Concerns raised over Commonwealth leadership

The government has drafted in senior officials to support the Commonwealth amid concerns over the way it is being run, the BBC has learned.
The Department for International Development (DfID) said last month the secretariat in London was “under performing” and needed “urgent reform”.
Senior diplomatic and political sources – speaking to the BBC off the record – have accused the secretary-general, Lady Scotland, of “poor leadership”.
But her spokesman said she had backing from all 52 Commonwealth countries that had elected her.Read More..

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