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Bill Kidd MSP Raises First Bus Social Distancing Changes with First Minister

Bill Kidd MSP raises constituency concerns at the First Minister COVID Update, Tuesady 13th July, on the removal of physical distancing signs on First Glasgow buses. 

Young people urged to apply for Job Start Payment

Bill Kidd MSP welcomes a new campaign to encourage eligible 16-24 year olds to apply to the Job Start Payment. 

Eligible 16-24 year olds, who have been on certain benefits for six months or more, can apply for the one-off payment worth £252.50, or £404 if the applicant has children. The payment will help with the costs of starting a job including travel, new clothes or childcare.

People can apply for Job Start Payment for up to three months after their start date. 

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ALEXA SKILL APP NOW AVAILABLE TO VISUALLY AND READING IMPAIRED PEOPLE

Bill Kidd MSP: "I welcome the news of a new Alexa skill to read newspapers aloud through Alexa devices, making news more accessible and engaging. I thank Cue and Review for their work in bringing this important project forward, and for all of the volunteers who have supported the charity in this significant achievement."

Community Recovery Funding from the Scottish Government has helped the charity 'Cu and Review' develop an Alexa Skill to read aloud newspapers for visually and reading impaired people. This project was done in collaboration with the British Wireless for teh Blind Fund (BWBF). To download this new skill to your Alexa, visit www.printtoaudio.org for  information on what to do. 

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Vaccine Drop In Centre- 8th June

Over 40 year olds & anyone who has waited over 10 weeks for the second dose of AstraZeneca can come to tomorrow’s drop in clinic for their vaccine. Tues 8th June, Fountain of Love Church, 205 Drumry Rd East, G15 8NS. 11am-6.30pm. 
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Best Start Grant Opens Today

FAMILIES IN ANNIESLAND URGED TO APPLY FOR BEST START GRANT

Bill Kidd MSP is urging eligible families in Anniesland to apply for this year’s Best Start Grant School Age Payment, as applications open today. Eligible families can apply by visiting mygov.scot/beststart or calling 0800 182 2222.

The payment, which is only available in Scotland, is open to families who get tax credits or certain other benefits and have a child who was born between 1st March 2016 and 28th February 2017.

It is part of five family payments delivered by Social Security Scotland that also include: Best Start Foods, Best Start Grant Pregnancy and Baby Payment, Best Start Grant Early Learning Payment and Scottish Child Payment.

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Bill Kidd MSP

Welcome

Bill is MSP for Glasgow Anniesland. 

His major political interests are the development of policies to eradicate poverty, job creation, housing policy and an end to the nuclear power and weapons programmes of successive British Governments.

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