Row over flying of the Union Jack flag at Royal Welsh Show

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A row has broken out between the Welsh Labour and Conservative parties over whether the Union Jack flag should be flown at the Royal Welsh Show.

Lesley Griffiths, the Environment Secretary, has said she no longer wants to see the Union Jack flown at the Royal Welsh Show.

Leslie Griffiths said she would prefer to see the Welsh flag at the show

The Welsh Government says it has raised concerns with the organisers of the Royal Welsh Show about the 'branding' in the Food Hall at this year's show.

The confrontation took place during a meeting of the Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee in the Senedd.

The Royal Welsh Show is the biggest agricultural show in Europe.

Commenting, Andrew RT Davies said the Welsh and UK flags should continue to be flown.

Mr RT Davies said people are

The Welsh Government says it will be working closely with the Royal Welsh Show on branding next year's event.