Death of HRH Prince Philip: LGA statement

Cllr James Jamieson, Chairman of the Local Government Association, responds to the death of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, today.

A union jack flag flown at half mast against an overcast sky

“On behalf of all councils across England and Wales, I’d like to express our sincere condolences to the whole Royal Family.

“Councils will be putting into place local arrangements to support the public in expressing their own sympathies, such as opening e-books of condolence and flags being flown at half-mast.”