Parliament

Gordon Campbell | Parliament TV | Parliament Today | Video | Questions Of the Day | Search

 

Questions For Oral Answer Thursday, 10 February 20

Questions For Oral Answer Thursday, 10 February 2000

Questions to Ministers


Question 1.

Grant Gillon to the Minister of Conservation:

Q: Does the Government intend to propose an amendment to the Hauraki Gulf Marine Park Bill to ensure that the whole of Takapuna Point is transferred into the proposed park and is available for the public use and enjoyment of all New Zealanders?

Question 2.

Rt Hon. Jenny Shipley to the Prime Minister:

Q: What did she mean by her comments, as reported in the Dominion of 8 February, that "the chorus at the select committee [on the Accident Insurance (Transitional Provisions) Bill] was predictable"?

Question 3.

H V Ross Robertson to the Minister of Justice:

Q: Why did the Government take the decision to cancel the Commission of Inquiry into INCIS and what is he establishing in its place?

Question 4.

Gerry Brownlee to the Minister for Accident Insurance:

Q: What does he expect ACC to do regarding the level of accident insurance premiums over the next three years, since @Work New Zealand has said that premiums are likely to fall significantly further in year two?

Question 5.

Ron Mark to the Prime Minister:

Q: Is it Government policy to endorse, commercially or otherwise, private companies competing with other businesses in this country?

Question 6.

Max Bradford to the Minister for Economic Development:

Q: What did he mean when he said, as reported in the Dominion this morning, that the Government's new economic development programme would "get a lot wrong"?

Question 7.

Martin Gallagher to the Minister of Health:

Q: What steps will the Government be taking to begin to address the problems identified in the Our Health Our Future report?

Question 8.

Hon. Richard Prebble to the Minister of Defence:

Q: How does he reconcile his statement on Morning Reportyesterday that the Government is "not actively trying to sell the Skyhawks to anyone" with the report on Television New Zealand news at 6pm last night that New Zealand diplomats have confirmed that talks are underway with the Philippines over that country's purchase of the New Zealand Air Force Skyhawks, or does this mean the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade has not advised him that diplomats are negotiating to sell the Skyhawks?

Question 9.

Sue Kedgley to the Minister of Health:

Q: Has the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Council of Ministers agreed that arrangements for mandatory labelling of genetically engineered food would be finalised in March this year; if so, will the timetable be achieved?

Question 10.

Tony Ryall to the Minister of Broadcasting:

Q: How does she explain telling the Listener that the Government is not going to publicly say it would accept a smaller dividend from Television New Zealand and telling OnFilm magazine that she will consider trading off a smaller dividend from Television New Zealand?

Question 11.

Tim Barnett to the Minister of Housing:

Q: What reports has he received on serious housing needs in New Zealand and what action will he take as a result of those reports?

Question 12.

John Luxton to the Minister for Industry and Regional Development:

Q: Does he see any benefits to regional development of maintaining tariffs; if so, could he specify them?

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Werewolf: What Does Winston Peters Want His Legacy To Be?

A lot of people in New Zealand seem to resent Winston Peters and the power that he appears to have. “Appears” being the operative word. In reality, Peters will have power only up to the point that he uses it.

By next week, he’ll have become just another junior player in an MMP governing arrangement, battling to hold onto the gains he was promised. More>>

 

Rising Toll: Road Safety Needs To Be A Higher Priority

Official advice released to the Green Party under the Official Information Act shows that the previous National Government dismissed an option to make road safety its most important transport priority after being told the road toll was rising. More>>

ALSO:

Wellington.Scoop: Arrests At Blockade Of "Weapons Expo"

“We encourage people in Wellington to get down to the Westpac Stadium now for a day of awesome peace action. There will be plenty of food, music and activities to keep us sustained through the day.” More>>

ALSO:

Rorschach Restructuring: PSA Taking Inland Revenue To Court Over Psychometrics

The Public Service Association will be seeing Inland Revenue in Employment Court over its intention to psychometrically test employees reapplying for their roles at the department as part of its controversial Business Transformation restructuring plan. More>>

ALSO:

Nuclear Disarmament: Nobel Peace Prize 2017 Awarded To ICAN

Congratulations from iCAN Aotearoa New Zealand to international iCAN, the other iCAN national campaigns and partner organisations, and the countless organisations and individuals who have worked so hard for a nuclear weapons-free world since 1945. More>>

ALSO:

Expenses: Waikato DHB CEO Resigns

An independent inquiry has identified that Dr Murray had spent more than the agreed $25K allocated for relocation costs, and other unauthorized expenses involving potential financial breaches of the chief executive’s obligations. More>>

ALSO:

Wellington.Scoop: Sad About The Trolley Buses?

The Regional Council’s MetLink is today spending money to tell us that it really loves Wellington’s trolley buses, even though they’re all being taken off our roads by the end of this month. More>>

ALSO:

Post-Election: Preliminary Coalition Talks Begin

New Zealand First will hold post-election preliminary discussions in Wellington with the National Party tomorrow morning and the Labour Party tomorrow afternoon. More>>

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL
 
 

Featured InfoPages

Opening the Election