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Europe Day

Volume 589: debated on Thursday 7 May 1998

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asked Her Majesty's Government:Why they intend to fly the European flag from government buildings and in Parliament Square on Europe Day. [HL1749]

On Europe Day, 9 May, the European flag will fly, alongside the Union Jack, from government buildings and in Parliament Square.Flying the European flag on Europe Day reflects the important position which the UK holds for the six months of the Presidency and emphasises the Government's confidence in its role in the EU.