New Culture Secretary appointed
19 May 2021
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has completed appointments to her
new Scottish Government ministerial team.
Consisting of 10 Cabinet Secretaries, including the First
Minister, the Scottish Cabinet will be supported by 15 Junior
Ministers. See the Scottish Government press release of 19 May 2021.
The appointments include Angus
Robertson as Cabinet Secretary for the Constitution,
External Affairs and Culture, and Jenny
Gilruth as Minister for Culture, Europe and
Angus Robertson takes over Culture from Fiona
Hyslop who is one of the longest serving members in the
history of the Scottish Government having served from 2009 until
standing down as Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Fair Work and
Culture in May 2021.