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Battle of Jutland: Flags

Question for Department for Culture, Media and Sport

UIN HL7728, tabled on 18 April 2016

To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will encourage the flying of the White Ensign from public and private buildings to commemorate the centenary of the Battle of Jutland on 31 May.

Answered on

26 April 2016

Any organisation may fly any flag at any time so long as they have the necessary planning permission. Public and Private buildings are free to fly the White Ensign to commemorate the Battle of Jutland if they wish.