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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Devolution (Further Powers) Committee 05 February 2015 : Thursday, February 05, 2015
Bill Kidd

Thank you very much.



Devolution (Further Powers) Committee 05 February 2015 : Thursday, February 05, 2015
Bill Kidd

No—not a court of final appeal, but something that would be on-going throughout the fiscal year. It would be unreasonable to wait until something went wrong before we started to address the issue. Basically, I was asking whether it seemed reasonable that there should be an on-going calculation and that someone would be able to say, “That has been a detriment, therefore it needs to be equalised or set correctly.” I do not know whether that is possible.



Devolution (Further Powers) Committee 05 February 2015 : Thursday, February 05, 2015
Bill Kidd (Glasgow Anniesland) (SNP)

This might sound a wee bit outré or there might be something in place—I do not know—but is there the potential for an independent body or a tax tsar to establish what the benefit has been to Scotland of an increase in taxation?

Let us say that Scotland was economically outperforming the rest of the UK, but Westminster was doing something that caused detriment to the taxation that was raised in Scotland. In that situation, we would not want an argument between the two Parliaments, with one of them saying, “This is the way we’re doing it and you’ll just have to put up with it.” Could someone arbitrate over that, or would we need something completely new?



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 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 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 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 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 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 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?

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

S4M-12423.1 Alex Rowley: Commission on Local Tax Reform—As an amendment to motion S4M-12423 in the n
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YesCarried

S4M-12423 Marco Biagi: Commission on Local Tax Reform—That the Parliament supports the establishment
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YesCarried

S4M-12385 Liz Smith: STEM Education in Scottish Schools—That the Parliament agrees that a solid grou
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YesCarried

S4M-12395.1 Fergus Ewing: An Energy Strategy for Scotland—As an amendment to motion S4M-12395 in the
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YesCarried

S4M-12395.2 Patrick Harvie: An Energy Strategy for Scotland—As an amendment to motion S4M-12395 in t
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NoDefeated

S4M-12395 Murdo Fraser: An Energy Strategy for Scotland—That the Parliament notes with concern the l
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YesCarried

S4M-12385.3 Alasdair Allan: STEM Education in Scottish Schools—As an amendment to motion S4M-12385 i
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YesCarried

S4M-12382.3 Mary Fee: Building Scotland’s Infrastructure for the Future—As an amendment to motion S4
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NoDefeated

S4M-12382.1 Gavin Brown: Building Scotland’s Infrastructure for the Future—As an amendment to motion
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NoDefeated

S4M-12382.2 Willie Rennie: Building Scotland’s Infrastructure for the Future—As an amendment to moti
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NoDefeated

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Motion S4M-12482: Bill Kidd, Glasgow Anniesland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/02/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12436: Bill Kidd, Glasgow Anniesland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/02/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12412: Bill Kidd, Glasgow Anniesland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/02/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12356: Bill Kidd, Glasgow Anniesland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/02/2015 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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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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