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  • Member for: Dundee City West
  • Region: North East Scotland
  • Party: Scottish National Party

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Meeting of the Parliament 07 March 2017 [Draft] : 07 March 2017


The Minister for Parliamentary Business (Joe FitzPatrick)

The debate that we will have this afternoon is very important; indeed, all debates that we have in the Parliament are very important. I think that it will be the first full Government debate...



Meeting of the Parliament 23 February 2017 [Draft] : 23 February 2017


The Minister for Parliamentary Business (Joe FitzPatrick)

What about the small business bonus?



Local Government and Communities Committee 18 January 2017 : 18 January 2017


Joe FitzPatrick

No. My point is that this is all good stuff for discussion.



Local Government and Communities Committee 18 January 2017 : 18 January 2017


Joe FitzPatrick

That is a novel approach.



Local Government and Communities Committee 18 January 2017 : 18 January 2017


Joe FitzPatrick

The decision to extend the franchise in all elections that the Parliament has control over was taken in the previous session. The franchise for voting is 16 for S...



Local Government and Communities Committee 18 January 2017 : 18 January 2017


Joe FitzPatrick

The Electoral Commission, through its programme to increase turnout and registration for the local elections, is working with a number of partners, including in particular those groups where...



Local Government and Communities Committee 18 January 2017 : 18 January 2017


Joe FitzPatrick

Analysis is always helpful.



Local Government and Communities Committee 18 January 2017 : 18 January 2017


Joe FitzPatrick

Scrutiny is always possible. You suggested that there should be an analysis of the outcome of the next council elections. That would probably be helpful to our understanding.

Local Government and Communities Committee 18 January 2017 : 18 January 2017


Joe FitzPatrick

I do not think that there is a specific duty to increase voter turnout. We need to understand fully why that is; that is part of the challenge.



Local Government and Communities Committee 18 January 2017 : 18 January 2017


Joe FitzPatrick

I think that we all—that includes us as politicians—have a responsibility in relation to turnout.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-04472.1: Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 2017 [draft] (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 09/03/2017
Result - For: 57, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
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S5M-04472: Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 2017 [draft] (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 09/03/2017
Result - For: 66, Against: 26 Abstain: 31
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ForCarried
S5M-04456.2: The Scottish Government and Education, 10 Years of Letting Down Teachers, Parents and Pupils (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 08/03/2017
Result - For: 62, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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S5M-04456: The Scottish Government and Education, 10 Years of Letting Down Teachers, Parents and Pupils (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 08/03/2017
Result - For: 63, Against: 62 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-04474: Business Motion (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 07/03/2017
Result - For: 79, Against: 0 Abstain: 16
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ForCarried
S5M-04440.1: International Women's Day (Annie Wells)
Meeting Date: 07/03/2017
Result - For: 27, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
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S5M-04440.2: International Women's Day (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 07/03/2017
Result - For: 82, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-04440: International Women's Day (Angela Constance)
Meeting Date: 07/03/2017
Result - For: 82, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-04324.2: Scottish Patient Safety Programme (Anas Sarwar)
Meeting Date: 02/03/2017
Result - For: 62, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-04324.3: Scottish Patient Safety Programme (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 02/03/2017
Result - For: 62, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried

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Motion S5M-04845: Joe FitzPatrick, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, On Behalf of Parliamentary Bureau, Date Lodged: 23/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04781: Joe FitzPatrick, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, On Behalf of Parliamentary Bureau, Date Lodged: 21/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04778: Joe FitzPatrick, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, On Behalf of Parliamentary Bureau, Date Lodged: 21/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04780: Joe FitzPatrick, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, On Behalf of Parliamentary Bureau, Date Lodged: 21/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04779: Joe FitzPatrick, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, On Behalf of Parliamentary Bureau, Date Lodged: 21/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04784: Joe FitzPatrick, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, On Behalf of Parliamentary Bureau, Date Lodged: 21/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04782: Joe FitzPatrick, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, On Behalf of Parliamentary Bureau, Date Lodged: 21/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04777: Joe FitzPatrick, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, On Behalf of Parliamentary Bureau, Date Lodged: 21/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04783: Joe FitzPatrick, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, On Behalf of Parliamentary Bureau, Date Lodged: 21/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04776: Joe FitzPatrick, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, On Behalf of Parliamentary Bureau, Date Lodged: 21/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4F-00804: Joe FitzPatrick, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/06/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4F-00742: Joe FitzPatrick, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31/05/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-01042: Joe FitzPatrick, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/05/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4F-00653: Joe FitzPatrick, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/05/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-00919: Joe FitzPatrick, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/04/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4F-00387: Joe FitzPatrick, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/01/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-00537: Joe FitzPatrick, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/12/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S4F-00325: Joe FitzPatrick, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/12/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-00500: Joe FitzPatrick, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30/11/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-00470: Joe FitzPatrick, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/11/2011 Show Full Question >>

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