Mark Griffin MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 12 March 2020 : 12 March 2020


Mark Griffin

The minister’s answer adds to a series of written responses that reveal that Remploy is no longer active in the scheme in Glasgow; the third sector no longer supp...



Meeting of the Parliament 12 March 2020 : 12 March 2020


6. Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to the Scottish Fiscal Commission’s forecast that spending on devolved employability services will be £27 million lower in 2022-23. (S5O-0...



Social Security Committee 27 February 2020 [Draft] : 27 February 2020


Mark Griffin

The process that the Department for Work and Pensions has set out is not at all acceptable. Members of the UK Parliament are regarded as having the implicit conse...



Social Security Committee 27 February 2020 [Draft] : 27 February 2020


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

On policy spillover, the convener mentioned that a policy change by the UK Government has increased the Scottish Government’s spending on DHP by £4 million.

Social Security Committee 20 February 2020 [Draft] : 20 February 2020


Mark Griffin

I think that it is a mistake in the Government’s planning for this budget not to include funds to uprate all social security expenditure, and that is a mistake th...



Social Security Committee 20 February 2020 [Draft] : 20 February 2020


Mark Griffin

Yes—that is absolutely right. However, thinking about how I would plan for a budget, given the commitments and the principles th...



Social Security Committee 20 February 2020 [Draft] : 20 February 2020


Mark Griffin

But that is after the child is born, not before.



Social Security Committee 20 February 2020 [Draft] : 20 February 2020


Mark Griffin

That increase will not come about until after a child is born, when the family qualifies for the payment. The point of the best start grant is to provide funds in...



Social Security Committee 20 February 2020 [Draft] : 20 February 2020


Mark Griffin

I will come back to that point. You said that you signed off on that decision. Before doing so, did you make representations to the Cabinet Secretary for Finance, to ask for funds to uprate ...



Social Security Committee 20 February 2020 [Draft] : 20 February 2020


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

Thank you, convener, and good morning, cabinet secretary. It is fair ...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-21279: Female Genital Mutilation (Protection and Guidance) (Scotland) Bill (Christina McKelvie)
Meeting Date: 19/03/2020
Result - For: 84, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-21177.3: Expansion of Funded Childcare (Maree Todd)
Meeting Date: 11/03/2020
Result - For: 58, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-21177.1: Expansion of Funded Childcare (Mary Fee)
Meeting Date: 11/03/2020
Result - For: 61, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-21177: Expansion of Funded Childcare (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 11/03/2020
Result - For: 61, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-21170: Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 2020 [draft] (Ben Macpherson)
Meeting Date: 10/03/2020
Result - For: 88, Against: 23 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-21174: Scottish Biometrics Commissioner Bill (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 10/03/2020
Result - For: 110, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-21113: Budget (Scotland) (No.4) Bill (Kate Forbes)
Meeting Date: 05/03/2020
Result - For: 63, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-21090: Scottish Rate Resolution (Ben Macpherson)
Meeting Date: 04/03/2020
Result - For: 58, Against: 50 Abstain: 5
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-21013.1: Budget (Scotland) (No.4) Bill (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 27/02/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 90 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-21013: Budget (Scotland) (No.4) Bill (Kate Forbes)
Meeting Date: 27/02/2020
Result - For: 65, Against: 54 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried

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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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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Question S5W-28044: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/03/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-28003: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/03/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27822: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/03/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27821: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/03/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27819: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/03/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27820: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/03/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27792: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/03/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27793: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/03/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04265: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/03/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27647: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/02/2020 Show Full Question >>

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