The Scottish Government

The Scottish Government


All of Scotland is currently at COVID-19 Level 3.  From 17 May, mainland Scotland and some islands will move to Level 2. Some islands will move to Level 1. Moray is likely to remain at Level 3. Find out more about the changes from 17 May


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First Minister

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As head of the Scottish Government, the First Minister is responsible for the overall development, implementation and presentation of the administration's policies and for promoting and representing Scotland at home and overseas.

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How government works

The Scottish Government is made up of: