Scotland Office London

The Scotland Office is a department of the United Kingdom government that is chaired by the Secretary of State for Scotland. The chief role of this office is to handle the Scottish affairs in this region. This is a separate body within the Ministry of Justice that handles everyday issues between Holyrood and Westminster. In brief, the Secretary of State described the work of this department as ‘oiling the wheels of devolution’. Due to this nature of work, the Scotland Office remain quite active when it comes to close communication with all Whitehall Departments in order to protect and promote the devolution settlement.

Visit: Scotland Office Website


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    Facilities & Services:

    The Scotland Office represents Scotland in HM Government and its roles include smooth progress of devolution operations, acting as a go-between the government and the devolved government in Edinburgh. The Scotland Office also manages particular reserved matters related to the government in relation to Scotland.

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    Organizational Structure:

    The organizational structure of Scotland Office is as follows:

    Secretary of State
    Parliamentary Under Secretary of State
    PUS of Private Office PS
    SofS Private OfficePPS
    Director Scotland Office
    Deputy Director SO Edinburgh
    Deputy Director Corporate & Constitution Division
    Economy & Financial Services

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    Operational Hours:

    The operations at Scotland Office begin around 9:00 am come to an end at 5:00 pm.

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    How to Contact:

    The Scotland Office can be contacted by using the phone and fax number given below, or people can use the online form in order to make correspondence with the authorities at this office.

    Contact: +44 20 7270 6754
    Fax: +44 20 7270 6812

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    Dover House, Whitehall, London SW1A 2AU, United Kingdom.

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    How to Get to Scotland Office:

    By Tube

    Charing Cross tube station is 0.2 miles away from the Scotland Office and by walk one can get to this site in roughly 5 minutes. In order to do so, a person should head southwest towards Whitehall/A3212 and then exit the roundabout onto Whitehall/A3212 that will lead them to the destination, which will be located on the right. View Map

    By Bus

    Horse Guards Parade (Stop) is about 52 ft away from the Scotland Office that visitors can cover on foot in approximately 10 seconds if they walk in the north course on Whitehall/A3212 towards Horse Guards Avenue, after which they will soon find the destination in front of them. Bus numbers that have stops at Horse Guards Parade (Stop)  are 3, 11, 12, 24, 87, 88, 159, 453, N3, N11, N44, N52, N87, N109, N136, N155, 53, N2 and N381.

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