Joe FitzPatrick

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Joe FitzPatrick, 2011
Joe FitzPatrick (born 1967) is a Scottish National Party politician.

He studied Forestry at Inverness College and worked for the Forestry Commission in Angus and Tillhill Forestry in Argyll.

He has been MSP for Dundee City West since 2007. He was appointed Minister for Parliamentary Business in September 2012. After the 2016 election FitzPatrick was one of ten openly LGBT MSPs.

In 2009 he was listed number 27 in the Pink News 50 most powerful 2009 list. The citation said "The Scots Nats only out gay MSP, Joe FitzPatrick has kept a relatively low profile."