Joe FitzPatrick

MSP, Dundee City West

Dundee City West Scottish National Party

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  • Scottish Parliament: Income Tax 26 Oct 2017

    Mr Mackay is on official business in London today, so I am answering this question on his behalf. We will shortly publish a discussion paper on income tax, and I encourage everyone in the chamber, and throughout the country, to participate. The draft budget will be put before Parliament on 14 December and we will announce our formal policy intention then.
  • Scottish Parliament: Income Tax 26 Oct 2017

    I thank the member for his question. The Scottish Government is very clear about the principles that will guide our tax policy. We believe that tax should be progressive and that those on the lowest incomes should not shoulder the burden of the United Kingdom Government’s budget cuts. The upcoming discussion paper will cover the importance of progressivity and we will publish our policy...
  • Scottish Parliament: Income Tax 26 Oct 2017

    The Scottish Government has been clear in the process that we are going through that stakeholder engagement is very important. We have written to all party leaders to ask for their views on income tax so that we can have an honest, informed discussion. Unfortunately, I do not think that the Labour Party has as yet responded to that request.

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Scottish National Party MSP for Dundee City West

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 3 May 2007 — Election

Also represented Dundee West

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