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. “