Book Reviews | Gordon Campbell | Scoop News | Wellington Scoop | Community Scoop | Search

 


Education And The Courts

Government is likely to interrupt the Budget debate this afternoon to make progress on education and court process law reform.

After Question Time MPs are scheduled to continue the set piece debate on the Appropriation (2013/14 Estimates) Bill with 6 hours and 23 minutes remaining.

The Government is likely to adjourn this debate at some point to deal with the third reading of the Criminal Procedure Amendment Bill. Debate on this was last interrupted with seven speeches of ten minutes duration remaining. The bill, divided into nine bills, has the wide support of Parliament.

The Government is also likely to want to make progress on the committee stage of the Education Amendment Bill, which was interrupted last night while MPs debated clauses one, two and three of the bill. The Government has the support of ACT, United Future and the Maori Party over the controversial moves to set up charter schools which will run under different rules from state schools.

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

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Top Scoops Headlines

 

'Opening The Election' Video: Nicky Hager And Mike Joy On Science, Spin, And Society

In two videos relevant to the March for Science from Scoop's 'Opening The Election' forum, Massey University's Dr Mike Joy spoke about promoting science in the face of government spin and journalist Nicky Hager offered a checklist of issues to promote for an open civil society. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On Regime Change, Bombs And Syria

Now that America has found its greatness again the traditional way – by bombing someone – the misgivings have set in. Despite the 57 Cruise missiles fired at the al Shayrat airbase in Syria, the airbase was reportedly functioning again soon afterwards. More>>

ALSO:


Earlier:

Get More From Scoop

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Top Scoops
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news