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County flags chosen by residents across England

20 June 2014 Last updated at 12:51 BST

While the England flag is being flown from pub windows, on car roofs and even Downing Street, another lesser-known flag has been spotted in the heart of Whitehall.

The new flag for Sussex was flown by Eric Pickles on his department's office block - in celebration of Sussex Day this week.

In a Daily Politics film, Adam Fleming reports how several counties are fluttering flags of their own, picked by residents to reflect their local identity.

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