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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At today s Joint Ministerial Working Group on Welfare, Mr Neil urged the Secretary of State for Scotland David Mundell and UK Employment Minister Priti Patel to share progress on revisions to the Scotland Bill s powers over welfare and employability.
I have written to the Secretary of State for Scotland to urge him to accept them, and I will continue to fight to secure the best deal for Scotland and to make the Scottish Parliament one of the most powerful devolved parliaments in the world.
She has been backed by the Secretary of State for Scotland, David Mundell.
LONDON, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Secretary of State for Scotland, the Rt Hon Alistair Carmichael MP, has officially opened EDMI's new gas research and development facility in Dunfermline near Edinburgh.
th] annual event, which will take place in Dover House, London, co-hosted by the Secretary of State for Scotland Michael Moore MP and awards founder Dr Tessa Hartmann on Wednesday, October 9[sup.
However, he also believes the First Minister should accept the invitation to meet the Secretary of State for Scotland on Thursday to discuss his views on the consultation process.
FIFA's support for a British team has seen general secretary Jerome Valcke meet Jim Murphy, the secretary of state for Scotland, to assure him that a British team would not threaten the separate identities.
Lord Tebbit asked: "Why did it take more than seven weeks from 9 October to 30 November for the Secretary of State for Scotland to tell me that he couldn't tell me how much time he spent on each of his two jobs?
SNP finance secretary John Swinney said: "Wendy said she would take part in the debate to give more powers to the Scottish Parliament, this week the Secretary of State for Scotland has flatly contradicted this by claiming that the powers were adequate.
Its correct use is restricted to only a few officers who officially represent the Sovereign, including the Secretary of State for Scotland.
The Secretary of State for Scotland is said to have been impressed with the operations and commented very positively on the work of both the McLelland's staff and also the farmers who supply the company.
From the early 1920s to the final years of the Second World War, the office of the Secretary of State for Scotland, which dealt with Home Office affairs, including education, local government, Scots law, prisons, and courts, repeatedly received protest letters with thousands of signatures from citizens' groups and trade union organizations demanding that the statutes permitting corporal punishment be repealed.
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