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Statement on the death of His Royal Highness, the Duke of Edinburgh

Prince Philip Black and White

HRH Prince Philip

Mayor of Tower Hamlets, John Biggs, and Speaker of the Council, Cllr Mohammed Ahbab Hossain, said:

“We are all very saddened to hear of the death of His Royal Highness, the Duke of Edinburgh and our thoughts are with Her Majesty, The Queen and the rest of the Royal family at this time.

“Prince Phillip dedicated his life to our country, standing beside and supporting the Queen and also during his time serving in the Royal Navy.

“Through his work he also made a huge impact on many people’s lives, particularly our young people through the creation of the Duke of Edinburgh scheme.

“We will be flying our flags at half-mast and Books of Condolence will be open online for members of the public to sign.”

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Posted on Friday 9th April 2021