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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Joe FitzPatrick

Scottish National Party

MSP for Dundee City West (Constituency) 2011 - present day

Former MSP for Dundee West (Constituency) 2007 - 2011

About Joe FitzPatrick

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Committees

Cross-party groups

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Parliamentary and Government Roles

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Party Roles

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Previous roles

Joe has had 12 previous roles

Previous roles in cross-party groups are not included in this list.

26 June 2018 - 18 December 2020

Minister for Public Health, Sport and Wellbeing

Scottish Government

11 May 2016 - 28 June 2018

Parliamentary Bureau

Member

18 May 2016 - 26 June 2018

Minister for Parliamentary Business

Scottish Government

11 September 2012 - 23 March 2016

Parliamentary Bureau

Member

15 June 2011 - 06 September 2012

Local Government and Regeneration Committee

Convener

23 February 2012 - 06 September 2012

Public Petitions Committee

Substitute Member

15 June 2011 - 06 September 2012

Conveners Group

Member

01 June 2011 - 15 June 2011

Local Government and Regeneration Committee

Member

13 June 2007 - 22 March 2011

Finance Committee

Member

14 June 2007 - 22 March 2011

Health and Sport Committee

Substitute Member

27 January 2010 - 20 January 2011

Forth Crossing Bill Committee

Member

13 November 2008 - 19 July 2010

Review of SPCB Supported Bodies Committee

Member

Register of interests

Joe's register of interests

MSPs must provide details of their financial interests in the Register of Interests. They make an initial statement on becoming or being returned as an MSP. This is then updated with any changes they provide.

Here is the register for Joe FitzPatrick. The date of their initial statement was 25 May 2016.

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Overseas visits

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Controlled transactions

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Heritable property

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Interest in shares

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Voluntary

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Recent Activity

What was said

What Joe FitzPatrick has said in Parliament

These are the official transcripts of what was said by this MSP in the chamber and at committee meetings. You'll find the topic discussed and how many times this MSP has contributed to the discussion.

Equalities and Human Rights Committee meeting date: 18 March 2021

Human Rights

Joe FitzPatrick (Dundee City West) (SNP): "I will follow on from Alexander Stewart’s question. It is proposed that the bill will contain a section on equality that aligns with the Equality Act 2010…

Chamber meeting date: 16 March 2021

United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3

Joe FitzPatrick (Dundee City West) (SNP): "I think that all the committee members agreed with the intention of the stage 2 amendment on this issue that was agreed to, if not on the execution. As drafted, it did not quite achieve what it set out to do…

Chamber meeting date: 16 March 2021

United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill

Joe FitzPatrick (Dundee City West) (SNP): "I am delighted that Scotland is set to become the first country in the United Kingdom to directly incorporate the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child into domestic law. It is crucial that we, as MSPs, engage with and listen to young people…

Equalities and Human Rights Committee meeting date: 25 February 2021

Equality and Human Rights Commission and Scottish Human Rights Commission

Joe FitzPatrick (Dundee City West) (SNP): "Thank you for your opening remarks, which have given us a good insight into how you have worked during the pandemic…

Equalities and Human Rights Committee meeting date: 11 February 2021

United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 2

Joe FitzPatrick (Dundee City West) (SNP): "I appreciate that I am coming to the bill process later than colleagues, and it is appropriate to put on the record the fact that, looking at what has gone on from the outside, I have been impressed with the level of engagement that the committee has managed to have with children and young people, in spite of all the challenges. That relates to my…

Votes

How Joe FitzPatrick has voted in Parliament

Find out how Joe FitzPatrick has voted recently.

Motion ref. S5M-24270

Dogs (Protection of Livestock) (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Emma Harper, South Scotland, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Result 120 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-24292

Motion of No Confidence

Submitted by: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Thursday, March 4, 2021

Supported by: Jeremy Balfour, Bill Bowman, Miles Briggs, Alexander Burnett, Donald Cameron, Jackson Carlaw, Peter Chapman, Maurice Corry, Murdo Fraser, Maurice Golden, Jamie Greene, Jamie Halcro Johnston, Rachael Hamilton, Alison Harris, Liam Kerr, Gordon Lindhurst, Dean Lockhart, Tom Mason, Margaret Mitchell, Edward Mountain, Oliver Mundell, John Scott, Graham Simpson, Liz Smith, Alexander Stewart, Adam Tomkins, Annie Wells, Brian Whittle
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Result 31 for, 65 against, 27 abstained, 6 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S5M-24271

Tied Pubs (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Neil Bibby, West Scotland, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Result 111 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 18 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-24238

European Charter of Local Self-Government (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Independent. Date lodged: Thursday, February 25, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Result 114 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 15 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-24396.1

National Mission to Reduce Drug Deaths and Harms

Submitted by: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Supported by: Donald Cameron
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, March 18, 2021

Result 43 for, 69 against, 1 abstained, 16 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Joe FitzPatrick has submitted in Parliament

These are the questions that this MSP has asked the Scottish Government about its work. It also includes any answer to these questions.

Question ref. S5W-36241

Asked by: FitzPatrick, Joe, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide a breakdown of its energy efficiency investment in housing in Dundee in each year since 2016, also broken down by area."

Answered by: Kevin Stewart on 24 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-36245

Asked by: FitzPatrick, Joe, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how much financial support it has provided to higher and further education students in Dundee in each year since 2016."

Answered by: Richard Lochhead on 23 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-36247

Asked by: FitzPatrick, Joe, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how much funding it has provided to Dundee to support active travel in each year since 2016."

Answered by: Michael Matheson on 23 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-36248

Asked by: FitzPatrick, Joe, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how much funding it has provided to Dundee to support the expansion of zero and low carbon transport in each year since 2016."

Answered by: Michael Matheson on 23 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-36250

Asked by: FitzPatrick, Joe, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how much funding it has provided to Dundee from the Town Centre Fund in each year since its creation in 2019-20."

Answered by: Aileen Campbell on 22 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-36251

Asked by: FitzPatrick, Joe, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what its most recent Budget will deliver for the people of Dundee."

Answered by: Kate Forbes on 22 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-36249

Asked by: FitzPatrick, Joe, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what support it is providing to community groups to ensure they are fully involved in their community's recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, and whether it will provide a breakdown of any such support by the (a) type of support, (b) group supported and (c) area support is being provided."

Answered by: Aileen Campbell on 22 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-36252

Asked by: FitzPatrick, Joe, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how much funding it has provided to support (a) the V&A Dundee, (b) the Dundee Rep Theatre and (c) Dundee’s cultural and tourism organisations in each year since 2016."

Answered by: Fiona Hyslop on 22 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-36253

Asked by: FitzPatrick, Joe, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how it will support Dundee’s conference and events industry."

Answered by: Fergus Ewing on 22 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-36246

Asked by: FitzPatrick, Joe, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many businesses in Dundee have received a reduction or 100% relief on their non-domestic rates in each year since 2016."

Answered by: Kate Forbes on 22 March 2021

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