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Joe FitzPatrick MSP

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

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Member of the Parliamentary Bureau 

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Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 22 September 2016 : 22 September 2016


Joe FitzPatrick

As Mr Scott said, it is about perception. I hope that adding to the ministerial code the condition that PLOs must not sit on a committee for whose remit their cab...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 22 September 2016 : 22 September 2016


Joe FitzPatrick

There is good evidence that PLOs have managed to do that for the past nine years, just as spokespeople for other parties have managed to do it. I hope that that continues.



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 22 September 2016 : 22 September 2016


Joe FitzPatrick

You might be right, although I think they are up to it.



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 22 September 2016 : 22 September 2016


Joe FitzPatrick

When John Finnie was questioning Kenny MacAskill, he would not have been doing so as a PLO; he would have swapped his hat and would have been questioning him as a...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 22 September 2016 : 22 September 2016


Joe FitzPatrick

The ministerial code is a matter for the First Minister, but I am sure that she will be listening to the proceedings today. If there any thoughts on a requirement...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 22 September 2016 : 22 September 2016


Joe FitzPatrick

That is true. Today we have talked mainly about the parliamentary role, but there are clearly other roles in helping the cabinet secretary to hear the voice of Sc...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 22 September 2016 : 22 September 2016


Joe FitzPatrick

It is an appointment made by the First Minister—



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 22 September 2016 : 22 September 2016


Joe FitzPatrick

There is no secrecy; it is very transparent.



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 22 September 2016 : 22 September 2016


Joe FitzPatrick

It is an appointment made by the First Minister.



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 22 September 2016 : 22 September 2016


Joe FitzPatrick

There are lots of connections. Any SNP member will be closer to the Government than a member of, say, the Conservative Party—I would suggest that Conservative mem...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-01580.1: Reforming Local Taxation (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 22/09/2016
Result - For: 64, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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S5M-01580.2: Reforming Local Taxation (Jackie Baillie)
Meeting Date: 22/09/2016
Result - For: 34, Against: 93 Abstain: 0
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S5M-01580.3: Reforming Local Taxation (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 22/09/2016
Result - For: 6, Against: 121 Abstain: 0
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S5M-01580: Reforming Local Taxation (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 22/09/2016
Result - For: 63, Against: 63 Abstain: 0, Casting Vote: Against
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S5M-01554.4: NHS Scotland Staffing Crisis (Shona Robison)
Meeting Date: 21/09/2016
Result - For: 62, Against: 55 Abstain: 6
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S5M-01554: NHS Scotland Staffing Crisis (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 21/09/2016
Result - For: 62, Against: 54 Abstain: 6
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S5M-01531.1: Scotland’s Economy, Responding to the EU Referendum (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2016
Result - For: 29, Against: 88 Abstain: 0
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S5M-01531.3: Scotland’s Economy, Responding to the EU Referendum (Richard Leonard)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2016
Result - For: 87, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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S5M-01531: Scotland’s Economy, Responding to the EU Referendum (Keith Brown)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2016
Result - For: 87, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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S5M-01412.2: Implications of the EU Referendum Result and UK Negotiating Position (Jackson Carlaw)
Meeting Date: 14/09/2016
Result - For: 29, Against: 93 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-01629: Joe FitzPatrick, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, On Behalf of Parliamentary Bureau, Date Lodged: 22/09/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01592: Joe FitzPatrick, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/09/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01572: Joe FitzPatrick, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, On Behalf of Parliamentary Bureau, Date Lodged: 20/09/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01573: Joe FitzPatrick, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, On Behalf of Parliamentary Bureau, Date Lodged: 20/09/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01571: Joe FitzPatrick, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, On Behalf of Parliamentary Bureau, Date Lodged: 20/09/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01570: Joe FitzPatrick, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, On Behalf of Parliamentary Bureau, Date Lodged: 20/09/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01515: Joe FitzPatrick, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/09/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01514: Joe FitzPatrick, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/09/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01432: Joe FitzPatrick, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, On Behalf of Parliamentary Bureau, Date Lodged: 13/09/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01431: Joe FitzPatrick, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, On Behalf of Parliamentary Bureau, Date Lodged: 13/09/2016 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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