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Questions For Oral Answer - March 22


QUESTIONS FOR ORAL ANSWER QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS

1. TE URUROA FLAVELL to the Minister of Education: Does she agree with the Children’s Commissioner, who has stated that “providing culturally affirming education and care was considered important for supporting parents from minority cultures”; if so, what will she do to demonstrate she is listening to the views of parents?

2. Hon PHIL GOFF to the Prime Minister: Why did he say on Breakfast television on Monday, 21 March that people earning between $40,000 and $70,000 a year were “really struggling”?

3. CRAIG FOSS to the Minister of Finance: What will be the Government’s spending priorities in Budget 2011?

4. Hon ANNETTE KING to the Associate Minister for Social Development and Employment: Is she proposing to reduce funding to family violence programmes; if so, why?

5. AARON GILMORE to the Acting Minister for Economic Development: What measures has the Government recently announced to help support the economic recovery of Canterbury businesses?

6. Hon DAVID CUNLIFFE to the Minister of Finance: Are the downward revisions in growth forecasts a sign that the Government’s economic plan is not working?

7. KATRINA SHANKS to the Minister for Social Development and Employment: What is the Government doing to support Cantabrians through the earthquake recovery?

8. SUE MORONEY to the Minister of Education: Does she support the findings of the Children’s Commissioner that small group sizes improve the quality of care and education for infants and toddlers?

9. Dr RUSSEL NORMAN to the Minister of Finance: Is it fiscally responsible to increase borrowing to pay for the rebuilding of Christchurch?

10. Dr PAUL HUTCHISON to the Minister of Science and Innovation: What progress has been made in implementing the science and innovation business support package?

11. Hon JOHN BOSCAWEN to the Attorney-General: Is it Government policy that the right of the public to access beaches conferred under clause 27 (1) of the Marine and Coastal Area (Takutai Moana) Bill is subject to prohibitions imposed by wāhi tapu under clauses 27 (2) and 78 of the Bill?

12. JACINDA ARDERN to the Minister for Social Development and Employment: Does she stand by her statement that “this is about working together to maintain the highest possible levels of employment while we weather the downturn. We need to have a combined approach that is pragmatic, respectful and effective”?

ENDS

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