Joe FitzPatrick MSP – Member of the Scottish Parliament for Dundee City West Constituency

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  • £2 Million Spaces for People Walking and Cycling Fund for Dundee
    WORK has started to deliver four types of project funded by a second bid to make it safer for walking or cycling for commuting, essential trips and exercise. A £2 million application to Sustrans to back upgrading the Green Circular, connecting schools and communities, pop-up cycle lanes on commuter routes […]
  • Mental Health Support for Veterans
    More funding for services. Veterans across Scotland will continue to have access to a range of welfare and psychological support with more funding for mental health services. The Scottish Government is providing Veterans First Point Scotland with more than £658,000 to continue to deliver its services in 2021-22. The charity […]
  • Child Disability Payment To Be Introduced Next Summer
    Update on delivery timeline for devolved benefits. Child Disability Payment will be the next new benefit to be introduced by the Scottish Government. In an update to the Scottish Parliament today, Cabinet Secretary for Social Security Shirley-Anne Somerville said Social Security Scotland will start taking applications from summer 2021 as […]
  • New Framework To Help Health Boards Prioritise Elective Care
    As NHS Scotland prioritises essential and urgent care as well as continuing to treat Coronavirus (COVID-19) patients, new guidance has been published to ensure patients with the greatest need are treated first. The Framework for the Clinical Prioritisation of Elective Care sets out six principles that Boards will follow when […]
  • £1m Fund To Keep Care Home Residents Connected
    Digital device funding to keep residents connected with their loved ones. New funding has been announced to provide around 1,400 care homes in Scotland with digital devices to connect those receiving care with their loved ones. The £1 million fund will enable all care homes in Scotland to access iPads […]

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