The House Today #nzqt

Parliament is sitting today.

You can follow proceedings starting at 2 pm on TV (Freeview 22, Sky 86), streaming audio via Radio New Zealand and streaming Parliament TV via the internet. After the sitting day, on-demand replays can be found at In The House.

Questions to Ministers

  1. DENIS O’ROURKE to the Minister for Building and Housing: Does he stand by the Prime Minister’s statement yesterday that the Government has a comprehensive housing plan for New Zealand?
  2. STUART SMITH to the Minister of Finance: What recent reports has he received on the Government’s accounts?
  3. ANDREW LITTLE to the Prime Minister: Does he stand by his statement that he has a “comprehensive housing plan”, given the continued decline in home ownership and rapid rise in house prices?
  4. JAMES SHAW to the Prime Minister: Ka tū a ia i runga i te mana o tana kōrero, “if you go back and have a look at the first three or four years when I was Prime Minister, the issue of housing was not a significant issue”?

    Translation: Does he stand by his statement that, “if you go back and have a look at the first three or four years when I was Prime Minister, the issue of housing was not a significant issue”?

  5. Hon ANNETTE KING to the Minister of Finance: Does he stand by his statement that the chances of getting the mental health social bond off the ground was “oh very high”?
  6. ALFRED NGARO to the Minister for Building and Housing: What reports has he received on how much of the $17.8 billion of national construction is being done in Auckland, and what proportion of this is residential building?
  7. PHIL TWYFORD to the Minister for Social Housing: Does she agree with the Minister Responsible for HNZC that one of the groups producing social housing in the next two years will be “community housing providers – which are contracted to the Ministry of Social Development”; if so, how many houses will they be completing in the next two years?
  8. MARAMA DAVIDSON to the Prime Minister: Ka tū a ia i runga i te mana o āna kōrero katoa?

    Translation: Does he stand by all his statements?

  9. TRACEY MARTIN to the Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment: Does he stand by his statement yesterday that “we just have the occasional agent and the occasional provider that doesn’t do things properly”?
  10. MELISSA LEE to the Minister of Education: What recent announcements has she made about digital technology and the curriculum?
  11. CHRIS HIPKINS to the Minister of Education: Is she considering any proposals to allow schools to spend money, currently committed to teaching staff, on other expenses; if so, why?
  12. TODD BARCLAY to the Minister for Sport and Recreation: Can he confirm that the Government is investing an extra $20 million over the next four years to support high performance sport?

This post is a Debate post about the goings on in The House. It is not a general debate post. Off-topic comments will be removed.


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