Mark Griffin MSP

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Social Security Committee 10 October 2019 [Draft] : 10 October 2019


Mark Griffin

Bearing in mind that that is a possible outcome, is that a shortcoming of the fiscal framework agreement? If the Scottish Government is rightly doing the best it can to increase uptake of en...



Social Security Committee 10 October 2019 [Draft] : 10 October 2019


Mark Griffin

My specific concern is whether the Scottish Government would be liable for costs if it were to run a general benefit entitlement update campaign that resulted in relatively higher levels of ...



Social Security Committee 10 October 2019 [Draft] : 10 October 2019


Mark Griffin

If there were to be any behavioural policy spillovers before any agreement is reached, what impact—if any—would there be? Is it something that simply will not or cannot happen until that agr...



Social Security Committee 10 October 2019 [Draft] : 10 October 2019


Mark Griffin

The cabinet secretary will be aware of the committee’s evidence session with the Scottish Fiscal Commission and our concerns about policy spillovers and the potential effect on the Scottish ...



Social Security Committee 10 October 2019 [Draft] : 10 October 2019


Mark Griffin

I take on board what you are saying, but section 78 of the 2018 act does not limit the Government to use inflation. Section 78 specifically says that the Government should uprate by “at leas...



Social Security Committee 10 October 2019 [Draft] : 10 October 2019


Mark Griffin

I am not talking about inflation. I have not mentioned inflation at all. I am talking about methods of uprating beyond inflation.



Social Security Committee 10 October 2019 [Draft] : 10 October 2019


Mark Griffin

It has been purely stakeholders—okay. I know that there is a range of ...



Social Security Committee 10 October 2019 [Draft] : 10 October 2019


Mark Griffin

I appreciate what you are saying and that you have spoken to stakeholders, but I wanted to clarify whether the experience panels have had any involvement on which method of uprating should b...



Social Security Committee 10 October 2019 [Draft] : 10 October 2019


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

One of the key objectives of the new social security system was that it would be designed with the people of Scotland on the basis of evidence, and that includes the uprating methods. What c...



Meeting of the Parliament 09 October 2019 [Draft] : 09 October 2019


Mark Griffin

According to the 2018 household survey, the only category of cultural participation in which the participation rate of people with a minor incapacity was higher t...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-19287.1: Supporting Innovation (Alexander Burnett)
Meeting Date: 08/10/2019
Result - For: 49, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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S5M-19287.2: Supporting Innovation (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 08/10/2019
Result - For: 49, Against: 52 Abstain: 6
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SP Bill 38: Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 03/10/2019
Result - For: 47, Against: 64 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 38: Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 3
Meeting Date: 03/10/2019
Result - For: 47, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 38: Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 03/10/2019
Result - For: 47, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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S5M-18623: Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill (John Finnie)
Meeting Date: 03/10/2019
Result - For: 84, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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S5M-19193.1: Give Them Time Campaign (Maree Todd)
Meeting Date: 02/10/2019
Result - For: 57, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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S5M-19190.2: Don't Extend the ScotRail Franchise (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 02/10/2019
Result - For: 57, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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S5M-19190.1: Don't Extend the ScotRail Franchise (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 02/10/2019
Result - For: 28, Against: 89 Abstain: 0
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S5M-19190: Don't Extend the ScotRail Franchise (Colin Smyth)
Meeting Date: 02/10/2019
Result - For: 32, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
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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-25877: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/10/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25878: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/10/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25771: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/10/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25770: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/10/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25769: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/10/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25721: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 08/10/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25709: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/10/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25706: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/10/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25707: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/10/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25708: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/10/2019 Show Full Question >>

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