BBC’s chief political correspondent Adam Fleming sat down with Prince William and discussed some of the climate change issues close to the Duke. The Duke of Cambridge reflected on the mockery his father has faced over the years for his dedication to climate change and also noted the important need for action going forward. As the pair spoke in Kensington Palace, Mr fleming also joked with the Duke about some of the room’s decorations.
Mr Fleming went on to mock Prince William for the choice to have a “weird dog sculpture” in the room under a table.
BBC Breakfast host Naga Munchetty asked Mr Flemming about the incident and the interview overall.
She said: “I know you spoke about loads and loads of important things but you brought up the dog ornament.
“And you said it was a weird little dog sculpture?
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“Well, how did Kensington Palace feel about you going in and plonking two newscast mugs right on the furniture?”
Mr Fleming answered: “They were quite happy with that because there are some big Newscast listeners in Kensington Palace.
“I won’t name names, I don’t think it is William and Kate but some of his team do listen.”
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