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Questions For Oral Answer - 12 November 2002

Questions For Oral Answer
Tuesday, 12 November 2002
Questions To Ministers

1. GRAHAM KELLY to the Prime Minister: What further contribution is New Zealand making to the international campaign against terrorism

2. Hon ROGER SOWRY to the Minister for the Community and Voluntary Sector: Has she carried out any consultation with the voluntary sector regarding the proposed health and safety in employment legislation; if not, why not

3. LARRY BALDOCK to the Minister of Finance: Following last week’s announcement that tax revenues were $358 million higher than forecast in the three months ending September 2002, what plans, if any, does he have for spending this

4. Hon BILL ENGLISH to the Minister of Broadcasting: Can he confirm the report in this morning’s Dominion Post stating that the KPMG review of expenses claimed by Dr Ross Armstrong has been completed; if so, what further actions are proposed by himself or by TVNZ

5. KEITH LOCKE to the Prime Minister: Has she received any advice that means she has reconsidered her views, expressed on 13 September 2002, that the criteria for the use of force by the United Nations against Iraq had not been met

6. RON MARK to the Minister of Police: Does he keep any crime statistics on the following ethnic groups: Somali, Thai, Korean, Chinese, Scottish, Irish, Dutch or South African; if not, why not

7. JILL PETTIS to the Associate Minister of Education (Tertiary Education): What measures has the Government undertaken to ensure tertiary education remains affordable to students



8. STEPHEN FRANKS to the Minister in charge of Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations: Has she considered any negotiations between the Whanganui River Maori Trust Board and Genesis Power Ltd in relation to the claim over the Whanganui River; if so, what does she know of these negotiations

9. DIANNE YATES to the Minister of State Services: What reports has he received
on New Zealanders’ use of the internet

10. GERRY BROWNLEE to the Minister of Energy: How much electricity do the Rangipo and Tokaanu power stations generate from the Whanganui River water currently subject to reconsent

11. Hon BRIAN DONNELLY to the Associate Minister of Education (Special Education): Is current Government policy sufficient to cope with the ongoing education of teenage parents who had their basic formal education truncated due to the birth of a child

12. Hon Dr NICK SMITH to the Minister of Education: Can he assure the House that there will be no further industrial action in secondary schools either late this year or early next year; if not, why not

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