"On behalf of the borough of Basildon, I would like to send our best wishes to Her Majesty The Queen as she reaches her 95th birthday. We thank Her Majesty for her dedication and service to our country over the years as our longest reigning monarch.
"Her Majesty has always been a source of stability and strength and I hope today, she takes comfort from her family and her faith. She is very much in our thoughts".
Published on Wednesday 21 April 2021