Parliament

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

 

Questions For Oral Answer - Tuesday, 5 September

See Scoops Wire after 3pm for paraphrased answers to today's questions.

QUESTIONS FOR ORAL ANSWER
Tuesday, 5 September 2000

Questions to Ministers


1. Steve Chadwick to the Minister for Accident Insurance: What steps has ACC taken recently in relation to helping to prevent child abuse?

2. Rt Hon. Jenny Shipley to the Associate Minister of Health: Does she agree with the statement by the Prime Minister yesterday that her speech last week to the Psychological Society undermined the Government's efforts to deal with the issue of abuse and of closing the gaps between Maori and non-Maori?

3. Judy Keall to the Minister of Health: What steps has she taken to ensure a wider range of skills are present on Hospital and Health Service boards and how will this benefit the establishment of District Health boards?

4. Hon. Bill English to the Minister of Finance: What did he mean, in relation to economic activity, when he said "There are some people still in grieving mode - what I might be inclined to call post election traumatic stress disorder among one or two people - and I think we've got to overcome that still."?

5. Clayton Cosgrove to the Minister of State Services: In what circumstances is it appropriate to pay for travel and accommodation costs for public servants who are working away from their home base?

6. Hon. Tony Ryall to the Minister of Housing: Does the Government stand by the Labour Party's pre-election policy that "Labour will work to ensure that an adequate supply of housing is available, particularly for low and modest income families in areas of the country where it is needed."?

7. Jeanette Fitzsimons to the Minister of Energy: What contribution has the splitting of ECNZ into four competing power companies made to the risk of blackouts in Auckland this summer?

8. Rodney Hide to the Minister of Finance: What risk is there that, as projected by the Bank of New Zealand recently, he will oversee New Zealand's first fiscal deficit since 1993, and what impact would such an outturn have on international confidence in our economy?

9. Taito Phillip Field to the Minister of Housing: What progress is currently being made with regard to the implementation of income-related rents for State house tenants?

10. Hon. Dr Nick Smith to the Minister of Conservation: Has the Department of Conservation made any payments to Tame Iti for any contract, consultancy services or travel expenses, or paid for any travel taken by Mr Iti since December 1999; if so, for what purpose?

11. Kevin Campbell to the Minister in charge of the Public Trust Office: What progress has been made in planning to modernise the legislation governing the operations of the Public Trust Office?

12. Rt Hon. Wyatt Creech to the Minister of Health: Does she agree with the assessment made by her colleague, Hon Phillida Bunkle, that hospitals have received too little new funding in the Budget to cope with junior doctors' pay claims?

Tuesday, 5 September 2000

Question to Member


1. Anne Tolley to the Chairperson of the Justice and Electoral Committee: How many submissions have been received on Supplementary Order Paper No 25 relating to the Matrimonial Property Amendment Bill?

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Gordon Campbell: On The Peters/Ardern Triumph

There are a lot of good reasons to feel joyful about this outcome. It is what so many young voters – the best hope for the country’s future – wanted.

Far more important than the implications for the Economy Gods ( is the dollar up or down? ) last night’s outcome will also mean many, many vulnerable New Zealanders will have a better life over the next three years at least.

Yet the desire for change was in the majority, across the country..>>>More


Reaction

Labour on its agreement |Peters: Post-Election Announcement Speech | Greenpeace “cautiously hopeful” about new Government | ACT - Madman on the loose | E tū ecstatic | Chamber welcomes the outcome | Greens on their joining Govt | EDS welcomes new govt | Immigrant groups worry | Feds ready to engage new coalition government | Labour Ministers of the Crown announced

 

Climate: Increasing Greenhouse Emissions Hit NZ

New Zealand is seeing impacts of excess greenhouse gas emissions in our climate and oceans, according to the latest national report from the Ministry for the Environment and Stats NZ about the state of the atmosphere and climate…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