Marianne Overton MBE writes on behalf of the Lincolnshire Independents,

It is with great sadness that we heard of the passing of Queen Elizabeth II. Our sincere condolences to King Charles III and all the Queen’s family.

As Britain’s longest-reigning monarch and figurehead over seven decades, the Queen demonstrated the very essence of unstinting public service, winning hearts and minds wherever she went. Her inspiring constant integrity, humanity and support will be much missed as Head of State, Head of the Commonwealth and as our Queen, with whom so many of us felt a very personal connection. Her inspiration lives on as we face our own challenges ahead.

The Queen on the occasion of her Platinum Jubilee celebrations