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Parliament: Oral Questions - 13 February 2018

Oral Questions - 13 February 2018

Questions to Ministers

1. Rt Hon BILL ENGLISH to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by all her Government’s policies?

2. DARROCH BALL to the Minister of Foreign Affairs: What actions has the Government taken to assist Tonga and Samoa in the wake of Cyclone Gita?

3. Hon PAULA BENNETT to the Associate Minister of Education (Māori Education): How will he ensure that children and young people remain engaged in Māori-medium education throughout their entire learning pathway and succeed as Māori?

4. Hon STEVEN JOYCE to the Minister of Finance: Does he stand by his reported quote of 7 February 2018, “New Zealand is a country that always has to be aware of global shocks. It’s why we keep our public debt lower than other countries”?

5. Dr DUNCAN WEBB to the Minister of Finance: What recent reports has he received on the Government’s financial statements?

6. Hon GERRY BROWNLEE to the Minister of Foreign Affairs: What are his three greatest priorities for the Foreign Affairs portfolio?

7. Hon MICHAEL WOODHOUSE to the Minister of Housing and Urban Development: Does he agree with all official advice provided to him on the KiwiBuild programme; if not, what advice does he disagree with?

8. PAUL EAGLE to the Minister of Housing and Urban Development: What reports has he received on the housing crisis?

9. Hon Dr JONATHAN COLEMAN to the Minister of Health: What are his priorities in the Health portfolio?

10. Hon PAUL GOLDSMITH to the Minister of Employment: Does he stand by all of his statements?

11. ANAHILA KANONGATA'A-SUISUIKI to the Minister for Social Development: Will the Families Package support working families; if so, how?

12. BRETT HUDSON to the Minister of Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media: Why has she decided to widen the search for New Zealand’s first Chief Technology Officer, and what will that mean in practice?

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