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Questions For Oral Answer Tuesday, 17 June 2008

Questions For Oral Answer Tuesday, 17 June 2008

Questions to Ministers

1. JOHN KEY to the Prime Minister: What action, if any, has she asked for from her Ministers and officials in response to violent offending in South Auckland?

2. Dr ASHRAF CHOUDHARY to the Minister of Education: What improvements is the Government making to the operation of NCEA?

3. Hon BILL ENGLISH to the Minister of Justice: Is it the Government's policy that groups intending to spend more than $12,000 on election advertisements must register with the Electoral Commission as a third party; if so, why?

4. RODNEY HIDE to the Minister of Education: What support does the Government provide the George Parkyn One-Day School for Gifted and Talented at Owairaka District School, and does he consider the level of support provided equitable?

5. ANNE TOLLEY to the Minister of Education: When will the "Schools Plus" policy be finalised and when will the finalised policy begin to be implemented?

6. Hon MARIAN HOBBS to the Minister for Disarmament and Arms Control: Did New Zealand achieve its objectives at the Dublin convention on cluster munitions?

7. Hon BILL ENGLISH to the Minister responsible for Climate Change Issues: What compensation mechanism, if any, is the Government proposing for households affected by the Government's proposed Emissions Trading Scheme?

8. DAVE HEREORA to the Minister of Commerce: What initiatives has the Government announced to investigate competition in petrol pricing?

9. Dr the Hon LOCKWOOD SMITH to the Minister of Immigration: Does he have confidence in the New Zealand Immigration Service; if so, why?

10. LYNNE PILLAY to the Minister for Social Development and Employment: What is the Government doing to ensure that Child, Youth and Family is a responsive organisation that is focused on providing excellent service to children, young people and families?

11. GERRY BROWNLEE to the Minister of Commerce: What does the Government hope to achieve from its inquiry into petrol prices?

12. RON MARK to the Minister of Police: Does she believe that police resources and practices to date are sufficient to deal with the rising level of violent crime in New Zealand?

ENDS

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