Dundee MSP Shona Robison RESIGNS as Health Secretary

Health Secretary Shona Robison and Communities Secretary Angela Constance have both resigned, the Scottish Government has confirmed.

Shona Robison

In a statement, the Scottish Government said: “Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport Shona Robison, and Cabinet Secretary for Communities, Social Security and Equalities Angela Constance have written to First Minister Nicola Sturgeon to confirm they are stepping down from their posts.

“The First Minister has paid tribute to their work in government and will announce her new cabinet later this afternoon.”

International Development Minister Alasdair Allan, Community Safety Minister Annabelle Ewing and Mental Health Minister Maureen Watt will also be leaving government.

The First Minister will announce further details of her new cabinet shortly.