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Parliament: Oral Questions - 16 May 2018

Oral Questions - 16 May 2018

Questions to Ministers

1. Dr DUNCAN WEBB to the Minister of Finance: What priorities did the Budget Policy Statement 2018 set out?

2. Hon SIMON BRIDGES to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by all her Government’s policies and actions?

3. Hon AMY ADAMS to the Minister of Finance: Is he confident that each of the decisions made as part of Budget 2018 and all savings made will improve the well-being of New Zealanders?

4. JENNY MARCROFT to the Minister of Forestry: What recent announcements has he made regarding the one billion trees programme?

5. Hon JUDITH COLLINS to the Minister of Housing and Urban Development: Does he stand by all his reported statements and promises?

6. Hon PAUL GOLDSMITH to the Minister for Regional Economic Development: Does he agree with MBIE Deputy Chief Executive Paul Stocks’ 12 April comments to the Economic Development, Science and Innovation Committee in relation to the Provincial Growth Fund, “we are working on the basis that we want a good deal of sunlight where public money is involved”; if so, will he instruct his officials at MBIE to release any funding agreements between MBIE and the recipients of funds for the projects announced so far?

7. PRIYANCA RADHAKRISHNAN to the Minister of Housing and Urban Development: What reports has he seen on the public housing waiting list?

8. JAMI-LEE ROSS to the Minister of Transport: Does he stand by all his statements, actions, and policy commitments?

9. Hon MICHAEL WOODHOUSE to the Minister of Immigration: Does he stand by his response to Oral Questions on Thursday 10 May that his Government was working to turn Labour’s “manifesto commitments into policy that can be implemented” and we “will see the fruition of that work in the very near future”; if so, when specifically will he implement those policies?

10. Dr LIZ CRAIG to the Minister of Health: What are the priorities for health in Budget 2018?

11. CHRIS BISHOP to the Minister of Police: Why did he receive a paper entitled “Alternative Five Year Phasing Options for 1800 New Police” on 29 March and what were the main recommendations of that paper?

12. Hon LOUISE UPSTON to the Minister for Social Development: Does she stand by all her Ministry’s recent decisions and actions?

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