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Oral Questions - 27 July 2017

Oral Questions - 27 July 2017

Questions to Ministers

1. SARAH DOWIE to the Minister of Finance: What reports has he received on New Zealand’s trade exports?

2. EUGENIE SAGE to the Minister for Land Information: Has he asked Land Information New Zealand to withdraw the 997-hectare Riversdale Flats from the proposed sale of Mt White Station pastoral lease; if not, why not?

3. PHIL TWYFORD to the Minister for Social Housing: Will she confirm that as of 30 June the Government has only delivered 323 of the additional 1,400 emergency beds they promised at the start of November last year?

4. STUART SMITH to the Minister of Transport: What update can he provide on the reinstatement of State Highway 1 following the Kaikōura earthquakes?

5. STEFFAN BROWNING to the Minister for the Environment: Does he have confidence in the Environmental Protection Authority’s review of glyphosate?

6. Dr DAVID CLARK to the Minister of Health: Does he support the establishment of a cross-agency working group with Canterbury District Health Board on their finances, funding, and facilities?

7. DAVID SEYMOUR to the Minister of Health: Does he stand by all his answers to Oral Question No. 6 on 6 June regarding intraoperative radiotherapy for breast cancer?

8. BARBARA KURIGER to the Minister of Immigration: What recent announcements has he made in relation to immigration settings?

9. Hon NANAIA MAHUTA to the Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations: Does he believe that the signing of the Pare Hauraki Collective Settlement with the inclusion of redress disputed by Tauranga Moana iwi is a breach of Te Tiriti o Waitangi?

10. CHRIS BISHOP to the Associate Minister of Education: What recent announcements have the Government made on school property in the Wellington region?

11. PITA PARAONE to the Minister for Māori Development: Does he stand by all his statements; if so, why?

12. JENNY SALESA to the Minister of Education: Is she satisfied that the Government is doing all that it can to ensure an adequate supply of teachers, particularly in Auckland?

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