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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Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 23 September 2020 [Draft] : 23 September 2020


Mike Rumbles

The minister misunderstands my point. I am fully aware that, if a police constable feels that a crime is under way—such as animal neglect, which is a criminal off...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 23 September 2020 [Draft] : 23 September 2020


Mike Rumbles

As well as section 5 of the bill, section 4 is giving me concern. It is about powers to authorise entry, search and seizure.



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 23 September 2020 [Draft] : 23 September 2020


Mike Rumbles

The previous witnesses suggested that, if you appoint inspectors rather than using a properly resourced police service to deal with the issue, the perception of t...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 23 September 2020 [Draft] : 23 September 2020


Mike Rumbles

First, I will focus on section 5, which concerns inspecting bodies and inspectors. As the minister knows, the bill says:<...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 23 September 2020 [Draft] : 23 September 2020


Mike Rumbles

Can I ask a question to ensure that I completely understand our four witnesses? I have taken from the responses that there is a feeling that sheep worrying is a s...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 23 September 2020 [Draft] : 23 September 2020


Mike Rumbles

I do not want to lead the witnesses or put my words into their mouths. It is interesting that there is confusion. I would like to hear from the other witnesses.

Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 23 September 2020 [Draft] : 23 September 2020


Mike Rumbles

The view of the panel is that it would be sufficient for organisations to appoint inspectors, as long as they were trained, and perhaps certificated, so that they...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 23 September 2020 [Draft] : 23 September 2020


Mike Rumbles (North East Scotland) (LD)

I will concentrate on section 5, which is about inspecting bodies and the appointment of inspectors. About authorisation, section 5 says:



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 23 September 2020 [Draft] : 23 September 2020


Mike Rumbles (North East Scotland) (LD)

I am conscious that we are often asked to vote through secondary legislation on the nod and I am sure that, if I had not objected to this particular piece of secondary legislation, that woul...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 22 September 2020 [Draft] : 22 September 2020


Mike Rumbles

That is outrageous!

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-22780.3: Prioritising Education Over Independence (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 65, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-22780: Prioritising Education Over Independence (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 64, Against: 35 Abstain: 21
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AgainstCarried
S5M-22800: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 114, Against: 1 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-22803: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 108, Against: 6 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22731.2: Employment Support (Maurice Golden)
Meeting Date: 17/09/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 88 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-22731: Employment Support (Jamie Hepburn)
Meeting Date: 17/09/2020
Result - For: 89, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-22711.3: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 54, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-22711.1: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Graham Simpson)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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S5M-22711.2: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Patrick Harvie)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 6, Against: 109 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-22711: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Colin Smyth)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 54, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated

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Motion S5M-16123.2.1: Mike Rumbles, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 05/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15016.1: Mike Rumbles, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 03/12/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14807.3: Mike Rumbles, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 19/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14720.1: Mike Rumbles, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 13/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14520.1: Mike Rumbles, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 30/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14509.1: Mike Rumbles, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 29/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14094.1: Mike Rumbles, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 26/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13876.2: Mike Rumbles, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 12/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12010.1: Mike Rumbles, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 02/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11289.1: Mike Rumbles, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 27/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-32042: Mike Rumbles, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 24/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31481: Mike Rumbles, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 28/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31330: Mike Rumbles, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 20/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31240: Mike Rumbles, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 16/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31237: Mike Rumbles, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 14/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30329: Mike Rumbles, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 29/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30328: Mike Rumbles, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 29/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27875: Mike Rumbles, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 11/03/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27699: Mike Rumbles, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 02/03/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27698: Mike Rumbles, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 02/03/2020 Show Full Question >>

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