Statement and letter from the Chair of Uttlesford District Council

Letter to the Palace and statement from the Chair of Uttlesford District Council on the death of Her Majesty The Queen.

 

Statement from the Chair of Uttlesford District Council

Cllr Heather Asker, Chair of Uttlesford District Council has issued a statement on the death of Her Majesty The Queen.

The Chair's statement

"We are deeply saddened by the passing of Her Majesty The Queen. On behalf of everyone at the district council, I would like to express our sincere condolences to the Royal Family at this time.

"Her Majesty devoted a lifetime of extraordinary dedication and commitment to public duty to this country and worked tirelessly. She will be forever remembered as one of the greatest reigning monarchs.

"Our sorrow is shared by residents of the district and by people across the world, as we remember with affection and gratitude her lifetime of service."
 

Letter to the Palace

Cllr Asker has also written on behalf of the Uttlesford district to the Private Secretary to the His Majesty The King to express heartfelt condolences on the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

The Chair's letter

Letter of condolence from Cllr Asker on behalf of the Uttlesford district to the Private Secretary to the His Majesty The King (PDF) [218KB]

 

The Union flag has also been lowered to half-mast at the council offices as a mark of respect.

A book of condolence will be available in the main reception area at the Uttlesford District Council Offices in Saffron Walden during usual opening hours.

An online Book of Condolence for those who wish to leave messages is available on the official website of the Royal Family.