Oral Questions – 17 October 2018

Questions to Ministers 

  1. Dr DUNCAN WEBB to the Minister of Finance: What recent reports has he seen on the New Zealand economy?
  2. Hon SIMON BRIDGES to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by all her Government’s statements and actions?
  3. DARROCH BALL to the Minister of Defence: What recent reports has he received regarding support given by the New Zealand Defence Force?   
  4. Hon AMY ADAMS to the Minister of Finance: Is it a goal of this Government’s economic policy to make it easier for New Zealand families to get ahead?
  5. Hon JUDITH COLLINS to the Minister of Housing and Urban Development: Does he stand by his statement that “homelessness is likely to get worse before it gets better”?
  6. PAUL EAGLE to the Minister of Housing and Urban Development: What progress has he made towards the Government’s KiwiBuild homes targets up to 2020/21?
  7. Hon MARK MITCHELL to the Minister of Justice: Does he stand by all his statements and actions?
  8. PRIYANCA RADHAKRISHNAN to the Minister for Social Development: What approaches, if any, has this Government taken to get people into sustainable and meaningful employment?
  9. Hon PAUL GOLDSMITH to the Minister of Energy and Resources: How many cents per litre has the “petrol margin trend New Zealand” in the MBIE data set titled “weekly fuel price monitoring” changed between the most recent data point and 27 October 2017; and, how many cents per litre has total Government or local Government taxes increased over the same period in and outside of Auckland?
  10. Hon MICHAEL WOODHOUSE to the Minister of Health: Did he receive any advice about the $200 million in reprioritised medicine in Budget 2018 being redirected to nurse salary increases rather than the purchase of new medicines; if so, what was the nature of that advice?
  11. MARJA LUBECK to the Minister for Building and Construction: What action, if any, is the Government taking to address skills and labour shortages in the construction sector?
  12. JONATHAN YOUNG to the Minister of Energy and Resources: Does she stand by all her Government’s policies, statements, and actions in relation to the energy and resources portfolio?

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