1) Almost half of Grampian patients miss Treatment Time ‘Guarantee’ – Rumbles
Only 57.5% of patients admitted to Inpatient or Day case treatment in NHS Grampian were seen within the 12 week Treatment Time ‘Guarantee’ in the final quarter of 2018, according to figures published by the Information Services Division today.
2) New figures show support for bus and cycle travel has been bumpy at best
The number of journeys made by bus dropped again in 2017 to 388 million, while the share of journeys by bicycle stagnated at 1.5% despite Scottish Government targets for it to account for 10% of all journeys by next year, according to figures published by Transport Scotland today.
3) Rumbles calls for evidence on workplace parking levy
Scottish Liberal Democrat transport spokesperson Mike Rumbles MSP has today called on Parliament to make time available for the Rural Economy and Connectivity committee to take evidence from stakeholders on the workplace parking levy, before making a formal decision on the amendment, as he criticised plans “scribbled on the back of a car park ticket”.
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