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Minister for Parliamentary Business and Veterans

Current role holder: Graeme Dey MSP

Graeme Dey  MSP

Graeme Dey was appointed Minister for Parliamentary Business and Veterans in June 2018.


Supports the Cabinet Secretary for Government Business and Constitutional Relations.

Specific responsibilities are:

  • government and parliamentary business
  • local government elections
  • Scottish Parliamentary elections
  • Freedom Of Information (FOI) and open government
  • veterans


Graeme Dey attended Harlaw Academy in Aberdeen before embarking on a career in journalism, living in Dundee and Angus.

He was elected to the Scottish Parliament for Angus South in 2011 and has been Convener of the Parliament's Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee, and Depute Convenor of the Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee.

Born and raised in Aberdeen, Graeme is married with two grown up children.