Mark Griffin MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 24 June 2020 [Draft] : 24 June 2020


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

Like my colleagues on the committee, Labour will, of course, support the bill. It is a short, technical bill that makes sensible adjustments to the framework of the 2018 act to enhance the s...



Social Security Committee 18 June 2020 [Draft] : 18 June 2020


Mark Griffin

Does the Scottish Government plan to monitor levels of council tax debt in order to keep a watching eye on whether that is increasing and to get a handle on wheth...



Social Security Committee 18 June 2020 [Draft] : 18 June 2020


Mark Griffin

I know that we do not have the most up-to-date figures, but we know from the DWP that, in April, around 140,000 more people were on universal credit compared to F...



Social Security Committee 18 June 2020 [Draft] : 18 June 2020


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I want to ask about how the council tax reduction scheme interacts with universal credit, as opposed to the legacy benefits. The cabinet secretary will know that those on universal credit ar...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 18 June 2020 : 18 June 2020


Mark Griffin

Families want schools to return full time as soon as safely possible, but while blended learning is in place, what guidance will the Scottish Government issue to ensure that families with mo...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 18 June 2020 : 18 June 2020


7. Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

To ask the Scottish Government how blended learning will take account of families with more than one child. (S5O-04434)



Meeting of the Parliament (Virtual) 28 May 2020 : 28 May 2020


Mark Griffin

I have a constituent with prostate cancer whose surgery has been indefinitely postponed. Other constituents include a hemochromatosis patient whose venesectioning appointments have been inde...



Meeting of the Parliament (Virtual) 28 May 2020 : 28 May 2020


4. Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made of the long-term health impacts of suspending non-emergency NHS services and procedures because of the Covid-19 outbreak. (S5O-0435...



Social Security Committee 21 May 2020 : 21 May 2020


Mark Griffin

The committee has a long-standing interest in income maximisation. Does the cabinet secretary feel that the duty under section 53 of the 2018 act to inform claima...



Social Security Committee 21 May 2020 : 21 May 2020


Mark Griffin

Thanks, cabinet secretary—I thought that that might have been your answer. I wonder, then, whether the Scottish Government will consider legislating in the longer...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-22119.3: Advisory Group on Economic Recovery Recommendations (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 23/06/2020
Result - For: 52, Against: 12 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-22119: Advisory Group on Economic Recovery Recommendations (Fiona Hyslop)
Meeting Date: 23/06/2020
Result - For: 52, Against: 12 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-22115: Civil Partnership (Scotland) Bill (Shirley-Anne Somerville)
Meeting Date: 23/06/2020
Result - For: 64, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 33
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 22, Against: 56 Abstain: 1
Not VotedDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 35
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 42, Against: 38 Abstain: 0
Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 36
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 37
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 38
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 39
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 61, Against: 19 Abstain: 0
Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 40
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated

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Motion S5M-21959: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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Question S5W-30564: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 08/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30548: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30549: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30546: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30547: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30503: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30502: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30501: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30164: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30145: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/06/2020 Show Full Question >>

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