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Questions for Oral Answer - February 19

QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS

1. METIRIA TUREI to the Minister of Education: In relation to the proposed school closures in Christchurch, does she agree with Manning Intermediate head Richard Chambers that “The Minister promised us that we would have two years no matter what. It was a guarantee she made to our community repeatedly, it was unequivocal”?

2. MAGGIE BARRY to the Minister of Finance: What reports has he received on the New Zealand economy?

3. DAVID SHEARER to the Prime Minister: Does he have confidence in all his Ministers?

4. Dr CAM CALDER to the Minister of Education: In the context of the Government’s Christchurch schools announcement, what is the process going forward?

5. Hon CLAYTON COSGROVE to the Minister for Building and Construction: Does he believe that the contracting system currently used in the construction industry works appropriately and fairly in circumstances of insolvency; if so, why?

6. NICKY WAGNER to the Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery: What progress is being made on making the Christchurch city centre safe for rebuilding?

7. IAIN LEES-GALLOWAY to the Prime Minister: Does he stand by all his statements on withdrawing troops from Afghanistan?

8. TIM MACINDOE to the Minister of Science and Innovation: How is the Government focussing New Zealand’s science funding investment, and encouraging Kiwis to get involved in science?

9. DAVID SHEARER to the Prime Minister: Does he stand by all his statements?

10. ALFRED NGARO to the Minister for the Community and Voluntary Sector: What recent announcements has she made regarding government support for volunteering?

11. EUGENIE SAGE to the Minister of Local Government: Does he have any concerns about the Hawkes Bay Regional Council’s forecast of 530 percent increase in its debt by 2021/22?

12. Rt Hon WINSTON PETERS to the Prime Minister: Does he still have confidence in the Associate Minister of Health; if so, why?

QUESTIONS TO MEMBERS

1. Le'aufa'amulia ASENATI LOLE-TAYLOR to the Chairperson of the Government Administration Committee: How many submissions have been received on the Marriage (Definition of Marriage) Amendment Bill?

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