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Questions for Oral Answer - 15 February 2006

Questions for Oral Answer As At Wednesday, 15 February 2006

Questions to Ministers

1. DIANNE YATES to the Minister for Disarmament and Arms Control: Has he received any reports on possible changes to New Zealand's nuclear-free policy?

2. Dr DON BRASH to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by her statement that "A functioning society which provides its citizens with liberty and dignity needs to be built on the values of political accountability,"; if so, does she believe that she has been fully accountable to the New Zealand public?

3. MOANA MACKEY to the Minister of Education: What reports has he received concerning the 2005 NCEA exams?

4. Dr DON BRASH to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by her statement that, "We need a strong economy to deliver the living standards, the services, and the quality of life which the citizens of our first world country expect,"; if so, does she agree that increasing the incomes of New Zealand workers depends in the long term primarily on increasing productivity?

5. GORDON COPELAND to the Minister of Communications: Does he stand by the Government's target to get New Zealand into the top half of the OECD for broadband uptake by next year when New Zealand is currently 22nd out of 30 countries for broadband; if so, why?

6. GERRY BROWNLEE to the Prime Minister: When does she expect to receive the final report from Dr Noel Ingram into allegations of conflicts of interest involving Taito Phillip Field?

7. HONE HARAWIRA to the Attorney-General: Is he satisfied with the resourcing provided to the Crown Law Office to enable it to respond in a timely and professional manner?

8. Hon BILL ENGLISH to the Minister for Tertiary Education: Did Te Wananga o Aotearoa receive unqualified audit reports in each of the years 1999 through to 2003 and did the Government believe those reports were a reliable measure of Te Wananga o Aotearoa financial systems?

9. SHANE JONES to the Minister of Finance: What is the basic principle that applies to the taxation of income earned by New Zealand residents?

10. JOHN KEY to the Minister of Broadcasting: Is he concerned by the decision of the Board of Television New Zealand to strip former chief executive Ian Fraser of his remaining duties because of comments he made to the Finance and Expenditure Committee; if not, why not?

11. JEANETTE FITZSIMONS to the Minister of Fisheries: What advice or reports has he received or asked for on the ecological values of the areas proposed by the fishing industry to be closed to bottom trawling in New Zealand's exclusive economic zone, and who provided that advice?

12. SIMON POWER to the Minister of Corrections: Does he stand by his statement that "almost 30 percent of the inmates" currently in jail are "no risk to society"; if so, why?

ENDS

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