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Questions For Oral Answer - Thursday, 16 November

Paraphrased answers to today's questions will be posted in the Scoops wire shortly after 3pm.

QUESTIONS FOR ORAL ANSWER

Thursday, 16 November 2000

Questions to Ministers

1. GRAHAM KELLY to the Minister for Accident Insurance: How do average costs to employers under the new accident compensation system compare to similar costs before 1 July this year?

2. Hon MAX BRADFORD to the Minister of Labour: What reports on industrial action has she received since the introduction of the Employment Relations Act?

3. PETER BROWN to the Minister of Labour: Has she any concerns about the manner in which the Employment Relations Act is working in regard to waterfront work?

4. Hon MARIE HASLER to the Minister of Immigration: When was she informed that two Immigration Service staff had filed personal grievance claims following her statement in the House that "my own officials have not even told me the truth", and what advice has she received on the accuracy of her statement?

5. KEITH LOCKE to the Associate Minister of Justice: How is he responding to growing concern from the Internet community that the Government is proposing legislation that will allow police and security agencies to intercept e-mail messages and hack into computers?

6. STEPHEN FRANKS to the Minister of Corrections: In light of the Northern Advocate report of 11 November that probation staff are at breaking point because, in Kaikohe alone, there were some 65 offenders who were not receiving the appropriate level of supervision, and that "At least 15 of those 65 are in the Taffy Hotene category and at high risk (of reoffending)", what assurances can he give that innocent members of the public will not suffer?

7. JUDY KEALL to the Minister of Social Services and Employment: Is he satisfied with the progress that the Government has made on the implementation of its policies for superannuitants; if so, why?

8. BELINDA VERNON to the Minister of Social Services and Employment: What assurances will he give that the demand on food banks will not continue to grow, as it has this year under the present Government?

9. HELEN DUNCAN to the Associate Minister of Education (Tertiary Education): What progress has been made with the implementation of the Government's tertiary education policy?

10. Hon BILL ENGLISH to the Minister for State Owned Enterprises: What reports has he received on whether New Zealand Post will recover from its $3.8 million loss in the three months to 30 June 2000?

11. TAITO PHILLIP FIELD to the Minister of Housing: What progress has been made with regard to the implementation of the Government's housing policy?

12. Dr LYNDA SCOTT to the Minister of Health: What are the Government's plans for a two-tier nursing system in New Zealand?

ENDS

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