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Introduction By Scoop Editor Alastair Thompson
Video via InTheHouse.co.nz

Four questions appeared on the order paper yesterday regarding the John Banks donation scandal which is now threatening the stability of the John Key Government. Watch the video below.

For transcript of Questions see: Questions and Answers - May 1

For Audio Report from ParliamentToday.co.nz's Tom Frewen see: John Banks And Kim Dotcom

You can follow the breaking news on this story today on Scoop.co.nz - NZ's Leading Independent Online News Publisher and at Twitter via " John Banks" & "#JohnDotBanks". The story of the Kim Dot Com donation was broken on Campbell Live on Friday Night. - Scoop Editor Alastair Thompson

1.5.12 - Question 2: David Shearer to the Prime Minister

What assurances, if any, has he directly received from Hon John Banks regarding donations he received for his political campaigns and when did he receive those assurances?

1.5.12 - Question 4: Metiria Turei to the Prime Minister

What advice, if any, has he received on Hon John Banks' alleged actions regarding donations from Kim Dotcom?

1.5.12 - Question 5: Grant Robertson to the Minister for Land Information

On what date did Hon John Banks lobby him on behalf of the application of Kim Dotcom to purchase property in Coatesville, and how did Mr Banks communicate this lobbying?

1.5.12 - Question 7: Hon Trevor Mallard to the Associate Minister of Education

What progress has he made on setting the criteria for establishing charter schools?

(Parliament video embeds sourced from InTheHouse.co.nz - a youtube service archiving the broadcast of the New Zealand Parliament which is funded by the Clerk of The House Of Representatives.)

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