Mark Griffin MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2019 [Draft] : 26 June 2019


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

We welcome the fact that the Government has listened to Labour and front-line poverty campaigners, who have consistently called for the early introduction of the ...



Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2019 [Draft] : 26 June 2019


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

Carers and their organisations would like to see changes being made to the carers allowance, such as the removal of the restriction on studying, and changes to th...



Social Security Committee 20 June 2019 [Draft] : 20 June 2019


Mark Griffin

Could we also ask why the measures have been brought forward under the Social Security Act 1988 and not the act that the Parliament passed recently?



Social Security Committee 20 June 2019 [Draft] : 20 June 2019


Mark Griffin

There are a lot of good things in the instrument. In particular, there is the increase in funding from £3.10 a week to £4.25 a week. We should warmly welcome the fact that there will be no r...



Social Security Committee 20 June 2019 [Draft] : 20 June 2019


Mark Griffin

That does seem like a high burden. I want to move on to a different ar...



Social Security Committee 20 June 2019 [Draft] : 20 June 2019


Mark Griffin

It is clear that the digital-by-default way of operating is not working for a high number of universal credit claimants. How simple is it for those who have the IT skills and good connectivi...



Social Security Committee 20 June 2019 [Draft] : 20 June 2019


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

How easy is it to get explicit consent? The DWP has said that the process is much simpler; it is as easy as putting a note on the journal. What are our witnesses’ experiences of that?...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 June 2019 [Draft] : 20 June 2019


Mark Griffin

The cabinet secretary knows that I have taken a keen interest in whether the new agency employs, and is representative of, the disabled people whom it will be sup...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 June 2019 [Draft] : 20 June 2019


1. Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

To ask the Scottish Government for what reason there is a median disability pay gap of 26 per cent in Social Security Scotland. (S5O-03421)



Meeting of the Parliament 13 June 2019 [Draft] : 13 June 2019


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

The First Minister will be aware of press reports that the GMB union is balloting 300 members of staff at Hairmyres hospital on taking strike action. A payroll system change means that the s...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-17945: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 26/06/2019
Result - For: 83, Against: 26 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 4A
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 26, Against: 84 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 4B
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 4
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 85, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 144
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 44, Against: 69 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated
SPCB Election
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 108, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 61
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 58, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 104
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 68, Against: 45 Abstain: 0
Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 105
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 45, Against: 68 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 146
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 44, Against: 69 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated

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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 >>
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 >>
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Question S5W-24331: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/07/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-24091: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/07/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-24090: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/07/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23973: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/06/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23936: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/06/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23864: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/06/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23863: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/06/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23866: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/06/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23868: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/06/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23867: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/06/2019 Show Full Question >>

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