Jersey flag to fly above Westminster on Liberation Day

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Jersey's flag will be flown above Westminster in London today to mark Liberation Day.

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) is flying the flag above its headquarters.

The UK Government department is responsible for the constitutional relationship between the Channel Islands and the United Kingdom.

We are pleased to be flying the flag to mark the island's Liberation Day., and to celebrate the important relationship that exists between the UK and the Crown Dependencies.

Lord Keen of Elie, UK Government Minister with responsibility for Crown Dependencies

Jersey's External Relations Minister, Senator Ian Gorst, said he was pleased the historic links between the island and the UK are still going strong.

Liberation Day is the most important day in Jersey's calendar and the MoJ's decision to mark it in this way demonstrates the close understanding we have developed over many years.

Senator Ian Gorst, Jersey's External Relationship Minister