Eskdale Pupils Tour UK Parliament

CAPITAL VISIT . . . a large party of pupils from Langholm Academy have returned from an educational trip to London which took in the UK Parliament.

During a tour of the Palace of Westminster, the group was greeted by Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale MP David Mundell, who later hosted a question and answer session for the pupils in one of the committee rooms.

The Langholm party enjoyed a varied programme in the city, which also included visits to Downing Street, Buckingham Palace, the London Dungeons, views from the London Eye next to the River Thames and a theatre trip to see the hit musical ‘Wicked.’

Picture shows the Academy party on the steps of historic Westminster Hall with Mr  Mundell, front centre

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