It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship this afternoon, Mr. Walker, and I am pleased to see so many Members from all sides of the House here and I do hope everyone will have an opportunity to take part, should they so wish.
Karl compared the Leader of the Labour Party’s belief that it was credible for the nation’s nuclear submarines to not actually be equipped with nuclear missiles with the Beatles’ song Yellow Submarine.
I declare an interest as both a justice of the peace and one of the 30 million-plus drivers in our country. I am also a freeman of the City of London, and since securing this debate I have been contacted by various claims management companies, solicitors and insurers, big and small, who have offered information and briefings to assist my contribution.
The City of Lincoln’s Member of Parliament, Karl McCartney MP, has asked the Minister of State at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, Anna Soubry MP, to consider granting Lincoln an Enterprise Zone.