Bill Kidd MSP

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Bill Kidd MSP

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  • Member for: Glasgow Anniesland
  • Region: Glasgow
  • Party: Scottish National Party

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Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 22 January 2015 : Thursday, January 22, 2015
6. Bill Kidd (Glasgow Anniesland) (SNP)

To ask the Scottish Government what impact the renewal of Trident would have on the delivery of public services in Scotland. (S4F-02544)



Meeting of the Parliament 22 January 2015 : Thursday, January 22, 2015
Bill Kidd

Is the First Minister as shocked as I am that, just a week after voting with the Tories to impose an additional £30 billion of austerity cuts, the great majority of Scottish Labour MPs backed the allocation of another £100 billion of public resources for new nuclear weapons?



Meeting of the Parliament 14 January 2015 : Wednesday, January 14, 2015
7. Bill Kidd (Glasgow Anniesland) (SNP)

To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update regarding the proposed Commonwealth games legacy sporting facilities that will benefit the people of Glasgow. (S4O-03887)



Meeting of the Parliament 14 January 2015 : Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Bill Kidd

I thank the minister for that answer. Can he furnish me with any information on the possibility of the development of any all-weather 3G pitches in my Glasgow Anniesland constituency?



Meeting of the Parliament 08 January 2015 : Thursday, January 08, 2015
4. Bill Kidd (Glasgow Anniesland) (SNP)

To ask the Scottish Government what recent discussions it has had with the United Kingdom Government regarding the publication of draft legislation arising from the recommendations of the Smith commission. (S4O-03874)



Meeting of the Parliament 08 January 2015 : Thursday, January 08, 2015
Bill Kidd

What discussions have been had or plans made by the Scottish Government regarding early action on transferring powers that do not require primary legislation?



Meeting of the Parliament 18 December 2014 : Thursday, December 18, 2014
9. Bill Kidd (Glasgow Anniesland) (SNP)

To ask the Scottish Government whether it considers that Glasgow City Council provision in the west of the city is meeting the Government’s aim of providing expanded funded early learning and childcare. (S4O-03849)



Meeting of the Parliament 18 December 2014 : Thursday, December 18, 2014
Bill Kidd

I thank the minister and her expected progeny for that response. [Laughter.]

I have been contacted by a number of concerned constituents who tell me that they continue to have problems with the flexibility of the system and its responsiveness to local circumstances. Is there a route for addressing the inefficient system in Glasgow, whereby some parents must pay for their child’s nursery place in a partnership nursery up front and then claim the money back?



Devolution (Further Powers) Committee 11 December 2014 : Thursday, December 11, 2014
Bill Kidd (Glasgow Anniesland) (SNP)

The discussion has been extremely beneficial for me in trying to get my head around where we stand following the referendum and the Smith commission’s deliberations. As I think many people in Scotland will be doing, I am trying to understand where we stand on anything moving forward in the type of timescale that was promised at the time of the referendum or just thereafter.

In his submission, Professor Jeffery says that the draft bill is expected to be introduced by the end of January. There will then have to be substantive debate in the UK Parliament, but that debate will not be finished by the time of the UK elections, next May, and there will then have to be full scrutiny of the bill in the Scottish Parliament. Things seem to be being pushed not into the long grass but into the jungle. Please correct me if I am wrong, but when there is agreement among all parties on a power, such as the power to enable 16 and 17-year-olds to vote, would it be possible for a section 30 order to bring that power forward from the general debate about taxation so that it could be put in place much sooner? If so, can you envisage any other powers being devolved through a section 30 order to see what we can achieve within the timescale, so that most of the people who voted one way or the other in the referendum will be able to see real change taking place?

10:45  

Devolution (Further Powers) Committee 11 December 2014 : Thursday, December 11, 2014
Bill Kidd

One potential area to be devolved earlier is the Crown Estate. Does anyone believe that that could take place within that timescale under this proposal?

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

S4M-12182.1 Alex Fergusson: The Chilcot Inquiry—As an amendment to motion S4M-12182 in the name of N
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Not VotedDefeated

S4M-12182 Nicola Sturgeon: The Chilcot Inquiry—That the Parliament calls for Sir John Chilcot’s offi
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Not VotedCarried

S4M-12176 John Swinney: Community Charge Debt (Scotland) Bill—That the Parliament agrees to the gene
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Not VotedCarried

S4M-12160.2 Michael Matheson: Women Offenders—As an amendment to motion S4M-12160 in the name of Kez
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YesCarried

S4M-12160.3 Margaret Mitchell: Women Offenders—As an amendment to motion S4M-12160 in the name of Ke
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NoDefeated

S4M-12160 Kezia Dugdale: Women Offenders—That the Parliament welcomes the decision of the Scottish G
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YesCarried

S4M-12154.1 Lewis Macdonald: Partnership Action for Continuing Employment (PACE) – Supporting Indivi
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NoDefeated

S4M-12120.1 Jenny Marra: 2020 Vision, the Strategic Forward Direction of the NHS—As an amendment to
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NoDefeated

S4M-12101 John Swinney: Budget (Scotland) (No.4) Bill—That the Parliament agrees to the general prin
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YesCarried

S4M-12095.4 Ken Macintosh: Tackling Inequalities—As an amendment to motion S4M-12095 in the name of
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NoDefeated

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Motion S4M-12174: Bill Kidd, Glasgow Anniesland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/01/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12032: Bill Kidd, Glasgow Anniesland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/01/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12019: Bill Kidd, Glasgow Anniesland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/01/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11864: Bill Kidd, Glasgow Anniesland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/12/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11799: Bill Kidd, Glasgow Anniesland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/12/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11792: Bill Kidd, Glasgow Anniesland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/12/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11762: Bill Kidd, Glasgow Anniesland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/12/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11732: Bill Kidd, Glasgow Anniesland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/11/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11674: Bill Kidd, Glasgow Anniesland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/11/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11499: Bill Kidd, Glasgow Anniesland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/11/2014 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4F-02544: Bill Kidd, Glasgow Anniesland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/01/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03940: Bill Kidd, Glasgow Anniesland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/01/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03887: Bill Kidd, Glasgow Anniesland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/01/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03874: Bill Kidd, Glasgow Anniesland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/12/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03849: Bill Kidd, Glasgow Anniesland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/12/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03786: Bill Kidd, Glasgow Anniesland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/11/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03716: Bill Kidd, Glasgow Anniesland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/11/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03480: Bill Kidd, Glasgow Anniesland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 04/08/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03426: Bill Kidd, Glasgow Anniesland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/07/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-21595: Bill Kidd, Glasgow Anniesland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/06/2014 Show Full Question >>

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