The Scottish Government

The Scottish Government


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Programme for Government

Our Programme for Government 2021 to 2022, A Fairer, Greener Scotland, sets out the actions we will take in the coming year.

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About government

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: