Statement by the Mayor of Tonbridge and Malling, Cllr Jill Anderson, following the announcement of the death of HRH the Duke of Edinburgh

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Last Updated: 09 Apr 2021 1:36pm

The Mayor of Tonbridge and Malling, Cllr Jill Anderson, issued the statement below following the announcement today of the death of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh.

“On behalf of the council and the people of Tonbridge and Malling, I offer our heartfelt condolences to the Royal Family on this extremely sad day. Prince Philip’s huge contribution to our monarchy, to public life in this country and his unstinting support for Her Majesty The Queen made him a much loved figure. His loss will be felt deeply, not just by his family and the people of the United Kingdom but across the Commonwealth and around the world.”

Council arrangements to mark the death and funeral of Prince Philip to follow.