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Pro-Independence Scots Are Furious About The Union Flags On Their New Driving Licences

"It has a fuckin union jack on it wtf I didn't vote for that."

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Since the start of August, new driving licences have come with a little union flag on them – and it's fair to say Scottish nationalists aren't very happy about it.

In fact, #The45 aren't very happy at all.

Got a new driving licence cause I changed my address and it has a fuckin union jack on it wtf I didn't vote for that #wearethe45 #voteyes

This man is so angry he might erect a Scottish flag in his garden in protest.

Just received new driving licence with the Union Jack on it. I've been holding off getting a Saltire for my garden. Maybe it's now time.

This person thinks it's "a sleekit way of brainwashing us".

@ColinMcGarvie @Froufrou42 @DVLAgovuk It is just a not so sleekit way of brainwashing us to believe there is s Union

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#NotHappy

Just renewed my driving licence as address changed.. now i have the eyesore of the Union Jack on it.. should be an opt out. #nothappy

"There's a massive fucking Union Jack on it."

Just got my driving licence through and there's a massive fucking Union Jack on it 😂😂😂 is this a joke

This man informed the DVLA he'd be covering up the union flag with "a nice wee Satire".

Hey @DVLAgovuk, you can shove your union flag where the sun don't shine, will be covering that up wee a nice wee Satire.

In fact the DVLA keep getting tweeted about it.

@DVLAgovuk Is it illegal for me to remove the Union Flag from my driving licence, I find it offensive!

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Quite a lot.

@dvlagovuk I don't want a union flag on my new license! I paid for it and I'm Scottish so will you put a saltire on it please? #dvla

But there's nothing they can do.

@sinton75 Hi, the Government decided that UK licences should display the Union flag as it strengthens the UK's sense of national unity.

Never fear though, #The45, because the "Bonny Badge Company" is selling these tiny saltire stickers to cover up the union flag on your licences.

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So people can either buy some of those, or take Graeme Buchan's advice.

Why are folk moaning about having a Union Jack on there driving license, surely there's more to worry about in life

Jamie Ross is a Scotland reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in Edinburgh.

Contact Jamie Ross at jamie.ross@buzzfeed.com.

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