Rumbles worried by increase in fatal road accidents and calls for action on rural hotspots

Commenting on figures published by Transport Scotland today that show an increase of 10% in fatal accidents in 2018, Scottish Liberal Democrat transport spokesperson and North East MSP Mike Rumbles said: “The Scottish Government has had mixed success in reducing serious accidents on our roads but...

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Scot Govt has failed to act on promise to deliver cycle training for schoolchildren

Speaking during a Scottish Government statement on cycling in Scotland, in the Scottish Parliament today, Scottish Liberal Democrat Transport spokesperson Mike Rumbles told MSPs that not enough had been done to deliver on promises to give every school pupil access to cycle training in Scotland.   

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Ministers must put pedal to metal to boost cycling

Speaking ahead of a ministerial statement on Scotland’s cycling action plan, Scottish Liberal Democrat transport spokesperson Mike Rumbles MSP has called for a series of measures to boost biking.

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North East Liberal Democrats call for safety review of busy AWRP junctions

North East Liberal Democrats call for safety review of busy AWRP junctions

Local Liberal Democrat candidate for West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine John Waddell and North East Liberal Democrat MSP Mike Rumbles have written a joint letter to the Scottish Government’s transport secretary calling for a full review of safety on the AWPR, especially for busy junctions such as ...

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Rumbles welcomes changes to organ donation bill, as it is voted through the Scottish Parliament

Speaking in the final debate on the Scottish Government’s Human Tissue (Authorisation) (Scotland) Bill today, North East Liberal Democrat MSP Mike Rumbles thanked the public health minister for working constructively with him to make changes to the Bill that will help protect people who do not wi...

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Farm income falls by £57m in 2018

Farm income in Scotland has fallen from £729 million in 2017 to £672 million in 2018, according to agricultural figures published by the Scottish Government today. Confirming draft figures published by the Office of National Statistics in January.

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