/06/2019
Result - For: 25, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 37: Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 78
Meeting Date: 06/06/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 89 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 37: Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 77
Meeting Date: 06/06/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 89 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 37: Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 6
Meeting Date: 06/06/2019
Result - For: 94, Against: 21 Abstain: 0
AgainstCarried
SP Bill 37: Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 7
Meeting Date: 06/06/2019
Result - For: 93, Against: 21 Abstain: 0
AgainstCarried
SP Bill 37: Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 8
Meeting Date: 06/06/2019
Result - For: 93, Against: 20 Abstain: 0
AgainstCarried
SP Bill 37: Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 9
Meeting Date: 06/06/2019
Result - For: 93, Against: 20 Abstain: 0
AgainstCarried
SP Bill 37: Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 10
Meeting Date: 06/06/2019
Result - For: 94, Against: 20 Abstain: 0
AgainstCarried

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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 >>
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 >>
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Question S5W-23865: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/06/2019 Show Full Question >>
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Question S5W-23774: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/06/2019 Show Full Question >>
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