Scottish Government Newsdesk contact information

Media enquiries should be directed to the relevant Ministerial portfolio press desk (during office hours):

  • First Minister - 0131 244 2668
  • Deputy First Minister - 0131 244 2668
  • Health and Wellbeing - 0131 244 2642
  • Education and Lifelong Learning - 0131 244 2960
  • Rural Affairs and Environment - 0131 244 3005
  • Finance and Sustainable Growth - 0131 244 3005
  • Infrastructure and Capital Investment - 0131 244 3005
  • Justice - 0131 244 2960
  • Culture - 0131 244 2598
  • Corporate Communications - 0131 244 2975

Outside weekday office hours (8.30am - 5.30pm) and at weekends, journalists should ring 0131 556 8400.

Calls are logged by security staff.

The duty press officer will call back as soon as possible.

For website issues call email: newswebsite@scotland.gsi.gov.uk