With the death of Queen Elizabeth II yesterday (8 September 2022), Mayor of Ealing Councillor Mohinder Midha and Leader of Ealing Council Councillor Peter Mason share their statements on the passing of The Queen and information of the Proclamation of Accession to be made on the steps of Ealing Town Hall on Sunday (11 September 2022).
Statement from The Mayor of Ealing, Councillor Mohinder Midha
“On behalf of all the residents of Ealing, I wish to offer our condolences to His Majesty, King Charles III and members of the Royal family on the death of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II.
“Flags on Ealing’s public buildings will be flown at half-mast and a book of condolence has been opened at Ealing Town Hall for those who wish to send messages of condolence. An online book of condolence has also been opened by the Royal Household.
“On Sunday, 11 September, at 2pm the Proclamation of Accession will be made on the steps of Ealing Town Hall. Residents are invited to join myself, the Deputy Lieutenant, leader of the council, councillors, senior council officers and others in observing the proclamation.
“More details on the timetable for the period of mourning will be announced in due course.”
Statement from Councillor Peter Mason on the death of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, 1926-2022
“The people of the London Borough of Ealing collectively mourn the passing of Her Majesty, The Queen.”
“Her Majesty made a solemn promise at the start of her reign that her whole life would be dedicated to our service. Many residents of this borough will recall with great affection the events and engagements her Majesty attended in this borough and reflect on the historic moments that we have as a community experienced together under her moral and spiritual leadership as our monarch.”
“The pride and devotion she so often demonstrated to us was reflected with such warmth and grace in the thanksgiving for her service in this the Platinum Jubilee year, at street parties and celebrations across our borough.”
“We now share in the grief of the nation and of the Royal Family, that our Sovereign Lady, Queen Elizabeth the Second has passed away.”