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Select Committee Report Flood Continues

When Parliament resumed at 2pm the acting Leader of the House Anne Tolley said next week the Government would seek to make progress on a number of its bills including the Dairy Industry Restructuring Bill.

Wednesday would be members’ day, she said.

The Government response to the Commerce Committee Inquiry into the collapse of finance companies was presented.


The flood of select committee reports continued as they complete annual financial reviews


Amongst the reports presented were those on the:

2010/11 financial review of the Serious Fraud Office by the Law and Order Committee

2010/11 financial review of the Ministry of Social Development, of non-departmental appropriations for Vote Maori Affairs, and of non-departmental appropriations for Vote Maori Affairs (Whanau Ora) by the Social Services Committee

Petition 2011/7 of Barney Tūpara by the Māori Affairs Committee

2010/11 financial review of the State Services Commission by the Government Administration Committee


2010/11 financial review of the Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs by the Government Administration Committee


2010/11 financial review of the Ministry of Women's Affairs by the Government Administration Committee


2010/11 financial review of the Institute of the Geological and Nuclear Sciences Limited by the Education and Science Committee


2010/11 financial review of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade and of the non-departmental appropriations for Vote Official Development Assistance by the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee


2010/11 financial review of the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research Limited by the Education and Science Committee


Alterations to the 2011/12 appropriations for Vote Audit, Vote Ombudsmen, and Vote Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment, and 2012/13 draft budgets for the Office of the Controller and Auditor-General, the Office of the Ombudsmen, and the Office of the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment by the Officers of Parliament Committee


2010/11 financial review of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority and the Earthquake Commission by the Finance and Expenditure Committee

Report from the Controller and Auditor-General on Central government: Results of the 2010/11 audits (Volume 2) by the Finance and Expenditure Committee

2010/11 financial review of the New Zealand Police by the Law and Order Committee

2010/11 financial review of the Department of Building and Housing, and non-departmental appropriations for Vote Housing by the Social Services Committee

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