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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?



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 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 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 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 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 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?



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 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 25 March 2014 : Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Mark Griffin (Central Scotland) (Lab) I welcome the opportunity to speak in the debate, which is primarily about road safety and reducing the number of injuries and fatalities on roads across Scotland. We might argue this afternoon about how we should do that, but one thing that we will not disagree on is the devastating impact that it ...
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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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S4M-09558.2 Michael Matheson: Improving Scotland’s Mental Health—As an amendment to motion S4M-09558
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S4M-09558.1 Richard Simpson: Improving Scotland’s Mental Health—As an amendment to motion S4M-09558
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S4M-09558 Jim Hume: Improving Scotland’s Mental Health—That the Parliament notes that one in four ad
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S4M-09547.1 Jackson Carlaw: Scotland, A Good Global Citizen—As an amendment to motion S4M-09547 in t
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S4M-09482.1 Jackie Baillie: Child Poverty—As an amendment to motion S4M-09482 in the name of Margare
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S4M-09482.3 Liz Smith: Child Poverty—As an amendment to motion S4M-09482 in the name of Margaret Bur
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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-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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