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28 Feb 2022 11:08

Humanitarian aid to Ukraine

Scottish Government to provide financial aid and medical supplies to Ukraine following Russian invasion.

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About government

First Minister

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As head of the Scottish Government, the First Minister is responsible for the overall development, implementation and presentation of the administration's policies and for promoting and representing Scotland at home and overseas.

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How government works

The Scottish Government is made up of: