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Questions For Oral Answer - Tuesday, 9 October

QUESTIONS FOR ORAL ANSWER

Tuesday, 9 October 2001

Questions to Ministers


1. CHRIS CARTER to the Prime Minister: What recent reports has she received regarding the international campaign against terrorism?

2. Hon BILL ENGLISH to the Prime Minister: Is her statement that "The Government believes that today's military action is justified under Article 51 of the United Nations Charter which enables a nation to act in self-defence." fully supported by all members of the Government?

3. GRANT GILLON to the Minister for Economic Development: What new challenges to New Zealand's economic development has he identified?

4. Hon BILL ENGLISH to the Prime Minister: Has she asked her Minister of Finance to reconcile his reported comment that Air New Zealand might need up to $150 million more with his later comment that "There is no reason to believe that any more money will be required."; if so, which is the correct position?

5. MARK PECK to the Minister of Finance: What advice has he received on the best means of reacting to the slowdown in the world economy?

6. Hon PETER DUNNE to the Minister of Health: What new initiatives, if any, is the Government planning regarding support for Plunket?

7. Hon RICHARD PREBBLE to the Prime Minister: At what time and by whom was she advised of the American/British air strikes on Afghanistan?

8. Hon ROGER SOWRY to the Minister of Health: When will the Ministry of Health meet with the Otago District Health Board to discuss the $1.1 million funding shortfall for acute services at Dunedin Hospital, and is the Ministry prepared to offer more funding than the $500,000 it offered last month?

9. JUDY KEALL to the Minister of Health: What are the agreed terms of the recently announced settlement for former patients of Lake Alice Hospital?

10. GERRY BROWNLEE to the Minister of Education: Is he concerned about any adverse effects the planned Post Primary Teachers Association strike on Thursday may have on the education of senior students; if not, why not?

11. DIANNE YATES to the Minister of Education: What actions are schools taking to ensure the safety of secondary school students during the teachers' strike on Thursday?

12. Dr WAYNE MAPP to the Minister of Justice: Does the Hon Tariana Turia's comment that New Zealand "should consider the possibility of establishing a parallel system of justice that recognises the Treaty of Waitangi" represent official Government policy?

ENDS

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