First Minister of Scotland


First Minister of Scotland is the chief executive of the government of Scotland. The current First Minister of Scotland is Nicola Sturgeon of the Scottish National Party, since 20 November 2014 after Alex Salmond resigned following the defeat of the pro-independence campaign in the Scottish independence referendum. The first was Donald Dewar, who died in office in 2000. Alex Salmond was the longest-serving First Minister with over seven-and-a-half years in office. The official residence of First Minister is Bute House in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Nicola Sturgeon is the current, and first female, First Minister of Scotland.

List of First Ministers of ScotlandEdit

Caretaker First Ministers of ScotlandEdit

Deputy First Ministers of ScotlandEdit