Parliament is sitting today.
You can follow proceedings starting at 2 pm on TV ( Freeview 31, Igloo 50, Sky 86, Vodafone 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
- ALASTAIR SCOTT to the Minister of Finance: What reports has he received on New Zealand’s external financial position?
- JAMES SHAW to the Minister for the Environment: Does he stand by his statement in regard to water that “we need to be sure that any steps we take are fair to all users”?
- ANDREW LITTLE to the Prime Minister: Does he stand by his statement that it’s “not true” that teachers can’t afford to buy a home in Auckland, given many reports of teachers leaving Auckland due to housing costs and of principals struggling to fill vacancies?
- RICHARD PROSSER to the Minister for the Environment: Does he stand by all his statements?
- SARAH DOWIE to the Minister of Justice: What recent announcements has she made to improve New Zealand’s family violence legislation?
- GRANT ROBERTSON to the Minister of Finance: Does he agree with yesterday’s Dominion Post editorial, “it would be absurd for National to hand out tax cuts while refusing to restore contributions to the Cullen Fund”?
- NUK KORAKO to the Minister of Tourism: What announcements has she made about the Government providing more support for regional tourism infrastructure?
- RON MARK to the Minister of Immigration: Does he stand by his statement, “we’ve got immigration policy settings that make sure the right people come in and the wrong people don’t … I think we’ve got the policy settings just about bang on”?
- PHIL TWYFORD to the Minister for Infrastructure: Why does his Housing Infrastructure Fund offer more debt to councils when the biggest high-growth local authority, Auckland Council, is already close to its debt ceiling?
- JAN LOGIE to the Prime Minister: Does he stand by all his statements?
- SCOTT SIMPSON to the Minister of Transport: What is the Government doing to improve safety and travel times on State Highway 2 between Tauranga and Waihi?
- CHRIS HIPKINS to the Associate Minister of Education: Does she believe the Government has succeeded in her 2014 aim to “get ahead of demand” for new classrooms before serious capacity issues arise; if so, why did the Government fail to spend $54 million allocated for new schools and roll growth last year?
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