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Oral Questions - 20 June 2017

Questions to Ministers

1. CHRIS BISHOP to the Minister of Finance: What reports has he received on growth in New Zealand’s economy?

2. ANDREW LITTLE to the Prime Minister: Does he believe that the moral standards he sets as Prime Minister are high enough?

3. JAMES SHAW to the Prime Minister: Does he stand by all his Government’s policies?

4. KANWALJIT SINGH BAKSHI to the Minister of Revenue: What is the Government doing to make tax simpler for individuals?

5. PHIL TWYFORD to the Minister for Building and Construction: Why did he allow slum boarding houses like 43 Church St Otahuhu and 454 Great North Road Grey Lynn to be operated year after year, housing tenants in unsafe and unsanitary conditions, before finally sending in the inspectors?

6. Rt Hon WINSTON PETERS to the Prime Minister: Before making a statement, does he check the facts; if not, why not?

7. SIMON O'CONNOR to the Minister for Infrastructure: How will the new $1.4 billion Waterview tunnel improve Auckland’s transport network?

8. Dr DAVID CLARK to the Minister of Health: Does he have confidence in the Director-General of Health?

9. JAN LOGIE to the Minister for Social Development: Does she stand by the Deputy Prime Minister’s statement in relation to child poverty that “I do question some of the data and the way that they’ve collected that”; if so, was she disputing all of the conclusions in the UNICEF report?

10. Rt Hon WINSTON PETERS to the Prime Minister: Does he stand by all his statements; if so, how?

11. Dr PARMJEET PARMAR to the Minister for the Environment: Why did he join legal proceedings last year over the $1.2 billion Three Kings development, and can this housing project now proceed?

12. POTO WILLIAMS to the Minister for Disability Issues: Why did she say that she would rather be out on the Harbour than meeting with disability advocacy groups?

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