Sir David speaks in Queen’s Speech Debate

On Thursday 19th December, HM The Queen opened the new session of Parliament, following last week’s General Election.  

Following the showcase event, MPs debated the content of the speech. Making his first contribution in the House since his re-election as the Member of Parliament for Southend West, Sir David spoke on a number of issues including building regulations and matters relating to animal welfare.  

A full copy of Sir David’s speech can be seen by visiting