Leader of the Council pays tribute to HRH Prince Philip

Published: Friday, 9 April 2021

  • His Royal Highness, The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh died on 9 April 2021 at the age of 99.
    His Royal Highness, The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh died on 9 April 2021 at the age of 99.
  • The Union Flag being flying at half-mast at the Council Offices on Station Road in Wigston as tribute to His Royal Highness, The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh who died on 9 April 2021 at the age of 99.
    The Union Flag being flying at half-mast at the Council Offices on Station Road in Wigston as tribute to His Royal Highness, The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh who died on 9 April 2021 at the age of 99.

A Tribute Statement from the Leader of Oadby & Wigston Borough Council, Councillor John Boyce:

“This is a very sad day for the country. Our elected councillors and council officers join the nation in mourning the death of His Royal Highness, the Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

I speak on behalf of the elected Members and those working for the Borough Council in expressing our collective sadness.

During the Royal mourning the Union Flag will be flown at half-mast at Oadby and Wigston Borough Council's Offices on Station Road in Wigston.

I am personally saddened by the news of The Duke’s passing, and I wish to extend my sympathies to HM The Queen and the Royal Family."