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Questions for Oral Answer - 28 Oct 2009

QUESTIONS FOR ORAL ANSWER

Wednesday, 28 October 2009

Questions to Ministers

1. Hon PHIL GOFF to the Prime Minister: Does he stand by his statement “Let’s have teachers taking less of a pay rise so it can be put toward education support staff”?

2. AARON GILMORE to the Minister of Finance: What reports has he received on how the New Zealand economy is placed coming out of the recession?

3. Hon DAVID CUNLIFFE to the Minister of Finance: Does he stand by all his recent statements?

4. METIRIA TUREI to the Minister for Social Development and Employment: What is her response to New Zealand’s inequality ranking in the UN Development Programme’s Human Development Report 2009?

5. Hon RUTH DYSON to the Minister for ACC: Does he stand by his statement “The board is saying we need to invest in cost-effective programmes for injury prevention and not just in any old programmes.”?

6. JO GOODHEW to the Minister for the Environment: Will he use his powers under section 24A of the Resource Management Act 1991 to investigate the poor performance of Environment Canterbury?

7. Hon DAVID PARKER to the Minister for ACC: Does he stand by all his statements on ACC?

8. KATRINA SHANKS to the Minister for Social Development and Employment: What recent reports has she received on the management of sickness and invalids’ benefits?

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9. BRENDON BURNS to the Minister of Broadcasting: What reports, if any, has he received from the Board of TVNZ on the estimated market value of the airtime for the advertisement featuring Hon Bill English promoting TVNZ 7’s Spotlight on the Economy series that is being run 130 times on TV One, 2, 6 and 7?

10. NICKY WAGNER to the Minister of Health: What reports has he received in relation to improving residential care for the aged?

11. Hon TREVOR MALLARD to the Minister of Labour: What has happened since compulsory rest and meal breaks for employees came into effect this year, which has led to her proposing changes to that legislation?

12. PAUL QUINN to the Minister for Economic Development: What is the Government doing to achieve better value for money in government procurement?

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