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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 does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Mike has had 28 previous roles

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

08 September 2019 - 14 July 2020

Party Spokesperson on Transport

Scottish Liberal Democrats

09 September 2019 - 14 July 2020

Party Spokesperson on Infrastructure

Scottish Liberal Democrats

29 May 2016 - 14 July 2020

Party Spokesperson on Rural Development

Scottish Liberal Democrats

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

17 May 2016 - 15 November 2017

Parliamentary Bureau

Member

04 September 2008 - 22 March 2011

Parliamentary Bureau

Member

01 September 2008 - 22 March 2011

Party Spokesperson on Parliamentary Business

Scottish Liberal Democrats

03 September 2008 - 22 March 2011

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

Substitute Member

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

03 October 2002 - 31 March 2003

Robin Rigg Offshore Wind Farm Navigation and Fishing Scotland Bill Committee

Member

16 May 2002 - 31 March 2003

Subordinate Legislation Committee

Substitute Member

06 January 2003 - 31 March 2003

Conveners Group

Member

08 January 2001 - 31 March 2003

Rural Development 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.

UK Withdrawal from the European Union (Continuity) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 2

Mike Rumbles made 3 Contributions to this discussion

Finance and Constitution Committee - 25 November 2020

Mike Rumbles (North East Scotland) (LD): "I am pleased to be here; I will speak only to amendments that I lodged. Amendment 1 and consequential amendments 2 to 5 are very straightforward…

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Coronavirus (Scotland’s Strategic Approach)

Mike Rumbles made 2 Contributions to this discussion

Chamber - 19 November 2020

Mike Rumbles (North East Scotland) (LD): "I commend Richard Leonard, because in the 21 years since I was first elected to the Parliament I have never seen an amendment from another party that so well hits the nail on the head about what the Scottish Government should be doing to save more lives and livelihoods. I heartily recommend it and I am disappointed that party politics might…

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Salmon Farming Inquiry (Update)

Mike Rumbles made 6 Contributions to this discussion

Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee - 18 November 2020

Mike Rumbles (North East Scotland) (LD): "One of the committee’s major recommendations in our report is that the Scottish Government should “initiate a spatial planning exercise with a view to developing strategic guidance specifying those areas across Scotland that are suitable or unsuitable for siting of salmon farms.” In the two years since our report, have any changes been made to…

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Covid-19

Mike Rumbles made 3 Contributions to this discussion

Chamber - 17 November 2020

Mike Rumbles (North East Scotland) (LD): "It is impossible."

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Veterans and Armed Forces Community

Mike Rumbles made 2 Contributions to this discussion

Chamber - 17 November 2020

Mike Rumbles (North East Scotland) (LD): "If I may, I will mention to Maurice Corry my Black Watch credentials. I served with the Black Watch and other Scottish infantry regiments during my first army posting to Glencorse barracks back in 1980. It was some time ago, but there we are…

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Votes

How Mike Rumbles has voted in Parliament

Find out how Mike Rumbles has voted recently.

Motion ref. S5M-22860.1

Recognising the Importance of Family Caregivers

Submitted by: Donald Cameron, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Result 27 for, 92 against, 0 abstained, 10 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S5M-22860.2

Recognising the Importance of Family Caregivers

Submitted by: Jeane Freeman, Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Supported by: Joe FitzPatrick, Clare Haughey
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Result 92 for, 27 against, 0 abstained, 10 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-22860

Recognising the Importance of Family Caregivers

Submitted by: Monica Lennon, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Monday, September 28, 2020

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Result 90 for, 27 against, 0 abstained, 12 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-22845

The Social Security Administration and Tribunal Membership (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Dunfermline, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Monday, September 28, 2020

Supported by: Christina McKelvie
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Result 109 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 20 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-22803

Approval of SSI

Submitted by: Graeme Dey, Angus South, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Result 108 for, 6 against, 0 abstained, 15 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motions

Motions made by Mike Rumbles in Parliament

Find out what motions Mike Rumbles has submitted recently.

Motion ref. S5M-03637

Blackhillock to Kintore Transmission Line

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

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-33416 - Unanswered

20 November 2020

Rumbles, Mike: "To ask the Scottish Government, in light of the £14 million financial support scheme for taxi drivers in Northern Ireland announced on 13 November 2020, whether it has considered providing an annual block grant for local licencing authorities in Scotland in order to remove the fee for processing licence applications for taxi operators."

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S5W-33415 - Unanswered

20 November 2020

Rumbles, Mike: "To ask the Scottish Government what action it has taken to support taxi businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic."

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S5W-32871 - Unanswered

28 October 2020

Rumbles, Mike: "To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S5W-10494 by Roseanna Cunningham on 15 August 2017, which of the 42 formal flood protection schemes or engineering works have been completed, broken down by (a) the number of properties being protected, (b) the completion date and (c) what the (i) initial forecast and (ii) final cost…

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S5W-32873 - Unanswered

28 October 2020

Rumbles, Mike: "To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S5W-10494 by Roseanna Cunningham on 15 August 2017, which of the 42 formal flood protection schemes or engineering works have been removed from the list of proposed works, broken down by the (a) number of properties that were expected to be protected, (b) reason for removal, and (c)…

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S5W-32872 - Unanswered

28 October 2020

Rumbles, Mike: "To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S5W-10494 by Roseanna Cunningham on 15 August 2017, which of the 42 formal flood protection schemes or engineering works are (a) under construction and (b) at the planning or other stage of development, broken down by (i) what the expected completion date is, and the reason for any…

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