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Questions for Oral Answer - Thursday, 29 June 2006

Questions for Oral Answer As At Thursday, 29 June 2006

Questions to Ministers

1. SIMON POWER to the Minister of Corrections: Does he have confidence in his department; if so, why?

2. METIRIA TUREI to the Minister for Tertiary Education: Is he concerned that on the same day that he announced a funding boost of $26 million for universities over the coming year, the New Zealand University Students' Association revealed that in 2005 public tertiary education institutions spent an estimated collective total of $28 million on advertising and marketing?

3. JOHN KEY to the Minister of Finance: Does he stand by his statement that "I absent myself from any discussions on aviation regulation. I leave the Cabinet room or the Cabinet committee room if any of those matters arise."?

4. DARREN HUGHES to the Minister of Transport: What are the key features of the Government's Land Transport Programme announced yesterday?

5. Hon MURRAY McCULLY to the Minister of Conservation: Does he have confidence in his department, in light of the recent Auditor-General's report "Department of Conservation: Planning for and managing publicly owned land"; if so, why?

6. CHRISTOPHER FINLAYSON to the Minister for Courts: Does he have confidence that the current court system is delivering speedy and inexpensive access to justice; if so, why?

7. MARYAN STREET to the Minister of Health: Has he received any reports on the importance of investing in primary health?

8. Hon TONY RYALL to the Minister of Health: What are the Government's priorities in health?

9. RON MARK to the Minister of Justice: Is he satisfied with the effectiveness of the current system by which security guards and security firms are licensed and monitored?

10. Dr the Hon LOCKWOOD SMITH to the Prime Minister: How much has the Ingram inquiry cost to date?

11. GEORGINA BEYER to the Minister for Social Development and Employment: What reports has he received on the progress towards addressing skill shortages in the labour force?

12. ALLAN PEACHEY to the Minister of Education: Does he stand by his statement that "the arrangement in Flat Bush has not come from a ministry-driven restructuring of education. I think, really, people there had decided it would be interesting to do this kind of innovative approach."?

ENDS

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