British PM wants Baroness Scotland to answer to allegations she spent large sums to refurbish a home
British Prime Minister Theresa May is calling on Commonwealth Secretary General Baroness Scotland, to answer to allegations that she spent large sums of money to refurbish a grace and favour home, saying she would be judged on how she reformed her institution.
Speaking to reporters on a visit to India, the prime minister was asked about several days of reports connected to Scotland, who served as attorney general under Gordon Brown.
Based on documents allegedly leaked from the Commonwealth Secretariat, the reports claim Scotland sought expensive renovations to the Mayfair flat, including more than £10,000 on wallpaper. Scotland denies any “extravagant” expenditure.
Another report asked why Scotland’s contract seemingly had a clause allowing payment of education fees, when her children are grown up.
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