Following the sad death of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh the following message of condolence was released by the Chairman of Cornwall Council.
Statement by Chairman of Cornwall Council Councillor Hilary Frank
It is with great sadness that we have today learned of the death of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh. Throughout his life he was a truly remarkable and much respected consort to Her Majesty The Queen. He selflessly gave her support, stability and comfort through times of enormous social change.
I would like to pay tribute to his life of duty and public service. He touched the lives of so many people of all generations and will be greatly missed by the Royal Family and a grateful nation.
I will convey our deepest sympathies and condolences to the Royal Family on their great loss.