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

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  • Extra payment for carers to help through coronavirus
    Eligible carers to get an additional £230.10. In recognition of the additional pressure that unpaid carers are under at this time, the Scottish Government will be making a Coronavirus Carer’s Allowance Supplement payment later this month. This one-off payment is in […]
  • Parents In Dundee Encouraged To Apply For Best Start Grant
    Joe FitzPatrick MSP for Dundee City West Constituency has encouraged parents of children aged four to five to apply for the SNP Government’s Best Start Grant. A one-off £250 payment is currently open to eligible families, with a child who was […]
  • Safe return to schools and nurseries
    Scientific advice behind re-opening published. Education Secretary John Swinney has published a summary of the scientific advice behind the plans to re-open schools and Early Learning and Childcare (ELC) settings. In agreement with councils, professional associations and parent representatives, all schools […]
  • Dundee Charities Eligible to Apply for Extra Support
    Small charity premises now eligible for £10,000 grants. Properties occupied by charities can now apply for the £10,000 Small Business Grant Scheme to help with pressures caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The extension of the scheme is expected to result […]
  • Dundee’s Universities Set to Benefit from £75m Covid-19 Funding
    One-off Scottish Government payment to help mitigate financial effects of COVID-19. The Scottish Government has announced a one-off £75 million increase in funding for Scotland’s universities to ensure they can protect their world-leading research programmes against the financial impact of COVID-19. […]