General Enquiries

Telephone Enquiry Line:
+44 (0)8457 741 741 or +44 (0)131 556 8400

General Enquiries mailbox

Fax: +44 (0)1397 795 001, Minicom: +44 (0)131 244 1829 (service for the deaf)

Main addresses

If you need to contact the Scottish Government in writing and require any assistance please contact the main number above for advice.


Scottish Government directorates are responsible for progressing the five core strategic objectives; Wealthier and Fairer Scotland, Healthier Scotland, Safer and Stronger Scotland, Smarter Scotland and Greener Scotland. Supporting these directorates are a range of corporate service teams and professional groups.

Permanent Secretary

Sir Peter Housden, Permanent Secretary

Sir Peter Housden
Scottish Government Permanent Secretary

Scottis Government Directorates

Services and Groups