Secretary of State for Scotland
|Secretary of State|
since 24 July 2019
|Office of the Secretary of State for Scotland|
|Style||The Right Honourable|
|Status||Secretary of state|
Minister of the Crown
(on the advice of the Prime Minister)
|Term length||At His Majesty's pleasure|
|Inaugural holder||The Earl of Mar|
|Formation||1926 (current form)|
1 May 1707 (original form)
(as Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State)
The Secretary of State for Scotland is the main minister responsible for Scotland in the Government of the United Kingdom. They sit in Cabinet and run the Scotland Office.
The current Secretary of State for Scotland is Alister Jack, who was appointed by Prime Minister, Boris Johnson when he came to power on 24 July 2019.