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Cabinet Office: Flags

Question for Cabinet Office

UIN 161679, tabled on 2 March 2021

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether his Department has a policy of supplying union jack flags for use in the background of ministerial television appearances.

Answered on

8 March 2021

The Union Flag is the national flag of the United Kingdom. Departments fly a variety of flags, including as appropriate the Union Flag, the Saltire, the flag of Saint David, as well as any flag of Her Majesty’s forces and the Pride flag. Government departments are responsible for procuring their own flags.

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