Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II passed away at Balmoral on the 8th September 2022. It was an event that evoked much sympathy around the world. Tributes flew in from important leaders including Joe Biden (US President), Emmanuel Macron (French President) and Olaf Scholz (German Chancellor).
Closer to home, Roxana Fiaz OBE led the mourning for Newham as its mayor. She said “In this moment of great sadness as we mark the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, profound loss will be felt by millions of people across our nation, the Commonwealth and around the world.
“Her Majesty’s 70 years of unwavering duty and dedicated service to our country will forever be remembered, as will her dignity and grace. On behalf of Newham residents, Councillors and all at the Council, my deepest sorrow and most heartfelt condolences to His Majesty King Charles III and the Royal Family who are mourning at this moment of propound loss.”