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Statement on the death of the Her Majesty The Queen

09 September 2022 : Council news

Somerset West and Taunton Council is deeply saddened by the death of HRH Queen Elizabeth ll.

The Union Flag has been lowered to half-mast at our offices in Taunton and Williton as a mark of respect to the UK’s longest serving monarch.

Cllr Hazel Prior-Sankey, Chair of Somerset West and Taunton Council, said : “We pay tribute to Her Majesty The Queen who was loved and respected around the world, and give thanks for her incredible lifetime of service carried out with grace and dignity.

“Our thoughts are with His Majesty The King and the Royal Family at this sad time. On behalf of the residents of Somerset West and Taunton we offer our heartfelt condolences.”