Oral Questions – 19 December 2017

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Questions to Ministers

  1. ANGIE WARREN-CLARK to the Minister of Finance: What reaction has he seen to the package of measures contained in the Families Package (Income Tax and Benefits) Bill that passed through the House last week?
  2. Rt Hon BILL ENGLISH to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by all of her Government’s policies?
  3. JENNY MARCROFT to the Minister of Foreign Affairs: What reports has he received about increased international opposition to whaling in the Southern Ocean?

  4. Hon STEVEN JOYCE to the Minister of Finance: How many new specific fiscal risks are in the Half Year Economic and Fiscal Update released last Thursday?
  5. ANAHILA KANONGATA’A-SUISUIKI to the Minister of Housing and Urban Development: What recent policy decisions has the Government made regarding housing?
  6. Hon SIMON BRIDGES to the Minister for Regional Economic Development: Does he stand by all his statements on the Regional Development (Provincial Growth) Fund?
  7. Hon Dr JONATHAN COLEMAN to the Minister of Health: What measurable outcomes, if any, will his policies deliver?
  8. PRIYANCA RADHAKRISHNAN to the Associate Minister of Finance: How is the Government preserving the right of New Zealanders to own New Zealand homes?
  9. Hon AMY ADAMS to the Minister of Justice: Will the Government be seeking to advance the Electoral Integrity Amendment Bill today; if so, is it his intention to move that it be referred to select committee for the standard six-month period of consideration?
  10. GARETH HUGHES to the Minister for Climate Change: Why has he announced that he will be consulting with New Zealanders on a Zero Carbon Act, setting new targets and plans to reduce climate pollution?
  11. Hon MICHAEL WOODHOUSE to the Minister of Housing and Urban Development: Does he agree with all reported statements made by Hon Phil Twyford in relation to housing; if so, on what date did he realise that Housing New Zealand was already “moving in the right direction”?
  12. JONATHAN YOUNG to the Minister of Conservation: Will access agreements on conservation land be possible for existing mining permits in the future, as is currently the case?

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