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Statement from Chairman of Wyre Forest District Council

Councillor Shazu Miah issued a statement on the death of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

“I am deeply saddened to hear of the passing of the Duke of Edinburgh and I know that my sadness will be shared across Wyre Forest.

Prince Philip was our longest-serving consort and gave a lifetime of service to the people of the country.

Flags will be flown at half-mast and a national online book of condolence opened for the community to share their feelings at this sad time. 

My thoughts are with all those who are deeply affected. “