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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Mike Rumbles

Scottish Liberal Democrats

MSP for North East Scotland (Region) 2016 - present day

Former MSP for West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine (Constituency) 1999 - 2011

About Mike Rumbles

Contact details

Contact online

Facebook: Mike's facebook

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 5816
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Cross-party groups

Mike is not a member of any cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Mike does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Mike has 3 party roles

Party Spokesperson on Infrastructure

Scottish Liberal Democrats

Party Spokesperson on Rural Development

Scottish Liberal Democrats

Party Spokesperson on Transport

Scottish Liberal Democrats

Previous roles

Mike has had 24 previous roles

Previous roles in cross-party groups are not included in this list.

10 September 2019 - 05 February 2020

Culture Tourism Europe and External Affairs Committee

Member

06 September 2018 - 10 September 2019

Culture Tourism Europe and External Affairs Committee

Substitute Member

29 May 2016 - 09 September 2019

Party Spokesperson on Parliamentary Business

Scottish Liberal Democrats

08 November 2016 - 06 September 2018

Culture Tourism Europe and External Relations Committee

Substitute Member

04 September 2008 - 22 March 2011

Parliamentary Bureau

Member

03 September 2008 - 22 March 2011

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

Substitute Member

01 September 2008 - 22 March 2011

Party Spokesperson on Parliamentary Business

Scottish Liberal Democrats

13 June 2007 - 02 September 2008

Rural Affairs and Environment Committee

Member

24 May 2007 - 01 September 2008

Party Spokesperson on Rural Development

Scottish Liberal Democrats

24 May 2007 - 01 September 2008

Party Spokesperson on the Environment

Scottish Liberal Democrats

21 June 2007 - 28 September 2007

Standards and Public Appointments Committee

Substitute Member

17 September 2003 - 02 April 2007

Communities Committee

Substitute Member

17 May 2006 - 02 April 2007

Local Government and Transport Committee

Member

04 June 2003 - 30 March 2006

Health Committee

Member

15 December 2005 - 15 March 2006

Interests of Members of the Scottish Parliament Bill Committee

Member

04 June 2003 - 28 June 2005

Party Spokesperson on Health

Scottish Liberal Democrats

22 June 1999 - 31 March 2003

Standards Committee

Convener

16 May 2002 - 31 March 2003

Subordinate Legislation Committee

Substitute Member

08 January 2001 - 31 March 2003

Rural Development Committee

Member

06 January 2003 - 31 March 2003

Conveners Group

Member

03 October 2002 - 31 March 2003

Robin Rigg Offshore Wind Farm Navigation and Fishing Scotland Bill Committee

Member

24 August 1999 - 05 January 2003

Conveners Liaison Group

Member

17 June 1999 - 07 January 2001

Rural Affairs Committee

Member

17 June 1999 - 22 June 1999

Standards Committee

Member

Register of interests

Mike's register of interests

MSP's must provide details of their financial interests in the Register of Interests. They make an initial statement on becoming or being returned as an MSP. This is then updated with any changes they provide.

Here is the register for Mike Rumbles. The date of their initial statement was 24 May 2016.

Remuneration and related undertaking

No registrable interests

Gifts

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

No registrable interests

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

No registrable interests

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

Voluntary

No registrable interests

Recent Activity

What was said

What Mike Rumbles has said in Parliament

These are the official transcripts of what was said by this MSP in the chamber and at committee meetings. You'll find the topic discussed and how many times this MSP has contributed to the discussion.

Farmers and Crofters (Financial Stability)

Mike Rumbles made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Chamber - 24 June 2020

Mike Rumbles (North East Scotland) (LD): "The loan scheme has been a success. The cabinet secretary said that it goes out in October; however, the scheme does mean that there will be a duplication of work for everyone involved, because the loans have to be reconciled with the payments…

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Agriculture, Fisheries, Aquaculture and Food and Drink (Impact of Covid-19)

Mike Rumbles made 2 Contributions to this discussion

Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee - 24 June 2020

Mike Rumbles (North East Scotland) (LD): "I have only one question, which is for Jonnie Hall. As we all know, the Scottish Government is working on a bespoke system of agricultural support from 2024…

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Social Distancing

Mike Rumbles made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Chamber - 17 June 2020

Mike Rumbles (North East Scotland) (LD): "Keeping 3m apart is better for social distancing than keeping 2m apart, and 2m is better than 1m, but the World Health Organization says that a 1m distance is safe…

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Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3

Mike Rumbles made 6 Contributions to this discussion

Chamber - 17 June 2020

Mike Rumbles (North East Scotland) (LD): "I will concentrate my remarks on amendment 30, which is in the name of Alison Johnstone…

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Agriculture (Retained EU Law and Data) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 2

Mike Rumbles made 4 Contributions to this discussion

Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee - 17 June 2020

Mike Rumbles (North East Scotland) (LD): "It is the Scottish Government’s stated intention to introduce a new bespoke system of agricultural support for Scottish rural businesses by 2024…

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Written questions

Written questions Mike Rumbles has submitted in Parliament

These are the questions that this MSP has asked the Scottish Government about its work. It also includes any answer to these questions.

S5W-27875 - Answered

11 March 2020

Rumbles, Mike: "To ask the Scottish Government, following the UK Government’s budget statement 2020, which announced the intention to provide £1 billion of funding to remove dangerous cladding from residential buildings over 18 metres high, what plans it has to provide an equivalent proportion of funding to carry out this fire safety work on high…

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S5O-04299 - Unanswered

11 March 2020

Rumbles, Mike:

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S5W-27587 - Answered

24 February 2020

Rumbles, Mike: "To ask the Scottish Government when it expects to have a list of all the homes that cannot be connected to superfast broadband through the R100 programme by the end of 2021, which will therefore be eligible to apply to its alternative voucher scheme."

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S5W-27698 - Answered

02 March 2020

Rumbles, Mike: "To ask the Scottish Government (a) how many and (b) what percentage of children in the NHS Grampian area who were due to receive mental health treatment in 2019 were seen within the 18-week deadline."

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S5W-27586 - Answered

24 February 2020

Rumbles, Mike: "To ask the Scottish Government how many miles of (a) copper wire and (b) fibre for internet infrastructure has been laid in each of the last three years, and how many miles of the copper wire laid in each year (i) replaced existing copper wire and (ii) created new connections."

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