Mike Rumbles MSP

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Mike Rumbles MSP

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  • Member for: North East Scotland
  • Party: Scottish Liberal Democrats

Mike is a member of the following Committees:

Mike is a member of the following Cross-Party Groups:

Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 08 February 2018 [Draft] : 08 February 2018


Mike Rumbles

Of course, in the Scotland Act 1998, Donald Dewar famously said:

Meeting of the Parliament 08 February 2018 [Draft] : 08 February 2018


Mike Rumbles

I welcome that very constructive suggestion. My two colleagues Liam McArthur and Tavish Scott certainly have pieces of legislation in mind. We will come to see the minister as a result of th...



Meeting of the Parliament 08 February 2018 [Draft] : 08 February 2018


Mike Rumbles (North East Scotland) (LD)

The Scottish Liberal Democrats welcome the fact that we are debating the Islands (Scotland) Bill, which we support. That should come as no surprise, given that we...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 07 February 2018 [Draft] : 07 February 2018


Mike Rumbles

I simply make the comment that there is quite a difference between saying that consumers can find out that information through a check and requiring the providers, which have that informatio...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 07 February 2018 [Draft] : 07 February 2018


Mike Rumbles

That was not a yes.



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 07 February 2018 [Draft] : 07 February 2018


Mike Rumbles

If the providers do not make that information available voluntarily, would you consider requiring them to do so?



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 07 February 2018 [Draft] : 07 February 2018


Mike Rumbles

So it is an issue that you are pursuing.



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 07 February 2018 [Draft] : 07 February 2018


Mike Rumbles

Yes, but my point is about the providers. You are not a provider; you are the regulator. The providers have all this information. You regulate the providers. Those providers could provide th...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 07 February 2018 [Draft] : 07 February 2018


Mike Rumbles

The key for a better service for the consumer is information. It strikes me that there is huge confusion out there about the level of service that is promised, whether that is 10Mbps, 24Mbps...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 07 February 2018 [Draft] : 07 February 2018


Mike Rumbles

Can I proceed to ask about competition?

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-10307.1: Stemming the Plastic Tide: Action to Tackle the Impact of Single-use Plastics on Land and in our Seas (Maurice Golden)
Meeting Date: 07/02/2018
Result - For: 34, Against: 62 Abstain: 26
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AbstainDefeated
SP Bill 8: Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 10
Meeting Date: 01/02/2018
Result - For: 90, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 8: Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 11
Meeting Date: 01/02/2018
Result - For: 89, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
S5M-10218: Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 01/02/2018
Result - For: 118, Against: 1 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-10183.1: Budget (Scotland) (No.2) Bill (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 31/01/2018
Result - For: 30, Against: 95 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-10183.2: Budget (Scotland) (No.2) Bill (James Kelly)
Meeting Date: 31/01/2018
Result - For: 23, Against: 102 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-10183: Budget (Scotland) (No.2) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 31/01/2018
Result - For: 69, Against: 56 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-10159: Gender Representation on Public Boards (Scotland) Bill (Angela Constance)
Meeting Date: 30/01/2018
Result - For: 88, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-10072: Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications (Repeal) (Scotland) Bill (James Kelly)
Meeting Date: 25/01/2018
Result - For: 65, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-10038.1: Justice (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 24/01/2018
Result - For: 64, Against: 57 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried

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Motion S5M-08855.2: Mike Rumbles, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 15/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08497.1: Mike Rumbles, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 30/10/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07740.2: Mike Rumbles, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 18/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07641.2: Mike Rumbles, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 13/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-06186.2: Mike Rumbles, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 20/06/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05603.1: Mike Rumbles, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 16/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05185.2: Mike Rumbles, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 19/04/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05172.2: Mike Rumbles, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 18/04/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04500: Mike Rumbles, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 08/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03637: Mike Rumbles, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 25/01/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-01804: Mike Rumbles, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 12/02/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-14492: Mike Rumbles, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 07/02/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-14490: Mike Rumbles, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 07/02/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-14491: Mike Rumbles, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 07/02/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-14457: Mike Rumbles, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 06/02/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-14451: Mike Rumbles, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 06/02/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-14453: Mike Rumbles, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 06/02/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-14454: Mike Rumbles, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 06/02/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-14452: Mike Rumbles, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 06/02/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-14456: Mike Rumbles, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 06/02/2018 Show Full Question >>

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