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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Bill Kidd

Scottish National Party

MSP for Glasgow Anniesland (Constituency) 2011 - present day

Former MSP for Glasgow (Region) 2007 - 2011

About Bill Kidd

Contact details

Contact online

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6592
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Bill is not a member of any committees

Cross-party groups

Bill is not a member of any cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Bill does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Bill does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Bill has had 16 previous roles

Previous roles in cross-party groups are not included in this list.

17 June 2021 - 11 January 2022

Member

17 June 2021 - 22 June 2021

Member

13 March 2019 - 04 May 2021

Substitute Member

13 September 2018 - 04 May 2021

Convener

13 September 2018 - 04 May 2021

conveners group

Member

06 September 2018 - 13 September 2018

Member

29 October 2014 - 23 March 2016

Substitute Member

29 October 2015 - 17 December 2015

Convener

22 September 2015 - 29 October 2015

Member

01 November 2012 - 29 October 2014

Substitute Member

01 June 2011 - 18 September 2012

Member

04 November 2010 - 22 March 2011

Member

13 June 2007 - 04 November 2010

Member

25 June 2009 - 04 November 2010

Member

26 June 2008 - 25 June 2009

Substitute Member

14 June 2007 - 26 June 2008

Substitute Member

Register of interests

Bill's register of interests

MSPs must provide details of their financial interests in the Register of Interests. They make an initial statement on becoming or being returned as an MSP. This is then updated with any changes they provide.

Recent Activity

What was said

What Bill Kidd has said in Parliament

These are the official transcripts of what was said by this MSP in the chamber and at committee meetings. You'll find the topic discussed and how many times this MSP has contributed to the discussion.

Chamber meeting date: 22 February 2024

Palestine and Israel

Bill Kidd (Glasgow Anniesland) (SNP): "Last November, I said: “I put on record my condemnation of the horrific, inhumane terrorist attack on Israelis that was carried out by Hamas on 7 October.”—Official Report, 21 November 2023; c 39…

Chamber meeting date: 22 February 2024

Decision Time

Bill Kidd (Glasgow Anniesland) (SNP): "On a point of order, Presiding Officer. My vote appeared to go through, but then something went wrong. I would have voted yes."

Chamber meeting date: 21 February 2024

Decision Time

Bill Kidd (Glasgow Anniesland) (SNP): "On a point of order, Presiding Officer. My phone has something wrong with it, beginning with the letter B. Interruption."

Chamber meeting date: 8 February 2024

Humanitarian Aid (Funding Criteria)

5. Bill Kidd (Glasgow Anniesland) (SNP): "To ask the Scottish Government what criteria it considers when determining how to allocate funding for humanitarian aid in situations such as those in Gaza. (S6O-03082)"

Chamber meeting date: 7 February 2024

Social Security (Investment)

Bill Kidd (Glasgow Anniesland) (SNP): "I am happy to contribute to the debate, and proud to highlight the work of Social Security Scotland, which I believe has been hugely positive and has been making a real difference to people’s lives…

Votes

How Bill Kidd has voted in Parliament

Find out how Bill Kidd has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-12252

Scottish Rate Resolution

Submitted by: Shona Robison, Dundee City East, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Supported by: George Adam, Tom Arthur, Joe FitzPatrick
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, February 22, 2024

Result 62 for, 54 against, 0 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-12248

Regulation of Legal Services (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Siobhian Brown, Ayr, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Supported by: Angela Constance
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, February 22, 2024

Result 62 for, 29 against, 25 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-12215

Crisis in NHS Dentistry

Submitted by: Willie Rennie, North East Fife, Scottish Liberal Democrats. Date lodged: Monday, February 19, 2024

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Result 84 for, 32 against, 0 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-12215.1

Crisis in NHS Dentistry

Submitted by: Paul Sweeney, Glasgow, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Supported by: Carol Mochan
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Result 85 for, 31 against, 0 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-12214

Improving Access to Primary Care

Submitted by: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats. Date lodged: Monday, February 19, 2024

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Result 63 for, 53 against, 0 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motions

Questions

Questions Bill Kidd has asked

These are the questions that this MSP has asked in Parliament. It also includes any answer to those questions.

Question ref. S6O-03082

Asked by: Kidd, Bill, Glasgow Anniesland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31 January 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what criteria it considers when determining how to allocate funding for humanitarian aid in situations such as those in Gaza."

Taken in the Chamber on 8 February 2024

Question ref. S6O-02972

Asked by: Kidd, Bill, Glasgow Anniesland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10 January 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what analysis it has undertaken of the potential impact on Scotland’s exchequer and public finances of the measures referred to in the speech by the First Minister on 8 January."

Taken in the Chamber on 17 January 2024

Question ref. S6W-24010

Asked by: Kidd, Bill, Glasgow Anniesland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18 December 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government what assistance can be provided to local authorities to support families struggling with school meal debt."

Answered by Jenny Gilruth on 18 December 2023

Question ref. S6O-02874

Asked by: Kidd, Bill, Glasgow Anniesland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 6 December 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government, in relation to setting its Budget and fiscal policy for 2024-25, whether it has undertaken any quantifiable financial analysis of the relative performance of European countries comparable in size to Scotland."

Taken in the Chamber on 13 December 2023

Question ref. S6O-02857

Asked by: Kidd, Bill, Glasgow Anniesland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29 November 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government what analysis it has undertaken of the impact of the UK Government’s Autumn Statement on NHS funding in Scotland."

Taken in the Chamber on 7 December 2023

Question ref. S6O-02762

Asked by: Kidd, Bill, Glasgow Anniesland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15 November 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government what engagement it has had with the UK Government regarding any impact of the Autumn Statement on Scotland’s public finances."

Taken in the Chamber on 22 November 2023

Question ref. S6O-02711

Asked by: Kidd, Bill, Glasgow Anniesland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 1 November 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on progress on reducing teachers’ class contact time."

Answered by Jenny Gilruth on 9 November 2023

Question ref. S6W-22757

Asked by: Kidd, Bill, Glasgow Anniesland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 3 November 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the proposed General Practice Armed Forces and Veterans' Recognition Scheme."

Answered by Graeme Dey on 6 November 2023

Question ref. S6W-22542

Asked by: Kidd, Bill, Glasgow Anniesland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27 October 2023

"To ask Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on phase 3 of the Learning Estate Investment Programme."

Answered by Jenny Gilruth on 30 October 2023

Question ref. S6O-02593

Asked by: Kidd, Bill, Glasgow Anniesland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27 September 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on what steps are being taken to re-open the Independent Living Fund."

Taken in the Chamber on 4 October 2023

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