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QUESTIONS FOR ORAL ANSWER

Tuesday, 15 June 1999

Questions to Ministers


1. Hon. Ken Shirley to the Minister of Local Government: Does he support the establishment of separate Maori seats on local authorities, as proposed by the Bay of Plenty Regional Council?

2. Rt Hon. Helen Clark to the Minister responsible for Radio New Zealand Ltd.: Has the Prime Minister spoken with her about the conflict of interest which appears to arise on Radio New Zealand's board over the contracting out of news services; if so, has she satisfied the Prime Minister that such a conflict of interest has not arisen?

3. Dr Wayne Mapp to the Minister of Justice: Why did the Government not accept officials' advice on the home invasion legislation?

4. Peter Brown to the Minister of Police: What consolation can the police offer the 79-year-old woman who was the victim of the aggravated robbery and where the judge ruled the police case inadmissible, because of a failed police experiment in using videotape identification?

5. Hon. Dr Michael Cullen to the Prime Minister: Is she aware of concern amongst National Party backbenchers over the Government's performance in recent months; if so, what is her response to their concerns?

6. Jim Anderton to the Minister of Communications: Will the Government use the Kiwi share to prevent Telecom charging Internet users two cents a minute for local calls?

7. Belinda Vernon to the Minister of Finance: What are the pros and cons of the top personal tax rate diverging from the corporate tax rate?



8. Hon. Annette King to the Prime Minister: Is the media report that she handed out a "vicious barracking to staff on Wednesday over a dismal performance by Health Minister Wyatt Creech in a television interview over immunisation" correct; if so, what was the nature of her concerns?

9. Hon. Peter Dunne to the Minister responsible for Radio New Zealand Ltd.: Can she guarantee that the provisions of section 7(1)(f) and (g) of the Radio New Zealand Act 1995 are being and will continue to be met?

10. George Hawkins to the Prime Minister: Does she believe it is appropriate for the Minister of Police to request the names of individual police officers who have been publicly "moaning" about policing matters such as staff cuts so that they can "get a smack"; if not, what action has she taken to reprimand the Minister?

11. Arthur Anae to the Minister of Justice: Why will this Government not consider a recommendation to raise the number of Maori seats in Parliament?

12. Hon. Jim Sutton to the Prime Minister: What factors is she taking into account in setting the date of the General Election?

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