Q+A This Week:
SUNDAY 4 MAY AT 9.00AM
ON TV ONE
National MP Maurice
Williamson is quizzed by Susan
Wood - how close is his relationship
withDonghua Liu? Is it a case of looking
after rich donors?
Will he have competition in his
Pakuranga seat? Deputy Political Editor Michael
Parkin speaks to ACT leader Jamie
Whyte and Conservative Leader Colin
Labour Leader David
Cunliffe on compulsory Kiwisaver - will it make any
difference? And can he sell his party’s new monetary
Plus, ACT MP John Banks on legal
highs and animal testing.
The panel this week: Dr
Raymond Miller, Mike Williams,
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Parliament Today: State Opening Of Parliament
The House sits at 10.30am today before MPs are summoned to hear the Speech from the Throne in the Legislative Council Chamber.
The speech delivered by the Governor-General on the Government’s behalf outlines its priorities for this Parliament.
After this MPs will return to the House for the presentation of petitions and papers and the introduction of any bills.
The Government has five notices of motion on the Order Paper which can be debated. These relate to relating to the appointment of the Deputy Speaker, Assistant Speakers, the reinstatement of business in a carryover motion and one on “Entities to be deemed public organisations”. More>>