Baroness Patricia Scotland elected new Commonwealth Secretary General

CFfb5sjBaroness Patricia Scotland, who was the Attorney General under Gordon Brown, has become the first British citizen to be elected secretary‑general of the Commonwealth in its 66-year history.

Baroness Scotland, 60, is also the first woman to hold the role. She was the first black woman to be made a Queen’s Council in 1991. Her election was announced at the leaders’ summit of 53 Commonwealth nations in Malta yesterday. Read More

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