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Electoral Act Amendments The Priority

Next week the Government intends to give priority to Electoral Act amendments.

Deputy Leader of the House Anne Tolley told MPs next Tuesday the Government would seek to make progress on the Electoral Amendment Bill, Families Commission Amendment Bill and the Border Processing (Trade Single Window and Duties) Bill.

Wednesday would be a Members’ Day and the House would sit on Thursday morning to deal with a number of treaty bills.

The Government response to the Health committee report on child health outcomes was presented.

Select committee reports were presented on the

2012/13 financial review of AgResearch Limited by the Education and Science Committee

2012/13 financial review of Sport and Recreation New Zealand by the Government Administration Committee

2012/13 financial review of the Office of Film and Literature Classification by the Government Administration Committee

Budget policy statement 2014 and Half-year economic and fiscal update, December 2013 by the Finance and Expenditure Committee

Petition 2008/139 of Judy Taligalu McFall-McCaffery and John McCaffery, and 6,686 others by the Education and Science Committee

MPs then began Question Time.

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