Mark Griffin MSP

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Education and Culture Committee 31 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 31, 2015


Mark Griffin

Training was mentioned. North Ayrshire Council suggests that local authorities invest in training for teachers particularly around parents evening. Parents evenin...



Education and Culture Committee 31 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 31, 2015


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

Workload has been touched on today and in previous evidence sessions, and teachers’ representatives have spoken about the very high workload and the demands on th...



Education and Culture Committee 24 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 24, 2015


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

The panel members have touched on the issues of measuring achievement rather than attainment, and of taking into account young people’s lives and the work experie...



Meeting of the Parliament 24 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 24, 2015


Mark Griffin

Yes—that is what I was saying. I agree with the Smith commission’s proposals, and I will come on to talk about them. As I said, it is right that the Scottish and ...



Meeting of the Parliament 24 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 24, 2015


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I welcome the opportunity to contribute in this afternoon’s important debate on post-study work visas, a policy that was introduced by Labour and that was, to my ...



Meeting of the Parliament 18 March 2015 : Wednesday, March 18, 2015


Mark Griffin

The minister will recognise that science technicians play a vital role in preparing science equipment and lessons in schools across Scotland and that having acces...



Meeting of the Parliament 18 March 2015 : Wednesday, March 18, 2015


14. Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

To ask the Scottish Government how many non-teaching staff there are in schools and how this compares with 2013-14. (S4O-04137)



Meeting of the Parliament 18 March 2015 : Wednesday, March 18, 2015


Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab)

The minister will be aware of the recent investigation that revealed that an average of 70p per month per head is being spent on books in Scotland’s schools, with...



Education and Culture Committee 17 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 17, 2015


Mark Griffin

The reason why I set out the timetable in the bill as originally drafted was not—as I said in my previous appearance at committee—because of any knowledge of cycl...



Education and Culture Committee 17 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 17, 2015


Mark Griffin

The financial memorandum sets out where those costs come from in terms of the time that is taken by an official at a particular level in a public body. We have se...

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S4M-12878 Michael Matheson: Prisoners (Control of Release) (Scotland) Bill—That the Parliament agree
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S4M-12857.2 John Swinney: Scotland’s Economy and Finances—As an amendment to motion S4M-12857 in the
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S4M-12857.1 Jackie Baillie: Scotland’s Economy and Finances—As an amendment to motion S4M-12857 in t
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S4M-12857 Gavin Brown: Scotland’s Economy and Finances—That the Parliament notes that the Scottish G
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S4M-12776.4 John Swinney: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the n
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S4M-12776.3 Gavin Brown: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the na
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S4M-12776.1 Willie Rennie: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the
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S4M-12776.2 Patrick Harvie: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the
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S4M-12776 Jackie Baillie: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—That the Parliament rejects the UK Governmen
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S4M-12763.1 Claire Baker: Post-study Work Visas—As an amendment to motion S4M-12763 in the name of H
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Motion S4M-10185.2: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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Question S4O-04212: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24977: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24863: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24864: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04137: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03984: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/01/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4F-02558: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/01/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03958: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/01/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03893: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/01/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4F-02402: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/11/2014 Show Full Question >>

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