Sunday 6 February 2022 marked 70 years since Her Majesty The Queen’s accession to the throne. Queen Elizabeth II is the longest reigning British monarch and the longest-serving female head of state in history.


Message from the Mayor – The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

“On behalf of Brighton & Hove, I pay tribute to her Majesty The Queen for her 70 years of public service. Over the course of her reign, she has been a constant and positive role model for our country and has won recognition and respect from people all over the world.

“The dignity she has shown throughout her years as our head of state has been exemplary and I offer our sincere thanks and respect to her for this.

“It has been a particularly difficult time for so many people since Covid struck as we have all learned to live a different sort of life. The Platinum Jubilee year offers an occasion for communities to come together and celebrate in hope and in reflection.

“On behalf of our city, I wish Her Majesty the Queen a happy and healthy Platinum Jubilee year”.

Alan Robins, Mayor of Brighton & Hove