The Scottish Government

The Scottish Government has a separate website

The devolved government for Scotland is responsible for most of the issues of day-to-day concern to the people of Scotland, including health, education, justice, rural affairs, and transport.

The Scottish Government was known as the Scottish Executive when it was established in 1999 following the first elections to the Scottish Parliament.

The Scottish Government is a devolved administration, supported by 2 agencies and public bodies.



  1. UKSF: UK approach to animal health surveillance
  2. Turkey breeders: poultry testing for salmonella
  3. See all publications


  1. Recorded Crimes and Offences involving Firearms Scotland 2016-17
  2. Retail Sales Index for Scotland Q1 2017
  3. See all statistics