BT should embrace a digital future and halt heartless job cuts

In joint letters to the CEO of BT and the Chair of Openreach, North East MSP Mike Rumbles and Aberdeen's Liberal Democrat councillors have called on the companies to protect over 100 jobs in Aberdeen by taking advantage of technologies that allow people to work from home.

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'Utterly incompetent' Scot Govt fails to answer questions on quarantine stats and 'air corridors'

North East Liberal Democrat MSP Mike Rumbles has issued a scathing rebuke of Scottish Government ministers for failing to provide information about the number of people quarantined after arriving in Scotland and refusing to publish its evidence for restricting international travel in June.

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Rumbles calls out First Minister for playing politics with lives and livelihoods

North East MSP Liberal Democrat MSP Mike Rumbles has called out the First Minister for playing politics with international air corridors, after the Scottish Government yesterday added Spain to the list of air bridges despite the number of new daily cases being higher than when the UK opened the c...

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SNP's stance on international travel has put nationalist agenda ahead of Scotland's welfare

Mike Rumbles MSP has called on the Scottish Government to co-operate with the UK Government and sign up to its agreement with the European Union to introduce 'air corridors’, as part of the easing of lockdown. The North East MSP also called for Scottish ministers to publish the evidence which the...

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Rumbles backs call for public apology over treatment of committee witness

The Convener of the Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee has today written to Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd (CMAL), on behalf of all members of the committee, requesting a public letter of apology from the company for 'intimidating and threating behaviour' toward a witness.

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Rumbles amendment ensures new system of support for Scottish agriculture after Brexit

Rumbles amendment ensures new system of support for Scottish agriculture after Brexit

An ambitious and far-reaching amendment to the Scottish Government's Agriculture Bill, lodged by Liberal Democrat MSP Mike Rumbles and passed by the rural economy committee this morning, will ensure a new bespoke system of support for Scotland's rural economy before the end of the next Parliament...

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