Cabinet and ministers
The Scottish Cabinet
The Cabinet is the main decision-making body of the Scottish Government. It is made up of the First Minister, all Cabinet Secretaries, Minister for Parliamentary Business and Permanent Secretary. The Lord Advocate may also attend in his or her role as the Scottish Government’s principal legal adviser. Cabinet meetings are held weekly during Parliament in Bute House, Edinburgh, and may also be held at other times in locations throughout Scotland.
Ministers and principal legal advisers
Cabinet Secretaries are supported by Ministers. Responsibilities and biographies of Ministers as well as the Lord Advocate and Solicitor General, the principal legal advisers to the Scottish Government, are below.