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Questions for Oral Answer - Thursday, 12 May 2005

Questions for Oral Answer - Thursday, 12 May 2005

Questions to Ministers

1. GERRY BROWNLEE to the Prime Minister: Does she have confidence in the Minister of Police; if so, why?

2. PETER BROWN to the Minister of Health: Does the Ministry of Health monitor the physiotherapy industry; if not, why not?

3. Hon TONY RYALL to the Minister of Police: Does he stand by all the answers he has given in the House since the Iraena Asher case, now that the report on the review into the 111 system has been released?

4. HELEN DUNCAN to the Minister of Education: What steps is he taking to improve the quality of early childhood teaching?

5. GERRY BROWNLEE to the Prime Minister: Why did she agree to prepare a brief of evidence in relation to proceedings between Peter Doone and the publisher of the Sunday Star-Times?

6. GEORGINA BEYER to the Associate Minister for Social Development and Employment: What announcements are being made today about assistance to people with disabilities or ill health?

7. GERRY BROWNLEE to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by her statement that "Mr Robinson is a strong and principled Commissioner"; if so, why?

8. RON MARK to the Minister of Police: Will he be asking his Police Commissioner to resign in light of the scathing report into the 111 emergency call system; if not, why not?

9. RODNEY HIDE to the Associate Minister of Education: Does he stand by his reported comments that "Cyber bullying was nasty and had to stop,", and is his policy one of zero tolerance to bullying in schools?

10. DARREN HUGHES to the Minister for Courts: What recent announcements has he made regarding funding for the improvement of court buildings?

11. ROD DONALD to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade: What advice, if any, has he given New Zealand Cricket on the actions that it could take to ensure the proposed Black Caps tour of Zimbabwe could not be exploited for political purposes by the Mugabe regime?

12. JUDY TURNER to the Minister of Health: Is she satisfied that hospitals have sufficient resources to ensure that New Zealanders requiring outpatient services get the treatment they need; if so, why?

ENDS

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