Scottish Government Newsdesk contact information

Media enquiries should be directed to the relevant Ministerial portfolio press desk (during office hours):

  • First Minister - 0131 244 2668
  • Deputy First Minister & Finance, Constitution and Economy - 0131 244 3005
  • Infrastructure, Investment & Cities - 0131 244 3005
  • Fair Work, Skills and Training - 0131 244 2960
  • Education and Lifelong Learning - 0131 244 2960
  • Health, Wellbeing and Sport - 0131 244 2642
  • Social Justice, Communities and Pensioners’ Rights – 0131 244 2960
  • Justice - 0131 244 2642
  • Rural Affairs, Food and Environment - 0131 244 2598
  • Culture, Europe and External Affairs - 0131 244 2598
  • Corporate Communications - 0131 244 2709

Outside weekday office hours (8.30am - 5.30pm) and at weekends, journalists should ring 0300 244 4000.

Calls are logged by security staff and the duty press officer will call back as soon as possible.

For website issues email: newswebsite@scotland.gsi.gov.uk