Suella Fernandes, the new Tory MP for Fareham in Hants; Lady Parminter for the LibDems; Anneliese Dodds MEP, the Labour euro-MP for south east England, look back on the events of 2015, and ahead to the new year. Diane James MEP from UKIP, joins us too.
The first British air strikes on Syria began shortly after the results of the Commons voting were announced last night. Most of our MPs voted in favour - but there were some Tory rebels. Fred and Sangeeta link to Political Correspondent Phil Hornby.
Most of the region's MPs voted for air strikes in Syria. We have a breakdown, constituency by constituency.Read the full story ›
MPs have voted in favour of air strikes in Syria. RAF Tornado jets have already carried out the first British bombing runs over Syria, the Ministry of Defence has confirmed.
The air strikes were carried out within hours of a vote by MPs in the Commons to back extending operations against Islamic State (IS) from neighbouring Iraq.
But the action hasn't entirely been supported by MPs from the Meridian region. An MP from Hampshire led the Conservative rebellion against the Prime Minister. Julian Lewis said the Government's policy was hopelessly wrong.
Conservative MP John Baron for Basildon and Billericay, also spoke out against the plans.
Peter Kyle, the Labour MP for Hove says he will vote in favour of the government. He says his decision to support airstrikes against IS targets in Syria is a 'principled stance'.
The Conservative MP for New Forest East, who chairs the Commons Defence Select Committee tells MPs he will vote against the Government tonight.
The Conservative MP for South Dorset, Richard Drax, voted against military air strikes in Syria two years ago but he says he will support the Government tonight.
Caroline Lucas, the Green MP for Brighton Pavilion has questioned how the government will work with Syrian rebel groups against IS. She warns that it could lead to conflict with Russia.
MPs from the South are debating whether to launch airstrikes against IS targets in Syria. How will your MP vote?Read the full story ›
John Baron, Conservative MP for Basildon and Billericay is one of the main opponents of the Government's strategy.
He has warned that there is a "lack of comprehensive strategy" in place to deal with so-called Islamic State in Syria.