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Questions For Oral Answer - Tuesday, 6 November 07

Questions For Oral Answer - Tuesday, 6 November 2007

Questions to Ministers

1. Hon MARK GOSCHE to the Minister of Transport: What reaction has she received to the launch of Sea Change, the draft domestic sea freight strategy?

2. JOHN KEY to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by her statement, in regard to a personal tax cut, that “I’d have liked to have done it earlier and I think all our Cabinet and caucus would have, but we’ve never had advice which made that possible”; if so, why?

3. TE URUROA FLAVELL to the Minister of Police: What police procedures are followed to detain people without charge, and to search and photograph others while stopped at roadblocks?

4. Hon BILL ENGLISH to the Minister of Finance: Does he agree with the previous Minister of Justice that “The Electoral Finance Bill needs to align with the review of Parliamentary expenditure”; if so, why?

5. Hon MARIAN HOBBS to the Minister of Education: What is the Government doing to set the direction for teaching, learning and assessment for our 21st century education system?

6. SIMON POWER to the Minister of Corrections: Does he have confidence in his department; if so, why?

7. JUDY TURNER to the Minister of Revenue: Which items on the Inland Revenue tax policy work programme over the last two years are direct results from United Future’s confidence and supply agreement?

8. Hon TONY RYALL to the Minister of Health: What are his key objectives as Minister of Health over the next twelve months?

9. DAVE HEREORA to the Associate Minister of Justice: What reports has he received on measures to reform the real estate industry?

10. KATHERINE RICH to the Minister of Education: Will he be providing transitional funding to help all schools hit by a sudden cut in decile funding?

11. NANDOR TANCZOS to the Minister for the Environment: Does he agree with Environment Waikato’s Dr Peter Singleton that the issues of dairying and water quality are “urgent and critical” and the only hope of change is “through regulation, … that they take on board the environmental cost of their business”?

12. Hon Dr NICK SMITH to the Minister for Building and Construction: How has the Department of Building and Housing lived up to the statement by the Minister of Commerce that the Government’s Quality Regulation Review was “the most effective review of red tape that this country has ever seen.”?

Questions to Members

1. HEATHER ROY to the Chairperson of the Justice and Electoral Committee: What is the committee’s timetable in relation to the Electoral Finance Bill?


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