The following are the list of dates in 2023 on which it is customary for specific flags to be raised over the City Chambers. Out-with these dates the Saltire will be flown.
Birthday of HRH The Princess of Wales
Countess of Wessex
International Women's Day
Birthday of HRH Earl of Wessex
Commonwealth Day (2nd Monday)
International Workers Memorial Day (Saltire ½ mast)
International Day against Homophobia,
Birthday of HRH Prince of Wales
Armed Forces week
Birthday of HM The Queen Consort
Birthday of HRH Princess Anne
Merchant Navy Day
Remembrance Sunday (2nd Sunday)
Birthday of HM The King
St Andrew's Day
World Aids day
Red ribbon flag
1. XX HM The King birthday and Commonwealth Day are moveable and intimated by Royal Proclamation.
2. The Council Flag is raised on all days when Full Council sits.
3. For funerals of public figures and others (as determined by the Lord Provost) flags may be flown at half mast for all or part of the day.
4. Flag programme may be suspended if weather conditions prevent access to roof.
5. 163 Countries celebrate Independence days of which 62 celebrate ind. From GB