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Scotland Office

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Scotland Office
Agency overview
HeadquartersDover House
Minister responsible

The Scotland Office (SO) ensures the smooth working of the devolution settlement in Scotland. The SO represents Scottish interests within the UK government and represents the UK government in Scotland.

Ministers[change | change source]

Minister Portfolio
Secretary of State for Scotland Promotes and protects the devolution settlement
Minister for Scottish Stakeholders
  • Supports The Secretary of State for Scotland on ministerial matters
  • Engages with Scottish stakeholders on a wide range of matters relating to the UK Parliament
  • Representative of Scottish interests through a total of 22 Cabinet committees and subcommittees (including the National Economic Council, Domestic Affairs, Life Chances, Constitution and Legislation)