Mark Griffin MSP

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Social Security Committee 04 October 2018 [Draft] : 04 October 2018


Mark Griffin

I have a supplementary to the convener’s questions about audio recordings. Like the convener, I welcome them, but could a video recording be made to support deaf British Sign Language users ...



Social Security Committee 04 October 2018 [Draft] : 04 October 2018


Mark Griffin

I would like to ask about potential recovery of the best start grant. Most of the people who will be entitled to it will be entitled to it because they receive a qualifying benefit. If there...



Social Security Committee 04 October 2018 [Draft] : 04 October 2018


Mark Griffin

My final question is about uptake. What is the Government going to do to boost uptake of the payment, particularly after the discussion and debate that we had in the chamber on Tuesday about...



Social Security Committee 04 October 2018 [Draft] : 04 October 2018


Mark Griffin

That is great. Thank you very much for that assurance. My other quest...



Social Security Committee 04 October 2018 [Draft] : 04 October 2018


Mark Griffin

That is great. My next question is a more technical question specifically on the order concerning the multiple pregnancy supplement. The order says:



Social Security Committee 04 October 2018 [Draft] : 04 October 2018


Mark Griffin

Will you be able to check their eligibility without them having to provide any extra information?



Social Security Committee 04 October 2018 [Draft] : 04 October 2018


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I have a few questions that cover a couple of different areas. The first question continues the discussion that we have been having.



Meeting of the Parliament 02 October 2018 [Draft] : 02 October 2018


Mark Griffin

I am pleased that we have had a chance to support the progress that is being made in delivering Scotland’s new social security system.



Meeting of the Parliament 02 October 2018 [Draft] : 02 October 2018


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I welcome the cabinet secretary’s comments but, primarily, I want to thank everyone who has been involved in the experience panels so far. Each of them, along wit...



Social Security Committee 27 September 2018 [Draft] : 27 September 2018


Mark Griffin

Advance payments have caused serious issues in my region. The difference between North Lanarkshire and South Lanarkshire is stark. South Lanarkshire had full service rolled out six months ah...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-14059.2: Scotland’s Role in the Development of Future UK Trade Arrangements (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 25/09/2018
Result - For: 29, Against: 84 Abstain: 0
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S5M-14059: Scotland’s Role in the Development of Future UK Trade Arrangements (Ivan McKee)
Meeting Date: 25/09/2018
Result - For: 84, Against: 0 Abstain: 29
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ForCarried
S5M-13995.1: Violence Reduction in Scotland, Progress and Future Priorities (Liam Kerr)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-13995: Violence Reduction in Scotland, Progress and Future Priorities (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2018
Result - For: 86, Against: 0 Abstain: 26
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ForCarried
S5M-13945.1: Primary 1 Tests (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 19/09/2018
Result - For: 61, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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S5M-13945: Primary 1 Tests (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 19/09/2018
Result - For: 63, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-13876.1: Celebrating Scotland’s Food and Drink Success Story (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 13/09/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-13876.2: Celebrating Scotland’s Food and Drink Success Story (Mike Rumbles)
Meeting Date: 13/09/2018
Result - For: 117, Against: 0 Abstain: 2
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S5M-13876: Celebrating Scotland’s Food and Drink Success Story (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 13/09/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 0 Abstain: 58
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ForCarried
S5M-13813.2: The Social Enterprise World Forum 2018 (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 11/09/2018
Result - For: 88, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried

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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 >>
Motion S5M-08237: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/10/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07511: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04688: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04278: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/02/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02948.1: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/12/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02651.3: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/11/2016 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-19501: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19500: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19467: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19468: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19465: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19466: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19461: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19460: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19458: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02464: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/10/2018 Show Full Question >>

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