Rumbles reveals Transport Scotland missed green transport targets

North East MSP Mike Rumbles yesterday (Sunday) called on the Scottish Government to get a grip on cutting carbon emissions from transport as new figures revealed Transport Scotland missed their target for cutting their aviation emissions by 34,000 kg/CO2e last year.

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Tayside Lib Dems quiz minister on future of state of the art Mulberry Unit

North East MSP Mike Rumbles and Angus Councillor David May are urging the Scottish Government to take action over the possible closure of the Mulberry mental health ward in Stracathro Hospital.

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Constituents welcome at new MSP’s office in Westhill

Scottish Liberal Democrat MSP for North East Mike Rumbles will open his new office in Westhill next Monday (20th June). 

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Farm payments debacle costs Scot Govt £100k in staff overtime – Rumbles

North East MSP Mike Rumbles slammed the Scottish Government today for failing to get to grips with overdue farm payments.

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‘We’ve waited ten years for the SNP to upgrade the A90 Laurencekirk junction now we’re being told to wait ten more!’ – Rumbles

North East MSP Mike Rumbles expressed disappointment today as the Scottish Government’s Transport Minister announced that communities could have to wait another decade for improvements to the dangerous A90/A937 Laurencekirk junction.

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‘Scot Govt must guarantee that North East farmers will be paid by the end of June’ – Rumbles

The Scottish Government were ‘let off the hook’ last week, when the European Commission’s extended the CAP direct payment deadline from 30 June to 15 October.

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What your SNP candidate really thinks:

Today, the Scottish Daily Mail published extracts from my SNP opponent, Gillian Martin's blog.

What she had to say, was revealing:

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No Vote was bullet dodged for Scotland

If the Scottish Government had succeeded in persuading voters to back it in the 2014 referendum then we would this week be ‘celebrating’ our Independence from the rest of the UK under the leadership of our Prime Minister, Alex Salmond.

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Mike Rumbles - Farms Crisis Meeting

Tonight the Scottish NFU are meeting Nicola Sturgeon, the First Minister, in an attempt to break the logjam over the crisis in the farming industry. This is ahead of a rally on Thursday at the Scottish Parliament.

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Mike Rumbles - Council tax changes underwhelming

Following today's announcement by the Scottish Government's that council tax charges for higher band properties will be increased, Scottish Liberal Democrat candidate for Aberdeenshire West, Mike Rumbles, is unimpressed.

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