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Questions For Oral Answer Wednesday, 25 August 199

Questions For Oral Answer Wednesday, 25 August 1999

Scoop will post paraphrased answers to the questions shortly after they are completed at around 3pm in the Headlines wire.

Question 1.

Arthur Anae to the Treasurer:

Q: What do recent economic reports he has received say regarding the outlook for employment next year?

Question 2.

Rt Hon. Helen Clark to the Minister of Health:

Q: Is he satisfied that Ascot Hospital performed satisfactorily in all parts of its orthopaedic contract; if so, why?

Question 3.

Ron Mark to the Prime Minister:

Q: Is she totally supportive of the views of her Minister of Justice and does she value his advice?

Question 4.

Jim Anderton to the Prime Minister:

Q: Did staff from her office have contact with representatives from Timberlands West Coast twice in February 1998, again in March 1998 and in April 1998; if so, why does that contact not constitute involvement in relations between the Government and Timberlands West Coast?

Question 5.

Steve Maharey to the Minister for Tertiary Education:

Q: Does his statement that he wants most New Zealand universities to scale back research and instead focus on teaching mean that he supports all current research funding being concentrated in two or three "super" universities; if so, how will this improve the overall quality of research and tertiary education in New Zealand?

Question 6.

Patricia Schnauer to the Minister of Maori Affairs:



Q: Does he intend to look into allegations of conflict of interest in the Waitangi Tribunal, made in the National Business Review of 20 August?

Question 7.

Hon. Annette King to the Minister of Social Services, Work and Income:

Q: Does he accept the Mental Health Commission's conclusion that current Government policies do not address the housing needs of people with mental illness; if not, why not?

Question 8.

Tony Steel to the Minister for Tertiary Education:

Q: Who will benefit from the enterprise scholarships that are part of the Bright Futures package released last week?

Question 9.

Murray McLean to the Minister for Food, Fibre, Biosecurity and Border Control:

Q: Is the Government committed to a fair and sustainable cost recovery system for the fishing industry?

Question 10.

George Hawkins to the Minister of Police:

Q: Why is the Bay of Plenty "hot spot" tactical policing squad reportedly operating with only three of its original ten members, and how many other tactical policing squads are under strength?

Question 11.

Pansy Wong to the Minister of Revenue:

Q: What progress has been made towards tax simplification following the Commerce Committee's inquiry into compliance costs?

Question 12.

Jill Pettis to the Minister of Corrections:

Q: Was the decision to proceed with a nationwide home detention scheme based on the success of the Wanganui pilot; if not, what was it based on?

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