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Departmental Responsibilities

Volume 497: debated on Monday 12 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what the executive functions of his Department are. (288632)

The functions of the Scotland Office are set out fully in its annual report for 2009 which is published on the Scotland Office website at:

http://www.scotlandoffice.gov.uk/scotlandoffice/10797.135.html

The principal role of the Scotland Office is to oversee the devolution settlement and make it work effectively for the people of Scotland and the rest of the United Kingdom.