Loss Will Be Felt Right Across The Globe

Gloucestershire County Council’s chairman has expressed “great sadness” following the death of Prince Philip.

Ray Theodoulou said, “On behalf of all councillors and staff of Gloucestershire County Council I should like to say how very sad we all are at the news of HRH the Duke of Edinburgh’s death.

“We send our sincere condolences to Her Majesty the Queen and all her family at this time.

“The loss of His Royal Highness Prince Philip will be felt right across the globe for some time to come.

“I know the people of Gloucestershire will want to pay their own personal tributes to someone who has been a part of this great country’s fabric for so many years.”

He added that as a mark of respect flags on council buildings were being flown at half mast.