Scot. Govt burying its head in sand over A92 accident blackspot

The Scottish Government has decided to ignore warnings from North East MSP Mike Rumbles and North Kincardine Councillor Ian Mollison and do nothing to improve safety at an accident blackspot on a busy stretch of the newly designated A92, near Newtonhill.

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Aberdeenshire among worst areas for broadband, according to Audit Scotland

North East MSP Mike Rumbles has called on the Scottish Government to target crucial investment at areas worst affected by low internet speeds, after a report published by Audit Scotland today confirms that broadband speeds in homes across Aberdeenshire are among the slowest in the country.

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Scot Gov must end ‘revolving door’ between environmental regulators and industry

North East MSP Mike Rumbles has today slammed the Scottish Government for allowing a leading compliance officer at SEPA to jump ship and take up a leading role in the salmon farming industry.

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Scottish Government U-turn on live animals for slaughter

Commenting on the Scottish Government’s U-turn on live animals being exported from Scotland for slaughter, North East MSP and Scottish Liberal Democrat spokesperson on rural affairs Mike Rumbles said:

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‘New health secretary has abandoned our health services in the North East’ – Rumbles

‘New health secretary has abandoned our health services in the North East’ – Rumbles

NHS Grampian is the worst performing health board in a number of key areas and is the worst funded health board in Scotland. The new Cabinet Secretary for Health, however, told North East MSP Mike Rumbles in a session of questions and answers in the Scottish Parliament today, that the Scottish Go...

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Scottish Government must prevent further decline in bus use and active travel

North East MSP and transport spokesperson for the Scottish Liberal Democrats Mike Rumbles has warned the Scottish Government that figures, published by Transport Scotland today, reveal a further decline in the use of bus transport and active travel in Scotland.

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