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Questions For Oral Answer - Tuesday, 15 August 200

QUESTIONS FOR ORAL ANSWER
Tuesday, 15 August 2000

Questions to Ministers

1. Rt Hon. Jenny Shipley to the Prime Minister: Is she satisfied that her statement on 23 June 2000, that "You can't go rummaging around people's lives, getting information that's covered by Privacy Acts etc.", has been followed by her, her staff and members of her Government?

2. Tim Barnett to the Minister for the Community and Voluntary Sector: What action has he taken to strengthen relationships between Government and community and voluntary organisations?

3. Hon. Ken Shirley to the Minister for Accident Insurance: Why have wool scourers reportedly emerged as one of the biggest losers from the renationalisation of ACC, with premiums up 129 percent on what they paid privately last year?

4. Keith Locke to the Minister for the Environment: What practical steps is the Government taking to tackle Auckland's air pollution problem and what is the timeframe for these actions?

5. Hon. Murray McCully to the Minister of Local Government: Does she stand by her statement of 6 August that she enjoyed "a constructive and compatible working relationship" with Local Government New Zealand; if so, how does she reconcile it with Local Government New Zealand papers released over the past week which describe serious difficulties in the relationship?

6. Dianne Yates to the Associate Minister of Justice: What action is the Government taking to review the law and practice relating to guardianship, custody and access?

7. Rt Hon. Wyatt Creech to the Minister of Mâori Affairs: For the purposes of Government policy, how many articles does the Treaty of Waitangi have in both the English and Maori versions of the Treaty of Waitangi?

8. Graham Kelly to the Minister of Immigration: What is the Government's attitude towards the integration of new settlers into New Zealand society?

9. Hon. John Luxton to the Minister for Industry and Regional Development: How much have petrol prices changed since he started calling for lower petrol prices, and what impact are any changes having on regional economic development?

10. Helen Duncan to the Associate Minister of Education: What steps is she taking to progress the recommendations of the Wylie review into certain aspects of Special Education 2000?

11. Stephen Franks to the Minister of Corrections: In reply to my supplementary question in the House on Wednesday about offending by violent criminals on parole without supervision that ensures compliance with parole conditions, on what did he base his statement that "many of those cases are rare"?

12. Gerry Brownlee to the Minister for Accident Insurance: What is ACC's estimate of liable earnings and premium income in the accident insurance market for the year 1999/2000 (excluding self employed), and ACC's forecast liable earnings and premium income (including and excluding self employed income and premiums) for 2000/2001?

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