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Questions For Oral Answer Wednesday, 23 February 2

Questions For Oral Answer Wednesday, 23 February 2

Question 1.

Hon. Richard Prebble to the Minister of Maori Affairs:

Q: Has he enough support from his colleagues to achieve change for Maori given that the media reports that his performance is under Prime Ministerial scrutiny?

Question 2.

Helen Duncan to the Associate Minister of Education (Tertiary Education):

Q: Is he satisfied with the proportion of young people undertaking tertiary education and training; if not, why not?

Question 3.

Hon. Dr Nick Smith to the Associate Minister of Education (Tertiary Education):

Q: What briefings has he sought on the resignation of Victoria University's Vice-Chancellor?

Question 4.

Keith Locke to the Prime Minister:

Q: Is she concerned that the European Parliament's Justice and Home Committee is today investigating whether the Government's Waihopai spy base is engaged through the Echelon network in commercial espionage against European companies; if not, why not?

Question 5.

Katherine Rich to the Minister of Broadcasting:

Q: Does she stand by her answer to written question No. 1662, that "Employment policies, procedures and decisions are operational matters."?

Question 6.

David Cunliffe to the Minister of Communications:

Q: What action is he taking to address competition issues in the telecommunications industry?

Question 7.

Hon. Peter Dunne to the Minister of Justice:

Q: Does he support wiping clean the criminal records of people who have kept out of trouble for at least 10 years?

Question 8.

Ron Mark to the Minister of Police:

Q: What plans, if any, are in place to ensure police are not hampered in their efforts to fight crime, through lack of the best possible crime fighting technology, now the INCIS computer is to be sold?

Question 9.

Hon. Murray McCully to the Minister assisting the Prime Minister on Auckland Issues:

Q: Does she accept the statement in the Auckland Regional Growth Strategy:

Q: 2050 document that Infrastructure Auckland will play a "critical role" in achieving the objectives of that strategy; if so, will she work with Auckland regional leaders towards achieving the strategy's goals?

Question 10.

Tim Barnett to the Associate Minister of Justice:

Q: What conclusions has she identified from the report by Mel Smith and Don Hunn on the conduct of the 1999 General Election?

Question 11.

Gerry Brownlee to the Minister for Accident Insurance:

Q: Has the Government made any decision to accommodate the concerns of Federated Farmers and self-employed New Zealanders over proposed accident insurance changes; if so, what decision has the Government made?

Question 12.

Nanaia Mahuta to the Associate Minister of Education:

Q: What progress is being made in promoting the teaching of te reo Maori in primary schools?


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