Leader of Maidstone Borough Liberal Democrat Councillors Clive English has paid tribute on behalf of the Group to her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Clive said: "For 70 years the Queen has unstintingly and diligently served the public of this Country and the Commonwealth through decades of tremendous change and often great difficulty in the life of our Nation and the World. We thank her for that great record of devoted and selfless service and think at this time of her family and wish them strength and courage."
Ian Chittenden, Kent County Councillor added,, “No matter what problems we as a country experienced internally or internationally, our Queen was the rock that held us steady for many years. God Bless King Charles and the royal family and give them the strength to lead us through the coming years”.