Lichfield’s MP has moved to clarify the significance of a flag he has been pictured standing in front of.
There has been criticism on social media after a still from a video in which Michael Fabricant appeared showed what appeared to be a South African flag dating back to the apartheid era.
But the Conservative MP said the items were merely references to his former work in the broadcasting industry.
“I have flags of some of the countries where I set up radio stations,” he said.
“One was the SABC and the other flag next to it is the old communist USSR flag as another client was Radio Moscow World Service. “