Secretary of State for Scotland

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Secretary of State for Scotland

The head of the Scotland Office, which is the department of the British government responsible for the administration of devolution of power from the central government to the Scottish regional government. He/she represents Scottish interests in the government. The secretary is appointed by the monarch on the advice of the prime minister.
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With whisky boosting the UK economy by about PS5 billion a year, Scottish Secretary David Mundell said ministers are keen to open up new markets around the world for the iconic drink.
The Scottish Secretary said that the system that sets public spending levels across the UK - the Barnett formula - would mean Scotland getting a similar sum.
Scottish Secretary David Mundell has insisted jobs on the Clyde would be safe "for years to come".
The UK Government will today (Monday) lay a package of substantive amendments to the Scotland Bill which will strengthen it in key areas such as welfare, Scottish Secretary David Mundell said today.
Just two Scottish MPs back replacing Trident, with 56 SNP MPs and Labour's shadow Scottish Secretary Ian Murray indicating they would not support its renewal.
SCOTLAND'S First Minister and the Scottish Secretary have hailed the independence referendum as an opportunity of a lifetime on the day that marks exactly a year until the historic vote.
Their comments came ahead of a meeting with First Minister Alex Salmond and Scottish Secretary Michael Moore, officials from the two sides announced.
That came just over an hour after Scottish Secretary Michael Moore offered to temporarily extend Holyrood's powers so it could hold an independence ballot -- if certain conditions are met.
Scottish Secretary Michael Moore launched the Bill in Edinburgh.
Scottish Secretary Jim Murphy said the change would make the Scottish administration more accountable for the money it spends.
London, August 9 (ANI): When Scottish Secretary Jim Murphy visited Beijing in March this year, he was advised to say "yes, but it will be difficult" as an alternative to saying "no", in a bid to avoid a faux pas.
Scottish Secretary Jim Murphy has told how he was the target of a shoe-throwing protest.
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