Cabinet Secretary for Infrastructure, Investment and Cities

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The Cabinet Secretary for Infrastructure, Investment and Cities is a position in the Scottish Government Cabinet. The Cabinet Secretary has responsibilities for infrastructure, procurement, transport, European Structural Funds, Scottish Water and cities. The Cabinet Secretary is assisted by the Minister for Transport and Islands.

The current Cabinet Secretary for Infrastructure, Investment and Cities is Keith Brown, who was appointed in November 2014.[1]

History[edit]

The position was created in May 2011 as the Cabinet Secretary for Infrastructure and Capital Investment.[2][3] The position was renamed as the Cabinet Secretary for Infrastructure, Capital Investment and Cities in September 2012 then as the Cabinet Secretary for Infrastructure, Investment and Cities in November 2014.

Overview[edit]

Responsibilities[edit]

The responsibilities of the Cabinet Secretary for Infrastructure, Investment and Cities include:

Public bodies[edit]

The following public bodies report to the Cabinet Secretary for Infrastructure, Investment and Cities:

List of office holders[edit]

Cabinet Secretary for Infrastructure and Capital Investment[edit]

Name Portrait Entered office Left office Party First Minister
Alex Neil Alex Neil, Minister for Housing and Communities (2).jpg 19 May 2011 5 September 2012 Scottish National Party Alex Salmond

Cabinet Secretary for Infrastructure, Capital Investment and Cities[edit]

Nicola Sturgeon Nicola Sturgeon 2.jpg 5 September 2012 21 November 2014 Scottish National Party Alex Salmond

Cabinet Secretary for Infrastructure, Investment and Cities[edit]

Keith Brown Keith Brown, Minister for Transport and Infrastructure (2).jpg 21 November 2014 Incumbent Scottish National Party Nicola Sturgeon

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cabinet Secretary for Infrastructure, Investment and Cities". Scottish Government. 2 December 2014. Retrieved 15 January 2015. 
  2. ^ "New Scottish Cabinet" (Press release). Scottish Government. 19 May 2011. Retrieved 2 September 2014. 
  3. ^ Black, Andrew (20 May 2011). "At-a-glance: Scottish government cabinet". BBC News (BBC). Retrieved 3 September 2014. 

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