Mark Griffin MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 06 October 2020 [Draft] : 06 October 2020


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

Like everyone else, I thank Shona Robison for bringing the subject to the chamber today. When we go through tough times, we look to others who have had similar ex...



Social Security Committee 01 October 2020 [Draft] : 01 October 2020


Mark Griffin

Professor Ulph pre-empted my question. I was just about to ask what the impact of the pandemic might be on uptake as a result of reduced access to advice services...



Social Security Committee 01 October 2020 [Draft] : 01 October 2020


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

Good morning. I had a number of questions on how changes to the economy and the impact of coronavirus might affect spending in Scotland, through changes to the bl...



Meeting of the Parliament 30 September 2020 [Draft] : 30 September 2020


Mark Griffin

The cabinet secretary will know that many key workers have caught Covid-19 in the workplace and that, sadly, some have died. Health workers, carers and retail and...



Meeting of the Parliament 30 September 2020 [Draft] : 30 September 2020


1. Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

To ask the Scottish Government how its planned disability assistance benefits will support people experiencing the long-term health impacts of Covid-19. (S5O-04633)



Social Security Committee 24 September 2020 : 24 September 2020


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

Given that the Scottish child payment is a passported entitlement and that the Scottish Government oversees the data on exactly who is entitled to it, the system ...



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


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I draw members’ attention to my declaration of interests. I am a member of USDAW and Unite.



Social Security Committee 17 September 2020 [Draft] : 17 September 2020


Mark Griffin

I will do. Initially, the Scottish Government set a target of 85 per cent uptake to meet its policy ambition of lifting 30,000 children out of poverty. I realise that that is somewhat out of...



Social Security Committee 17 September 2020 [Draft] : 17 September 2020


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I will carry on with the theme of take-up. Are the Government’s plans for communicating about the benefit and promoting take-up sufficient? Could the Government d...



Social Security Committee 20 August 2020 : 20 August 2020


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

My questions are on the impact of a basic income on people living with a disability, so it is helpful to have some of the issues clarified. I, too, understood that a basic income would be a ...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-22955.1: United Kingdom Internal Market Bill - UK Legislation (Dean Lockhart)
Meeting Date: 07/10/2020
Result - For: 28, Against: 90 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-22955: United Kingdom Internal Market Bill - UK Legislation (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 07/10/2020
Result - For: 90, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22860.2: Recognising the Importance of Family Caregivers (Jeane Freeman)
Meeting Date: 30/09/2020
Result - For: 92, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22860.1: Recognising the Importance of Family Caregivers (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 30/09/2020
Result - For: 27, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-22860: Recognising the Importance of Family Caregivers (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 30/09/2020
Result - For: 90, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22845: The Social Security Administration and Tribunal Membership (Scotland) Bill (Shirley-Anne Somerville)
Meeting Date: 29/09/2020
Result - For: 109, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22780.3: Prioritising Education Over Independence (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 65, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-22780: Prioritising Education Over Independence (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 64, Against: 35 Abstain: 21
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AbstainCarried
S5M-22800: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 114, Against: 1 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22803: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 108, Against: 6 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried

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Motion S5M-22523: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/08/2020 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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Question S5W-32686: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/10/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-32563: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/10/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-32564: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/10/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-32204: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-32205: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04633: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31916: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31896: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31860: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31835: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/09/2020 Show Full Question >>

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