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Parliament: Oral Questions - 7 August 2018

Oral Questions - 7 August 2018

Questions to Ministers

1. Dr DEBORAH RUSSELL to the Minister of Finance: What recent reports has he seen on the New Zealand economy?

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: Does he stand by all of the Government’s policies, statements, and actions in relation to the New Zealand economy?

4. Dr DUNCAN WEBB to the Minister of Education: What recent progress, if any, has been made on the Christchurch Schools Rebuild programme?

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

6. JAMI-LEE ROSS to the Minister of Transport: Do the funding allocations in the Government Policy Statement on Land Transport justify increases in fuel taxes over the next 3 years; if so, how?

7. PAUL EAGLE to the Minister for Building and Construction: What are the outcomes of yesterday’s meeting between Ministers and representatives of the construction sector?

8. Hon PAUL GOLDSMITH to the Minister for Regional Economic Development: Does he stand by his statement to Q+A on Sunday regarding the employment relations reforms, “I’m a politician from New Zealand First. I’m entitled to hear the concerns of provincial employers; I’m entitled to hear the concerns of regional leaders”; if so, what are the concerns he’s hearing?

9. Hon NIKKI KAYE to the Minister of Education: Will he commit to reducing teacher ratios in primary schools in this term of Government to reduce class sizes?



10. JENNY MARCROFT to the Minister of Defence: What recent reports has he received on the New Zealand Defence Force’s approach to paying the living wage?

11. Hon Dr NICK SMITH to the Minister of Justice: Does he agree with the statement by the Attorney-General that his Electoral (Integrity) Amendment Bill will have a chilling effect on the expression of dissenting views by MPs?

12. CHRIS BISHOP to the Minister of Internal Affairs: Is she confident that the Government inquiry into the process around the appointment of the Deputy Police Commissioner will retain public confidence with her as its responsible Minister?

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