Minister for International Development and Europe
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The post was created in September 2012.
In September 2012 the position of Minister for External Affairs and International Development was created; the name of the role changed a November 2014 reshuffle when Nicola Sturgeon became First Minister. It was changed again in May 2016, after the 2016 election.
List of office holders
The current Minister for International Development and Europe is Alasdair Allan.
|Name||Portrait||Entered office||Left office||Party||First Minister|
|Humza Yousaf||6 September 2012||21 November 2014||Scottish National Party||Alex Salmond|
|Humza Yousaf||21 November 2014||18 May 2016||Scottish National Party||Nicola Sturgeon|
|Alasdair Allan||18 May 2016||Incumbent||Scottish National Party||Nicola Sturgeon|
- Scotland Act (1998), Only those appointed under Section 47 of the Scotland Act "attend" Cabinet. Junior ministers are appointed under Section 49 and may be "present".
- "Minister for Europe and International Development". Scottish Government. 21 November 2014. Retrieved 21 November 2014.
- The Scottish Cabinet on Scottish Government website
- Minister for International Development and Europe on Scottish Government website