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Survival, Mid-1970S2006

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In the late 1960s that Commonwealth arrangements had ‘increased the scope for certain types of pressure’ on Britain. The distinctive Commonwealth diplomatic nomenclature and its differential treatment of high commissioners was a ‘useful’ ‘symbolic’ practice. The distinctive Commonwealth diplomatic nomenclature and its differential treatment of high commissioners was a ‘useful’ ‘symbolic’ practice. This chapter presents reliable pointers in diplomatic memoirs to identify the factors on which the future of the office is likely to depend. In overseas posts during the early 1970s there was still a fair amount of Commonwealth cooperation. Heads of diplomatic missions exchanged between Commonwealth states could be called ‘ambassador’ without any loss of status or standing. Queen Elizabeth II is Head of the Commonwealth, and accepted as such by each of its members as the symbol of their free association.

Keywords: ambassador; Britain; Commonwealth; high commissioner; Queen Elizabeth II

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