The Scottish Government

The Scottish Government


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A Culture Strategy for Scotland

  • Arts, culture and sport
  • Building, planning and design
  • Business, industry and innovation
  • Children and families
  • Communities and third sector
  • Economy
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Environment and climate change
  • Equality and rights
  • Farming and rural
  • Health and social care
  • Housing
  • International
  • Public sector
  • Transport
  • Work and skills

28 Feb 2020

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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: