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date: 25 February 2021

Secretaries and secretaries of state for Scotlandlocked

(1885–2017)

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The office of secretary for Scotland was created in 1885, the holder being the government minister responsible for Scottish administration. After 1892, except when a war cabinet was in existence, the Scottish secretary was a member of the cabinet. In 1926 the Scottish secretary was made a full secretary of state....

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