Gordon Campbell | Parliament TV | Parliament Today | Video | Questions Of the Day | Search

 


Questions for oral answer - Wednesday, 29 January 2014

Order Paper and questions

Questions for oral answer

Wednesday, 29 January 2014

Questions to Ministers

1. Hon DAVID CUNLIFFE to the Prime Minister: Does he stand by his statement in 2011 that "for the average New Zealand child, most of them are doing extremely well"?

2. PAUL GOLDSMITH to the Minister of Finance: What reports has he received indicating that progress in lifting economic growth will create new job opportunities and support higher wages in 2014?

3. METIRIA TUREI to the Prime Minister: Does he stand by his statement yesterday that "giving the odd kid a lunch. That is not actually going to fix the problem. What will fix the problem is paying $50,000 to a world-class principal to go in and fix up a school that is failing those kids"?

4. Rt Hon WINSTON PETERS to the Minister of Immigration: Does he believe Immigration New Zealand has the required level of resources to uphold the immigration laws of this country?

5. Hon DAVID PARKER to the Minister of Finance: Does he stand by his statement that "Government policies have helped to reduce income inequality at the margin"; if not, why not?

6. Dr CAM CALDER to the Minister of Education: What recent announcements has she made on lifting achievement of children in schools?

7. JACINDA ARDERN to the Prime Minister: Does he stand by his statement that "I want to see every one of our children getting the very best start to life. They deserve nothing less"?

8. NICKY WAGNER to the Minister responsible for the Earthquake Commission: What progress has been made on the Canterbury Home Repair Programme?

9. GARETH HUGHES to the Minister of Energy and Resources: Does he agree with the Electricity Authority that households have been paying too little for power in the past and how has this issue been corrected under the current Government?

10. Hon ANNETTE KING to the Minister of Health: What recent reports has he received on access to elective surgery?

11. SIMON O'CONNOR to the Minister of Science and Innovation: How is the Government encouraging New Zealand businesses to undertake more research and development?

12. Dr RAJEN PRASAD to the Minister of Immigration: Is he concerned about the level of illegal job selling taking place according to reports on Campbell Live this week?

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Gordon Campbell:
On Andrew Little’s Debut, Mockingjay, And Drunk Texting

John Key’s credibility has taken a hammering this week – at least among the 50% of the electorate who have always had doubts about him on that score.

The other substantial story of the week has been about Andrew Little’s debut as Labour leader, which has received top marks, especially among the 25% of the electorate still voting Labour. According to some reports, the Labour caucus has been ‘in seventh heaven’ about Little’s success this week in taking it to the government in the House. More>>

ALSO:

 
 

Parliament Today:

Gordon Campbell: On Government Arrogance

Right now, National is ramming anti-terrorism measures through Parliament. This legislation will grant the SIS the power to carry out 48 hour bouts of surveillance on anyone without a warrant, and will bestow on government the power to unilaterally revoke anyone’s passports and thus deny them the freedom to travel. More>>

ALSO:

Glenn Inquiry: Report Offers Solutions To Family Violence

The People’s Blueprint unveiled today by Sir Owen Glenn’s independent inquiry into child abuse and domestic violence outlines a new, more cohesive and effective system for reducing New Zealand’s alarmingly high family violence rates. More>>

ALSO:

Environment Commissioner: Changing Climate And Rising Seas - Understanding The Science

A rising sea will be with us for a long time to come – one way or another we will have to adapt. But how high and how fast the water rises will be influenced by the speed at which the world – including New Zealand – reduces greenhouse gas emissions over the coming decades. More>>

ALSO:

Key Texts With Whale Oil Released: PM Can’t Be Trusted Over Dirty Politics Defence - Greens

John Key’s answers to questions about dirty politics can’t be trusted, after he was forced to admit that he had misled journalists and Parliament about contact with attack blogger Cameron Slater, said the Green Party today.. More>>

ALSO:

Temporary Release Crackdown Continues: Corrections Review Of Phillip Smith Case

“The review by Corrections’ Chief Custodial Officer reveals that the plan for Smith’s series of temporary releases was overly ambitious and misinformed. He’s a highly manipulative and deceptive person who although technically eligible, should not have been considered for temporary release." More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Parliament
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news