Statement from the Mayor of Southwark regarding HRH The Duke of Edinburgh
9 April 2021
In response to the sad news that HRH The Duke of Edinburgh has died, The Worshipful the Mayor, Cllr Barrie Hargrove, said: "This is a sad day for our country and the Royal family, who are very much in Southwark's thoughts and prayers. It was a huge honour for the borough when we welcomed HRH the Duke of Edinburgh when he accompanied Her Majesty the Queen to open the Shard in 2013, and he has been a loyal and steadfast companion and support to her throughout their long marriage. I would like to extend our borough's deepest condolences to Her Majesty, and her extended family at this sad time."
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