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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

Contact details

Contact online

Post-d: @joefitzsnp

Facebook: Joe's facebook

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 01382 843244
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at local office

37 Dock Street
Dundee
DD1 3DR

Phone: 01382 843244
Text relay calls welcome.

Find out when the MSP's surgery times are on their website.

Committees

Cross-party groups

Joe is a member of 7 cross-party groups

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Diabetes

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on End of Life Choices

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Ice Sports

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Improving Scotland’s Health

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on LGBTI+

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Scots Language

Member

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Joe has 1 parliamentary and government role

Conveners Group

Member

Party Roles

Joe does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Joe has had 13 previous roles

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

17 June 2021 - 23 June 2021

Equalities Human Rights and Civil Justice Committee

Member

22 December 2020 - 04 May 2021

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee

Member

22 December 2020 - 04 May 2021

Equalities and Human Rights Committee

Member

11 May 2016 - 28 June 2018

Parliamentary Bureau

Member

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.

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.

Chamber meeting date: 2 February 2023

Foster Carers (Recruitment)

2. Joe FitzPatrick (Dundee City West) (SNP): "To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on its action to recruit more foster carers. (S6O-01853)"

Equalities, Human Rights and Civil Justice Committee meeting date: 31 January 2023

Decision on Taking Business in Private

The Convener (Joe FitzPatrick): "Welcome to the third meeting in 2023, in session 6, of the Equalities, Human Rights and Civil Justice Committee. We have received no apologies this morning…

Equalities, Human Rights and Civil Justice Committee meeting date: 31 January 2023

Upper Tribunal for Scotland (Local Taxation Rules of Procedure) Regulations 2022 (SSI 2022/365)

The Convener: "Under item 4, we will consider two negative SSIs. I refer members to paper 2. As no members have any comments on the instruments, there will be no reporting on them…

Equalities, Human Rights and Civil Justice Committee meeting date: 31 January 2023

Budget Scrutiny 2023-24

The Convener: "Item 5 on our agenda is budget scrutiny 2023-24. I refer members to paper 3. I welcome Christina McKelvie, the Minister for Equalities and Older People…

Votes

How Joe FitzPatrick has voted in Parliament

Find out how Joe FitzPatrick has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-07727

Budget (Scotland) (No. 2) Bill

Submitted by: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Supported by: George Adam, Tom Arthur, Richard Lochhead, Ivan McKee, Lorna Slater, Nicola Sturgeon
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, February 2, 2023

Result 68 for, 56 against, 0 abstained, 5 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-07710.2

Three Years On - Brexit and Workers’ Rights

Submitted by: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Monday, January 30, 2023

Supported by: Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Result 24 for, 96 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-07710

Three Years On - Brexit and Workers’ Rights

Submitted by: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Monday, January 30, 2023

Supported by: Tom Arthur, Ivan McKee, John Swinney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Result 90 for, 30 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-07734.1

Revision to Business Programme

Submitted by: Russell Findlay, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Supported by: Alexander Burnett, Murdo Fraser, Meghan Gallacher, Pam Gosal, Rachael Hamilton, Craig Hoy, Stephen Kerr, Douglas Ross, Sue Webber, Tess White
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Result 51 for, 67 against, 0 abstained, 11 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-07735.1

Business Programme

Submitted by: Stephen Kerr, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Supported by: Finlay Carson, Sharon Dowey, Murdo Fraser, Jamie Greene, Jamie Halcro Johnston, Craig Hoy, Liam Kerr, Roz McCall, Liz Smith, Sue Webber
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Result 54 for, 66 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motions

Questions

Questions Joe FitzPatrick has asked

These are the questions that this MSP has asked in Parliament. It also includes any answer to those questions.

Question ref. S6O-01853

Asked by: FitzPatrick, Joe, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25 January 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on its action to recruit more foster carers."

Taken in the Chamber on 2 February 2023

Question ref. S6O-01783

Asked by: FitzPatrick, Joe, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11 January 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on any investment arising from the Tay Cities Deal."

Taken in the Chamber on 18 January 2023

Question ref. S6W-13743

Asked by: FitzPatrick, Joe, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10 January 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government what progress has been made by the Independent Oversight and Assurance Group on Tayside’s Mental Health Services on ensuring that partners across Tayside are making improvements to the delivery of mental health services, and that progress has been made on responding to the findings and recommendations in the…

Answered by Kevin Stewart on 11 January 2023

Question ref. S6W-12027

Asked by: FitzPatrick, Joe, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 9 November 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what assistance it is offering to the Fire Brigade's Union's DECON campaign to help firefighters protect themselves and others from harmful contaminants, in light of a reported study from the University of Central Lancashire stating that firefighters are four times more likely to get cancer than the average working…

Answered by Elena Whitham on 16 November 2022

Question ref. S6O-01457

Asked by: FitzPatrick, Joe, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19 October 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on its Trafficking and Exploitation Strategy."

Taken in the Chamber on 26 October 2022

Question ref. S6W-11255

Asked by: FitzPatrick, Joe, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30 September 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government which (a) children's and (b) adults' organisations in Dundee have received funding from the Communities Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund."

Answered by Kevin Stewart on 14 October 2022

Question ref. S6O-01426

Asked by: FitzPatrick, Joe, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28 September 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to address the reported prevalence of alcohol-related cancers in Scotland."

Taken in the Chamber on 5 October 2022

Question ref. S6O-01384

Asked by: FitzPatrick, Joe, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21 September 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what assistance it has provided to Dundee as part of its Covid Recovery Strategy to support the city's recovery from the pandemic."

Taken in the Chamber on 28 September 2022

Question ref. S6W-10314

Asked by: FitzPatrick, Joe, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15 August 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government how many Social Security Scotland jobs in Dundee (a) have been created and (b) are expected to be created in (i) 2022-23 and (ii) 2023-24."

Answered by Ben Macpherson on 20 September 2022

Question ref. S6W-10317

Asked by: FitzPatrick, Joe, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22 August 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government how many Scottish Child Payment applications from families in Dundee have been (a) received and (b) processed since applications opened in November 2020; what the current take-up percentage is in Dundee; how many children have received the Scottish Child Payment in Dundee, and what the total value of Scottish Child…

Answered by Ben Macpherson on 20 September 2022

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