Decision details

Decision details

Flag Flying - addition to protocol

Decision Maker: City Executive Board (became Cabinet on 13 May 2019)

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Request to secure the flying of the Union flag, as a regular activity, on both VE and VJ day


The Board considered a report submitted by the Head of Law and Governance which sought approval to add two occasions to the protocol for regular Flag Flying on:

   Victory in Europe Day (VE day) – 8 May

   Victory in Japan Day (VJ day) – 15 August


The City Executive Board resolved to:

1.     Agree to add the regular flying of the Union Flag from the flag pole above the 1930s extension to the Town Hall on VE day, 8 May and VJ day 15 August.

Report author: Pat Jones

Publication date: 13/11/2015

Date of decision: 12/11/2015

Decided at meeting: 12/11/2015 - City Executive Board (became Cabinet on 13 May 2019)

Effective from: 18/11/2015

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