Book Reviews | Gordon Campbell | News Flashes | Scoop Features | Scoop Video | Strange & Bizarre | Search

 


Business Statement - Urgent Bill On Building Issues

The Financial Reviews Bill would be one the Government’s priorities when Parliament next sits.

Leader of the House Gerry Brownlee said after the coming one week adjournment the Government would seek to make progress on the set piece debate that arises from financial reviews.

The Government would also seek to make progress on the Student Loan Scheme Amendment Bill (No 2) and the Minimum Wage (Starting-out Wage) Amendment Bill.

In response to questions, Brownlee said an urgent, short bill relating to the building portfolio was being written and would be circulated before discussions on how it would proceed.

The Auditor-General’s report, Ministry for Primary Industries: Preparing for and responding to biosecurity incursions was tabled.

Select Committee reports were presented on:

2011/12 financial review of the Taranaki District Health Board as reported by the Health Committee;

Report from the Controller and Auditor-General, New Zealand Defence Force: The civilianisation project, January 2013 as reported by the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee.

MPs began Question Time

**
ParliamentToday.co.nz is a breaking news source for New Zealand parliamentary business featuring broadcast daily news reports.

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Top Scoops Headlines

 

Syriza Win Greek Election: The Rumblings Of The Left

Binoy Kampmark: The left – and by this, the genuine, progressive, unmanagerial left – is getting noisy. The Greek elections are upon us, with the similar challenges being played out from 2012. There are fears of Grexit – a heavy breathing departure from the eurozone that will do everything to rattle the central currency mechanism that has been taking a battering... More>>

ALSO:

A Public Conversation: Reinventing News As A Public Right

Alastair Thompson: Oh how the mighty have fallen. Once journalism was possibly a noble profession, though that is certainly now, to quote our Prime Minister, a 'contestable' notion. It certainly seemed at least a little noble when I joined the ranks of reporters in 1989 . But ... More>>

ALSO:

Bear Baiting: Michael Hammerschlag On The View From Inside Ukraine

Russia's economy and currency are collapsing from oil price drop and sanctions, but Ukraine's is dropping faster: 60% drop in hryvna. Russia can survive it, but Ukraine is tottering on collapse and default... MORE >>

More On Oil & Russia :

More Year End Commentary :

Get More From Scoop

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Top Scoops
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news