Department for International Development: Flags

Department for International Development written question – answered on 5th March 2020.

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Photo of Philip Davies Philip Davies Conservative, Shipley

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how many (a) Union Jack, (b) St George, (c) Scottish Saltire and (d) Flag of Wales flags her Department owns.

Photo of Wendy Morton Wendy Morton Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (Joint with the Department for International Development)

DFID has two headquarter buildings in the UK; one at 22 Whitehall and the other at Abercrombie house in East Kilbride.

DFID own and fly flags in accordance with DCMS policy. The total number of flags owned across both buildings are:

(a) 9 x Union Jacks

(b) 2 x St George

(c) 4 x Scottish Saltire

(d) DFID does not own any Welsh flags.

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