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HM The Queen, Elizabeth II – Staffordshire County Council – details of condolence and Proclamations

Dear Residents

Staffordshire County Council have provided the following information:

HM The Queen, Elizabeth II

The councillors and officers of Staffordshire County Council are deeply saddened at the news of the death of HM The Queen, Elizabeth II.

Our thoughts are with the Royal family at this time.

If you would like to pay your respects there are the following options available:

Online condolence book

An online condolence book is available to sign on the official web site of the British Monarchy. Please note this website is experiencing a high volume of traffic and you may not currently be able to access it.

Local condolence book

If you wish to sign a condolence book in person, you can do so at various locations across the county. Designated areas for laying floral tributes are also listed under each district. Please ensure you use the designated arranged areas. Or if you would prefer you can sign the local online condolence book.


After the national proclamation day, county and borough proclamations will be held at various locations across Staffordshire.

Two minutes silence

On day ten of the mourning period, the chairman, alongside the Lord-Lieutenant of Staffordshire, will hold a two minutes silence at 11am on the steps of the Shire Hall in the Market Square, Stafford. We welcome anyone who wishes to attend.

Each district/borough may also hold a two minutes silence at 11am on the same day.

For more information, please check with your local district/borough council:

The day after the funeral, the period of mourning will come to an end and the books of condolence will close at 5pm.


Read statements from the Lord-Lieutenant of Staffordshire, the chairman, leader and chief executive of Staffordshire County Council.