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by Staff reporter
19 May 2021
Scottish Government cabinet secretaries and ministers full list

St Andrew's House, headquarters of the Scottish Government - Image credit: Alamy

Scottish Government cabinet secretaries and ministers full list

First Minister: Nicola Sturgeon
Minister for Drugs Policy: Angela Constance

Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Covid Recovery: John Swinney
Minister for Parliamentary Business, George Adam

Cabinet Secretary for Finance and the Economy: Kate Forbes
Minister for Just Transition, Employment and Fair Work: Richard Lochhead (he will also work with the net zero secretary)
Minister for Business, Trade, Tourism and Enterprise: Ivan McKee
Minister for Public Finance, Planning and Community Wealth: Tom Arthur

Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Care: Humza Yousaf
Minister for Public Health, Women's Health and Sport: Maree Todd
Minister for Mental Wellbeing and Social Care: Kevin Stewart

Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills: Shirley-Anne Somerville
Minister for Children and Young People: Clare Haughey
Minister for Higher Education and Further Education, Youth Employment and Training: Jamie Hepburn

Cabinet Secretary for Net Zero, Energy and Transport: Michael Matheson
Minister for Environment, Biodiversity and Land Reform: Màiri McAllan (she will also work with the rural affairs secretary)
Minister for Transport: Graeme Dey

Cabinet Secretary for Justice: Keith Brown
Minister for Community Safety: Ash Denham

Cabinet Secretary for Social Justice, Housing and Local Government: Shona Robison
Minister for Equalities and Older People: Christina McKelvie
Minister for Social Security and Local Government: Ben Macpherson

Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and Islands: Mairi Gougeon

Cabinet Secretary for the Constitution, External Affairs and Culture: Angus Robertson
Minister for Culture, Europe and International Development: Jenny Gilruth

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