She wrote: “I ‘liked’ tweets today that were offensive in nature about the use of the British flag as a backdrop in a government interview this morning.
“I have since removed these ‘likes’. This do not represent the views of me or the BBC.
“I apologise for any offence taken. Naga.”
This comes after a segment on BBC Breakfast this morning with the Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick.
Behind him in his office was a portrait of Queen Elizabeth and the Union flag.