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Lord Mayor delivers book of condolence to Exeter Prison

Published: 22 September 2022

Lord Mayor delivers book of condolence to Exeter Prison Exeter Prison

The Lord Mayor of Exeter has taken part in a visit to Exeter Prison to take a book of condolence for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II for officers and prisoners to sign.

The visit is part of a tour of the city by Lord Mayor Cllr Yolonda Henson, which has included a number of care homes and a planned visit to the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital.

The Lord Mayor said: “I have been taking books of condolence to care homes and other locations around the Exeter, and I was pleased to be able to meet the Governor and staff during my visit to Exeter Prison.

“A very large number of people have now signed books of condolence in Exeter as a mark of respect to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, and I thank them for doing so.”

Exeter Prison Governor Richard Luscombe welcomed the visit by the Lord Mayor.

He said: “We were very pleased to welcome the Lord Mayor to Exeter Prison and for the chance for officers to meet her and sign the book of condolence. It was very much appreciated.

“Many prisoners have also signed to pay their condolences to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth.”

Lord Mayor at Prison Montage

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