First Minister Nicola Sturgeon reshuffles her cabinet team
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has reshuffled her cabinet team.
Deputy first minister John Swinney has taken responsibility for education, a subject previously outlined as a top priority for her government.
Gender balance in the cabinet has been maintained with newcomers Derek Mackay and Fergus Ewing as Richard Lochhead and Alex Neil had earlier stepped down from their ministerial portfolios.
BBC Scotland's political editor Brian Taylor reports from Edinburgh.
18 May 2016
- From the section Scotland