Government of the 2nd Scottish Parliament

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Government of the 1st (1999)
Government of the 2nd (2003)
Government of the 3rd (2007)
Government of the 4th (2011)

The Executive of the 2nd Scottish Parliament was formed after the 2003 general election.

Second McConnell government[edit]

The Second McConnell government (20 May 2003–16 May 2007) was a continuation of the previous Executive, Jack McConnell was re-appointed as First Minister on 20 May 2003 and headed another Labour/Liberal Democrat coalition.


Cabinet[edit]

Government of the 2nd Scottish Parliament
4th Cabinet of Scotland
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Date formed 20 May 2003
Date dissolved 18 May 2007
People and organizations
Head of government Jack McConnell
Head of state Queen Elizabeth
Member party Labour Party
Liberal Democrats
Status in legislature Majority
History
Election(s) 2003 general election
Legislature term(s) 2nd
Previous Government of the 1st Scottish Parliament
Successor Government of the 3rd Scottish Parliament

Cabinet[edit]

Office Name Term Party
First Minister Jack McConnell 2003–2007 Labour
Deputy First Minister
Minister for Enterprise and Lifelong Learning
Jim Wallace 2003–2005 Liberal Democrats
Nicol Stephen 2005–2007 Liberal Democrats
Minister for Communities Margaret Curran 2003–2004 Labour
Malcolm Chisholm 2004–2006 Labour
Rhona Brankin 2006–2007 Labour
Minister for Education and Young People Peter Peacock 2003–2006 Labour
Hugh Henry 2006–2007 Labour
Minister for Environment and Rural Development Ross Finnie 2003–2007 Liberal Democrats
Minister for Finance and Public Services Andy Kerr 2003–2004 Labour
Tom McCabe 2004–2007 Labour
Minister for Health and Community Care Malcolm Chisholm 2003–2004 Labour
Andy Kerr 2004–2007 Labour
Minister for Justice Cathy Jamieson 2003–2007 Labour
Minister for Parliament Patricia Ferguson 2003–2004 Labour
Margaret Curran 2004–2007 Labour
Minister for Tourism, Culture and Sport Frank McAveety 2003–2004 Labour
Patricia Ferguson 2004–2007 Labour
Minister for Transport and Telecommunications Nicol Stephen 2003–2005 Liberal Democrats
Tavish Scott 2005–2006 Liberal Democrats
Minister for Transport 2006&–2007 Liberal Democrats
Lord Advocate Colin Boyd QC 2003–2005 Labour
Elish Angiolini QC 2005–2007

Junior ministers[edit]

Office Name Term Party
Deputy Minister for Education and Young People Euan Robson 2003–2005 Liberal Democrats
Robert Brown 2005–2007 Liberal Democrats
Deputy Minister for Communities Mary Mulligan 2003–2007 Labour
Deputy Minister for Enterprise and Lifelong Learning Lewis Macdonald 2003–2004 Labour
Allan Wilson 2004–2007 Labour
Deputy Minister for Finance and Public Service Reform
Deputy Minister for Parliamentary Business
Tavish Scott 2003–2005 Liberal Democrats
George Lyon 2005–2007 Liberal Democrats
Deputy Minister for Health and Community Care Tom McCabe 2003–2004 Labour
Rhona Brankin 2004–2005 Labour
Lewis Macdonald 2005–2007 Labour
Deputy Minister for Justice Hugh Henry 2003–2006 Labour
Johann Lamont 2006–2007 Labour
Deputy Minister for Environment and Rural Development Allan Wilson 2003–2004 Labour
Lewis Macdonald 2004–2005 Labour
Rhona Brankin 2005–2007 Labour
Sarah Boyack 2007 Labour
Solicitor General for Scotland Elish Angiolini QC 2003–2005
John Beckett QC 2005–2007 Labour

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