Department for Education: Flags

Department for Education written question – answered on 6th March 2020.

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Photo of Philip Davies Philip Davies Conservative, Shipley

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many times the (a) Union Jack, (b) St George's flag, (c) Scottish Saltire and (d) Welsh flag has been flown from the headquarters of his Department in London in each year since 2015.

Photo of Nick Gibb Nick Gibb Minister of State (Education)

​The table below shows the number of times per year that each flag has been flown from the Department for Education’s London headquarters, since 2015.

Flag type

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Union

365

366

365

365

365

St. George’s

0

0

0

6

3

Scottish Saltire

0

0

1

1

0

Welsh

0

1

0

0

0

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