Local government honours the memory of Queen Elizabeth II

Image: The Royal Family
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Around the world, local government acts as a locus of remembrance and grief. In this week’s Global Local bulletin, we give space to the complicated legacy of colonialism and consider what it means to be a compassionate city. Here we collect how Queen Elizabeth II was honoured by local government officials and institutions and provided a centre for local people to express their grief.

Blackburn with Darwen Council in Northwest England, for example, shared this message.

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Other tributes from around the world...

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Councillor Linda Scott, from Sidney and chair of the Australian Local Government Association.

Scarborough Council in Northeast England

André Dickens, Mayor of Atlanta, Georgia

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