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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‘Hands off Stracathro’ - Rumbles writes to NHS Tayside

North East MSP Mike Rumbles has written to the acting Chief Executive of NHS Tayside amidst rumours that the local health board is planning to close part or all of Stracathro hospital in Angus.

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Robust leadership needed to boost rural industries

Following two years of setbacks for Scotland’s agricultural industries, North East MSP Mike Rumbles has welcomed figures published today that show a significant recovery in the sector during 2017.

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Rumbles calls for even more ambition on road safety

Scottish Liberal Democrat transport spokesperson Mike Rumbles has welcomed figures released today showing a further decline in almost all areas of road traffic accidents in Scotland and called for even more ambition from the Scottish Government.

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