“We mourn profoundly the passing of a cherished sovereign and a much-loved mom,” he said. “I do know her loss shall be deeply felt all through the nation, the Realms and the Commonwealth, and by numerous individuals around the globe.
“Throughout this era of mourning and alter, my household and I shall be comforted and sustained by our data of the respect and deep affection during which The Queen was so broadly held.”
Earlier this yr, The Queen celebrated her Platinum Jubilee. On Tuesday, she met with new Prime Minister Liz Truss.
Thursday noticed Truss state the next: “Queen Elizabeth II was the rock on which trendy Britain was constructed. Our nation has grown and flourished beneath her reign. Britain is the nice nation it’s at this time due to her.
“She ascended the throne simply after the Second World Warfare. She championed the event of the Commonwealth – from a small group of seven international locations to a household of 56 nations spanning each continent of the world.”
“We at the moment are a contemporary, thriving, dynamic nation,” continued the Prime Minister, who had accepted The Queen’s “variety invitation” to type a brand new authorities. “Via thick and skinny, Queen Elizabeth II offered us with the soundness and the energy that we would have liked. She was the very spirit of Nice Britain – and that spirit will endure.”
Commenting on the monarch’s passing, insurance coverage market Lloyd’s cited “profound disappointment and sorrow” whereas providing condolences.
“We had been fortunate to name her a buddy and an everyday customer to Lloyd’s, and all at Lloyd’s will cherish the reminiscences we had collectively, from her function in dedicating our final two buildings, to her go to to have fun our 325th anniversary,” declared Lloyd’s.
“Her presence, knowledge, and laughter will reverberate by way of our halls… Our ideas are with the Royal Family presently.”
The Lutine Bell at Lloyd’s was rung yesterday night in honour of The Queen.