Statement on the death of Queen Elizabeth II

'In an ever-changing world, the Queen was a constant' - CLA President
Queen Elizabeth II

The Country Land and Business Association (CLA) shares in the deep sadness felt by everyone in the United Kingdom, the Commonwealth and the whole world, at the passing of Her Majesty The Queen.

The Queen was a steadfast champion of the British countryside and rural way of life.

Mark Tufnell, President of the CLA, said:

“It is with profound grief that we note the death of Her Majesty The Queen, but it is also with sincere gratitude that we remember her tireless service to our nation and its rural community.

“In an ever-changing world, the Queen was a constant. Her devotion and sense of duty inspired us all.

“On behalf of everyone at the Country Land and Business Association, I send my very deepest condolences to all members of the Royal Family, and pray that they will find comfort in the outpouring of love being shown to them from around the world.”

Key contact:

Jonathan Roberts
Jonathan Roberts Director of External Affairs, London