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Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee 26 March 2014 : Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Mark Griffin Why did you feel it best to leave the procurement of the EGIP train fleet to the next franchise holder? Would it not have been better for the Scottish Government to take that exercise forward so that that fleet meets the needs of passengers rather than the franchisee?



Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee 26 March 2014 : Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Mark Griffin If a high-speed rail link between Glasgow and Edinburgh goes ahead, I take it that that will mean that phase 2 of EGIP will not.



Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee 26 March 2014 : Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Mark Griffin Obviously, the cost benefit ratio starts to justify itself in phase 2. With that in mind, are you able to give any firm information on the scope, cost or expected delivery dates of phase 2?



Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee 26 March 2014 : Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Mark Griffin Phase 1 of EGIP has a cost benefit ratio of 0.7, which is lower than any other Scottish Government-backed transport project. Why has phase 1 gone ahead with that cost benefit ratio? Is that the best use of Scottish Government capital funding?



Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee 26 March 2014 : Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Mark Griffin I know that the slab track replacement work is not necessarily part of EGIP, but it will add to the disruption. Will the slab track replacement and the tunnel closure at Queen Street coincide or overlap at all with the Winchburgh tunnel closure?



Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee 26 March 2014 : Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Mark Griffin You touched on the Queen Street station proposals. Could you give us a timetable for the upgrade of Queen Street station and tell us about the possible impact on passengers?

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Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee 26 March 2014 : Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab) Good morning, minister. Why has the cost of phase 1 of EGIP increased by almost £100 million, from £650 million in 2012 to £742 million now?



Meeting of the Parliament 26 March 2014 : Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Mark Griffin The detailed modelling of the impact of that policy, which is still to be completed, could show that the rise in female employment would be less than the illustrative figure of 6 per cent that the minister has given. If the rise in employment is lower than 6 per cent, will the policy be redrafted?
Meeting of the Parliament 26 March 2014 : Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

16. To ask the Scottish Government on what basis it considers that its childcare plans for an independent Scotland would create a 6 per cent rise in female employment. (S4O-03065)



Meeting of the Parliament 25 March 2014 : Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Mark Griffin We acknowledge the drop. I simply flag up the recommendations that were made in the 2011 report, and I ask for a progress update. A further recommendation in that report was to

“Ensure police enforcement continues to be a priority and is undertaken in a strategic and targeted manner, focu...
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S4M-09747.2 Margaret Burgess: Fuel Poverty—As an amendment to motion S4M-09747 in the name of Jackie
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NoCarried

S4M-09747 Jackie Baillie: Fuel Poverty—That the Parliament welcomes the publication of the Scottish
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NoCarried

S4M-09740.2 Nicola Sturgeon: Living Wage—As an amendment to motion S4M-09740 in the name of James Ke
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NoCarried

S4M-09740.1 Willie Rennie: Living Wage—As an amendment to motion S4M-09740 in the name of James Kell
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NoDefeated

S4M-09740 James Kelly: Living Wage—That the Parliament acknowledges that the Scottish Government is
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NoCarried

S4M-09748.1 Patricia Ferguson: Scotland’s Voice in the EU—As an amendment to motion S4M-09748 in the
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YesDefeated

S4M-09748.2 Annabel Goldie: Scotland’s Voice in the EU—As an amendment to motion S4M-09748 in the na
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NoDefeated

S4M-09748 Fiona Hyslop: Scotland’s Voice in the EU—That the Parliament recognises the importance of
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NoCarried

S4M-09557.2 Kenny MacAskill: Stop and Search—As an amendment to motion S4M-09557 in the name of Alis
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S4M-09557 Alison McInnes: Stop and Search—That the Parliament notes that stop and search is an opera
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Motion S4M-09447.2: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/03/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08563: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/12/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08437: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/11/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08270.1: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/11/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-06836: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/06/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-06588: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/05/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-06373: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/04/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-05941: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/03/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-05830: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/03/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-04829: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/11/2012 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4W-20276: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-20273: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-20272: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-20275: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-20274: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-20271: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-20269: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-20270: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03065: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4T-00612: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/03/2014 Show Full Question >>

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