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House of Commons: St. George's Day

Volume 458: debated on Monday 12 March 2007

To ask the hon. Member for North Devon, representing the House of Commons Commission what plans the House authorities have to celebrate St. George's Day. (125702)

Continuing its theme of celebrating the British Patron Saints’ Days, the Refreshment Department will celebrate St. George’s Day on 23 April by offering special dishes throughout its cafeterias and in the Members’ and Strangers’ dining rooms. Menus will showcase prime English meats, poultry, vegetables, cheeses and other seasonal produce, sourced by the Department's wholesalers from farmers and small producers throughout the English regions. Also, the Union flag will be flown from Victoria Tower on St. George’s Day.