Scottish Government Contacts

Scottish Government Contacts

Contact a Minister

Tel: 0300 244 4000* (Office Hours: 08:30 to 17:00 Monday - Friday)
*0300 numbers are geographically neutral

Text Relay Service: 18001+ 0300 244 4000 (service for the deaf)

BSL users can contact us via contactSCOTLAND-BSL, the online British Sign Language interpreting service.

Find out more on the contactSCOTLAND website.

International Callers: +44 131 244 4000

Email: ceu@gov.scot

General Enquiries
St. Andrew's House
Regent Road
Edinburgh
EH1 3DG

Contact a Minister

Contact a Minister

Contact a Minister

Email: scottish.ministers@gov.scot or find the relevant Cabinet Secretary or Minister

How to contact a Minister

  • Initial contact with the Private Office of any Cabinet Secretary or Minister must be in writing
  • Correspondence addressed to any Minister may be passed to the relevant subject expert for reply on behalf of the Minister
  • We aim to respond to all correspondence within 20 working days
  • Correspondence sent to a number of Ministers will be allocated to the Minister’s office holding the main portfolio responsibility and their officials for reply

We aim to answer everything received. We may be unable to provide a response if your correspondence:

  • contains offensive language
  • is illegible or cannot be read
  • is selling or promoting a product
  • is concerning a matter not devolved to the Scottish Government