Mark Griffin MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 07 February 2019 : 07 February 2019


Mark Griffin

If the proposed closure goes ahead, patients will go from having a service on their doorstep to having to take a 5-mile bus trip, which is a journey that none of ...



Meeting of the Parliament 07 February 2019 : 07 February 2019


4. Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to reports of the proposed closure of the Cumbernauld village surgery. (S5O-02872)



Meeting of the Parliament 29 January 2019 : 29 January 2019


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

Last year, we supported the launch of the Government’s draft strategy on social isolation and loneliness. It was desperately needed and a first step to start tack...



Social Security Committee 17 January 2019 [Draft] : 17 January 2019


Mark Griffin

Thank you, that is helpful. Finally, on sp...



Social Security Committee 17 January 2019 [Draft] : 17 January 2019


Mark Griffin

Our time constraints mean that we cannot go into that in as much detail as you might like, cabinet secretary, but it would be helpful if you could supply that information later. ...



Social Security Committee 17 January 2019 [Draft] : 17 January 2019


Mark Griffin

I have a number of specific questions about uprating, but I want to start with a broader question. The Government has chosen the consumer prices index as the meas...



Social Security Committee 17 January 2019 [Draft] : 17 January 2019


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

Mitigation measures include the financial health check, on which £3.8 million will be spent over the next two years. Is the Government setting a target for the number of people that it hopes...



Meeting of the Parliament 17 January 2019 [Draft] : 17 January 2019


Mark Griffin

Next week, it is likely that the trigger point for payments will be met at the Salsburgh weather station. However, it is less assured that it will be met at the Bishopton station. As a resul...



Meeting of the Parliament 17 January 2019 [Draft] : 17 January 2019


2. Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to statistics stating that eligible pensioners in Motherwell and Airdrie received double the number of cold weather payments as those in B...



Meeting of the Parliament 10 January 2019 : 10 January 2019


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I am grateful to the members whose support for the motion made this debate possible, and to Joe FitzPatrick for his interest in the issue.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-15907: Budget (Scotland) (No.3) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 21/02/2019
Result - For: 66, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-15879: Scottish Rate Resolution (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 19/02/2019
Result - For: 61, Against: 52 Abstain: 6
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AgainstCarried
S5M-15723: Establishment of a Committee (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 06/02/2019
Result - For: 92, Against: 19 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-15625.1: Budget (Scotland) (No.3) Bill (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 31/01/2019
Result - For: 30, Against: 96 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15625: Budget (Scotland) (No.3) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 31/01/2019
Result - For: 67, Against: 58 Abstain: 1
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AgainstCarried
S5M-15607.1: Presumption to Mainstream (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 30/01/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-15615.2: Tackling Antisocial Behaviour (Ash Denham)
Meeting Date: 30/01/2019
Result - For: 69, Against: 50 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-15609.2: A Connected Scotland, the Scottish Government’s Strategy for Tackling Social Isolation and Loneliness (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 29/01/2019
Result - For: 23, Against: 84 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-15507.2: Supporting Entrepreneurship (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 23/01/2019
Result - For: 82, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-15514: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/01/2019
Result - For: 82, Against: 0 Abstain: 27
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Not VotedCarried

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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 >>
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 >>
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Question S5W-21650: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21532: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21504: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02872: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21291: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21288: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21295: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21293: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21289: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21292: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29/01/2019 Show Full Question >>

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