I need an ID please

I need an ID please

Observation - I need an ID please - UK and Ireland. Description: I found this insect in my garden today. It was more of the size of a bee fly or a bee rather than a hoverfly. I presume this is a female laying eggs on my daylily plants.

I found this insect in my garden today. It was more of the size of a bee fly or a bee rather than a hoverfly. I presume this is a female laying eggs on my daylily plants.