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MPs Face Alcohol Issues Next Week

Parliament will debate the committee stage of the Alcohol Reform Bill on Tuesday, Leader of the House Gerry Brownlee said today.

In his Business Statement to the House, Brownlee said the Government also wished to make progress on the Climate Change Response (Emissions Trading and Other Matters) Amendment Bill and other bills depending on how much progress was made on Tuesday

A petition requesting the House prevent the closure of the Ranui special needs unit and other institutions for children with moderate learning needs was presented.

The following documents were tabled:

Corrections, Department of, Ara Poutama Aotearoa, Annual Report 1 July 2011 - 30 June 2012 (E.61)

Women's Affairs, Ministry of, Minitatanga mō ngā Wāhine, Annual Report for the year ended 30 June 2012 (G.39)

Crown Law Office, Te Tari Ture o te Karauna, Annual Report for the year ended 30 June 2012 (E.33)

Defence, Ministry of, Manatū Kaupapa Waonga, Annual Report for the year ended 30 June 2012 (G.4)

Inland Revenue Department, Te Tare Taake, Annual Report 2012 (B.23)

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority, Annual Report 2012 (G.66)

New Zealand Police, Nga Pirihimana O Aotearoa, Annual Report 2011/2012 (G.6)

Building and Housing, Department of, Te Tari Kaupapa Whare, Annual Report 2011/2012

Foreign Affairs and Trade, Ministry of, Manatū Aorere, Annual Report 2011/2012 (A.1)

Tourism New Zealand, Manaakitanga Aotearoa, Annual Report 2011/2012 (G.25)

Culture and Heritage, Ministry for, Te Manatū Taonga, Annual Report 2011/2012 (G.10)

Treasury, The, Kaitohutohu Kaupapa Rawa, Annual Report 2011/2012 (B.27)

Economic Development, Ministry of, Manatū Ōhanga, Annual Report 2011/2012 (G.46)

Science and Innovation, Ministry of, Annual Report 2011/2012 (G.50)

Television New Zealand Limited (TVNZ), Annual Report 2012

The following bills were introduced:

Criminal Proceeds (Recovery) Act 2009 (Application to Casinos) Amendment Bill

Employment Relations (Protection of Young Workers) Amendment Bill

MPs began Question Time
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