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News Desk Contacts

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

First Minister – 0131 244 2668

Deputy First Minister, Education and Skills – 0131 244 2960

Justice – 0131 244 2960

Finance and the Constitution – 0131 244 2598

Rural Economy, Environment and Connectivity – 0131 244 2598

Economy, Jobs and Fair Work – 0131 244 2598

Culture, Tourism and External Affairs – 0131 244 3005

Communities, Social Security and Equalities – 0131 244 2642

Health and Sport – 0131 244 2642

Corporate Communications – 0131 244 2709

Outside weekday office hours (8.30am - 5.30pm) and at weekends, journalists should ring 0300 244 4000.
Calls are logged by security staff and the duty press officer will call back as soon as possible.
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