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Politicians and parties across Ealing express sorrow and sadness at the death of The Queen

With the news of the death of Queen Elizabeth II on 8 September 2022, Ealing politicians and their local parties have expressed their sorrow on hearing the news.

Ealing Conservatives
“Ealing’s Conservative Councillors are deeply saddened by the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, who has passed away at 96 after 70 years on the throne. We offer our heartfelt condolences to the whole of the Royal Family.
Yet through the grief we smile at the example of this incredible life devoted to the people of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Our late Queen has been at the centre of one of the busiest periods of human history for longer than any other statesperson, worldwide. Just in Britain, her first Prime Minister was born in 1874; her last, whom she invited to take up post two days ago, was born in 1975!
The Crown passes without a break to King Charles III, who succeeds to the throne in the same spirit of public service – that indefatigable interest in national life and making things better for everybody. Charles III will have our respect, support and love as he takes on the arduous task of modern monarchy.
God Save The King!”

Ealing Liberal Democrats
“We are all saddened about the news on The Queen’s death. The Queen has dedicated her life to duty and public service to the country and The Commonwealth. At times of uncertainty, she was a constant to our nation and provided us a sense of comfort.  Her leadership in meeting the relatives of those who lost their lives in the Grenfell disaster showed her great compassion.
In Covid, her positive attitude she showed to offer hope for many people who had suffered so much. Giving the George Cross to the NHS showed her respect of those amazing keyworkers.  Ealing Liberal Democrats sends our condolences to the residents of Ealing and to The Royal Family. In a reign which spanned 70 years of public services for our nation, she will be sorely missed. She was an inspiration to us all.”

Councillor Peter Mason for Southall Green and leader of Ealing Labour and Ealing Council
“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.”

Virendra Sharma MP for Ealing, Southall tweeted: “The whole nation is in mourning at the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth. In a reign spanning more than 60 years, she truly embodied public service and duty. Thank you for your service.”

Rupa Huq MP for Ealing Central and Acton tweeted: “With period of national mourning underway, the passing of the Queen has saddened us all. But we must also celebrate her extraordinary, inspirational life. “End of an era” cannot sum up her 70 year reign and 96 year life of service. God save the King.”

James Murray MP for Ealing North tweeted: “Queen Elizabeth II led a life of incredible service with the deepest sense of duty. We send our condolences to the Royal Family, as we mourn her loss across the country and beyond.”

Councillor Mohinder Midha, Mayor of Ealing: “On behalf of 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.”

Neil Reynolds, chairman of Ealing Green Party told EALING.NEWS: “The death of The Queen is very sad news. The length of her reign was such that the news will have come as a shock to many across the borough.  The Queen was a constant fixture in public life for all but the oldest of Ealing’s residents. As the many tributes that have been made about her in the last 24 hours make clear, she will be sorely missed as a dedicated public servant. As chairman of the Ealing Green Party I offer to the queen’s family sincere condolences. The coming days will rightly be a period of sombre reflection. May she rest in peace.”

Councilloe layda Nijhar for Pitshanger tweeted: “Saddened by the passing of HM Queen Elizabeth II who has been a symbol of stability and continuity for this country. My thoughts are with the Royal Family during this difficult period. May she rest in peace.”

Liberal Democrat Councillor Gary Malcolm, leader of the Opposition on Ealing Council tweeted: “I  am sure that we all feel shocked at the news of The Queen’s death. She was a rock for the country and the Commonwealth regardless of who ran the country. The @EalingLD pass on our condolences, and from the residents of Ealing, to the Royal Family. She will be sorely missed.”

Councillor Varlene Alexander for Ealing Broadway tweeted: “Thank you for your years of service and devotion. Nobody could have done a better job. Rest in peace Your Majesty. God save the King.”

Councillor Kamaljit Nagpal for Southall Broadway tweeted: “An inspirational monarch. A role model for many in public service. Rest in peace #QueenElizabeth.”

Councillor Miriam Rice for Northolt Mandeville tweeted: “Thank you for your service Queen Elizabeth, and may you rest in peace. May our thoughts be with our new King and Queen Consort, Charles and Camilla.”

Councillor Bassam Mahfouz for Northolt West End tweeted: “A life of duty and service, thrust upon her following great sadness. She has acted as a beacon of light not only at home, but across the world. 70 remarkable years as our Head of State and the Commonwealth. Thank you Queen Elizabeth.”

Councillor Gregory Stafford for Hanger Hill tweeted: “My sincere condolences to @RoyalFamily on the death of HM The Queen. The grief at her loss is shared by the whole nation – a nation that she served with selfless dedication and devotion. She will be forever fondly remembered and much missed. Requiescat in pace God save the King.

Councillor Aysha Raza for Central Greenford tweeted: May she rest in peace.”

Councillor Josh Blacker for South Acton tweeted: “Her Majesty was a constant in our nation, and today is one of profound sadness for us all. My thoughts are with His Majesty the King and the Royal Family on their loss and ours.”

Councillor Rima Baaklini for Pitshanger tweeted: “May God’s presence strengthen and comfort Her Majesty.”

Councillor Blerina Hashani for North Acton tweeted: “Rest in peace, our dear Queen Elizabeth II.”

Councillor Hodan Haili for North Acton tweeted: “I am truly sorry to hear of the death of HM Queen Elizabeth II today. My deepest thoughts and prayers are with the Royal Family during difficult time. May her soul rest in peace #OurQueen.”

Councillor Ben Wesson for Pitshanger tweeted: “Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II devoted so much of her life to this country and the Commonwealth. Her leadership and commitment to public service was exemplary. May she rest in perfect peace.”

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