Cabinet Secretary for Infrastructure, Investment and Cities

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

History[edit]

The position was created in May 2011 as the Cabinet Secretary for Infrastructure and Capital Investment.[1][2] 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. The position was abolished in May 2016, with transport and infrastructure matters moving to the Cabinet Secretary for the Rural Economy and Connectivity.

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, First Minister headshot cropped.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 18 May 2016 Scottish National Party Nicola Sturgeon

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New Scottish Cabinet" (Press release). Scottish Government. 19 May 2011. Retrieved 2 September 2014. 
  2. ^ Black, Andrew (20 May 2011). "At-a-glance: Scottish government cabinet". BBC News. BBC. Retrieved 3 September 2014. 

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