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New independence prospectus paper published

Read the first two papers in the Scottish Government’s prospectus for an independent Scotland. The second paper sets out the democratic case for independence and why decisions in Scotland should be made by governments the people of Scotland have voted for. 

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First Minister

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:

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