Advocate General for Scotland: Public Appointments

Cabinet Office written question – answered on 21 October 2020.

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To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the resignation of the Advocate General for Scotland on 16 September, what progress they have made in appointing a successor; and in the absence of any such successor, who is responsible for (1) the Advocate General for Scotland's statutory duties, and (2) litigation in the courts in Scotland where the Advocate General would be named.

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Keith Stewart QC was appointed as the new Advocate General for Scotland on 15 October 2020.

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