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

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Latest News

  • Strengthening Lockdown Restrictions
    Measures to maximise the impact of lockdown. Further measures to help stop the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) and limit non-essential contact will be introduced this weekend. Nobody who lives in a Level 4 area should leave or remain outside their home except for essential purposes. Working from home arrangements will […]
  • Extra Remote Learning Funding for Schools
    More teachers, digital devices and support for families. A new package of £45 million will help local authorities to provide support to schools and families as they deal with the challenges of remote learning during lockdown, Education Secretary John Swinney confirmed today. Councils may use the funding – sufficient to […]
  • New Scottish Benefits Help Families
    Report shows positive impact of Best Start Grant payments. Scotland’s least well-off families have seen a marked increase in their income from three Scottish Government benefits, according to an evaluation published today. The evaluation of the three Best Start Grant payments shows that families on the lowest incomes were able […]
  • Extending Support For Hospitality, Retail And Leisure
    January grants top-up announced. A significant top-up to the grant support available for hospitality, retail and leisure businesses across Scotland closed by level 4 restrictions will be paid following an announcement by Finance Secretary Kate Forbes. In addition to the grants businesses receive through the Strategic Business Framework Fund, eligible […]
  • Remote Learning For Schools
    Guidance for teachers and families published. Guidance for teachers and families to support remote learning in schools has been published by Education Scotland. It has been created in partnership through the Education Recovery Group and sets out a shared understanding of the key principles of remote learning, the support and […]

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