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The Scottish Government Justice Twitter account @scotgovjustice is managed by the Safer and Stronger Communications team.

Tweets will be about:

  • Policy developments
  • Key publications and consultations
  • News releases
  • Video, audio and imagery
  • Ministerial events
  • Sector developments

If you follow us, you can expect between two to five tweets a day providing alerts about new content on our other digital channels (news, publications, videos on YouTube, ministerial speeches, publicity campaigns etc).


We will not automatically follow anyone who follows us. Being followed by @scotgovjustice does not imply an endorsement of any kind.


The account will be monitored and updated during office hours Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.

Twitter may occasionally be unavailable and we accept no responsibility for lack of service due to Twitter downtime.

@Replies and Direct Messages

The Scottish Government Safer and Stronger team monitor all direct messages and @ replies and will respond if appropriate to do so. We will ensure that any emerging themes or helpful suggestions are passed to the relevant people at the Scottish Government. We cannot engage on issues of party politics.

The usual ways of contacting us for official correspondence are detailed in the contact us section of our website:

Other social media accounts include: