Children help May and Gove identify birds in wetland centre visit
The pair were helped by children from Lowther Primary School, near the wetland centre in Barnes, south-west London.
Theresa May used a pair of binoculars as she set out her vision for protecting the environment.
The Prime Minister went birdwatching with a group of primary school pupils to mark the launch of the 25-year strategy.
She was joined by Environment Secretary Michael Gove for the visit to the London Wetland Centre.
The two politicians were helped to identify birds by a group of children from Lowther Primary School, near the wetland centre in Barnes, south-west London.
PM Theresa May and Environment Secretary @michaelgove announce Govt's 25 year #EnvironmentPlan at @WWTLondon. Now we need a powerful new Environment Act to make sure the Govt sticks to a greener path > https://t.co/ldFcFgCgM5 … @Number10gov #25YEP #greenbrexit pic.twitter.com/a7EOfeEJl2— WWT London (@WWTLondon) January 11, 2018
Mrs May exclaimed “Gosh, there’s lots” as she surveyed the bird life, while Mr Gove was impressed as the children told him they had seen a peregrine falcon.