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Questions For Oral Answer - Thursday, 6 July

Today's questions for oral answer by Ministers. Paraphrased answers to these questions will be posted in the Headlines wire shortly after 3pm.

QUESTIONS FOR ORAL ANSWER
Thursday, 6 July 2000

Questions to Ministers


1. Joe Hawke to the Minister of Health: What benefits does she anticipate from the "Get Checked" Diabetes Aotearoa Programme?

2. Hon. John Luxton to the Minister for Economic Development: Does he stand by his reported statement of March this year that it was Government policy to eliminate the use of consultants?

3. Nandor Tanczos to the Minister of Local Government: Has the Government considered initiating a cost benefit analysis of the proposed $155 million Waikato River pipeline to Auckland to see if it will be money well spent?

4. Hon. Ken Shirley to the Minister of Health: Over the third quarterly Health Funding Authority reporting period ending 31 March 2000, has the number of people who have been waiting more than six months for elective surgery increased or decreased and by how much?

5. Georgina Beyer to the Minister of Education: Are staffing levels in small rural schools adequate; if not, why not?

6. Dr the Hon. Lockwood Smith to the Minister of Education: What information have schools been given regarding the level of staffing and operational funding for next year?

7. Ann Hartley to the Minister of Immigration: What actions has she taken in response to the present situation faced by many Fijian nationals currently in New Zealand on temporary permits?

8. Dr Lynda Scott to the Minister of Health: How much extra money are Health and Hospital Services boards estimated to spend on fees for additional directors, as a result of the Government's proposed structural changes?

9. Graham Kelly to the Minister of Consumer Affairs: What reports has she received on consumer satisfaction with banking in New Zealand and what is she doing about it?

10. Hon. Max Bradford to the Minister of Labour: Does she agree with the changes to the Employment Relations Bill outlined in a speech by Hon Dr Michael Cullen yesterday, and do these changes represent official Government policy?

11. Dr Muriel Newman to the Minister of Social Services and Employment: Is reducing long term unemployment a high priority for the Government; if so, what has he done to reduce it since becoming the Minister?

12. Dr Paul Hutchison to the Minister for the Environment: Is the Government committed to waste minimisation, state-of-the-art waste disposal and an open, accountable and rigorous process regarding waste disposal applications?

ENDS

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