Tonight (20 September 2022) at 7pm, Ealing councillors will come together when an Extraordinary Council Meeting will be taking place at Ealing Town Hall which has a special motion – the death of Her Majesty The Queen and affirmation to King Charles III.
In a motion proposed by Ealing Council leader and Ealing Labour leader, Councillor Peter Mason, seconded by Councillor Gary Malcolm, Liberal Democrat leader of the Opposition and supported by Councillor Julian Gallant, Conservative group leader, the assembled councillors of all parties will hear the motion.
“This council shares in the grief of the nation at the death of Her Majesty, The Queen, Elizabeth II, by the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and of Her other Realms and Territories Queen, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith.
These, the Mayor and Burgesses of the London Borough of Ealing assembled, affirm our faithfulness and true allegiance to his Majesty, King Charles III, his heirs and successors, according to law.”
Liberal Democrat Councillor Gary Malcolm, leader of the Opposition told EALING.NEWS: “Many residents have told me of their great upset at the passing of the Queen and so it is important to record our thoughts about her 70 years reign. Ealing considers Queen Elizabeth II to have had a strong work ethic and she was someone who had strong leadership, was courageous and compassionate as well. I believe that the late Queen Elizabeth will be missed greatly.”
Councillor Gallant said of the motion and told EALING.NEWS: “Tonight is a rare and specially called meeting of Ealing’s Councillors, who come together on a single motion-to express their sadness at the passing of the Queen and their warmest wishes to her heir Charles III. I’m looking forward to seeing what unites rather than divides our political life.”