Today is a great test for our Labour-led government.
It’s the release of a mini-budget set well in advance of the main budget set for May 2018.
This advanced timing sets the government into a much faster pace of delivery than otherwise.
You will all have your own priorities, but the government’s ones have been well forecast is in the 100-day agreement.
Though you may be familiar with most of them, here they are again and how they are tracking.
The House will be sitting under urgency to crack on with them.
Some highlights from the coalition deal itself to remind us.
This government has all the following winds it could hope for: bulging surplus, strong economy, no major international crises, and a list designed to be do-able.
Let’s see how fast they can bank these first set of promises, so that they can then set themselves even more challenging policy goals.