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Protocol following the death of HM The Queen

Protocol following the death of HM The Queen

A message from Uppingham Town Council

Following the death of H M Queen Elizabeth II, please find below some information that we hope you will find useful over the coming days.

In accordance with Royal protocol, the flag was lowered to half mast on the Town Hall immediately on the notification from the County Council that operation London Bridge was to be enacted.

The flag will be raised to full mast from 11.00 on Saturday 10th September to 13.00 on Sunday 11th September to allow for the Proclamations of King Charles III. It will then be lowered to half mast where it will remain until 8.00am on the day following the funeral.

A book of condolence has been placed in the Town Hall vestibule. Once full it will be replaced, this will remain until 17.00 on the day following the funeral for all to pay their respects.

The official Proclamation of King Charles III will be made at St James Palace at 11am on Saturday 10th September. The High Sheriff of Rutland will read Rutland's Proclamation at Oakham Castle at 12.30 on Sunday 11th September.

Public statements by -

Lord Lieutenant of Rutland

Chairman of Rutland County Council

Leader of Rutland County Council

Chief Executive of Rutland County Council

can be found at this link In memory of Her late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II | Rutland County Council

Floral tributes can be laid at the Town Hall to the right of the front door if desired.

Posted: Fri, 09 Sep 2022 16:33 by The Clerk

Tags: Uppingham Town Council