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Statement on His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh – Statement from Madam Mayor of Sutton, Councillor Trish Fivey

“The people of the London Borough of Sutton share the nation’s sadness at the passing of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

“The Duke of Edinburgh’s dedication as consort to Her Majesty The Queen for over 70 years will ensure he is long remembered. His passion and commitment to the environment, international cooperation and the wellbeing of young people, through the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award scheme, highlight his long record of public service.

“I have passed on the condolences of the Council and of the whole community in Sutton to Her Majesty The Queen and the Royal Family.

“Flags at the Civic Offices and Trinity Square in Sutton High Street have been lowered to half-mast as a mark of respect.”