Brian Fitzpatrick (Scottish politician)
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|Member of the Scottish Parliament|
for Strathkelvin and Bearsden
7 June 2001 – 31 March 2003
|Preceded by||Sam Galbraith|
|Succeeded by||Jean Turner|
|Born||1961 (age 60–61)|
|Political party||Scottish Labour Party|
In 1999, First Minister Donald Dewar appointed him as Head of Policy in the First Minister's Policy Unit, but he resigned from this post following Dewar's death in 2000. Fitzpatrick was elected to the Scottish Parliament on 7 June 2001 in the Strathkelvin and Bearsden by-election following the resignation of Sam Galbraith for health reasons. He stood in the same seat in the 2003, but finished second, 438 votes (1.2%) behind independent hospital campaigner Dr Jean Turner.
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