No change for NHS Grampian funding, despite abysmal cancer record

In a session of First Minister’s Questions today, North East MSP Mike Rumbles called on the Scottish Government to correct 9 years of underfunding, after figures this week show that NHS Grampian has the worst cancer waiting times in Scotland.

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Rumbles secures commitment from Gove over Scotland's share of agricultural payments

Scottish Liberal Democrat rural affairs spokesperson Mike Rumbles MSP has today secured commitments from the Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Michael Gove that the share of British agricultural payments that will be paid to Scottish farmers after the UK leaves the EU will...

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ScotRail failed to meet punctuality targets for the whole of 2017/18

Commenting on figures reveled today, by Scottish Labour, that show ScotRail failed to meet punctuality targets for the whole of 2017/18, Scottish Liberal Democrat transport spokesperson Mike Rumbles said:   “These figures are evidence that the Scottish Government’s spin on Scotrail performance is...

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NHS Tayside response is excellent news for Stracathro

In a letter replying to concerns raised by North East MSP Mike Rumbles, the Chief Executive of NHS Tayside has confirmed that the board has no plans to close the hospital and that the site is key to the future delivery of health services in the region.

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One in six not satisfied with ScotRail performance

Scottish Liberal Democrat Transport Spokesperson Mike Rumbles MSP has called into question a National Rail Passenger Survey, carried out by the independent watchdog Transport Focus, which claims that more than four out of five customers are satisfied with ScotRail.

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Ewing has “woefully mismanaged” farm payments

The Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs, under questioning from North East MSP Mike Rumbles, today confirmed that he wants farm support payments to continue at current levels after Brexit but refused to outline plans about how that money would be spent.

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