News items from 2022 and earlier

Statement by Cllr Izzi Seccombe OBE, Leader of the LGA Conservative Group, on the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

It is with great sadness that we have learnt today of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. We remember with gratitude and fondness her over seventy years of dedicated service to our country, the Commonwealth and the wider world.

Her sense of duty will be an inspiration to everyone involved in public service for decades to come.

My thoughts and prayers are with the Royal Family at this very sad time.

God save the King.

Sir David Amess MP

We have been shocked and saddened by the death of Sir David Amess MP after the horrific events that took place on 15 October.

Our Chairman, Cllr James Jamieson, issued the following statement LGA statement: Sir David Amess MP | Local Government Association. Our thoughts are with David's family and friends at this terribly sad time.

Information on councillor safety from the Conservative Councillors’ Association

We know our members will be shocked and saddened by the tragic and untimely passing of Sir David Amess. At this time, questions are rightly being asked about the safety of our country’s elected representatives. We wanted to bring to your attention the resources and information available to councillors to support you as you work in your communities.