Joe FitzPatrick MSP

Welcome to Joe FitzPatrick MSP's biography pages

Joe FitzPatrick MSP

Here you can find out about your MSPs' political activities and how to get in touch with them.

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

Joe is a member of the following Committees:

Joe is a member of the following Cross-Party Groups:

Parliamentary Activities

Member of the Parliamentary Bureau 

Search for other speeches made by this member

Local Government and Communities Committee 26 October 2016 : 26 October 2016


Joe FitzPatrick

As Elaine Smith said, the issue does not fall within the scope of the instruments that are under consideration, so we will take the point away. The aim is to make...



Local Government and Communities Committee 26 October 2016 : 26 October 2016


Joe FitzPatrick

We will look at that. Am I right in saying that an emergency postal vote would be available to somebody in such a situation?



Local Government and Communities Committee 26 October 2016 : 26 October 2016


Joe FitzPatrick

Thank you for the opportunity to set out the Government’s position on the draft instruments that are before the committee. It is generally acknowledged that the M...



Local Government and Communities Committee 26 October 2016 : 26 October 2016


Joe FitzPatrick

I would certainly be happy to be part of that process, as would my officials.



Local Government and Communities Committee 26 October 2016 : 26 October 2016


Joe FitzPatrick

I can certainly say that when councils and councillors, as well as community councillors, members of the community and MSPs, wrote to the commission or to me, I looked at their submissions s...



Local Government and Communities Committee 26 October 2016 : 26 October 2016


Joe FitzPatrick

It is appropriate to look at our processes to check that they are fit for purpose. For the fifth reviews, we have the rules and the statute in place, which is wha...



Local Government and Communities Committee 26 October 2016 : 26 October 2016


Joe FitzPatrick

We received representations from North Ayrshire Council, which was one of the councils that agreed with deprivation being a factor. There was concern that the 10 ...



Local Government and Communities Committee 26 October 2016 : 26 October 2016


Joe FitzPatrick

I do not think that the commission looked at the parliamentary boundaries.



Local Government and Communities Committee 26 October 2016 : 26 October 2016


Joe FitzPatrick

There is clearly a balancing act to be done. The commission will try to get as close to parity as it can. The changes will improve parity in North Ayrshire Counci...



Local Government and Communities Committee 26 October 2016 : 26 October 2016


Joe FitzPatrick

The most significant issue for North Ayrshire is the Arran situation, which I hope that the islands bill will rectify. It means that North Ayrshire Council will h...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-02919.1: Support for Scotland’s Renewables (Alexander Burnett)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2016
Result - For: 30, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
AgainstDefeated
S5M-02919.4: Support for Scotland’s Renewables (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2016
Result - For: 6, Against: 97 Abstain: 18
>> Show more
AgainstDefeated
S5M-02919: Support for Scotland’s Renewables (Paul Wheelhouse)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2016
Result - For: 92, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
ForCarried
S5M-02835: Approval of SSI (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2016
Result - For: 91, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
ForCarried
S5M-02820.1: Recognising 16 Days of Action to End Violence Against Women and Girls (Douglas Ross)
Meeting Date: 01/12/2016
Result - For: 28, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
AgainstDefeated
S5M-02809.3: Education (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 30/11/2016
Result - For: 62, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
ForCarried
S5M-02809: Education (Ross Greer)
Meeting Date: 30/11/2016
Result - For: 83, Against: 34 Abstain: 6
>> Show more
ForCarried
S5M-02804.2: Local Democracy (Kevin Stewart)
Meeting Date: 30/11/2016
Result - For: 61, Against: 61 Abstain: 0, Casting Vote: Against
>> Show more
ForDefeated
S5M-02804.1: Local Democracy (Graham Simpson)
Meeting Date: 30/11/2016
Result - For: 92, Against: 31 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
ForCarried
S5M-02804: Local Democracy (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 30/11/2016
Result - For: 96, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
ForCarried

Search for other Motions lodged by Joe FitzPatrick
EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Motion S5M-02956: Joe FitzPatrick, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, On Behalf of Parliamentary Bureau, Date Lodged: 06/12/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02954: Joe FitzPatrick, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, On Behalf of Parliamentary Bureau, Date Lodged: 06/12/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02955: Joe FitzPatrick, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, On Behalf of Parliamentary Bureau, Date Lodged: 06/12/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02953: Joe FitzPatrick, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, On Behalf of Parliamentary Bureau, Date Lodged: 06/12/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02898: Joe FitzPatrick, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, On Behalf of Parliamentary Bureau, Date Lodged: 01/12/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02837: Joe FitzPatrick, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, On Behalf of Parliamentary Bureau, Date Lodged: 29/11/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02835: Joe FitzPatrick, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, On Behalf of Parliamentary Bureau, Date Lodged: 29/11/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02834: Joe FitzPatrick, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, On Behalf of Parliamentary Bureau, Date Lodged: 29/11/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02840: Joe FitzPatrick, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, On Behalf of Parliamentary Bureau, Date Lodged: 29/11/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02838: Joe FitzPatrick, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, On Behalf of Parliamentary Bureau, Date Lodged: 29/11/2016 Show Full Motion >>
This Member currently holds a ministerial post. First Minister and Ministers cannot ask the Government questions which is why no recent questions are displaying here. Please use the full search to find details of previous questions by this Member.
EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
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 >>

Further information

Email our Public Information Service for more information.