Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Flags

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many times the (a) Union Jack, (b) St George's flag, (c) Scottish Saltire and (d) flag of Wales has been flown from the headquarters of his Department in London in each year since 2015.

Photo of Nadhim Zahawi Nadhim Zahawi Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)

The Department always flies the Union Jack. We do not hold records on how many times the St George’s flag, Scottish Saltire, and the flag of Wales have been flown.

Thirty-nine flag-flying events have taken place since 2017, with 15 instances where the type of flag flown was recorded.

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