Irvine’s MSP paid tribute to Her late Majesty after the sad news was announced last week.

Cunninghame South MSP Ruth Maguire expressed her condolences after the Queen’s lifetime of service.

She said: “Following the sad news of the death of Her Majesty the Queen, my office will be observing the period of mourning and condolence led by the Scottish Parliament.

“As a mark of respect, I have cancelled constituency business over the coming days and the constituency office will be closed. On behalf of my constituents in Cunninghame South I recognise the lifetime of duty and service carried out by the monarch and send my deepest condolences to the Royal family and all who loved her.”