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The Government will next week seek to pass legislation covering land transport management and prisoners right to compensation.

When Parliament resumed at 2pm Speaker David Carter said he had received the official resignation of Ombudsman David McGee
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Acting Leader of the House Chris Finlayson said next week the Government would make progress on the Budget Debate. Priority would be given to the third reading of the Land Transport Management Amendment Bill and Prisoners' and Victims' Claims (Continuation and Reform) Amendment Bill, as well as number of first and second reading debates.

The House would sit on Thursday morning for the first reading of the Te Tau Ihu Claims Settlement Bill and the third readings of the Ngāti Whātua o Kaipara Claims Settlement Bill and Waitaha Claims Settlement Bill.

A petition was presented calling on the House not to proceed with housing accord legislation.

The Auditor-General’s report, Education for Māori: Implementing Ka Hikitia – Managing for Success, was presented

Select committee reports were presented on the:

Report from the Controller and Auditor-General, Health sector: Results of the 2010/11 audits by the Health Committee

Report from the Controller and Auditor-General, Education sector: Results of the 2011 audits by the Education and Science Committee

Petition 2011/50 of Hon Damien O'Connor on behalf of the students and staff of Parklands School Motueka by the Education and Science Committee

MPs began Question Time

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