asked Her Majesty's Government:
Further to the remarks by Baroness Royall of Blaisdon on 1 March (Official Report, cols. 1747-49), by what legal instrument those wishing to fly the European Union flag after 6 April will no longer need prior permission from the local authority to do so; whether such an instrument has been sanctioned by Parliament; and, if so, how it has been sanctioned.[HL2610]
The Town and Country Planning (Control of Advertisements) (England) Regulations 2007 (SI 2007 No.783) were laid before Parliament on 15 March 2007. They are due to come into force on 6 April 2007. The relevant provision is in Schedule 1, Class H, to the regulations.