What we do

We ensure the smooth working of the devolution settlement in Scotland. We represent Scottish interests within the UK government and we represent the UK government in Scotland.

Scotland Office is a ministerial department, supported by 1 public body.

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Our policies

  1. Informing the debate on Scotland's constitutional future

    How the UK government made the positive case for Scotland to remain in the UK.

  2. Maintaining and strengthening the Scottish devolution settlement

    How the UK government has worked to devolve more powers to the Scottish Parliament and continue to strengthen the devolution settlement.

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Our ministers

Our management

  • Margaret Porteous

    Deputy Director, Economic, Defence and International Affairs

  • Glenn Preston

    Deputy Director, Home, Social and Domestic Affairs

  • Chris Flatt

    Principal Private Secretary to the Secretary of State

Contact Scotland Office

Scotland Office: Edinburgh

1 Melville Crescent


Scotland Office: London

Dover House


Scotland Office: Press Office

Freedom of Information requests

Freedom of Information Officer
Scotland Office
1 Melville Crescent


Make an FOI request

  1. Read about the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act and how to make a request
  2. Check our previous releases to see if we’ve already answered your question

Corporate information

Read about the types of information we routinely publish in our Publication scheme. Our Personal information charter explains how we treat your personal information. Read our policy on Social media use.