Rumbles pans Cabinet Secretary for lack of understanding of issues facing NHS Grampian

Speaking in the Chamber today, North East MSP Mike Rumbles criticised the Scottish Government’s Health Minister for allowing the underfunding of NHS Grampian to continue. 

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‘Scottish Government should match-up public transport and environmental priorities’ – Rumbles

Scottish Liberal Democrats Transport Spokesman Mike Rumbles MSP has called on the First Minister to improve communication between governmental departments and tie in new initiatives for public transport with climate change and urban pollution targets.  

 

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Minister refuses to acknowledge farmers mistrust of loan scheme

Scottish Liberal Democrat rural affairs spokesperson Mike Rumbles MSP has today pressed on issues around CAP payments to the Rural Affairs Secretary in front of the Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee this morning.

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Cash strapped NHS told to fork out or lose funding for veterans

North East MSP Mike Rumbles has condemned Scottish Government Ministers for threatening to cut vital funds for veterans unless NHS Grampian can find half the money to pay for it. 

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Rumbles welcomes Lottery funding for Rothienorman Hall

Mike Rumbles, Regional MSP for the North East has welcomed  a grant of over £10,000 from the Big Lottery Fund to the Rothienorman Hall Committee who run the village hall. The money will come from the “Awards for All” fund, the National Lottery’s small grants scheme for projects that aim to help improve local communities.

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Rumbles welcomes Lottery funding for Marnoch Scout Troop

Mike Rumbles, Regional MSP for the North East has welcomed a grant of £1,000 from the Big Lottery Fund to the Marnoch Scout Troop in Aberchirder. The money will come from the “Awards for All” fund, the National Lottery’s small grants scheme for projects that aim to help improve local communities.

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Government face uphill struggle on cycling

Responding to new figures from Transport Scotland which show that cycling makes up just 1% of all journeys, despite an SNP Government target for it to account for 10% by 2020, Scottish Liberal Democrat transport spokesperson Mike Rumbles MSP said: 

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Public rightly unimpressed by SNP's handling of services

Scottish Liberal Democrat business manager Mike Rumbles MSP today said that people's satisfaction in public services has plummeted on the SNP's watch, after a new Scottish Government survey showed it is at its lowest level since records began.

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Scottish Liberal Democrats reveal the most dangerous trunk roads in Scotland

Scottish Liberal Democrat transport spokesman Mike Rumbles MSP today revealed the most dangerous trunk roads in Scotland as new figures showed that serious and fatal accidents on roads managed directly by the Scottish Government are higher now than in 2013. 

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Extra cycle provision on trains won, despite undelivered promises

Scottish Liberal Democrat transport spokesperson Mike Rumbles MSP has welcomed confirmation today, in a parliamentary answer from the Scottish Government, that refurbished High Speed Trains due in Scotland next year will have twice as many cycle spaces for intermediate stations as previously planned. 

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