The New Year will of course have a backdrop of Brexit and given that my aims are to benefit the most people, to support business and to respect the outcome of the referendum, I shall be supporting the current deal. Should circumstances alter I shall make my decisions accordingly.
Greener market mechanisms could transform the quality of new homes. A new Environmental Net Gain system, as part of the forthcoming Environment Bill, could help deliver cleaner, greener, more beautiful places to live.
Following a question I asked to the Secretary of State for Defence ("I am delighted that the Secretary of State has seen fit to protect our amphibious capability—HMS Bulwark and HMS Albion —and their related technologies, both new and conventional. These are such crucial tools for the Marines.