Rumbles welcomes continued Erasmus participation

North East Liberal Democrat MSP Mike Rumbles, has welcomed a motion proposed by Liberal Democrat Angus Councillor Ben Lawrie. The motion called for continued UK participation in the Erasmus scheme. Parties across Angus Council voted to pass the motion today.

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Comment on the budget for the North East - Mike Rumbles MSP

Commenting on the Scottish Government’s budget for 2020/21, Scottish Liberal Democrat and North East MSP Mike Rumbles said:   “This is a hugely disappointing budget for the North East. It is clear that the Scottish Government has once again failed to give our councils the money they require to d...

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Bank of Scotland closures devastating for local communities

Bank of Scotland and the Lloyds Banking Group have announced its latest plans confirming the closures of three local branches in the North East, in Huntly, Turriff and Tullos (Aberdeen).

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Broughty Ferry underpass to benefit from ‘innovative waterproofing technique’

Broughty Ferry underpass to benefit from ‘innovative waterproofing technique’

North East MSP Mike Rumbles and Broughty Ferry Councillor Craig Duncan have welcomed a Network Rail investment of £50,000 to restore and waterproof the Gray Street underpass at Broughty Ferry Railway Station.

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Rumbles gets assurances from connectivity minister on rural broadband pledge

In a session of the Rural Economy committee in the Scottish Parliament this morning, North East MSP Mike Rumbles secured a promise from the Scottish Government’s connectivity minister that anyone who wants faster broadband by the end of 2021 will receive it.

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Damaging underfunding of NHS Grampian set to continue with the worst level of funding in Scotland

Figures published by NHS Scotland’s Information Services Division this morning show that without Scottish Government intervention, NHS Grampian will continue to fail to receive its target level of funding until at least 2022/23. Despite it already being the worst funded Health Board in Scotland.

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