Lady Scotland

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Caribbean leader warns against challenge to Commonwealth secretary general
Attempts to remove Lady Scotland run contrary to principle and tradition, says chair of Caricom bloc

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

28, Sep, 2021 @1:34 PM

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Lady Scotland faces challenge for top Commonwealth role
Surprise nomination of Kenyan defence minister for secretary general comes despite no date being set for summit

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

31, Aug, 2021 @7:04 PM

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Forget GDP, ‘vulnerability index best gauges aid’ to small islands
Commonwealth research says UVI is better measure of small island states’ aid needs, especially on climate

Saeed Kamali Dehghan

01, Jul, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Lady Scotland to stay on as Commonwealth secretary general
Labour peer to remain until next summer, despite No 10 placing her position in doubt

Patrick Wintour

24, Jun, 2020 @6:39 PM

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No 10 accused of 'colonial mindset' over Commonwealth appointment
Exclusive: dozens of countries fear Boris Johnson is hindering reappointment of secretary general

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

22, Jun, 2020 @8:01 PM

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Commonwealth head warns of dangers of denying justice to all
Lady Scotland says lawyers from across the commonwealth must unite to uphold rule of law

Owen Bowcott Legal affairs correspondent

05, Nov, 2019 @7:46 AM

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Commonwealth ministers look to revitalise progress on gender equality
Women’s affairs officials meet in Nairobi to devise fresh strategy on ending inequality

Liz Ford

19, Sep, 2019 @12:44 PM

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'It’s unfair to call me Baroness Brazen' – inside Lady Scotland's refurbished home
The Labour peer has been vilified for a £338,000 refit of her residence as Commonwealth secretary general. Is she simply guilty of ruffling feathers as she tries to reform the organisation, or is there a deeper prejudice at work?

Anushka Asthana

07, Aug, 2017 @4:04 PM

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Theresa May demands answers from Baroness Scotland over expenses reports
Commonwealth secretary general spent large sums refurbishing a grace and favour home in Mayfair, London, according to allegations

Anushka Asthana and Peter Walker

07, Nov, 2016 @8:44 PM

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Commonwealth drives strategies to put climate change into reverse
Highways lined with wind turbines among designs on show as Commonwealth aims to be a pathfinder that can ‘say sorry for screwing up’ on climate

Ben Quinn

31, Oct, 2016 @2:15 PM

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Commonwealth chief draws up anti-corruption plan
Patricia Scotland proposes criminal justice reform network to help smaller countries improve their laws and practices

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

08, May, 2016 @6:21 PM

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Lady Scotland vies to be next Commonwealth secretary general
Former Labour attorney general’s candidacy has been supported by Dominica, the island of her birth, sparking a fierce inter-Caribbean rivalry

Owen Bowcott Legal affairs correspondent

24, Nov, 2015 @2:21 PM

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