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Sunday, 29 October, 2000, 16:03 GMT
Cabinet reshuffle - the full line-up
Scottish cabinet
Mr McLeish's new ministerial team
First minister Henry McLeish has unveiled the full details of his cabinet reshuffle.

The new ministerial line-up includes a number of changes, with Jack McConnell switching from finance to education minister.

Wendy Alexander moves to Mr McLeish's former position at enterprise while Sam Galbraith moves from education to environment, which is being taken away from Sarah Boyack - although she will retain her transport portfolio.

Malcolm Chisholm
Malcolm Chisholm will make a return
The four new junior ministers include Malcolm Chisholm, who comes in as Susan Deacon's deputy at health.

No ministers are dropped from the cabinet, but three junior ministers will leave office - John Home Robertson at fisheries, Frank McAveety at local government and Iain Smith, the Liberal Democrat whip.

The Law Officers are unchanged, with Colin Boyd remaining as Lord Advocate and Neil Davidson as Solicitor General.

The full listing of Scotland's new ministerial team is:

First Minister Henry McLeish

Deputy First Minister and Minister for Justice Jim Wallace

Minister for Education, Europe and External Affairs Jack McConnell

Minister for Enterprise and Lifelong Learning Wendy Alexander

Minister for Environment Sam Galbraith

Minister for Finance and Local Government Angus MacKay

Minister for Health and Community Care Susan Deacon

Minister for Parliament Tom McCabe

Minister for Rural Development Ross Finnie

Minister for Social Justice Jackie Baillie

Minister for Transport Sarah Boyack

Deputy Minister for Justice Iain Gray

Deputy Minister for Education, Europe and External Affairs Nicol Stephen

Deputy Minister for Enterprise, Lifelong Learning and Gaelic Alasdair Morrison

Deputy Minister for Sport and Culture Allan Wilson

Deputy Minister for Finance and Local Government Peter Peacock

Deputy Minister for Health and Community Care Malcolm Chisholm

Deputy Minister for Rural Development Rhona Brankin

Deputy Minister for Parliament Tavish Scott

Deputy Minister for Social Justice Margaret Curran.

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